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Navy outlines 30-year plan for ship repair, upgrades at Congressional hearing

Navy outlines 30-year plan for ship repair, upgrades at Congressional hearing

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Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Navy leaders told Congress on Tuesday that time and stable budgets will be required to sort out vessel maintenance delays and backlogs at the nation's public shipyards, and outlined a 30-year vessel repair and upgrade plan they will issue next spring. Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition James Geurts testified that the 30-year plan would let them have a baseline over what will be required in shipyard capacity for both existing and future ships -- one which they do not have at the moment. "We have not laid out the planning horizons," Geurts told senators, adding that shortages of skilled shipyard workers are one of the branch's major issues. "Our biggest in velocity is the work force... over 50 percent of shipyard workers have less than...
Rockwell Collins wins bid for Navy aircraft repair

Rockwell Collins wins bid for Navy aircraft repair

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Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Rockwell Collins Inc. has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to repair aircraft navigation and communication items. The two-year, $ 7.1 million contract, announced on Wednesday by the Department of Defense, will fund work on 22 items, including KC-130J, H-1, E-2C, P-3, common systems and other aircraft. Navy working capital funds will be obligated to Rockwell as task orders are issued. Work on the contract will be performed in Georgia, Iowa, California and Kansas, though the breakdown of how much work will occur at each location could not be determined because of the nature of the contract. All of the work is expected to be completed by October 2023. Let's block ads! (Why?) Business News - UPI.com
Pacific Ship Repair contracted for PSA on USS Ralph Johnson

Pacific Ship Repair contracted for PSA on USS Ralph Johnson

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April 26 (UPI) -- Pacific Ship Repair and Fabrication has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Navy for post shakedown availability services on the new USS Ralph Johnson.The deal, announced Wednesday by the Department of Defense, is valued at more than $ 17.2 million under the terms of a cost-plus-award-fee contract.The contract from Naval Sea Systems Command enables Pacific Ship Repair and Fabrication to accomplish post shakedown availability on the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson, the Defense Department said.Post shakedown availability or PSA is an shipbuilding industry term used to describe work assigned to a contract that corrects deficiencies found during the shakedown cruise, which is when test trials on the ship are conducted at sea in order to spotli...
Lockheed tapped for ship repair support on Fitzgerald

Lockheed tapped for ship repair support on Fitzgerald

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April 13 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin was awarded a contract from the U.S. Navy for continued repair service support on the USS Fitzgerald and to deliver five upgraded systems for ballistic missile defense.The deal, announced Thursday by the Department of Defense, is valued at more than $ 68.5 million under the terms of a firm-fixed price contract, which is a modification to a previous award.The agreement enables Lockheed Martin to provide additional support in the restoration of the USS Fitzgerald, a guided missile destroyer that collided with a container ship offshore Japan in June 2017. Seven U.S. sailors were killed.Additionally, the contract calls for the manufacture and delivery of five upgraded AN/SPY-1D(V) phased arrays for the purpose of enhancing in-service ballistic missile defense ...
GE contracted for repair services on Super Hornet, Growler aircraft

GE contracted for repair services on Super Hornet, Growler aircraft

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Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support has awarded General Electric with a contract for services in support of the F/A-18 E-F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler.The $ 74 million contract, announced by the Department of Defense on Tuesday, is a six-month contract calling for "performance-based logistics requirements," repairs and program support.Specifically, the contract taps General Electric to support the repair of 773 F414 engine components of the F/A-18 E and F, as well as the EA-18G aircraft.The work, for the most part, will be completed at a variety of General Electric supplier locations, with some also expected to be done at the Fleet Readiness Center Southeast in Jacksonville, Fla.Work on the contract is expected to be completed by June 2018, with the Nav...