General Dynamics awarded $147.7M U.S. Navy contract
General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding is awarded a $147,650,048 firm-fixed-price contract for the execution of USS Cowpens fiscal 2018 modernization period availability. This is a "long-term" availability will include a combination of maintenance, modernization and repairs. This was competed on a coast-wide basis without limiting the place of performance to the vessel's homeport. GD-NASSCO will provide the facilities and human resources capable of completing, coordinating and integrating multiple areas of ship maintenance, repair and modernization for USS Cowpens. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $154,805,657. Work will be performed in San Diego, California, and is expected to be completed by December 2019.