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$50.6M More for CVN 21 Engineering Studies

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Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co. in Newport News, VA received a $50.6 million cost-type modification to previously awarded contract N00024-04-C-2118 for continuation of CVN 21 engineering services and feasibility studies. The CVN-21, formerly the CV(X) program, is slated to be America's next-generation aircraft carrier, replacing the current Nimitz class. Work will be performed at Newport News, VA (85%) and Groton, CT (15%), and is expected to be complete by December 2006. The Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, DC, issued the contract modification.

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