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Contracts - Modifications | New Systems Tech | Northrop-Grumman | Surface Ships - Combat | USA

$9.2M in Preparations for CVN 21 Construction

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Northrop Grumman subsidiary Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co. in Newport News, VA received a $9.2 million cost-type modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-04-C-2118) for CVN 21 construction preparation, long lead-time material (other than the nuclear propulasion plant) and advanced construction. CVN 21 is the next-generation U.S. aircraft carrier. Work will be performed at Newport News, VA and is expected to be complete in December 2006. The contract was not competitively procured, and was issued by the Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, DC. DID has also covered a $50.6 million modification to this same contract for engineering & feasibility studies.

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