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Up to $9.2M to Drydock T-AOE 6 Ship

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USNS Supply(click for explanation) BAE Systems, Norfolk Ship Repair in Norfolk, VA received an $8 million firm-fixed-price contract for a regular overhaul of US Military Sealift Command’s fast combat support ship USNS Supply [T-AOE 6]. Work will include dry-docking the ship, painting of the underwater hull, various surveys and inspections, and repair of degaussing cable conduit and cargo reefer compressor. The contract includes options that could bring the total contract value to $9.2 million. Work will be performed in Norfolk, VA and is expected to be complete in June 2008. Contract funds will expire at the end of the fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with 2 offers received by the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Fleet Support Command (N40442-08-C-2002). The T-AOE 1 Sacramento Class and T-AOE 6 Supply Class AOEs are also referred to as “station ships.” They are especially valuable because of their speed and ability to carry all the essentials to replenish Navy ships at sea, offering a form of one-stop shopping by carrying dry stores (food, consumables, spare parts), ammunition (bombs, missiles) and fuel (oil, jet fuel). Often, shuttle ships like the USA’s new T-AKE Class simply resupply the AOE station ship, rather than resupplying each […]

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