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Commander NAVSEA: Planning efforts show positive results in vessel maintenance

Vice admiral. William J. Galinis aboard during a Pearl Harbor Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facilities change of command ceremony in June. US NAVY / Justice Vannatta ARLINGTON, Va .– The commander of Naval Sea Systems Command said efforts to improve vessel maintenance availability planning are yielding positive results and helping shipyards get the job done. […]

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US Navy issues several contracts for the maintenance of coastal combat ships

The United States Department of Defense has awarded several contracts with a cumulative value of $ 2.7 billion to support the sustainment execution efforts of all Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) based in Mayport, Fla. ( East Coast). These contracts involve several naval industries, including BAE Systems, Fincantieri Marine Systems North America, Austal USA and Life […]

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Trinidad and Tobago partners with Austal in naval maintenance company

New Elizabeth gonzales Saturday July 17, 2021 Prime Minister Keith Rowley. Photo by Sureash Cholai The government is at an advanced stage of discussions with Austal, the Australian shipping company, on a partnership to set up a program in Chaguaramas aimed at developing a robust naval maintenance industry. The Prime Minister announced it at Coast […]

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VCNO: The Greyhound Task Force of the Navy “A strong approach” for the maintenance of ships

The guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) arrives at the port of Pascagoula, Mississippi. in 2018 aboard the heavy lift vessel MV Transshelf, to begin restoration and modernization work at the Huntington Ingalls’ Industries shipyard. US NAVY / David L. Stoltz ARLINGON, Virginia – The Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) told Congress that the […]

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GAO Report: Navy Overpays Maintenance Of Coastal Combatant Ships

April 30 (UPI) – The US Navy’s maintenance program for its littoral combat vessels includes the cost of major unscheduled work, according to a government report released Friday. The 32-page Government Accountability Office report notes that because the Navy “lacks sufficient technical data from the manufacturer” to maintain systems on board ships, additional coordination and […]

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Seven companies receive $ 115 million Navy contract amendment for ship maintenance work in San Diego

Seven companies based in California and Virginia have received an amendment to contracts previously awarded to the US Navy for the ongoing maintenance of guided missile destroyers, cruisers and amphibious ships stationed or visiting San Diego. Potential $ 114.7 million contract amendment awarded to Colonna West, East Coast Repair and Fabrication, Epsilon Systems Solutions, Marine […]

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BIW secures $ 146 million contract amendment to perform vessel maintenance

BATH – Bath Iron Works was awarded a $ 146 million federal contract amendment to continue the maintenance and modernization of existing Arleigh Burke-class destroyers. Arleigh Burkes are the primary type of vessel produced by BIW, a subsidiary of aerospace and defense company General Dynamics. The company is already performing post-delivery maintenance work on 69 […]

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Ship maintenance delays endanger national security, says congressman

Navy ships that cannot deploy regularly due to maintenance delays are “not worth much,” Virginia Representative Rob Wittman said on Wednesday. And if these ships are not at sea, they are sending the wrong message to American adversaries. “We can have the largest ships in the world, from our nuclear aircraft carriers to our submarines […]