Ship maintenance

Government of Canada awards contract to support maintenance of Halifax-class ships

As stated in Canada’s defense policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged, the Government of Canada is committed to providing the Canadian Armed Forces with the modern and efficient equipment necessary to support its operations. This includes supporting the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) combat vessel fleet to ensure they remain operationally efficient and capable until the transition to […]

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The Navy mobilizes reservists to support ship maintenance

Last week, the Navy announced it was mobilizing 1,629 reservists to support maintenance of aircraft carriers and submarines at its four public shipyards from July. This mobilization will help reduce the maintenance backlog that has developed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In March, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) authorized weather and safety holidays for shipyard […]

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The Navy mobilizes reservists as part of the SurgeMain program to support vessel maintenance> Naval Sea Systems Command> Module Saved News

WASHINGTON – The Navy is mobilizing 1,629 reservists to support the maintenance of aircraft carriers and submarines at its four public shipyards from July. This mobilization will help reduce the maintenance backlog that has developed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In March, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) authorized weather and safety holidays for shipyard personnel […]

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Bath Iron Works wins additional $ 42.8 million contract for vessel maintenance and modernization

The $ 42.8 million contract will fund updates and maintenance work on the Naval Fleet’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyers, such as the USS Thomas Hudner, pictured above. Photo courtesy of Bath Iron Works BATH – The Navy awarded Bath Iron Works an addition of nearly $ 43 million to a previous contract to continue to perform […]

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Navy vessel maintenance budget would increase by 3% with additional funds

The US Navy’s vessel maintenance budget now includes two sources of funding: traditional operations and maintenance funding; and a new procurement fund item added by Congress last year and re-requested by the administration for 2021. In total, the total budget of $ 13.5 billion for fiscal year 2021 represents an increase of 3.1%. The Navy’s […]