Ship maintenance

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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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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Maintenance of Navy vessels: Evaluating the results of the pilot program could inform decisions to address persistent scheduling challenges

What GAO found Since switching to the Multiple Contract Multiple Order (MAC-MO) contracting approach for vessel maintenance work in 2015, the Navy has increased competitive opportunities, gained flexibility to ensure quality of work and limited cost growth, but schedule delays persist. During this period, 21 of the 41 vessel maintenance periods, called availabilities, for major […]

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Gilday recognizes the challenges of vessel maintenance and is committed to studying the obstacles to preparation

Hull Maintenance Technician 2nd Class Lashavya Barber welds aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Eisenhower is subject to Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) at the Norfolk Shipyard. US Navy photo. CAPITOL HILL – Vice-Admiral Michael Gilday says he’s ready to get smart at ship maintenance and meet the Navy’s ongoing readiness challenges […]

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Navy Refines How Data Analytics Could Predict Ship Maintenance Needs

Hull Maintenance Technician 1st Class Patrick Zembol, from Romeo, Mich., Welds a stud in the welding shop aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76). US Navy Photo The post has been updated to include the correct terminology. WASHINGTON, DC – Extending the life of existing ships using data-driven maintenance efforts is the best strategy […]