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Navy awards $ 977 million in non-nuclear vessel maintenance contracts to 6 companies

https://www.govconwire.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/six-companies-win-spots-1.mp3 Six large and small companies have secured positions on a pair of contracts worth a combined $ 977.4 million, to help the US Navy maintain non-nuclear amphibious and surface combatants visiting or stationed in the port of Norfolk, Virginia. Naval Sea Systems Command provides modernization, repair and maintenance services for six classes of ships […]

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Navy awards $ 1.7 billion in maintenance and repair contracts for IDIQ vessels

https://www.govconwire.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/navy-awards-1-7b.mp3 The US Navy has awarded four five-year contracts worth a combined $ 1.74 billion to provide maintenance, repair and modernization services for non-nuclear surface combatants and amphibians. Multi-award, indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity contracts covering Lots 1-4 include scheduled docking and no-docking, ongoing and emergent maintenance support for amphibious and surface combatant ships in […]

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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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The navy in search of better approaches to ship maintenance

JUST IN: The Navy Seeks Better Approaches To Ship Maintenance Public domain The Navy hopes to change the way it takes care of its ships after years of maintenance issues, according to a service official. Rear Adm. Eric Hage, commander of the Regional Naval Maintenance Center and director of surface vessel maintenance and modernization for […]

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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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How digital twins keep the Navy one step ahead of ship maintenance – GCN

How digital twins keep the Navy ahead of ship maintenance By Stéphanie Kanowitz May 01, 2020 With a digital twin of a ship, the Navy can perform repairs and maintenance aboard the ship at sea, ensuring combat systems readiness without the need to dock. The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) in Port Hueneme, Calif., Worked […]

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How digital twins keep the Navy one step ahead of ship maintenance

With a digital twin of a ship, the Navy can perform repairs and maintenance aboard the ship at sea, ensuring combat systems readiness without the need to dock. The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) in Port Hueneme, Calif., Worked with Aerial Alchemy, an unmanned aerial systems company, to research ways to use digital twins and […]

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NAVSEA plans to change the price of vessel maintenance bonuses

USS Somerset (LPD-25) arrives at General Dynamic’s NASSCO Shipyard in San Diego for a Chief of Naval Operations maintenance availability in 2017. US Navy Photo WASHINGTON, DC – Changing the way the Navy awards ship maintenance contracts could improve the way private shipyards finish their jobs on time, said the commanding officer of Naval Sea […]

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Maintenance of Navy vessels: measures needed to address maintenance delays for surface vessels based abroad

What GAO found The Navy maintains the 38 surface vessels based in Japan, Spain and Bahrain through a mix of Navy operated facilities and private contractors. The Navy uses different maintenance approaches at each location depending on the number and type of vessels based there and the Navy industrial base and private contractors available to […]

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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 […]

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Navy plans to improve vessel maintenance contracts to ensure availability on time and on budget

Lt. Cmdr. Taylor South, right, assigned to the Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center (FDRMC), and Kevin Eppleman, a civilian diver assigned to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC), perform an inspection of the cruiser’s propeller Ticonderoga-class guided-missile USS Hue City (CG 66) in Souda Bay, Greece, July 3, 2017. US Navy photo. SAN DIEGO – […]