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|5 p.m. ET||November 25, 1998||(703)697-5737(public/industry)|
Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $22,427,620 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-98-D-8512 to perform FY99 planned incremental availability for USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). The planned incremental availability will be a six month effort in which non-propulsion or "topside" maintenance, repairs, and alterations are performed. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and is expected to be completed in June 1999. Contract funds in the amount of $14,940,177 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity.
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