Hampton Roads shipyards receive nearly $1B in Navy contracts
General Dynamics, Newport News Shipbuilding awarded contracts
The Pentagon has announced nearly $1 billion in Navy contracts for work on vessels in Hampton Roads.
Under one contract, valued at $847 million, Reston-based General Dynamics Corp.’s Norfolk-based shipyards will support emergent work, continuous maintenance, pre-refueling complex overhaul availabilities, ship terminal offload program availability and scheduled work on aircraft carriers in the mid-Atlantic through April 2030. The contract was announced Friday.
Under a second contract, valued at $115 million, Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc.’s Newport News Shipbuilding division will continue its engineering overhaul of the USS Columbus, a Los Angeles-class nuclear-powered fast-attack submarine, with work expected to be completed in December. The contract was announced Monday and is among two others valued at more than $1.8 billion that were received by HII from the Pentagon in April.