Huntington Ingalls awarded $273 Million U.S. Navy Carrier and Surface Ship maintenance contract

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Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division has been awarded a five-year contract with a total value of $273 million to support the U.S. Navy’s carrier engineering maintenance assist team, surface engineering maintenance assist team for west coast surface ships, and other maintenance and material readiness programs, the company announced.

“Continuous modernization and sustainment of our nation’s fleet are essential to our national security,” said Garry Schwartz, president of Technical Solutions’ Defense and Federal Solutions business group. “ Huntington Ingalls is honoured to extend our 40-year partnership with the U.S. Navy in support of these critical defence assets, and to continue leveraging our expertise to maximize efficiency and cost-savings in the future.”

Work performed on the contract by Huntington Ingalls will support maintenance and planning for the overhaul and repair of equipment and systems including hull, mechanical and electrical; aviation equipment and systems; command, control, communications, computer and intelligence; and combat support systems. The programs follow a “find, fix and train” philosophy with assessments, maintenance, and training to enhance sailor self-sufficiency and maintenance capabilities while ensuring platforms remain mission capable. Work will be performed within the U.S. and internationally during operational deployments.

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