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BAE to Help Maintain USS Jima Amphibious Ship

BAE to Help Maintain USS Jima Amphibious Ship - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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Bae-systems-logo_ExecutiveBiz1BAE Systems‘ U.S. arm has been awarded a potential $32.6 million contract to help the U.S. Navy repair and maintain the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD7).

The company said Monday it will refurbish the ship’s tank, ventilation and auxiliary systems, habitability space and other structures.

“We look forward to welcoming Iwo Jima back to Naval Station Mayport later this summer,“ said David Thomas, director of ship repair at BAE’s Jacksonville and Mayport shipyards.

The firm-fixed-price contract has an initial $26.8 million value and the one-year base period of performance will run from Aug. 31, 2015, to July 1, 2016.

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Written by Mary-Louise Hoffman

is a writer of news summaries about executive-level business activity in the government contracting sector. Her reports for ExecutiveBiz are focused on trends and events that drive the GovCon industry to include commercial technologies that private companies are developing for federal government use. She contributes news content to ExecutiveBiz’s sister sites GovCon Wire and ExecutiveGov.

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