Huntington Ingalls Division Gets $65M USS Enterprise Contract Modification

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division has received a $65 million modification under a U.S. Navy contract to obtain additional long-lead-time material for the future Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier USS Enterprise.

The Defense Department said Friday the service branch will obligate the full amount of the modification from its fiscal 2018 shipbuilding and conversion funds.

Work under the modification is scheduled to be completed by August 2022.

HII aims to deliver the third aircraft carrier of the Navy’s Gerald R. Ford class in 2027.

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