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Patriot Shipping to Transport USS Fitzgerald to HII Facility in Mississippi

The U.S. Navy has awarded Patriot Shipping a $3.1 million firm-fixed-price contract to transport the damaged guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald to Pascagoula, Mississippi, for repairs. The company will heavy-lift the ship from Yokosuka, Japan, to Pascagoula to undergo repairs by Huntington Ingalls Industries, the Navy said Friday. USS Fitzgerald suffered damages as a …

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Breaking Defense: Air Force’s F-35 Flight Operations to Resume by Year’s End

The U.S. Air Force plans to resume operations of its F-35 joint strike fighter jets by the end of this year after the completion of repairs to the aircraft’s fuel pipes, Breaking Defense reported Friday. The F-35 Joint Program Office has has said the non-compliant Polyalphaolefin coolant tubes of the Air Force’s 15 operational F-35 jets are …

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L-3 to Repair, Overhaul Photonics Masts on Virginia-/Ohio-Class Submarines

L-3 Communications will provide depot-level upgrade, repair and overhaul services for photonics masts on Virginia-class and Ohio-class submarines under a three-year, $44.7 million contract from the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract also covers engineering and technical support and the replacement, inspection and evaluation of the photonics mast and photonics mast …

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