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HII receives CVN-73 contract modification

16th July 2019 - 16:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News will carry out supplemental work for the refuelling complex overhaul of the US Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington.

The company received a modification to an existing contract for the work, announced by the US Department of Defense on 15 July.

The work will include accomplishment of the overhaul, modernisation, repair, maintenance and refuelling. This additional effort will ensure that the ship is returned to the fleet fully mission capable at redelivery.

Work is expected to complete by August 2021.

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