HII receives LCS planning yard contract
Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a contract for planning yard services in support of the US Navy’s in-service Littoral Combat Ships (LCS), the company announced on 1 May.
The contract, with a potential value of $931.7 million, also includes options over a six-year period.
Under the contract, HII will provide the LCS programme with post-delivery life-cycle support, which includes fleet modernisation programme planning, design engineering and modelling, logistics support, long-lead-time material support, and preventative and planned maintenance system item development and scheduling.
The company will also manage the scheduling of all planned, continuous and emergent maintenance and associated availabilities.
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