HII to continue USS Helena work
Huntington Ingalls’ Newport News will continue work on the US Navy’s USS Helena under a contract modification announced on 24 September.
The $38 million modification to a previously awarded contract will see the company continue performance of the repair, maintenance, upgrades and modernisation efforts on USS Helena dry-docking selected restricted availability.
Work will include advance and new work efforts necessary to repair, and maintain full unrestricted operation of the submarine, as well as upgrades and modernisation efforts required to ensure the Los Angeles class submarine is operating at full technical capacity.
The contract will see work completed in January 2020.
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