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USN picks submarine rescue support contractor
Oceaneering International will support US Naval Sea Systems Command as submarine rescue operations and maintenance contractor, under a $22.37 million contract announced by the DoD on 10 September.
The company will provide ‘appropriate and sufficient’ personnel and services necessary for the mobilisation, operation, storage, logistics support, repair and maintenance of USN submarine rescue systems, the DoD noted.
Oceaneering International is therefore responsible for ensuring that these submarine rescue systems are maintained at a high state of readiness to support rapid worldwide deployment.
This contract includes four options, which if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $119.05 million.
Work will be performed in San Diego, California, for completion in September 2025.
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