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SPACE: Navy Awards $500M Contract For Pearl Harbor, Puget Sound Naval Shipyards

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The Navy has awarded a $500 million contract for shipyards in Hawaii and and Washington state.

Monday’s announcement by Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command stated that the five-year contract will fund projects to modernize Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Intermediate Maintenance Facility and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Hawaii as well as IMF and IMF in Washington state. It will also help maintain and repair Navy ships and submarines at both of the shipyards.

The award is part of the Navy’s $21 billion Shipyard Infrastructure Optimization Program, or SIOP, to make changes to the nation’s four aging public shipyards, which are all capable of maintaining the Navy’s nuclear-powered fleet over a 20-year period.

The public shipyards were originally designed and built in the 19th and 20th centuries for sail and conventionally-powered ships.

“To build the public shipyards our nation needs, investments must be made to increase their capacity and capabilities,” Capt. Warren LeBeau is the SIOP program manager in a statement.

LeBeau stated that the contract supports the critical roles that Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PSNS) and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard play in our national defense. They execute maintenance and modernization of submarines and aircraft carriers to provide combat ready ships to the fleet.

A $1.7 billion contract was recently awarded to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, Maine for a seven year dry dock renovation project. This is part of the SIOP.

The other public shipyard which is part the SIOP, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, broke ground on a $200 million dry dock renovation last year.


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