San Diego-based naval shipbuilding firm Common Dynamics NASSCO has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy valued at $753.8 million for the upkeep, modernization and restore of the usChung-Hoon and USS James E. Williams.
“NASSCO and our business companions are wanting ahead to executing a pair of profitable availabilities and are grateful the Navy has sole-sourced the contract to us to guide this effort,” Common Dynamics NASSCO Vice President Dave Baker mentioned Friday.
“Very similar to our current success with the modernization on USS Pinckney, our restore staff is able to sort out one other alternative with our Navy companions and get these ships again to the fleet in a well timed method.”
The work can be carried out in San Diego and Norfolk, Virginia. Upkeep, modernization and repairs may proceed by way of November 2030, officers mentioned.
The united statesChung-Hoon is an Arleigh Burke-class Aegis destroyer that’s a part of the Pacific Fleet and homeported in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. It was named in honor of Rear Admiral Gordon Pai’ea Chung-Hoon, recipient of the Navy Cross and the Silver Star.
The united statesJames E. Williams is a Flight IIA Arleigh Burke-class destroyer based mostly in Norfolk. It was named for Boatswain’s mate Petty Officer First Class James Eliott Williams, a River Patrol Boat commander and Medal of Honor recipient from the Vietnam Conflict.
–Metropolis Information Service