Saturday, June 17, 2017

Huntington Ingalls received contract for the construction of helicopter assault carrier LHA 8

Huntington Ingalls is being awarded a $3 billion fixed-price-incentive modification to a previously awarded competitive contract (N00024-16-C-2427) to exercise options for the procurement of the detail, design, and construction of Landing Helicopter Assault (LHA) Replacement (LHA(R)) Flight 1 Amphibious Assault Ship (LHA 8). Work is expected to be completed by January 2024. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity. (Source: U.S. Department of Defense, 16-Jun-2017)