Navy Awards Contract to Repair Damaged Sub

KITTERY, Maine (March 15, 2012) The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Miami (SSN 755) enters dry dock to begin an engineered overhaul at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. (U.S. Navy photo by Jim Cleveland/Released)

Portland Press Herald: The U.S. Navy has awarded a $94 million contract for planning and material efforts for the repair of a submarine that was severely damaged by fire [at the Navy base in Portsmouth, New Hampshire].

The Naval Sea Systems Command said Friday [September 14] it awarded the contract to a team led by General Dynamics Electric Boat to provide design and planning, repair material ordering, and pre-fabrication to restore the USS Miami. The contract includes an option worth $6 million more.

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