NASSCO, Ingalls to compete for amphibious ship and oiler contract

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(WASHINGTON) — The Navy plans to open a limited competition between General Dynamics NASSCO and Ingalls Shipbuilding for work on the LHA-8 amphibious assault ship, the T-AO(X) fleet oiler replacement and the next generation LX(R) dock landing ship replacement, USNI News reported. Both shipbuilders will submit bids for the design and construction of the LHA-8 and for the first six oilers. The Navy issued a notice on the competition on FedBizOpps earlier this month.

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By Professional Mariner Staff