NASSCO Awarded $1.4 Billion to Build U.S. Navy Ships

General Dynamics NASSCO, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, announced today that it received $1.4 billion in U.S. Navy contract modifications for construction of a sixth Expeditionary Sea Base ship (ESB 8) and two additional John Lewis-class fleet oilers (T-AO 211 and 212). This award comes in addition to $600 million already received to procure long-lead time materials for the same…

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SECNAV Names T-AO 211 & Sponsors for USS Doris Miller

During Black History Month Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro announced on February 25, the sponsors for the USS Doris Miller and that a future John Lewis-class replenishment oiler (TAO) ship will be named USNS Thurgood Marshall to honor the former Supreme Court Justice and civil rights activist. The future USNS Thurgood Marshall (T-AO-211) will be the first naval…

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