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General Dynamics NASSCO Awarded $104 Million Contract Modification for USS Comstock (LSD 45) Modernization

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

General Dynamics NASSCO Awarded $104 Million Contract Modification for USS Comstock (LSD 45) Modernization10:00 EDT Wednesday, August 22, 2012SAN DIEGO, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics NASSCO has been awarded a $104 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to renovate and modernize the dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45).  General Dynamics NASSCO is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).General Dynamics NASSCO received funding to begin modifications to USS Comstock (LSD 45) in April 2012 and began performing onboard renovation and modernization activities in May.  Work under this new award, which covers inspection and testing of ship systems and components, will occur in San Diego through May 2013."This contract award highlights NASSCO's ship-repair capabilities as a premier provider of maintenance services to the U.S. Navy," said Fred Harris, president of General Dynamics NASSCO.  "NASSCO is committed to delivering the same high-quality performance across the board, in new construction as well as ship repair activities, in San Diego, Norfolk and Portsmouth, Va., and Mayport, Fla." Additional information on General Dynamics NASSCO can be found at www.nassco.com.More information about General Dynamics is available online at www.generaldynamics.com.SOURCE General Dynamics NASSCOFor further information: Media: Jim Gill, General Dynamics NASSCO, +1-619-544-8860; Investors: Amy Gilliland, General Dynamics, +1-703-876-3748