Navy Lifts Stop Work Order as GAO Rules in Favor of United Defense Ship Repair Contract
United Defense International
United Defense Industries, Inc. (NYSE: UDI) announced today that the Government Accountability Office ruled in favor of the U.S. Navy's Best Value Award decision to the Company's Norfolk, Virginia, shipyard, NORSHIPCO, of the Amphibious Assault Ship, LHA/LHD, multi-ship, multi-option contract, originally awarded in December, 2004.
The GAO decision to deny the protest allows the Navy and NORSHIPCO to immediately resume repairs and modernization of the LHA/LHD class of vessel.
About United Defense Industries, Inc.
United Defense designs, develops and produces combat vehicles, artillery, naval guns, missile launchers and precision munitions used by the U.S. Department of Defense and allies worldwide, and provides non nuclear ship repair, modernization and conversion to the U.S. Navy and other U.S. Government agencies. To learn more about United Defense, visit www.uniteddefense.com
United States Marine Repair
Jackie Kreisler, 619-557-4289
United Defense Industries, Inc.
Doug Coffey, 703-312-6121
source: United Defense International
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