NASSCO Nets Contract for Two Additional T-AKE Ships

Burgess, Richard R.
March 2004
Sea Power;Mar2004, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p41
Reports on the orders received by the National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO) for the fourth and fifth Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo and ammunition ships called T-AKE from the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command. Expected schedule of delivery of the ships in 2007; Aim of transporting 7,000 metric tons of dry cargo including ammunition food, repair parts and other supplies; Provision of sustained employment for thousands of NASSCO employees through 2007. INSET: Multiyear Contract Awarded for Hawkeye 2000 Aircraft.


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