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04:59 AM, June 1, 2016
USNS Lewis B Puller

General Dynamics is being awarded a $106 million contract for the procurement of long lead time material and engineering support for the Expeditionary Mobile Base 5 (formerly Mobile Landing Platform Afloat Forward Staging Base).

This contract allows the procurement of ship sets of the purchase specifications supporting integrated propulsion, main diesel generator engines, propeller and shafting, integrated bridge electronics, centrifugal pumps, fuel and lube oil purifiers and steering gear components, the US department of defense said in a statement Wednesday.

Work is expected to be completed by March 2017.

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