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Jacksonville Ship Repair Company Receives Navy Contract

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A local ship repair company has gotten a Navy contract, a major win for the company.


BAE Systems Southeast was awarded a $32.5 million contract for work at its operation in Mayport. The project involves repairs and alterations to the USS Farragut, a destroyer based at Mayport Naval Station.

The work is expected to be completed in January, but the contract has an option for another $1 million worth of work.

BAE has had a hard time lately, with a lack of work for the Navy leading to lay off more than 100 employees.

Timothy is editor in chief of the Jacksonville Business Journal.