The US Navy has awarded a contract to Sauer to provide structural repair services for an aircraft hangar at Naval Station Mayport in Florida.

Under the $14.7m contract, the company will replace the 400hz flight-line distribution system and aqueous film-forming foam system, and perform a seismic retrofit.

In addition, the company will replace hangar heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, and upgrade foundations and cladding.

Work will be carried out at the Naval Station Mayport which hosts 22 naval ships and six light airborne multipurpose system (LAMPS) mkIII helicopter squadrons.
The contract is expected to be complete by April 2013.