USS Abraham Lincoln docks in Newport News

Posted on: 1:09 pm, March 28, 2013, by , updated on: 02:59pm, March 28, 2013

Newport News, Va. – The USS Abraham Lincoln docked at the Newport News Shipyard Thursday morning.

The Navy’s fifth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier is there for its midlife refueling and overhaul.

The overhaul is possible due to a $40 million contract awarded to Huntington Ingalls Industries.

The contractor will do much of the work.

The overhaul is scheduled to take about four years.