The U.S. Navy said that it awarded General Dynamics Nassco a $140 million contract modification to cover dry-dock work on the USS Pearl Harbor.

Work will be completed by August 2015.

The Pearl Harbor is a Harpers Ferry-class dock landing ship used in amphibious landings.

The Southwest Regional Maintenance Center in San Diego awarded the contract.

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) Nassco splits its work between ship repair and new ship construction.