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USS Abraham Lincoln docks in Newport News

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Posted at 1:09 PM, Mar 28, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-28 14:59:21-04

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.