General Dynamics Bath Iron Works has won a $59 million contract from US Navy for the continuation of Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) Lead Yard Services and Flight III Upgrade design efforts.
This contract extends the services for engineering, technical support, special studies and Flight III design work for Arleigh Burke-class ships through December 2017. The Flight III upgrades include more powerful missile defense radar, increased shipboard power production and hull enhancements, the company announced Thursday.
Since 1987, Bath Iron Works has provided design and technical assistance for design upgrades and major changes for DDG 51-class destroyers.
The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer is a multi-mission combatant that offers defense against a wide range of threats, including ballistic missiles.
It operates in support of carrier battle groups, surface action groups, amphibious groups and replenishment groups, providing a complete array of anti-submarine, anti-air and anti-surface capabilities.
Arleigh Burke-class destroyers combine the AEGIS combat system, the Vertical Launching System, an advanced ASW system, two embarked SH-60 helicopters, advanced anti-aircraft missiles and Tomahawk anti-ship and land-attack missiles.
Designed for survivability, the ships incorporate all-steel construction and gas turbine propulsion.
General Dynamics Electric Boat will christen US Navy's latest advanced nuclear attack submarine Colorado during a ceremony at its shipyard on Saturday. Colorado submarine is the 15th ship of the Virginia Class and features some technology from Ohio-class platforms
General Dynamics is being awarded a $24 million contract for reactor plant planning yard services for nuclear-powered submarines, and support yard services for the Navys moored training ships. The contractor will furnish, fabricate, or acquire such materials, supplies and services as may be necessary to perform the functions of the planning yard for reactor plants and associated portions of the propulsion plants for nuclear powered submarines, US department of defense said in a statement Wednesday
General Dynamics was awarded a $65 million contract for logistic support and training for Iraqi M1A1 tanks and M88A2 recovery vehicles. Work will be performed in Iraq and Sterling Heights, Michigan, with an estimated completion date of Dec
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has won two contract from US Army Contracting Command to produce 2.75"/70mm Hydra-70 air-to-ground rocket system
General Dynamics Mission Systems has won a $125.6 million contract to provide 'Rescue 21' program management for the US Coast Guard Command, Control, and Communications Engineering Center
The US Navy released the final request for proposal Thursday for a multi-year contract to build the Flight III Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer.
The Pentagon has awarded $98 million contract to Philadelphia Gear Corp. for three shipsets of Main Reduction Gears (MRGs) for the US Navys Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyers
General Dynamics has won N6 Information Technology Support contract from US Navy to continue delivering enterprise-level IT services to SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic and Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC). The single award contract has a potential value of approximately $70 million over three years, the company announced Monday
BWX Technologies has won a $35 million contract from General Dynamics‘Electric Boat business unit to develop and build Virginia Payload Module launch tubes for Virginia-class submarines. BWXT Nuclear Operations Group will start the fabrication of the payload tubes in 2017 at its manufacturing facility in Mount Vernon, Indiana with the first delivery set for 2019, BWXT announced Tuesday
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