General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Celebrates Start of Fabrication for John E. Kilmer (DDG 134)

BATH, Maine – General Dynamics Bath Iron Works celebrated the start of fabrication of the future USS John E. Kilmer (DDG 134) Wednesday, November 8, 2023, at the Structural Fabrication Facility in East Brunswick. DDG 134 is the 45th of its class built in Bath and fourth Flight III Arleigh Burke destroyer to start construction Read More >

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Partners with U.S. Army on Jobs for Veterans Transitioning to Workforce

BATH, Maine – General Dynamics Bath Iron Works General Dynamics Bath Iron Works and the U.S. Army’s Partnership for Your Success (PaYS) program signed a formal agreement today that ensures Army veterans, Reservists and National Guardsmen have a job interview at the shipyard when they are ready to join the private sector. “The Army’s PaYS Read More >

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works honored as a 2023 VETS Indexes 4 Star Employer

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works has earned the designation VETS Indexes 4 Star Employer in the 2023 VETS Indexes Employer Awards. The award recognizes the organization’s commitment to recruiting, hiring, retaining, developing, and supporting veterans and the military-connected community. “General Dynamics Bath Iron Works stands out from the pack as one of the best employers Read More >

Third Party Analysis Shows the Breadth of BIW’s Impact on Maine

BATH, Maine – An economic analysis released today shows that General Dynamics Bath Iron Works generated $1.8 billion in economic output in 2021 and supported 11,600 jobs between direct and indirect spending including multiplier effects. The report’s authors calculate that state and local taxes paid on those wages amounts to $44 million per year. “For Read More >

Bath Iron Works Part of Industry Team Awarded DDG(X) Design Contract by Navy

BATH, Maine – General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to provide shipbuilder engineering and design analysis to produce design products in support of the preliminary and contract design for DDG(X), the Navy’s next class of large surface combatant. The design effort for DDG(X) will involve a Read More >

Future USS Lyndon B. Johnson Sails Away from General Dynamics Bath Iron Works

BATH, Maine – On Wednesday, January 12, the final ship in the Zumwalt class, Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002), sailed away from General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. Last November, the Navy formally accepted completion of production and test activity from BIW for DDG 1002. The Navy’s acceptance of Hull, Mechanical and Electrical (HM&E) completion followed Read More >