General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Celebrates Start of Fabrication for Quentin Walsh (DDG 132)

BATH, Maine – General Dynamics Bath Iron Works celebrated the start of fabrication of the future USS Quentin Walsh (DDG 132) Tuesday at the Structural Fabrication Facility in East Brunswick. DDG 132 is the 44th of its class built in Bath and the third Flight III Arleigh Burke destroyer to start construction at Bath Iron Read More >

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Christens Future USS Carl M. Levin

BATH, Maine – On Saturday, Oct. 2, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works christened the U.S. Navy’s newest guided missile destroyer, the future USS Carl M. Levin (DDG 120). The ship is named for Sen. Carl Levin, who was Michigan’s longest-serving U.S. senator and who, through his leadership role on the Senate Armed Services Committee, shepherded Read More >

Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002) Conducts Builder’s Trials

BATH, Maine – The future USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002) returned to General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Wednesday following Builder’s Trials. Lyndon B. Johnson is the third in the Zumwalt class of destroyers. “During the five-day trial, the BIW-Industry-Navy team successfully demonstrated the operational capabilities of all hull, mechanical and electrical systems,” said Edward Read More >

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Awarded Contract to Continue Providing DDG 51 Lead Yard Services

BATH, Maine – General Dynamics Bath Iron Works announced today that it was awarded a $55 million contract extension from the U.S. Navy to provide configuration management, logistics, supply chain, engineering and design services for new construction Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyers through June 2022. Bath Iron Works has provided design and technical expertise for Read More >

LS7 Contract Ratification

On Sunday, April 4, International Association of Machinists (IAM) LS7 voted to ratify a new collective bargaining agreement with General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. The agreement, which goes into effect at 12:00AM on April 5, has a duration of three years and contains numerous improvements to wages and benefits over the life of the contract. Read More >