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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 >

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Awarded $54 Million Contract to Continue Providing DDG 51 Lead Yard Services

BATH, Maine – General Dynamics Bath Iron Works announced today that it was awarded a $54 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 2023. Bath Iron Works has provided design and technical expertise for Read More >

General Dynamics Appoints Krugh as President of Bath Iron Works

RESTON, Virginia – General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) announced today that it has appointed Gulfstream Aerospace executive Charles F. Krugh as president of General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. “Chuck’s leadership, proven track record in manufacturing and expertise in managing complex supply chains will be an enabler to Bath Iron Works as it expands and increases the pace 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 >

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 >