BATH, Maine – The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), a $146 million option to continue to manage ongoing post-delivery modernization activities for Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyers. The contract runs through January, 2022.
“The Navy’s exercise of this option gives General Dynamics Bath Iron Works the opportunity to continue providing post-delivery design, planning and logistics support to the DDG 51 Program, a leadership role we have played for 30 years,” said Bath Iron Works President Dirk Lesko. “In our performance of this important work it has never been more important for us to deliver on time, every time and we are committed to that goal.”
Bath Iron Works provides Planning Yard services for all Arleigh Burke-class and Zumwalt-class destroyers including engineering, design, material kitting, logistics, planning and execution. The company is currently supporting 69 ships, representing two-thirds of the nation’s surface combatants.
DDG 51 Planning Yard services are provided in Brunswick, Maine, as well as the following DDG 51 homeports: Norfolk, Virginia; Mayport, Florida; San Diego, California; Everett, Washington; Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Rota, Spain; and Yokosuka, Japan.