BIW awarded $21 million for more DDG 51 work

The following is the text of a news release from the U.S. Department of Defense:

(BATH, Maine) (Dec. 11) — Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $21,192,127 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-12-C-2313) to exercise options for DDG 51-class lead yard services. This work will provide class engineering and design services including technical assistance to the follow shipbuilders in the interpretation and application of the detailed design developed by Bath Iron Works, the lead yard contractor.

Lead yard services include: liaison for follow ship construction, general class services, class logistics services, class design contractor services, class changes design services for follow ships, noise, shock, and vibration program, and special studies. Work will be performed in Brunswick, Maine (69 percent); Bath, Maine (28 percent); Washington, D.C. (2 percent); and Pascagoula, Miss. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by December 2015.

Fiscal 2011 and 2012 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $21,192,127 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

By Professional Mariner Staff