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2014-03-17 16:20:22

BATH, Maine, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a contract valued at $642.5 million to construct an additional Arleigh Burke-class destroyer. The award brings the total number of ships to be constructed by Bath Iron Works under a multi-year procurement to five, and the total value of the contract to approximately $3.4 billion. General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). There are...

2014-01-15 12:20:31

A tribute to the revolutionary contributions of the man and the ship-class that bears his name WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announces the Raytheon - Zumwalt Scholarship, established in honor of Admiral Elmo R. "Bud" Zumwalt, Jr., Chief of Naval Operations (1970 - 1974), and the next-generation multimission destroyer, the DDG 1000 class, which aptly bears the Zumwalt name. Established through the Anchor Scholarship Foundation, Raytheon has...

2013-12-19 04:20:09

LONDON, December 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following an announcement earlier this year by the Italian Navy's chief admiral Giuseppe De Giorgi, the service's head of ship design is preparing to elaborate on plans and partnership potential at the annual Surface Warships conference being held in the UK this January. "The Italian Navy is currently working to start a shipbuilding programme which would include different types of platforms, including a multirole patrol vessels,...

2013-10-09 23:21:09

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Global Naval Vessels and Surface Combatants Market 2013-2023 - Country Analysis: Market Profile. London (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Synopsis This report offers detailed analysis of the global Naval Vessels and Surface Combatants market over the next ten years, and provides extensive market size forecasts by country and sub sector. It covers the key technological and market trends in the Naval Vessels and Surface Combatants...

2013-08-05 12:20:38

BATH, Maine, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works $212 million for the design and construction of a steel deckhouse and hangar and construction of aft Peripheral Vertical Launching System (PVLS) modules for integration into Lyndon B Johnson (DDG 1002), the third ship of the U.S. Navy's Zumwalt-class of guided missile destroyers. General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). "The design and...

2013-06-04 16:20:11

BATH, Maine, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a contract valued at $2.8 billion for the construction of four Arleigh Burke-class destroyers, with an option for a fifth ship. General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). "This contract adds four ships to our workload in a fiscally challenging and highly competitive environment, and provides a clearer picture of our near-term future," said Jeff...

2013-05-24 16:20:07

BATH, Maine, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, May 23, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works celebrated the keel laying of Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), the second ship in the planned three-ship Zumwalt class of guided-missile destroyers. The ship is named for Petty Officer Second Class Michael Monsoor, a U.S. Navy SEAL who was killed in Ramadi, Iraq, in 2006. Monsoor was on a joint SEAL-Iraqi Army team operating from a rooftop when an insurgent threw a grenade at them. Monsoor...

2012-09-20 06:21:00

BATH, Maine, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), a $38.9 million modification to a previously awarded contract to perform class and engineering services associated with the detail design and construction of DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class ships. Bath Iron Works will continue to provide manufacturing support services such as engineering, design, production control, accuracy control and information...

2012-02-28 16:35:00

BATH, Maine, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U. S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), a $663 million modification to a previously awarded contract to construct DDG 116, an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer. DDG 116 is the fourth ship in the Navy's Arleigh Burke-class construction-continuation program. Bath Iron Works is also under contract for the construction of DDG 115, the third ship in the program. Jeff Geiger,...

2011-11-18 09:00:00

BATH, Maine, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, November 17, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works celebrated the keel laying of Zumwalt (DDG 1000), the first ship in the planned three-ship Zumwalt class of guided-missile destroyers. The keel unit is the 4,000-ton, heavily outfitted mid-forebody section of the ship, which was moved from the shipyard's Ultra Hall construction facility onto the building ways in late October. A photo of the keel unit is available at...