General Dynamics Awarded $66 Million for Planning Yard Services for DDG 51 and FFG 7 Ships

BATH, Maine – The U. S. Navy has award­ed Gen­er­al Dynam­ics Bath Iron Works, a sub­sidiary of Gen­er­al Dynam­ics (NYSE: GD), a $66.1 mil­lion con­tract to pro­vide ongo­ing plan­ning yard ser­vices for the DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class guid­ed mis­sile destroy­er and the FFG 7 Oliv­er Haz­ard Per­ry-class frigate pro­grams. The con­tract includes options which, if exer­cised and ful­ly fund­ed by the Navy, would bring the total val­ue of the con­tract to $371.6 mil­lion and extend the per­for­mance peri­od through 2016.

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Bath Iron Works man­ages post-deliv­ery main­te­nance and mod­ern­iza­tion activ­i­ties for all DDG 51-class ships and all FFG 7-class ships, includ­ing design, mate­r­i­al kit­ting, logis­tics, plan­ning and exe­cu­tion. The com­pa­ny is cur­rent­ly sup­port­ing 84 ships. The major­i­ty of work is per­formed in Maine, as well as in Nor­folk, Va.; May­port, Fla.; San Diego; Everett, Wash.; Pearl Har­bor, Hawaii; and Yoko­su­ka, Japan.

Jeff Geiger, pres­i­dent of Bath Iron Works, said, “We are com­mit­ted to sup­port­ing the Navy with high-qual­i­ty, afford­able post-deliv­ery and mod­ern­iza­tion ser­vices to help ensure the readi­ness and capa­bil­i­ty of the fleet around the world. This award indi­cates con­fi­dence on the part of the Navy in our abil­i­ty to main­tain DDGs and FFGs well into the future.”

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Gen­er­al Dynam­ics