The U.S. Navy has awarded Bath Iron Works
a $72 million contract for Lead Yard Services associated with the DDG 51-Class AEGIS Destroyer Program
. The contract also includes an option for a second year of engineering services for $76 million.
Bath Iron Works
, lead designer and builder of the DDG 51 AEGIS Destroyer, has a total of 14 DDG 51-Class Destroyers in its backlog, and has delivered 20 of the destroyers to the U.S. Navy to date.