Navy Awards BAE Funding for USS Russell Dry-Docking

Press Release
Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Amongst the latest Department of Defense, Navy, contracts, BAE gains contract modification for work on warship DDG 59's extended drydocking.

BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair Inc., San Diego, Calif., was awarded May 24, 2013, a $49,796,139 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00024-11-C-4408) to definitize the USS Russell (DDG 59) fiscal 2013 extended dry-docking selected restricted availability.

In explanation DofD adds that an extended dry-docking selected restricted availability includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship's military and technical capabilities. 

This modification includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value to $50,258,933.  Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and is expected to be completed by February 2014. 

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