Bath Iron Works Wins $142M Navy Contract
Bath Iron Works, Inc., Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $142m cost-reimbursement modification to previously awarded contract for DDG 1000 Zumwalt Class Destroyer additional long lead material and pre-production planning to support detail design and construction. DDG 1000 will provide advanced land attack capability in support of the ground campaign and contribute Naval, Joint, or Combined battle-space dominance in littoral operations. Work will be performed in Bath, Maine (23 percent); Parsippany, N.J. (18 percent); Pittsburgh, Pa. (12 percent); Sanford, Maine (3 percent); Newtown Square, Pa. (3 percent); Brunswick, Ga. (2 percent); Paterson, N.J. (2 percent); York, Pa. (2 percent); Baltimore, Md. (2 percent); Erie, Pa. (2 percent); Iron Mountain, Mich. (2 percent) and various other locations of 1 percent or less each to total 29 percent, and is expected to be completed by January 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, Washington D.C., is the contracting activity.