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Marine Log

February 14, 2008

Another $2.8 billion for DDG 1000 Zumwalt class work

The Navy has announced contract modifications totaling a whopping $2,797,922,540 for DDG 1000 Zumwalt Class destroyer construction and class services.

Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Pascagoula, Miss., gets a $1,402,539,861 modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-2304) for work that includes construction of the DDG 1001 Zumwalt Class Destroyer and construction of the DDG 1000 Superstructure and Hangar under a work share agreement with Bath Iron Works. Work will be performed in Pascagoula, Miss., (34 percent); Gulfport, Miss., (12 percent); Pittsburgh, Pa., (7 percent); Burns Harbor, Ind., (4 percent); McLean, Va. (4 percent); Walpole, Mass. (1 percent); Seattle, Wash. (1 percent) and various other locations (37 percent), and work is expected to be completed by Jul. 2014. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard D.C., is the contracting activity.

Bath Iron Works, Inc., Bath, Maine, gets a $1,395,382,679 modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-2303) for work that includes construction of the DDG 1000 Zumwalt Class Destroyer and construction of the DDG 1001 mid forebody under a work share agreement with Northrop Grumman Ship Systems (NGSS). Work will be performed in Bath, Maine (83 percent); Pittsburgh, Pa., (5 percent); Milwaukee, Wis., (4 percent); and various other locations (8 percent), and work is expected to be completed by Jun. 2013. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.

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