BIW gets contract mod for second and third Zumwalt class destroyers

zumwaltmicroGeneral Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $110,799,779 contract modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-2303) for long lead time construction for DDG 1001, long lead time material for DDG 1002, and engineering and production support services.

The ships are the second and third DDG 1000 Zumwalt class destroyers.

Work will be performed in Coatesville, Pa. (23.3 percent); Erie, Pa. (13 percent); Walpole, Mass. (12.9 percent); Parsippany, N.J. (11.1 percent); Loanhead, Midlothian, United Kingdom (5.4 percent); Deer Park, Texas (5.4 percent); Newton Square, Pa. (4.5 percent); Kingsford, Mich. (4.4 percent); Milwaukee, Wis. (2.8 percent); South Portland, Maine (2.7 percent); and other various locations with less than 2 percent (14.5 percent).  Work is expected to be completed by October 2011.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

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