Navy orders two more Arleigh Burke destroyers

ddg51typeThe U.S. Navy has awarded contracts for the construction of two more Arleigh Burke class destroyers - DDG 114 at  Ingalls Shipbuilding and DDG 115 at Bath Iron Works.

Huntington Ingalls, Inc., Pascagoula, Miss., is being awarded a $697,629,899 fixed-price-incentive contract for DDG 114 construction. On June 15, 2011, Huntington Ingalls was awarded a $783,572,487 fixed-price-incentive contract for DDG 113 construction. At the time of contract award, the Navy did not release the contract award amount because it was considered source selection information. For DDG 114 construction, significant amounts of work will be performed in Pascagoula, Miss.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Walpole, Mass.; York, Pa.; Charlottesville, Va.; Erie, Pa.; and Burns Harbor, Ind. Work is expected to be completed by July 2018. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was procured via a limited competition between Huntington Ingalls and Bath Iron Works. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-11-C-2305).

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $679,600,348fixed-price-incentive contract for DDG 115 construction. This contract includes options for DDG 116 construction valued at $665,016,688. Significant amounts of work will be performed in Bath/Brunswick, Maine; Cincinnati, Ohio; Walpole, Mass.; Brunswick, Ga.; Coatesville, Pa.; Falls Church, Va.; Indianapolis, Ind.; York, Pa.; South Portland, Maine; Charlottesville, Va.; Tulsa, Okla.; Anaheim, Calif.; and Portland, Maine. Work is expected to be completed by August 2017. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was procured via a limited competition between Bath Iron Works and Huntington Ingalls. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-11-C-2305).

September 27, 2011

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