BIW gets $8 million more for DDG 1001 deckhouse work

DDG 1001 deckhouse seen departing Gulfort by barge DDG 1001 deckhouse seen departing Gulfort by barge HII

DECEMBER 6, 204 — General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME, is being awarded an $8,019,628 modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-2306) for material and labor to repair, modify and complete work on the DDG 1001 deckhouse. 

Work will be performed in Bath, Maine, and is expected to be completed by January 2017.  Fiscal 2015 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $8,019,628 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. 

The Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion, and Repair, Bath, is the contracting activity.

Built at Ingalls Shipbuilding's now closed Gulfort Composite Center of Excellence, the 900 ton DDG 1001 deckhouse is one of the largest carbon composite structures ever built. The Navy switched to steel for the DDG 1002 deckhouse.

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