Navy awards contract mods worth $194 million to address DDG-51 supply chain fragility

Written by Nick Blenkey
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Arleigh Burke DDG-51 class destroyer [Image HII]

Bath Iron Works, Bath, Me., and Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Miss., have been awarded contract modifications together worth a total $194 million to fund capital expenditure projects for shipbuilder and supplier industrial base efforts in support of the USS Arleigh Burke DDG-51 class destroyer program.

Bath Iron Works’ contract modification is worth $132 million, while Ingalls Shipbuilding’s award is worth $62 million.

Both awards “will fund supplier base efforts to address supply chain fragility that ensures future readiness for the fleet,” according to the official Pentagon announcements.

The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

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