BAE Systems Wins USS Laboon Contract

BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair located on the Elizabeth River in Norfolk, Va. has received a $48.6 million contract for the USS Laboon fiscal 2013 extended drydocking selected restricted availability.

BAE Systems is going to be in charge of the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alteration, and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military and technical capabilities.

USS Laboon is an Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer of the U.S. Navy. The ship’s keel was laid down on 23rdMarch 1992, and she was launched on 20th February 1993. The ship was commissioned two years later, on 18th March 1995.

BAE Systems will perform the works in Norfolk, Va. and they are expected to be completed by December 2013.

NavalToday Staff, May 6, 2013