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  • 12 July 2011

      In the most candid assessment of negotiations to reach public eyes yet, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus wrote late last month that Bath Iron… By Seth Koenig, Times Record Staff (timesrecord) [mappress] Source: timesrecord, July 12, 2011;

  • 11 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    First DDG 51 Class Remote Halocarbon Alarm has been installed on USS Shoup (DDG 86) in August. Halocarbon compounds are chemicals used as refrigerants in Navy ships and tend to accumulate because they don’t readily degrade in natural environments. Incineration and accidental fires can create corrosive byproducts and poisons. Brett Franks, machinery alteration program manager, said: This […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Raytheon $25.4 million under a contract modification to exercise an option for the DDG 1002 Zumwalt-class destroyer mission system equipment MK 57 vertical launch system. Named after U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson, DDG 1002 is the second of overall three Zumwalt-class destroyers in the U.S. Navy. The lead […]

  • 6 April 2012
    Industry news

    U.S. Sen. Susan Collins joined Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert and General Dynamics Bath Iron Works President Jeffrey Geiger to start the fabrication of DDG 1002 during a ceremony at the BIW shipyard in Bath, Maine, April 4. The ship’s design maturity and production readiness, the availability of materials and components, and the […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Industry news

      BAE Systems has received a $37 million contract to design, install and test onboard radio communications and network capability for the U.S. Navy’s new DDG 113 and DDG 114 destroyers. The company will provide a range of services including systems engineering, production integration, logistics, crew training and configuration management. The installed technology will include […]

  • 3 October 2011
    Industry news

      USS Spruance (DDG 111) became the newest member of the Navy’s Pacific fleet after being placed in commission during a sunset ceremony at Naval Air Station Key West Oct. 1. The new destroyer honors legendary Adm. Raymond Spruance, whose calm and decisive leadership at the Battle of Midway contributed to a pivotal American victory […]

  • 24 October 2014

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $32,5 million modification to previously awarded fixed-price-incentive contract to exercise options for DDG 1000 class services. This work will provide technical and industrial engineering in the interpretation and application of the detail design to support construction and the maintenance of the ship design. Work will be […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems is being awarded a $12 million modification to a previously awarded contract to provide additional hours for non-recurring engineering in support of the DDG 1000 program. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Rhode Island and Bath, Maine, and is expected to be completed by January 2016. Fiscal 2015 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Industry news

    The Navy will commission the newest guided-missile destroyer, Michael Murphy (DDG 112), Oct. 6, during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony at Pier 88 in Manhattan, N.Y. The newest destroyer honors Navy SEAL (Sea, Air, Land) Lt. Michael P. Murphy, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during Operation Red Wings […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Navy’s two new Zumwalt-class destroyers will arrive to the fleet a year later due to complications with new technology. Reuters writes that the issues arose because of the challenges with the integration, installation and testing of unique high-tech components on the new class of warships. US Navy and General Dynamics are working on controlling […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Huntington Ingalls Inc. was awarded a $13,5 million modification to previously awarded contract for DDG 51 Class Flight III upgrade design services. The main goal of the Flight III upgrade is to replace the SPY-1D(V) radar with the Air and Missile Defense Radar. This modification to the existing DDG 51 Class Lead Yard Services contract […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Industry news

    The christening ceremony of the first Zumwalt-class destroyer, the USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), took place at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard located in Bath, Maine on 12 April, 2014.   Secretary of the U.S. Navy, Ray Mabus, and other honored guests attended the christening ceremony. USS Zumwalt is the first ship named after Admiral Elmo […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    After passing a short-range ballistic missile test in March this year, the U.S. Navy’s AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) was now tested against a medium-range ballistic missile target that was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility at Kauai, Hawaii.  In the test that took place July 27, AN/SPY-6(V) AMDR searched for, detected and maintained track on […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy Sea Systems Command has awarded General Dynamics’ Bath Iron Works a $910,723,811 contract modification for the construction of the yet unnamed Flight III Arleigh Burke-class destroyer DDG 132. DDG 132 is the fifth DDG 51 awarded to GDBIW as part of a multi-year contract which was announced in September this year. The […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Japan Marine United Corporation has launched the first of two new improved Atago destroyers for the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) at its shipyard in Yokohama. Launched in a ceremony on July 30, the lead destroyer was named Maya – after a mountain in Kobe and a WWII heavy cruiser – and will […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy on February 8 released the final request for proposal (RFP) for a multiyear contract for Flight III Arleigh Burke-class destroyer construction. The DDG 51 multiyear procurement (MYP) contract will cover fiscal years 2018 to 2022 and will be limited to competition between the two current DDG 51 class shipbuilders, General Dynamics – Bath […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Industry news

    The Navy’s next generation destroyer, the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), completed a major ship milestone with the successful lift and integration of the deckhouse on to the ship’s hull, Dec. 14. The 1,000-ton deckhouse was fabricated by Huntington Ingalls Industries in Gulfport, Miss., and delivered to the Navy in October 2012. The deckhouse was […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics a $644.3 million contract modification for the planning and construction of Harvey C. Barnum (DDG 124) Arleigh Burke-class destroyer. This modification fully funds this ship, which was awarded as part of a multi-year competition for DDG 51 class destroyers awarded in 2013. The total value of the five-ship contract is approximately […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Navy’s DDG 51 modernization program has met two key milestones Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced Dec. 22. The milestones involve the successful installation and testing of the new Aegis baseline 9 combat system on two DDG 51 destroyers, and a hull, mechanical and electrical (HM&E) modernization to a third. USS Barry (DDG 52) […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy has awarded funding for the construction of DDG 122, the Fiscal Year 2015 Arleigh Burke-class destroyer under contract at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. This $610.4 million contract modification fully funds this ship which was awarded in 2013 as part of a multi-ship competition for DDG 51 class destroyers. The total value of the five-ship […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Tewksbury, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $7,8 million modification to a previously awarded contract to exercise options for integration, production and life cycle support planning and management services in support of the DDG 1000 program. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Rhode Island (80 percent), and in Bath, Maine (20 […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Bath Iron Works is being awarded a $21,1 million modification to previously awarded contract to exercise options for DDG 51-class lead yard services. This work will provide class engineering and design services including technical assistance to the follow shipbuilders in the interpretation and application of the detailed design developed by Bath Iron Works, the lead yard contractor. […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Industry news

    Raytheon, Integrated Defense Systems, Tewksbury, Mass., is being awarded a $20,701,792 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-5126) exercising options for engineering, production, and integration services in support of DDG 1000 Zumwalt Class Destroyer program for fiscal 2012.  Funds in the amount of $5,438,000 are obligated at time of award. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    L-3 Communications is being awarded a $7,5 million modification to previously awarded contract for the production of the first two shipsets of the Hybrid Electric Drive (HED) Electric Propulsion System (EPS) for DDG 51 class ships, as well as engineering services and associated provisioning items. L-3 Communications will develop and provide a fully integrated DDG […]

  • 16 March 2015

    Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus announced that the future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer (DDG 119) will be named USS Delbert D. Black after the first master chief petty officer of the Navy (MCPON) at a ship naming ceremony held at the Navy Memorial in Washington March 13. The ceremony was attended by numerous […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Industry news

    The DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer program continues to progress, meeting key program milestones on the path to Initial Operational Capability (IOC).   As the prime mission systems integrator for the DDG 1000 ship class, Raytheon provides the multi-mission, integrated combat system capability for the program. Raytheon’s recent program milestones have advanced critical mission systems of […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy commissioned Zumwalt-class destroyer USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001) in a ceremony on January 26 at Naval Air Station North Island, California. Twenty Gold Star families and four Medal of Honor recipients witnessed the second Zumwalt-class destroyer enter the fleet. The ship honors Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Monsoor, a Navy SEAL who […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded an $8 million modification to a previously awarded contract for 18 SM-2 Block IIIA All-Up-Rounds for DDG 1000 class ships.   Most of the work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona and Andover, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed by November 2016. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 research, development, […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    The pre-commissioning crew of future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) completed training on its Integrated Power System (IPS) at Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division – Ship Systems Engineering Station (NSWCCD-SSES) March 14.   “The program’s objective is to provide hands-on operational training to the crew on the IPS system,” said Ed Harvey, DDG 1000 IPS […]