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  • 4 December 2013
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (GDBIW) has received a USD 73.9 million worth DDG 51 and FFG 7 contract. Within the contract, GDBIW will provide expert design, planning, and material support services for both maintenance and modernization of the said class of ships. Design of USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) class ships includes what is […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Industry news

    The United States Navy has confirmed that the christening of the future USS ZUMWALT (DDG 1000) is scheduled for Saturday, April 12, 2014, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (GDBIW) said on Friday.   The christening of the USS Zumwalt was originally set for October 19, however, due to the U.S.Government shutdown the ceremony was pushed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works has won a USD 28.6 million contract modification for the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) class design services.   Under this contract, the shipbuilder will provide necessary engineering, program, and technical support for LCS class ships, including class baseline design services, class documentation services, class engineering studies and interim […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy has awarded two contracts totaling over $9 billion for the construction of Flight III configuration Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers. Awarded on September 27, the fiscal years (FY) 2018 – 2022 multiyear procurement (MYP) contracts will see General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (GDBIW) and Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) build four and six ships, respectively. GDBIW […]

  • 27 December 2012
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, was awarded a $13,499,140 order under Basic Ordering Agreement (N00024-12-G-4330) for the accomplishment of the planning yard services in support of littoral combat ships LCS-2 and LCS-4. General Dynamics Bath Iron Works will execute planning yard functions to ensure well-integrated and executed planned and emergent maintenance support, and […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    General Dynamics, Bath Iron Works  (GDBIW),  is being awarded a $6.8 million cost-plus award fee modification under a previous awarded basic ordering agreement by the U.S. Navy to provide engineering and management services for advance planning and design in support of the post shakedown availability for the Littoral Combat Ship Independence (LCS 2). Bath Iron […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 5 August 2011

    U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and about 100 workers on Wednesday celebrated the completion of negotiations for construction of two ships that shou… (pressherald) [mappress] Source: pressherald, August 5, 2011;

  • 5 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (GDBIW) a contract modification for DDG-1000 class services worth $212 million, U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a senior member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, and Senator Angus King, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, announced. This contract will allow BIW to build the deckhouse, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s newest Arleigh Burke-class destroyer Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) is set to enter service in a ceremony in Boston, on December 1, the Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer has announced. Thomas Hudner, commanded by Cmdr. Nathan Scherry, is the 66th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, and the 36th DDG 51 class destroyer built by […]

  • 28 July 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    VIDEO: USS Independence Shows Off Its Maneuvering Capabilities An American littoral combat ship USS Independence conducted a demonstration of its maneuvering capabilities in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of San Diego on July 18th 2013.  The Philippine Navy Prepares for BRP Alcaraz Arrival The Philippine Navy is preparing for the arrival of its second […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Industry news

    General Dynamics announced yesterday that Jeffrey S. Geiger, president of General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, will become president of General Dynamics Electric Boat effective November 4, 2013, following the retirement of Kevin J. Poitras. Geiger will continue reporting to John P. Casey, executive vice president of Marine Systems for General Dynamics. In addition, Frederick J. […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Electrical issues forced the US Navy’s second Zumwalt-class destroyer Michael Monsoor (DDG-1001) to abort builder’s trials just one day after leaving the shipyard. The future USS Michael Monsoor got underway from the General Dynamics Bath Iron Works site on December 4 but was forced to return on December 5 after experiencing problems with the electrical systems. The […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Training & Education

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works has received a USD 70.4 million contract to exercise option year 1 for DDG 51 and FFG 7 class integrated planning yard services. The DDG51 is the United States Navy’s first class of destroyer built around the Aegis Combat System and the SPY-1D multi-function phased array radar. The class is […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a contract valued at $642.5 million to construct an additional Arleigh Burke-class destroyer.   The award brings the total number of ships to be constructed by Bath Iron Works under a multi-year procurement to five, and the total value of the contract to approximately $3.4 billion. […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), the US Navy’s second Zumwalt-class destroyer, completed acceptance trials on February 1, the US Naval Sea Systems Command announced The US Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey reviewed the ship and its crew during a series of demonstrations both pier side and underway, evaluating the ship’s construction and compliance […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    US shipbuilder General Dynamics Bath Iron Works has teamed up with Spanish Navantia to compete for a contract to build the US Navy’s FFG(X) frigate. Announced by Navantia on Thursday, the agreement will see the two companies work together on evolved designs of Navantia’s AEGIS frigate family. Norwegian F310 and the Spanish F100 frigate are Navantia […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a contract to provide lead yard services for the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer program. The contract was announced June 8 and is valued at $49.8 million for the first year with four option years, with a total contract value of $304.8 million. Bath Iron […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy is to christen its third and final Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer, the future USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002), in a ceremony at the General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine. The ceremony is set for Saturday, April 27. DDG 1002 is named in honor of US president Lyndon B. Johnson, […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, seated in Bath, Maine, has gained a $7.5Million modification of a previously awarded contract to deliver engineering and management services for advance planning and design in support of the post-shakedown availability for the USS Independence (LCS 2). USS Independence stands out as the lead ship from the Independence-class of littoral […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) held a steel-cutting ceremony on November 9 to mark the official start of construction of the future USS Patrick Gallagher (DDG 127). The milestone was marked with a ceremony held in the shipyard’s fabrication shop during which US Senator Susan Collins made the initial cut to the first plate […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy laid the keel for its first Zumwalt-class destroyer (DDG 1000), Nov. 17, at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine. While keel laying was once traditionally the formal recognition of the start of the ship’s construction, today’s advanced modular shipbuilding allows fabrication of the ship to begin months before. However, the […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Bath Iron Works-built US Navy destroyer Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) completed builder’s trials late March after four days underway, the US Navy announced. Builder’s trials consist of a series of in-port and at-sea demonstrations that allow the shipbuilder and the Navy to assess the ship’s systems and its readiness for delivery. “With the successful completion of these trials, […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    USS Lyndon B. Johnson, the third and final U.S. Navy Zumwalt-class destroyer, had its keel laid in Bath, Maine, on January 30. The keel laying and authentication ceremony was held at the General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard. The keel was authenticated by former President Lyndon B. Johnson’s daughters and ship co-sponsors, Lynda Johnson Robb and […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Shipbuilder General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) on February 1 hosted a keel laying ceremony for the future USS Carl M. Levin (DDG 120) at its shipyard in Bath, Maine. Sen. Levin and the ship’s sponsors, his three daughters, Kate Levin Markel, Erica Levin, and Laura Levin, authenticated the keel by etching their initials into […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works has won a USD 9 million worth cost-plus-award-fee order to previously awarded basic ordering agreement to provide material and labor in support of the post-shakedown availability (PSA) for the lead ship of the Independence-class littoral combat ships, the USS Independence (LCS 2). This order relates to the execution of LCS […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    US shipbuilder Bath Iron Works (BIW) marked the construction of future Arleigh Burke-class destroyer Harvey C. Barnum Jr. (DDG 124) at its shipyard in Bath, Maine, on May 17. The start of construction milestone signifies the first 100 tons of steel being cut. The ship, a Flight IIA: Technology Insertion destroyer, is named for Col. […]