BATH, Maine, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy has modified its contract with Bath Iron Works for continued support of the DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class AEGIS Destroyer program.
The Navy awarded Maine-based Bath Iron Works a $7.4 million contract modification for the company to continue providing lead yard services, including design and engineering support, for AEGIS Destroyers. The original support contract initially was awarded in 2005.
Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of U.S. company General Dynamics, has been supporting the Navy's lead yard service program for the DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class AEGIS Destroyers for more than 20 years.
Bath Iron Works is the lead shipyard for the DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class AEGIS Destroyers, a class of surface combatant warships in the Navy's fleet.
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