Bath Iron Works Awarded Destroyer Contract
September 28, 2011
Portland Press Herald: Bath Iron Works has won a $680 million contract to build a new Arleigh Burke Navy destroyer and triumphed in a competition with a Mississippi shipyard for the right to build another one, according to Maine lawmakers.
The 2 new DDG-51 destroyers are separate from an up to $2 billion contract finalized earlier this month between the Navy and the General Dynamics-owned BIW to build two more DDG-1000 Zumwalt-class destroyers.
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