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General Dynamics Books $1.1B Navy Contract for DDG 51 Destroyer Planning Yard Support

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $1.13 billion contract from the U.S. Navy to provide planning yard support services for the military branch’s DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers.

The Department of Defense said Friday the cost-plus-award-fee contract awarded by Naval Sea Systems Command to Bath Iron Works has a base value of approximately $202.7 million.

The vendor will perform work in Bath, Maine, through July 31, 2029.

NAVSEA will obligate $7.2 million in other procurement funds for fiscal year 2024 and $5.9 million in FY 2024 operation and maintenance funds.

In a presolicitation notice published in March 2023, the command announced its intent to award a sole-source contract to General Dynamics Bath Iron Works to provide planning yard support for DDG 51 destroyers and FFG-7 frigate ships.

Contract work includes planning yard technical and engineering support; alteration design and planning, systems platform integration, logistics and configuration management support; CNO availability planning and execution support, including availability duration analysis; PIO material procurement; and on-site technical support, modernization and repair support.

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