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Bath Iron Works lands another big contract to service Navy vessels

By BETH BROGAN | The Bangor Daily News | Published: February 4, 2019

BANGOR, Maine (Tribune News Service) — The U.S. Navy announced Monday that it had awarded Bath Iron Works a $126 million contract to continue providing planning yard services for the Arleigh Burke class of destroyers.

The contract, for one year with four option years, could potentially be worth $719 million, according to shipyard spokesman David Hench.

Planning yard services include design, material kitting, logistics, planning and execution. The majority of the work will be performed in Maine.

Bath Iron Works also manages post-delivery maintenance and modernization for the three Zumwalt “stealth” destroyers and the class of shallow-water littoral combat ships.

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