Raytheon Awarded Zumwalt Class Engineering Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies business, an activation, sustainment, and modernization contract for $483 million with options, if exercised, totaling $1.68 billion across five years. Under this contract, Raytheon Missiles & Defense will provide the U.S. Navy services and professionals to complete the activation and fleet introduction of the three Zumwalt-class destroyers, while continuing…

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Future USS Lyndon B. Johnson Heading to Ingalls for Completion

On Wednesday, January 12, the final ship in the Zumwalt class, Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002), sailed away from General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. Last November, the Navy formally accepted completion of production and test activity from BIW for DDG 1002. The Navy’s acceptance of Hull, Mechanical and Electrical (HM&E) completion followed extensive tests, trials and demonstrations of the ship’s…

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Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002) Conducts Builder’s Trials

The future USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002) returned to General Dynamics Bath Iron Works September 1st following Builder’s Trials. Lyndon B. Johnson is the third in the Zumwalt class of destroyers. “During the five-day trial, the BIW-Industry-Navy team successfully demonstrated the operational capabilities of all hull, mechanical and electrical systems,” said Edward Kenyon, BIW Program Manager. “Throughout the trial,…

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Future USS Lyndon B. Johnson Conducts Builder’s Trials

Septemmber 1, 2021 – The future USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002) recently conducted Builder’s Trials. Builder’s Trials consist of a series of in-port and at-sea demonstrations that allow the shipbuilder, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works and the U.S. Navy to assess the ship’s systems. “Trials provide an opportunity for the Navy and industry team to test the capability and…

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