November 19th – BAE Systems received a $ 76.3 million contract from the Navy this week for maintenance and modernization work on the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout.
According to the contractor, BAE will begin work on 510 vessels in length in January 2021.
Under the contract, BAE will dry dock the ship, work on the hull, tanks and machinery, and install upgraded electronic and electrical systems.
“Our team of employees, subcontractors and Navy personnel are working hard to maintain the fleet’s flagship Arleigh Burke-class destroyer,” said BAE Systems Ship Repair Deputy Director and Norfolk Ship Repair Director. Mark Whitney said. “We look forward to applying our wealth of experience to modernize USS Stout, and its crew will be in our country for years to come. You can work to protect. “
Stout is named after Major General Herald F. Stout, who commanded a destroyer assigned to the Little Beaver squadron under the then Commodore Arleigh Burke during World War II.
Stout has won two Navy Cross medals for commanding the ship.
Stout is the fifth Arleigh Burke-class destroyer and currently has 68.
BAE Systems Wins $ 76.3 Million Contract for Working at USS Stout
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