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Bath Iron Works Awarded $610.1-Million Contract
To Build Three Destroyers...
The U.S. Navy recently awarded
Bath Iron Works (BIW), Bath,
Maine, a contract worth $610,109,000 to build three Arleigh
Burke Class (DDG-51) Aegis guided missile destroyers.
The three destroyers, DDG-54, -56, and -58, will each have a length of 504 feet, beam of 59 feet and dis- place 8,300 tons. The vessels will each be powered by four gas turbine engines.
Artist's conception of the Arleigh Burke Class (DDG-51) guided missile destroyer. Bath Iron
Works is building the lead ship of this class, BIW drawing
While Ingalls Receives $466.5-Million Navy Pact
To Build Two Others
The U.S. Navy recently awarded the Ingalls Shipbuilding Division of
Litton Industries, Pascagoula,
Miss., a $466.5-million contract to build two Arleigh Burke (DDG-51)
Class Aegis guided missile de- stroyers.
The ships will each have an over- all length of 504 feet, beam of 59 feet and displace 8,300 tons. Each will be powered by four gas turbine engines to speeds in excess of 30 knots.
Construction of the ships, desig- nated DDG-55 and -57, is scheduled to get underway in September 1990 and May 1991, respectively.
Anadac, Inc. Awarded $27.7-Million Contract
Anadac, Inc., an Arlington, Va., professional services firm was re- cently awarded a multiyear $27.7- million contract to provide engi- neering and technical services to the
U.S. Navy's Aegis Shipbuilding Pro- gram.
MSI Offers Naval And
At Simulator Complex
MarineSafety International (MSI), a professional training or- ganization, operates a shiphandling simulator training complex in New- port, R.I. The complex houses four interactive ship simulators. Unique features of the complex are a "true" bridge wing simulator, a wheelhouse simulator with a 250-degree visual including a view over the stern and multi-media learning feedback cen- ters.
In addition to training up to 1,200
Naval officers per year, the MSI complex is used to train merchant marine officers and harbor pilots.
Courses have been conducted for
Chevron, American President Lines and many other U.S. and Canadian companies.
The bridge wing simulator is an excellent tool for training pilots in the techniques of close-in maneu- vering and docking. Courses have been conducted for the San Francis- co Pilots, the State of California, and many Canadian pilot groups.
Training for Panama Canal Pilots at the Newport complex will begin in
For a free brochure detailing the courses available from MSI,
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Tracor Marine Awarded $3.6-Million Navy Contract
Tracor Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of Tracor, Inc., has been awarded a $3.6-million contract by the Naval
Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) for engineering and technical sup- port services.
Contract To Overhaul
Navy Research Vessel
Bender Shipbuilding & Repair
Co., Inc., Mobile, Ala., was recently awarded a $438,070 contract for the regular overhaul of the USNS Bart- lett (T-AGOR-13), an oceanograp- hic research vessel based at Port
Bender is a full-service shipyard that builds, converts and repairs vessels for the commercial and gov- ernment sectors.
For free literature detailing the shipbuilding and ship-repairing ser- vices of Bender,
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