Raytheon receives DDG 1000 contract modification
Raytheon has received a $72.1 million contract modification to provide integrated logistics support and engineering services for US Navy Zumwalt-class destroyer DDG 1000, the company announced on 14 January.
Through this modification, the US Navy is exercising options under a previously awarded contract.
Work will be complete by September 2019.
The Zumwalt class multi-mission destroyers feature an electric propulsion system, wave-piercing tumblehome hull, stealth design, and advanced weaponry including the MK57 Vertical Launching System.
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