WASHINGTON Feb 26 General Dynamics Corp (GD.N)
has won a $824.6 million contract modification for continued
work on two T-AKE dry cargo ships, and a separate contract for
$114 million for long-lead time procurement for another DDG-51
destroyer, the U.S. Defense Department said on Friday.
The Navy awarded National Steel and Shipbuilding Co
(NASSCO), a General Dynamics unit, a contract for work on T-AKE
13 to be completed by December 2013, and T-AKE 14, to be
completed by November 2014.
The Navy also awarded General Dynamics' Bath Iron Works
shipyard $114 million to buy materials needed for construction
of DDG 115 under the DDG-51 destroyer program. That work is due
to be completed by December 2012, the Pentagon said in its
daily digest of major weapons contracts.
(Reporting by Andrea Shalal-Esa)