BAE Systems Jacksonville Ship Repair LLC is awarded an $83.5 million firm-fixed-price contract for the execution of USS Carney (DDG 64) fiscal 2020 extended dry-docking selected restricted availability and the USS Winston Churchill (DDG 81) fiscal 2021 depot modernization period.
These availabilities will include a combination of maintenance, modernization and repair for both the USS Carney and USS Winston Churchill. The Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is the contracting activity.
Fiscal 2020 operations and maintenance (Navy); and other procurement (Navy) funding for the contract amount are obligated at time of award. This contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to around $211.6 million.
USS Carney (DDG-64) and USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG-81) are Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers of the U.S. Navy.
USS Carney, the 14th vessel of the class, is the first to be named after Admiral Robert Carney who served as Chief of Naval Operations during the Eisenhower administration. Carney was laid down 3 August 1993 at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. She was launched 23 July 1994 with Betty Taussig, daughter of Admiral Carney, as sponsor. She was placed in commission 13 April 1996 and is homeported in Mayport, Florida.
USS Winston S. Churchill, the 31st destroyer of her class, is named after Sir Winston Churchill, the renowned former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Winston S. Churchill was the 18th ship of this class to be built at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine, and construction began on 7 May 1998. She was launched and christened on 17 April 1999. On 10 March 2001, she was commissioned during a ceremony at Town Point Park in Norfolk, Virginia.