Raytheon Awarded $121.5 Million to Support U.S. Navy Zumwalt-Class Stealth Destroyers

Raytheon is awarded a $121.5 million contract modification for the U.S. Navy DDG 1000 Zumwalt-Class Guided-Missile Destroyer integrated logistics support and engineering services.

The DDG 1000 ship class is a multi-mission surface combatant designed to fulfill volume firepower and precision strike requirements. DDG 1000 combat systems provide offensive, distributed and precision firepower and long ranges in support of forces ashore while incorporating signature reduction, active and passive self-defense system and enhanced survivability features.

Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Rhode Island (40%); Tewksbury, Massachusetts (27%); San Diego, California (16%); Bath, Maine (6%); Ft. Wayne, Indiana (5%); Los Angeles, California (3%); Marlboro, Massachusetts (2%); and Nashua, New Hampshire (1%), and is expected to be completed by January 2021.

Fiscal 2020 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding in the amount of $15.66 million; fiscal 2020 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $.,65 million; and fiscal 2019 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funding in the amount of $621K will be obligated at the time of award, and funds in the amount of $16,281,190 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is the contracting activity. (N00024-17-C-5145)

Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyers (DDGs) are 610 feet long, have a beam of 80.7 feet, displace almost 16,000 tons, and are capable of making 30 knots speed.

The multi-mission Zumwalt-class destroyers are capable of performing a range of deterrence, power projection, sea control, and command and control missions while allowing the Navy to evolve with new systems and missions.

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