Saturday, September 26, 2020

DRS wins contract in support of guided-missile destroyer modernization

Leonardo DRS and its subsidiary DRS Laurel Technologies has been awarded a $53,7 million contract in support of guided-missile destroyer modernization, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.

The Department of Defense announced on Monday an agreement provides that supplies delivered to continental U.S. locations at various Navy bases, shipyards, repair facilities and contractor facilities. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division, is the Navy’s agent for the coordination and planning of all the engineering and technical support services for the DDG Modernization Program.

The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division, is the Navy’s agent for the coordination and planning of all the engineering and technical support services for the DDG Modernization Program.

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The Navy modernization program provides a full spectrum of technical support encompassing all phases of the alteration/installation process.

The RSC installation is accomplished in whole or in phases that minimize interruption in ship operating schedules while maximizing the capacity of type Commander and Naval Sea System Command agencies to upgrade and modernize hull, mechanical and electrical and electronic systems.

The installation process consists of several phases, including advance planning, ship check, assessments, fabrication, prototype evaluation and installation, final design shipboard installation, testing and completion.

Work is expected to be completed by April 2024.

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