Friday, 29 March 2019

BAE Systems gets $41 million US contract

Photo: BAE Systems, Inc.
BAE Systems has just received a $41.8 million contract from the US. Navy to perform routine maintenance and modernisation of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23). The Anchorage will undergo 12 months of restorative work at BAE Systems’ shipyard in San Diego. The contract includes options that, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value to $48.4 million.

- Pictured here is The USS Anchorage (LPD 23) on a deployment with the Essex Amphibious Ready Group. “Our team looks forward to working with the Navy and our repair partners to perform important upgrades that ensure the Anchorage remains a very capable amphibious combatant ship,” said David M. Thomas, Jr., vice president and general manager of BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair.

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