On April 12, 2014, Ann Zumwalt and Mouzetta-Zumwalt Weathers, the two daughters of former Chief of Naval Operations ADM Elmo R “Bud” Zumwalt, USN, christened Zumwalt (DDG 1000), the U.S. Navy Guided Missile Destroyer named for their father. Click here for video of the bottle break.
Navy Awards General Dynamics Bath Iron Works $643 Million Construction Contract for DDG 51 Class Destroyer. Select here for details
The Navy has confirmed that the christening of the future USS ZUMWALT (DDG 1000) is scheduled for Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel visits General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. Select here for picture
The Navy announced today that the christening of the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) originally scheduled for Oct. 19 has been canceled and postponed until a future date. For more information go to www.navy.mil
The guided-missile destroyer Michael Murphy (DDG 112) built by General Dynamics Bath Iron Works makes its way through New York Harbor in preparation for its commissioning Oct. 6. Select here for a Photo courtesy US Navy.
New Contract Awarded to BIW to Continue Planning Yard Services. The Navy's press release can be seen here.
The Honorable Sean J. Stackley and VADM Richard W. Hunt visit BIW.
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The US Navy has announced that DDG 116 is named the USS Thomas Hudner. LT Thomas Hudner, a Naval Aviator, received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Korean War. Select here for more details.
DDG 1000 Advance Guns arrive at BIW. Select here for Photo.
The US Navy has announced that DDG 1002, the third ship of the DDG 1000 Zumwalt Class, is named the USS Lyndon B. Johnson for the 36th president of the United States. The Navy's press release can be seen here.
02/28/2012 GDBIW Awarded Contract to Build DDG 116
12/20/2011 Start of Fabrication for DDG 115
08/15/2011 BIW Begins Work On New Construction Facility