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$10M to Sharpen Estimates for Next-Generation Destroyers

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Northrop Grumman Ships Systems of Pascagoula, MS is being awarded a $10M cost-plus-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-02-C-2302), in order to provide greater detail into the DD(X) Program Life Cycle Cost Estimate. The Navy's DD(X) program is a family of surface combatant ships expected to serve until 2061, including destroyers, cruisers and smaller LCS craft for near-shore operations. Work on the Program Life Cycle Cost Estimate will be performed in Tewksbury, MA (35%); Pascagoula, MS (23%); Bath, ME (18%); Minneapolis, MN (7%); Moorestown, NJ (4%); Farmington, UT (4%); King George, VA (4%); Chantilly, VA (3%); and Alexandria, VA (2%), and is expected to be completed by March 2005. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, DC, issued the contract.

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