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Maine Shipyard Gets $57 Million in Navy Contracts

| April 23, 2014

BATH, Maine (AP) – Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree says Bath Iron Works has won two Navy contracts totaling more than $57 million for fleet maintenance and engineering projects. Pingree said Tuesday that half the money is for design and engineering work on the Littoral Combat Ship. The ship is designed for coastal operations such as […]

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Hagel Visits BIW

| November 21, 2013

BATH, Maine (AP) – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told shipbuilders and sailors that the largest destroyer ever built by the Navy will be an important asset in the Asia-Pacific region. Speaking to a crowd of several hundred, he said the 610-foot Zumwalt that is under construction “represents the cutting edge of our naval capabilities.” Hagel […]

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Hagel to Visit BIW

| November 19, 2013

BATH, Maine (AP) – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will visit Maine’s Bath Iron Works on Thursday. The shipyard says Hagel will tour the newest destroyer, the DDG-1000, that’s in the water but remains under construction. He’ll also deliver remarks to shipbuilders. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King extended the invitation. Hagel will stop in Maine […]

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