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BAE Systems to Modernise USS PREBLE

Maintenance and AEGIS Upgrade Complete Early 2022

BAE Systems has received a $103.5 million (€86.7 million) contract from the US Navy for maintenance and modernization of the destroyer USS PREBLE (DDG 88). The value of the competitively awarded contract could reach $117.7 million if all options are exercised.

Under the depot maintenance period (DMP) availability contract, the company will dry-dock the ship, conduct underwater hull preservation work, upgrade the ship’s AEGIS combat system and its command and control equipment and refurbish living spaces for the ship’s 280 crewmembers. The work is expected to begin in October 2020 and be completed in February 2022.

The depot maintenance availability BAE Systems will perform aboard USS PREBLE is complex and critical,” explained David M Thomas Jr, VP and General Manager of BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair. “Our team of employees, subcontractors and Navy personnel have a great deal of experience with the DDG class and look forward to ushering the USS PREBLE into its next phase of fleet readiness.” The shipyard, which has approx. 1,230 employees, is completing similar work aboard the USS SHOUP (DDG 86).

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08/19/2020

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