Contract: Bath Iron Works, $23.9M

Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $23,902,104 cost-plus-award-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-12-C-2313) for DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class lead yard services. This work will provide engineering and technical assistance for new construction DDG 51 class ships. Lead yard services include liaison for follow ship construction, general class services, class logistic services, class design agent services, continuation of the DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class Flight III upgrade design efforts and class change design services for follow ships. Work will be performed in Brunswick, Maine (50 percent); Bath, Maine (48.5 percent); Washington, D.C. (1 percent); and Pascagoula, Miss. (0.5 percent), and is expected to be completed by June 2018. Fiscal 2014 shipbuilding and conversion The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 12/11/17)

Contract: Ingalls, $7M

Ingalls Shipbuilding of Pascagoula, Miss., was awarded a $7,016,664 cost-plus-fixed fee contract for post-delivery planning yard services in

DHS picks Mississippi

Mississippi State University in Starkville was chosen by the Department of Homeland Security as a base of operations for drone research. Research

B&D expands, creating 35 jobs

B&D Plastics, LLC is expanding in Gautier, Miss., a $750,000 corporate investment that will create 35 jobs. B&D Plastics is one of the

Northrop expanding in Moss Point

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Northrop Grumman Unmanned Systems Center will expand its operation at Trent Lott International Airport in Moss Point,

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