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BAE Wins $109M for DDG 1000 Main Gun

BAE Systems – Armament Systems Division, Minneapolis, Minn., is being awarded a $108,900,000 cost-plus-award-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-05-C-5117) for completion of design, development and integration of the Advanced Gun System (AGS), in support of the DDG 1000 Program.

The Advanced Gun System is a fully automated, single barrel, 155-mm, vertically loaded, stabilized gun mount that is capable of storing, programming, loading, and firing Long Range Land Attack Projectiles.

Its primary mission is Land Attack Warfare in support of ground and expeditionary forces beyond line-of-sight in the DDG 1000 System's littoral engagement area where precise, rapid-response, high-volume, long-range fire support are required.

Work will be performed in Minneapolis, Minn. (76 percent); Burlington, Vt. (19 percent); and Baltimore, Md. (5 percent), and is expected to be completed by September 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

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