Destroyer Named after Medal of Honor Recipient Will Be Christened in June
Details of the christening have not yet been announced.
New Navy Destroyer To Be Named After Medal of Honor Recipient
The U.S. Navy announced that the DDG 130 will be named for Hospital Corpsman Master Chief William Charette.
Bath Iron Works Lands $11 Million Contract for More Destroyer Work
Work will include engineering and technical assistance for new Arleigh Burkes, also known as DDG 51s.
A Second Navy Ship Will Be Named in Honor of Maine State Capital
The U.S. Navy will name a future littoral combat ship the USS Augusta in honor of the state's capital.
Navy 'Stealth' Destroyer Named for Medal of Honor Recipient to Be Commissioned
The second of three Zumwalt-class so-called stealth destroyers built at Bath Iron Works will be commissioned Saturday.
Report: Stealth Destroyer Returns to Shipyard with Wrecked Engine
One of two engines on the USS Michael Monsoor must be replaced after turbine blades were damaged during acceptance trials.
Future USS Thomas Hudner Completes Trials
The future USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) successfully completed four days of builder's trials.
Bath Iron Works Lands $87.2M Contract to Upgrade Frigates, Destroyers
The Department of Defense on Wednesday awarded Bath Iron Works an $87.2 million follow-on contract.
92-Year-Old Korean War Hero Hudner Will See Destroyer Named After Him
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Maine Shipyard Prepares to Deliver $1.5 Billion Destroyer to Navy
The future USS Rafael Peralta successfully completed sea trials and will soon join the Navy fleet.
Bath Iron Works Won't Protest Awarding of Coast Guard Contract
Weeks after the Coast Guard chose a Florida shipyard, a BIW spokesman confirmed the Maine company would not protest the award...
Bath Iron Works Anxiously Awaits Word on Coast Guard Contract
As the temperature reached 94 degrees Friday afternoon, the heat and an icy, beverage were likely foremost in the minds of th...
Brunswick Naval Air Station Reunion to Mark Five Years Since Closure
Soon after the few remaining Navy officers left Brunswick in May 2011, the formerly thriving air basehad shrunk to a quiet gh...
Navy Accepts First Zumwalt-class Stealth Destroyer
Construction of the class of "stealth destroyers," which was truncated at three ships, will cost an estimated $12.74 billion.
Melting Beats Coast Guard to Kennebec River Ice
Crews assigned to the Coast Guard cutters Tackle, Shackle and Bridle figured the mild Maine winter would have them breaking K...
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