18:55 GMT04 July 2020
Listen Live
    Military & Intelligence
    Get short URL
    0 03

    The US Department of Defense awarded more than $32 million for additional engineering services on the power systems of DDG 1000 Aegis-class guided missile destroyers.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The United States awarded more than $32 million for additional engineering services on the power systems of DDG 1000 Aegis-class guided missile destroyers, the Department of Defense said in a press release.

    "DRS Systems [of] Melbourne, Florida is being awarded a $32,200,860… for engineering services and associated support ceiling for the DDG 1000 Integrated Power System Low Voltage Power System," the release stated on Monday.

    The DDG 1000 power system includes several zones of power conversion modules, known as Integrated Flight Through Power (IFTP); distribution system load centers; and a diesel generator set, the Defense Department explained.,

    Work on the program will take more than five years and is scheduled to be completed by September 2022, the release added.


    Syria Opposition Cairo Platform Ready to Hold Meeting With HNC Under UN Aegis
    Lockheed Martin Wins Over $93Mln to Install AEGIS Defense Systems on Warships
    Lockheed Martin Wins $76Mln to Streamline Aegis Missile System Production
    Lockheed Martin Wins New Contract to Test, Integrate Advanced Aegis System
    Aegis, Pentagon, United States
    Community standardsDiscussion