JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville Ship Repair – BAE Systems was awarded $119,261,837 for the maintenance, modernization and repair of USS Lassen.
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The Department of Defense said that the money awarded to BAE includes all labor, supervision, facilities, equipment, production, testing and quality assurance needed for the upgrades, maintenance and repair programs for the USS Lassen.
All work will be performed in Mayport and is expected to be completed by April 2024.
The USS Lassen is an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer. She was launched and christened from Pascagoula, Mississippi, in 1999.
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She moved to her new home in Mayport in 2016.