USS Pinckney (DDG 91)
USS Pinckney (DDG 91)

General Dynamics NASSCO Awarded US Navy Contract for USS Pinckney Modernization

General Dynamics NASSCO – San Diego, San Diego, California, is awarded a $98,749,123, firm-fixed-price contract for the execution of the USS Pinckney (DDG 91) FY22 depot modernization period. This availability will include a combination of maintenance, modernization and repair of the USS Pinckney. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $121,109,530. Work will be performed in San Diego, California, and is expected to be completed by July 2023. The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

USS Pinckney (DDG 91)
Guatemalan Navy Broad-class patrol boat Kukulkan (CG-1051), front, steams beside the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) during a bilateral passing exercise (PASSEX) Sep. 24, 2020. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Erick A. Parsons/Released)

USS Pinckney (DDG-91) is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy. She is named for African American Officer’s Cook First Class William Pinckney (1915–1976),[1] who received the Navy Cross for his courageous rescue of a fellow crewmember on board the aircraft carrier Enterprise (CV-6) during the Battle of Santa Cruz. Pinckney was laid down on 16 July 2001 by Ingalls Shipbuilding, at Pascagoula, Mississippi; launched on 26 June 2002; and commissioned on 29 May 2004 at Naval Construction Battalion Center Port Hueneme. As of January 2018, Pinckney is homeported at NS San Diego, and assigned to Destroyer Squadron 23.

USS Pinckney (DDG 91)
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) returns to its homeport of Naval Base San Diego following the successful completion of a nine-month deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kevin C. Leitner)
Advertisement

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.