RIX Industries, Inc. (RIX) announced that it has been awarded compressor contracts for the newest Arleigh Burke-class Flight III ships. This program has been so successful that it enjoys the longest production run of any post-World War II U.S. Navy surface combatant. According to Congress, the Navy is expected to extend the acquisition of some form of these ships into the 2050s. The first of the Flight III ships, DDG-125, will be the 75th in its class and is projected to enter service in 2023.

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