GD Wins $234.2 Mln Nuclear Submarines Deal

General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $234,2 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for design agent, planning yard, engineering and technical support for active nuclear submarines.

 

The efforts provide for drawings and related technical data; design change documentation; logistics technical data; configuration management; hull, mechanical and electrical engineering; submarine safety design review; non-propulsion plant electrical system engineering; propulsion plant engineering; maintenance engineering; refit/availability technical support; on-site support; configuration change program design and installation support; configuration change program material support; submarine technical trade support; training and facility support; research, development, test and evaluation program support; research and development submarine/submersibles support; miscellaneous special studies; temporary alteration support; modernization of submarine/submersible systems/subsystems; and affordability/cost reduction technical support.

This contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $1,537,500,654.

Work will be performed in Groton, Connecticut (73 percent); Bangor, Washington (9 percent); Norfolk, Virginia (6 percent); Newport, Rhode Island (4 percent); Quonset, Rhode Island (3 percent); Kings Bay, Georgia (3 percent); and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (2 percent), and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2015.

Fiscal 2014 other procurement (Navy); fiscal 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 shipbuilding conversion (Navy); fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation; and fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding in the amount of $20,333,452 will be obligated at the time of award, and contract funds in the amount of $1,520,650 will expire at the end of the fiscal year.

The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

Press Release, September 12, 2014; Image: US Navy

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