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Navy Awards General Dynamics $15.5M for Work on USS Virginia

The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $15.5 million contract modification to perform a range of work on USS Virginia (SSN-774) following its shakedown period. The work, known as a Post-Shakedown Availability, comprises maintenance, repairs, alterations, testing and other activities and will be completed in November 2006. Ninety-nine percent of the work will be performed at Electric Boat's shipyard here; one percent will be performed at Quonset Point, R.I. The award modifies a contract received earlier this year and brings its total funded value to $54.8 million. The lead ship of its class, USS Virginia is the first of the Navy's major combatants to be designed specifically for post-Cold War missions. Electric Boat has contracts to produce nine more Virginia-class ships with its construction teammate, Northrop Grumman.


Navy Awards GD $16.4M for Submarine Work

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $16.4 million contract to perform routine maintenance work on the USS Dallas (SSN-700), a Los Angeles-class attack submarine. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Under the terms of the contract, Electric Boat will perform a Drydock Selected Restricted Availability, which consists of repairs, maintenance work and alterations


Navy Awards General Dynamics $13M Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $13-million contract modification for an additional year of reactor-plant planning yard services.


U.S. Navy Awards Ingalls $620 Million Shipbuilding Contract

Ingalls has been awarded a $620 million contract to build two additional DDG 51 Class Aegis guided missile destroyers for the U.S. Navy. The two-ship contract awarded represents the exercise of an option included in a multi-year, multi-ship contract awarded to Ingalls last year. With the award, Ingalls has 21 Aegis destroyers under firm contract; and holds options for four additional ships which will be awarded over the next two years.


Navy Awards GD $48.2M

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, a $48.2 million modification to an existing contract for research and development work on the Virginia-Class submarine program. The contract was initially awarded in September 2000, and could be worth $480 million over five years if all options are exercised and funded. Under the terms of this modification, Electric Boat will perform development studies for Virginia-Class design


BIW Awarded $46m Navy Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) , a $45.8m contract option to provide services associated with the detail design and construction of the DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer. The contract being modified was initially awarded in February 2008. Under this award, Bath Iron Works (BIW) will continue to provide services for the DDG 1000 program, including configuration management and maintenance of class design products; program management;


GD Awarded $6M Contract Option

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $5.9 million contract option for advance procurement of on-board repair parts for the first four submarines of the Virginia Class. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. The option is part of a $4.2 billion contract the Navy awarded Electric Boat in 1998 for the construction of the first four ships of the class. The work will be shared between Electric Boat (55 percent) and Northrop Grumman Newport News (45


Navy Awards General Dynamics $47m Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $46.7mcontract to perform routine maintenance and modernization work on the USS Alexandria (SSN-757), a Los Angeles-class attack submarine. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (GD). Under the terms of the contract, Electric Boat will perform a Selected Restricted Availability, which consists of repairs, maintenance work, alterations and several major systems upgrades


Navy Awards NASSCO $24.4 Million Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics NASSCO $24.4 million in contract modifications to support an extensive renovation and modernization of the USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), including alterations and repairs, as part of the fiscal year 2011 Extended Docking Phased Maintenance Availability (EDPMA). The company will also inspect and test all of the ship’s systems and components. These awards only constitute a portion of the work to be accomplished during this availability


Today in U.S. Naval History: September 9

Today in U.S. Naval History - September 9 1825 - USS Brandywine sails for France to carry the Marquis de Lafayette home after his year long visit to America. 1841 - First iron ship authorized by Congress 1940 - Navy awards contracts for 210 ships, including 12 carriers and seven battleships 1943 - Operation Avalanche, Western Naval Task Force under VADM Hewitt, USN, lands Allied forces at Salerno, Italy


General Dynamics Begins $9.5 Million Maintenance Project for U.S. Navy

USS Hartford. Photo: U.S. Navy

The U.S Navy awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $9.5 million contract modification to plan and perform maintenance and modernization work on USS Hartford, a Los Angeles-class attack submarine.  Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics.


General Dynamics Awarded $20 Million for Submarine Maintenance

The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $20 million contract modification for nuclear-maintenance work for submarines homeported at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics.


LRAD Get Navy Acoustic Hailer Contract

US Department of Defense, Navy,  awards LRAD Corp. of San Diego, a US$12,231,360 order for its products. The firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is for for small, medium and large acoustic hailing devices, mounts, test teardown and evaluation


U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $17 Million for Support Services

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The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat two contract modifications worth a total value of $16.8 million to perform nuclear and nonnuclear maintenance work for submarines homeported at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics


Battleship 'Iowa' on Tow to New Home

Iowa Battle Honors: Photo credit Wiki CCL Binksternet

Iconic World War II-era battleship 'Iowa' is on tow from San Francisco to new home in  Port of LA after bad weather delay Surrounded by pleasure boats and other vessels, the 887-foot long, 58,000-ton battlewagon was towed through the bay and passed under the Golden Gate Bridge.


Battleship Commissioned as Floating Museum

USS Iowa in Action: Photo credit USN

'USS Iowa' was honored at a 4th July commissioning ceremony at her floating museum dock in Los Angeles One of the most powerful battleships of all time, the Iowa was built starting in 1940. After it was commissioned, the ship transported President Roosevelt to the Tehran Conference in 1943


US Navy Awards Landing Craft Contract to Textron

The Navy awards a $212 million contract for Textron Inc. to design and build an amphibious landing craft called the “Ship-to-Shore Connector.” In March 2011 a solicitation for Ship-to-Shore-Connector landing craft was issued  by the U.S. Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command


Ingalls Shipbuilding Contracted to Build Eleventh LPD

San Antonio Class LPD: Image credit Northrop Grumman Ship Systems

The U.S. Navy awards Huntington Ingalls Industries a US$1.5-billion fixed-price incentive contract for amphibious transport dock LPD 27. The contract is for the detail design and construction of the amphibious transport dock LPD 27 and it will be built at the company's Ingalls Shipbuilding


USN Submarine Work Contract Awarded to General Dynamics

Navy awards General Dynamics a contract to plan submarine maintenance and modernization work. The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $6.9 million contract modification to plan maintenance and modernization work on the Los Angeles-class submarines USS Hartford (SSN-768) and USS


Electric Boat Awarded US$16-million U.S. Navy Contract

U.S. Navy awards Electric Boat a contract for nuclear-maintenance work for submarines homeported at Naval Submarine Base in Groton. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Under the contract, Electric Boat will continue to operate the Nuclear Regional Maintenance


U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $94 Million

U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $94 Million to Plan USS Miami Fire Restoration.   The U.S Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $94 million contract for advance planning and preliminary execution of fire-restoration efforts on USS Miami (SSN 755)


US Navy Awards BIW $39m for DDG 1000 Class Services

The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a $38.9m modification to a previously awarded contract to perform class and engineering services associated with the detail design and construction of DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class ships.  Bath Iron Works will continue to provide manufacturing


Austal Powers Ahead for USN

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Mobile, Ala.-based builder continues building next generation of U.S. Navy warfighters Austal USA has recently •    Received Award for Excellence in Safety for 3rd year in a row from the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) for commitment to improving safety and health in


General Dynamics Awarded 'USS Hartford' Contract

USS Hartford: Photo credit USN

U.S. Navy awards General Dynamics Electric Boat a US$42-million for 'USS Hartford' maintenance and modernization. The contract modification is for routine work on the Los Angeles-class attack submarine. Under the terms of the contract, Electric Boat will perform a dry-docking selected restricted


US Navy Awards Lockheed Martin Substantial EW Contract

U.S. Navy awards Lockheed Martin US$57-million contract to upgrade electronic warfare (EW) ship defense system. Under this low-rate production contract for Block 2 of the Navy's Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP), Lockheed Martin will upgrade the AN/SLQ-32(V)2 system found on


 
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