U.S. Department of Defense awards a firm-price-fixed modification contract to General Dynamic for maintenance & modernization of the submarine.
General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $9,504,885 firm-fixed-priced modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-12-C-4301) for the execution work necessary to prepare and accomplish maintenance and modernization work of the fiscal 2013 dry-docking selected restricted availability of the submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768).
This scope of work encompasses required maintenance activities necessary to maintain full unrestricted operation of the submarine, as well as upgrades and modernization efforts required to ensure the submarine is operating at full technical capacity.
The contract states that work will be performed in Groton, Conn. (95 percent), and Quonset Point, R.I. (5 percent), and is expected to be completed by September 2013. Fiscal 2013 Operations and Maintenance, Navy contract funds in the amount of $9,504,885 will be obligated at the time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.