Bechtel Wins Navy Contract

Wednesday, November 27, 2002
Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc., Schenectady, N.Y., is being awarded a $202,675,701 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for naval nuclear propulsion components. Work will be performed in Schenectady (51 percent) and Pittsburgh (49 percent), and is to be completed by September 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This effort was not competitively procured. No additional information is provided on Naval Nuclear Propulsion efforts. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-03-C-2906).

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