Electric Boat Receives $38M for Sub Work

Sunday, December 15, 2002
Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $38,316,308 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification under previously awarded contract (N00024-02-C-2901) to exercise an option for the procurement and manufacturing of long lead time material for the conversion of Ohio Class SSBN submarines to Ohio Class SSGN submarines. Work will be performed in Quonset, R.I. (82 percent), and Groton, Conn. (18 percent), and is to be completed by September 2007. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

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