Electric Boat Wins Navy Deal

Monday, August 21, 2006
Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $12,239,787 cost-plus-fixed-fee order under previously awarded contract (N00024-04-C-2100) for purchase of Virginia Class long lead-time material to support construction of spares for Ships Service Turbine Generator and Main Propulsion Units. Work will be performed in Groton, Conn., and is expected to be completed by May 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, USN, Groton, Conn., is the contracting activity.

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