The U. S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat, a business unit of General Dynamics, a $52.5 million modification to an existing contract for Virginia- class submarine lead-yard services.
Under the terms of the contract, Electric Boat will maintain, update and support the Virginia-class design and related drawings and data for each submarine, including technology insertion, throughout its construction and post-delivery maintenance period. Electric Boat will also provide all engineering and related services for maintenance and support of Virginia-class ship specifications.
With the original contract awarded
in September 2000, work is expected to be completed by April 2003.