Navy Awards Contracts to Electric Boat

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

 General Dynamics, Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $41,616,738 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for New England Maintenance Manpower Initiative requirements. Under the terms of the contract, Electric Boat will provide 

services required to support planned and emergent non-nuclear maintenance and repair of operational nuclear submarines, floating dry-docks, support and service craft, and other platforms and equipment at the Naval Submarine Support 
Facility, New London, Conn. Electric Boat is the only source capable of performing this work. Work will be performed in New London, Conn., and is expected to be completed by November 2012. Contract funds in the amount of $1,500,000 will 
be provided at time of contract award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity 
(N00024-12-C-4312).
 
General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $15,140,535 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-2109) to exercise an option for engineering and technical design services to support research 
and development of advanced submarine technologies for current and future submarine platforms. Advanced submarine research and development includes studies to support the manufacturability, maintainability, producibility, reliability, 
manning, survivability, hull integrity, performance, structural, weight/margin, stability, arrangements, machinery systems, acoustics, hydrodynamics, ship control, logistics, human factors, materials, weapons handling and stowage, 
submarine safety, and affordability. The program also supports near term insertion of Virginia-class technology; identification of Ohio-class replacement technology options; future submarine concepts; and core technologies. Funds in the 
amount of $656,000 will be obligated at time of award. Work will be performed in Groton, Conn., and is expected to be completed by October 2012. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, 
Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

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