Electric Boat Corp., , is being awarded a $171,856,353 contract for lead yard services, development studies and design efforts related to Virginia Class submarines. The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value to $880,871,020. Work will be performed in , (91.1 percent); , (1.4 percent); Quonset, R.I. (3.5 percent); and , (4 percent). Work is expected to be completed by October 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, , is the contracting activity (N00024-10-C-2118).