Lithium-ion Battery Navy Contract for General Atomics
A Department of Defense, Navy, $12,490,000 contract has been awarded to General Atomics, San Diego Calif., for lithium-ion batteries and associated accessories to be utilized by the dry combat submersible program for the U.S. Special Operations Command.
The batteries and accessories will be used on Navy submersible vehicles as primary sources of power.
Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and is expected to be completed by September 2018. Fiscal 2013 Research, Development, Test and Evaluation funding in the amount of $12,490,000 will be obligated at the time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity (N00164-13-D-GS12).