September 6, 2004

$144.8 million U.K. sub contract for Electric Boat

General Dynamics' Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $144,848,826 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-04-C-2100) for Design Agent, Planning Yard and engineering and technical support for Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Submarine programs. The contract provides services for United Kingdom Astute-Class Submarine in the area of design support. The contract will provide for U.S. submarine design and production expertise; assisting with the development of computer aided design (CAD) tools and their use in submarine design and production processes; producing Astute-Class production drawings; and assisting/exchanging of expertise on submarine construction techniques. Work will be performed in Groton, Conn. (90 percent) and Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria U.K. (10 percent), and is expected to be completed by January 2007. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This modification supports the United Kingdom (100%) under the Foreign Military Sale Program. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

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