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October 4, 2005

$107 million Navy contract for Electric Boat

The Navy has announced another major submarine contract.

Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $107,319,016 cost-plus-fixed-fee/performance incentive contract, for lead yard services, development studies and design efforts related to Virginia class submarines. The contract provides services that will maintain, update and support Virginia class design and related drawings and data for each Virginia class submarine, including technology insertion throughout its construction and Post Shakedown Availability period. Contractor also will provide all engineering and related lead yard services necessary for direct maintenance and support of Virginia class ship specifications. Work will be performed in Groton, Conn. (94 percent), Quonset, R.I. (5 percent) and Newport, R.I. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by September 2006. Contract funds in the amount of $21,463,803, will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-05-C-2103).