Electric Boat gets contract mods worth up to $172 million

Electric Boat, New London, CT, facility Electric Boat, New London, CT, facility

NOVEMBER 21, 2013 — General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, CT, was yesterday awarded two contracts modifications worth potentially $172 million if all options under the first contract are exercised.

Under an $8,766,998 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-4311), Electric Boat is to provide a Nuclear Regional Maintenance Department in support of operational nuclear submarines at the Naval Submarine Support Facility, Naval Submarine Base, New London,CT.

Electric Boat will continue to provide staff and operate a Nuclear Regional Maintenance Department at the Naval Submarine Base, in support of returning mission ready submarines to the fleet.

The contract will also require project management, technical analysis, engineering and planning, training, inspection and nuclear services to accomplish intermediate-level nuclear submarine maintenance, modernization, and repairs in support of operational nuclear submarines, including maintaining and modernizing government-owned facilities and equipment and providing off-hull support of submarine maintenance.

This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $163,999,997.

Work will be performed in New London, CT, and is expected to be completed by March 2014. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance, Navy contract funds in the amount of $8,766,998 will be obligated at time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

Electric Boat Corp has also been awarded an $8,000,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-4308) to exercise options to provide non-nuclear submarine repair work on Groton based submarines under the New England Maintenance Manpower Initiative (NEMMI).

Under the terms of the contract, Electric Boat will provide NEMMI tasks in support of non-nuclear maintenance, modernization and repair of operational nuclear powered submarines, floating dry docks, support and service craft and plant equipment assigned to the Naval Submarine Support Facility, New London, CT. Work will be performed in New London and is expected to be completed by December 2014. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance, Navy contract funds in the amount of $8,000,000 will be obligated at time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

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