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Electric Boat gets another $459 million for nuclear sub work

Written by Nick Blenkey

Virginia class submarineOCTOBER 15, 2012 — General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $459,005,270 option under a previously awarded Navy contract (N00024-11-C-2111) for design agent, planning yard, engineering and technical support for active nuclear submarines.  

The efforts provide for drawings and related technical data; design change documentation; logistics technical data; configuration management; hull, mechanical and electrical engineering; submarine safety design review; non-propulsion plant electrical system engineering; propulsion plant engineering; maintenance engineering; refit/availability technical support; on-site support; configuration change program design and installation support; configuration change program material support; submarine technical trade support; training and facility support; research, development, test and engineering program support; research and development submarine/submersibles support; miscellaneous special studies; temporary alteration support; modernization of submarine/submersible systems/subsystems; and affordability/cost reduction technical support.  

Contract funds in the amount of $5,900,000 will be obligated at the time of award.  Work will be performed in Groton, Conn. (73 percent); Kings Bay, Ga. (11 percent); Bangor, Wash. (8 percent); Quonset, R.I. (6 percent); and Newport, R.I. (2 percent), and is expected to be completed by September 2013.  

Contract funds in the amount of $118,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, DC, is the contracting activity. 

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