Electric Boat Secures USD 32.98 Million Photonics Masts Contract


Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $32,988,378 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification under previously awarded contract (N00024-03-C-2101) for three back-up photonics masts.

The contractor is responsible for the design and development of the photonics mast systems for installation aboard Virginia-class submarines.

Work will be performed in Wake Forest, N.C. (79 percent); Westerly, R.I. (20 percent); and Quonset Point, R.I. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by January 2013. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair, Groton, Conn., is the contracting activity.

Source: defense, September 15, 2011;