GD Electric Boat Bags Further Submarine Deal

General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $321,7 million modification to previously awarded contract to exercise the option 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 and development program support; research and development submarine/submersibles support; miscellaneous special studies; temporary alteration support; modernization of submarine/submersible systems and subsystems; and affordability/cost reduction technical support.

The majority of the work will be performed in Groton, Connecticut, and is expected to be completed by September 2017.

Fiscal 2015 other procurement funding in the amount of $300,000 will be obligated at the time of award and will not expire at the end of the fiscal year.

The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

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