General Dynamics-Huntington Ingalls Team Awarded $18B to Build Subs; Jeffrey Geiger, Matt Mulherin Comment

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General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary and Huntington Ingalls’ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding will continue to jointly construct submarines for the U.S. Navy under a $17.6 billion contract. The team will work to develop 10 additional Virginia-class Block IV submarines over five years beginning on May 1 and deliver the tenth submarine in 2023, General Dynamics said Monday. Matt...

Lockheed to Update Navy Submarine Imaging Tech

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won an $8.8 million contract to provide the U.S. Navy with 20 AN/BVY-1 integrated submarine imaging systems, Military Aerospace & Electronics reported Sunday. John Keller writes the Naval Sea Systems Command awarded the contract to Lockheed’s mission systems and training segment and it expects delivery by September 2015. AN/BVY-1 is built to provide visual...

Navy Schedules Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Industry Seminar

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The U.S. Navy will brief industry in October on a program to build an unmanned underwater vehicle for long-term coastal operations, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday. John Keller writes the Naval Undersea Warfare Center and Naval Sea Systems Command will jointly discuss the Large Displacement Unmanned Undersea Vehicle program with interested companies on Oct. 16 at an Alion Science...

General Dynamics Wins $209M for Navy Submarines

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A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has won a $208.6 million contract modification to acquire lead-time materials for three U.S. Navy submarines. General Dynamics Electric Boat will purchase components such as steam and electrical-plant parts, main propulsion unit and turbine generators, and miscellaneous hull, mechanical and electrical systems, General Dynamics said Monday. The contract modification...

General Dynamics Wins Hartford Submarine Dry Dock Award

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General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has won a $9,504,885 contract modification to continue maintenance and modernization work on a U.S. Navy submarine. The modification covers fiscal year 2013 dry-docking selected restricted availability of the USS Hartford, the Defense Department said Friday. Work will include maintenance activities, upgrades and modernization efforts aimed...

Northrop Helping Produce Navy Mine Defenses

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $28,557,888 modification contract to provide engineering services for the U.S. Navy‘s Littoral Combat Ship program. The company will help plan production of mission packages to be integrated with the ships and aim to evaluate system maturity, the Defense Department said Friday. Mission packages are intended to focus on mine warfare and emphasize mine countermeasures,...

General Dynamics and Huntington Ingalls Win $4.5B to Design, Build Navy Submarines

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General Dynamics Corp. and Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. have won up to $4.5 billion as part of three submarine contracts from the U.S. Navy, according to a Reuters report. General Dynamics is tasked to perform research and development on a new submarine to replace the current Ohio-class vessels carrying nuclear weapons under a five-year cost-plus, fixed-fee contract valued at up to $1.99 billion,...

Navy Hands Down Max $900M C5ISR Support IDIQ

U.S. Navy The U.S. Navy has awarded seven companies positions on a potential $899,543,000 contract for helping design and produce capabilities in C5ISR (command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance). According to the Defense Department, the base year is worth $179,908,687 and the contract covers production, installation and in-service support...

General Dynamics Electric Boat Wins $100M on $881M Sub Lead Yard Contract

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has won a $100.4 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy to provide the branch lead-yard work for nuclear-powered attack submarines. General Dynamics said in a release this recent award is part of a larger contract potentially worth $881 million through 2014, if all options are exercised and funded. Electric Boat will develop, maintain...

General Dynamics Subsidiary Wins $100M for USS Miami Fire Restoration

U.S. Navy photo General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has won a potential $100 million U.S. Navy delivery order to conduct fire restoration work on the USS Miami, the Defense Department announced Friday. The subsidiary will provide the branch assessment and analysis, planning, material procurement, fabrication and initial installation with the goal of returning the submarine to...