A General Dynamics subsidiary will continue itsÂ engineering, planning and technical support services for the U.S. Navyâs nuclear submarines under a new $321.7 million contract modification.
The Defense Department said WednesdayÂ General Dynamics Electric Boat will carry out configuration management, on-site support, submersible systems modernization, research and development, temporary alteration assistance, mechanical, hull and electrical engineering and training support work.
The Navy awarded the modification to exerciseÂ anÂ option under a potential five-year, $1.5 billion contract originally awardedÂ to Electric Boat in 2014.
Work covered under the modificationÂ includesÂ logistics technical information, drawings, maintenance, propulsion plant engineering and safety design evaluation for submarines and other submersibles.
Electric BoatÂ will perform work in Connecticut, Washington, Virginia, Rhode Island, Georgia and Hawaii through September 2017.