General Dynamics Awarded $432M for FY 2018 Virginia-Class Submarine Work

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has received a potential $432 million contract modification to support the U.S. Navy‘s development research and design work on Virginia-class submarines in fiscal 2018.

The Defense Department said Tuesday Electric Boat will help the Navy maintain and update design of Virginia-class submarines as well as support technology insertion efforts during the construction and post shakedown availability period.

Electric Boat will continue to support ongoing development and design efforts related to the upgrade of the submarine fleet and the evaluation of technologies that will be integrated with the Virginia-class submarines.

DoD noted the contractor will also provide preliminary and detail component, system design, system, design, test, logistics and production engineering services in support of ongoing Navy efforts.

The Naval Sea Systems Command will obligate a total of $103.2 million at the time of award from the Navy’s fiscal 2012 through 2018 shipbuilding and conversion funds along with research, development, test and engineering funds.

Work will occur in Connecticut and Rhode Island through December 2018.

Check Also

Norm Tew VP and GM Boeing

Boeing Submits Bid for Next-Generation Interceptor Program; Norm Tew Quoted

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has submitted its proposal for the Missile Defense Agency’s Next-Generation Interceptor program and offered a design that builds on the company's six decades of experience in weapons systems and strategic missile development.

AI

Deloitte to Help DoD Create AI Dev’t Environment Under $106M Task Order

Deloitte Consulting has received a potential four-year, $106.4M task order to provide a development environment for the Department of Defense's Joint Artificial Intelligence Center to test, validate and implement AI-based tools.