GDEB Wins Contract Modification for Future Submarine Research Effort

General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) is being awarded a modification to previously awarded contract for the future submarine science and technology research effort.

According to the contract, Electric Boat will perform investigations to develop and demonstrate technology for Navy submarines.

The cost-plus-fixed-fee modification, valued at around $8.8 million, was awarded by the U.S. Department of Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) located in Arlington, Virginia. With the award of this modification, the total cumulative value of this contract is around $23.4 million.

Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $825K will be obligated at the time of award.  No funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured under Office of Naval Research Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) 12-001 Long Range BAA for Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technology.

The contract work will be performed in Cambridge, Massachusetts (44 percent); Groton, Connecticut (29 percent); Pawcatuck, Connecticut (20 percent); Airmont, New York (3 percent); Canonsburg, Pennsylvania (1 percent); and future performance in Mystic, Connecticut (3 percent).

Work is expected to be completed Dc. 31, 2018.

General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB)

General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) is a subsidiary of General Dynamics Corporation. It has been the primary builder of submarines for the United States Navy for more than 100 years.

The company’s main facilities are a shipyard in Groton, Connecticut, a hull-fabrication and outfitting facility in Quonset Point, Rhode Island, and a design and engineering facility in New London, Connecticut.

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