General Dynamics Wins Deal to Modify Virginia-Class Submarine
18 Jul 2018
General Dynamics Corp. 's GD business division, Electric Boat, has clinched a modification contract to procure onboard repair parts for Virginia Class Submarines Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) New Jersey (SSN 796) and PCU Iowa (SSN 797). Work related to SSN 796 is scheduled to be over by February 2021, while that for SSN 797 is expected to be completed by August 2021.
Details of the Deal
Valued at $36.5 million, the contract was awarded by the Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, DC. The deal includes option for Block IV mechanical and electronic repair parts, which will be stored on the ship while at sea.
Electric boat will utilize fiscal 2016 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) fund to finance the task, which will be carried out in Groton, CT.