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$77M Outlay to Support Active US Nuclear Subs

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SSN Seawolf Class General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp. in Groton, CT received a $77 million modification to previously awarded contract N00024-04-C-2100 for consolidated design agent, planning yard, engineering and technical support for active nuclear submarines. Note that since the 1950s, the USA’s entire submarine fleet has been nuclear powered. Active submarine classes currently include the SSBN-726 Ohio Class ballistic missile launchers plus the SSN-688(I) Los Angeles, SSN-21 Seawolf, and SSN-744 Virginia Class attack submarines; the converted Ohio SSGN Class cruise missile & special ops submarines has not yet been formally commissioned to active status. Previous awards for similar services under this contract totaled $202.2 million during FY 2005 (Oct 2004 – Oct 2005): * $47.7 million on Nov 15, 2004 * $5.6 million on Dec 7, 2004 * $60.9 million on Feb 11, 2005 * $36.6 million on March 15, 2005 * $51.4 million on May 26, 2005 Work will be performed in Groton, CT (67%); Bangor, WA (14%); Kings Bay, GA (13%); Newport, RI (5%); and Quonset, RI (1%), and is expected to be complete by September 2007. The Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, DC issued the contract.

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