Sub contracting: HII’s USN Submarine Fleet Support Contracts

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SSN-23 at Kitsap(click to view full) Huntington Ingalls, Inc. (HII), headquartered in Newport News, VA is issued regular contracts to support all American submarine classes: SSN-688 Los Angeles, SSN-21 Seawolf, and SSN-774 Virginia Class fast attack boats, and SSBN/SSGN Ohio missile submarines. HII will support the fleet as needed by managing configuration, support, and engineering data; providing parts and engineering; and conducting modernization, trade, and industrial studies. They may also be called to help with special mission submersibles, submarine support facilities, and some Foreign Military Sales programs. The USA’s other submarine manufacturer, General Dynamics Electric Boat, has a larger support contract of its own; together, these awards maintain both the USA’s submarines and its industrial capacity. Contracts SSGN 728(click to view full) US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) in Washington, DC manages this contract, issued to HII in Newport News, VA. It isn’t competitively procured, the Navy just divides their funds between the 2 incumbent submarine contractors, with HII getting the smaller share. Oct 25/12: FY 2013. A $142.7 million contract modification, with just $1.1 million committed at the time of the award. Work will be performed in Newport News, VA, and will run until the end of September 2013. […]

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