Goodrich in Charlotte, NC received a $49 million contract from Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding to provide composite components for the next 8 Virginia-class nuclear fast attack submarines, referred to as Block III.
Goodrich’s Engineered Polymer Products team in Jacksonville, FL is building components to support the construction of 1 sub per year in 2009 and 2010, rising to 2 subs per year from 2011 through 2013. The components include the bow dome, and sonar and weapons equipment.
The bow of the Virginia Class Block III underwent significant revision involving 25 changes from previous submarine designs…
The Defense Supply Center Philadelphia awarded Sysco Seattle in Kent, WA contracts worth up to $19.2 million to provide food service distribution and food and beverage support to US military facilities.
In August 2009, Sysco received a maximum $7.3 million firm-fixed price, indefinite quantity full-line food distribution contract modification to provide food services to US Army, US Air Force, and US Job Corps facilities in Alaska. That original contract [pdf] (SPM300-08-D-3160), awarded Aug 17/05, had a potential value of $29 million.
The recent contracts involve new awards for food service: