Miami Needs A Facelift. Call GDEB.
General Dynamics Electric Boat Corporation (GDEB) in Groton, CT received a $29.3 million firm-fixed-price order under the previously awarded indefinite/delivery, indefinite/quantity multi-award contract # N00024-04-D-4408 for preparation and accomplishment of the FY06 Docking Selective Restricted Availability of USS Miami (SSN 755). GDEB will perform advance planning, design documentation, engineering, procurement, ship-checks, fabrication and preliminary shipyard work and/or any other work necessary to prepare for and accomplish necessary alterations and repairs, maintenance, testing and routine work on the USS Miami. Work will be performed in Groton, CT and is expected to be complete by September 2006; all contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, DC is the contracting activity.
The USS Miami is an Improved Los Angeles Class (SSN-688I) nuclear-powered attack submarine, ordered in 1983 and built by General Dynamics Electric Boat. She was commissioned in 1990, is homeported in Groton, CT, and was the focus of Tom Clancy’s 1993 non-fiction book Submarine: A Guided Tour Inside a Nuclear Warship.