Electric Boat gets Ohio replacement award

The current Ohio class of ballistic missile submarine is expected to retire its first vessel by 2029 The current Ohio class of ballistic missile submarine is expected to retire its first vessel by 2029 GD Electric Boat

JANUARY 10, 2014 — General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, CT., is being awarded a $15,035,596 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-2128) for procurement of integrated tube and hull long-lead-time material in support of the Ohio Class Replacement Program.

The current Ohio class of ballistic missile submarine is expected to retire its first vessel by 2029  

This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (50 percent) and the government of the United Kingdom (50 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Ohio Class replacement and the Royal Navy's Vanguard Class replacement are to have a common missile compartment (CMC) design.

Work will be performed in Groton, CT, and is scheduled to be completed by November 2016.  Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation and FMS funding in the amount of $15,035,596 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair, Groton, CT, is the contracting activity.