General Dynamics awarded $30 million for development of advanced sub technologies
General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $29.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to develop advanced submarine technologies for current and future undersea platforms. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics.
Under the terms of the modification, Electric Boat will perform advanced submarine research and development studies in support of a wide range of technology areas including manufacturability, maintainability, survivability, hydrodynamics, acoustics and materials. Electric Boat also will conduct research and development work in affordability, manning, hull integrity, performance, ship control, logistics, weapons handling and safety. Additionally, the contract supports near-term Virginia-class technology insertion, future submarine concepts and core technologies.
Initially awarded in November 2010, the contract has a potential value of $711 million over five years if all options are exercised and funded.
NASA awards contract for institutional services at Wallops
NASA has selected LJT & Associates Inc., of Columbia, Md., to perform institutional services at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va.
The cost plus incentive fee contract, awarded under the Small Business Set Aside Program, is valued at a maximum of $257 million including a core requirement; indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity orders; and three options. The options, if exercised, would extend the contract to a total of seven years. A purchase order for a separate 60-day phase-in period is associated with this acquisition.
Services LJT & Associates will provide under the contract include facilities planning, engineering, and construction management; facilities operations and maintenance; construction and mission support; grounds maintenance; logistics; occupational medicine; environmental management support; records management; duplication; mail handling; custodial work; and solid waste disposal.
The company also will provide visitor center services, chemical and biological laboratory support; technical facility operations; telecommunications and engineering support services; and emergency services for NASA and the U.S. Navy at Wallops.