General Dynamics Wins $74 Million Contract For US and UK Ohio-class Submarines

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  • 12:36 PM, February 18, 2016
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General Dynamics has won contract worth $74 million from the US Navy to work on fire control systems onboard the US and UK Royal Navy's (RN) nuclear ballistic-missile submarines (SSBN), as well as on the US guided-missile nuclear-powered submarine (SSGN) attack weapon control system.

“General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $74,013,910 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee modification (P00002) to a previously awarded contract (N00030-16-C-0005) for new procurement efforts for sustainment of the U.S. and United Kingdom (U.K.) SSBN fire control system; and the U.S. SSGN attack weapon control system, including training and support equipment,” the US Department of Defense announced Wednesday.

The contract also covers the missile fire control for the Ohio replacement, and U.K. Successor Common Missile Compartment program development, through first unit U.K. production.

The work will be performed in Pittsfield, Massachusetts; Bremerton, Washington; Kings Bay, Georgia; Dahlgren, Virginia; Cape Canaveral, Florida; Portsmouth, Virginia; and the United Kingdom, with an expected completion date of December 2020.  

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