US Navy Awards $2.8 Billion Submarine Safety Contracts

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  • 10:36 AM, December 27, 2018
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Oceaneering International, Huntington Ingalls and General Dynamics Electric Boat are being awarded contracts for Submarine Safety (SUBSAFE) and Level I engineering and technical services in the amounts of $827 million; $874 million and $1.1 billion respectively.

This requirement is for management and technical services for the support installation, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of main and auxiliary weapons, as well as hull, mechanical and electrical equipment for various Submarine, SUBSAFE and Level I Material work onboard SSN 21 Class (Seawolf Class); SSN 688 Class (Los Angeles Class); SSBN/SSGN 726 Class (Ohio Class); and SSN 774 Class (Virginia Class) submarines, the US department of defense said in a statement Wednesday.

These contracts will primarily support large submarine maintenance and modernization programs and/or critical-path ship changes/alterations that are accomplished in Navy Chief of Naval Operation availabilities, dry-dock selected restricted availabilities, engineered refueling overhauls, depot modernization periods, and continuous maintenance availabilities.

The work under this contract will contain a five-year ordering period and is expected to be completed by December 2023. This funding represents the guaranteed contract minimum for each contract award.

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