The U.S. Navy awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII)’ Newport News Shipbuilding division, Newport News a contract worth $13.4 million for developing new technologies for current and future submarines.
The contract covers for engineering and technical design effort to support research and development concept formulation for current and future submarine platforms. It procures advanced submarine research and development (R&D) including studies to support assessments, development, design studies and tests; provide on-site engineering, logistics and technical services; and integrate/incorporate technologies for land-based or at-sea tests/demonstrations.
Development and design of advanced submarine R&D technologies include integration/incorporation of developing technologies as well as advanced development models into the designated R&D test platform(s) and current and future submarine platforms.
Work is expected to be completed by September 2021.