first_imgGeneral Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $117.8 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 additional areas including manning, hull integrity, performance, ship control, logistics, weapons handling and safety. Additionally, the contract supports near-term Virginia-class technology insertion, identification of Ohio-class replacement technology options, future submarine concepts and core technologies.Initially awarded in November 2010, the contract has a potential value of $710.6 million over five years if all options are exercised and funded.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, June 1, 2012; Image: General Dynamics Back to overview,Home naval-today US Navy Awards USD 117.8 M Contract Modification to Electric Boat View post tag: m View post tag: DYNAMICS View post tag: awards View post tag: USD View post tag: U.S. View post tag: Modification View post tag: contract US Navy Awards USD 117.8 M Contract Modification to Electric Boat View post tag: Electric View post tag: News by topic June 1, 2012 Industry news View post tag: 117.8 View post tag: General View post tag: Navy View post tag: Boat Share this articlelast_img read more