USA: General Dynamics Electric Boat Scores USD 33.5 Million Submarine Technologies Contract

first_img General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $33,500,000 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-2109) for engineering and technical design services to support research and development of advanced submarine technologies for current and future submarine platforms.Advanced submarine research and development includes studies to support the manufacturability, maintainability, producibility, reliability, manning, survivability, hull integrity, performance, structural, weight/margin, stability, arrangements, machinery systems, acoustics, hydrodynamics, ship control, logistics, human factors, materials, weapons handling and stowage, submarine safety, and affordability.Work will also include development and design of advanced submarine research and development technologies include integration/incorporation of technologies for tests/deployment of onboard advanced development models and engineering test platforms on designated research and development test platform(s) and current and future submarine platforms; fabrication of advanced engineering development models and prototypes required to demonstrate proof-of-concepts; and engineering design, technical assessment, systems integration, and configuration management and control services to support large scale vehicle test platforms.The program also supports near term insertion of Virginia-class technology; identification of Ohio-class replacement technology options; future submarine concepts; and core technologies.  Work will be performed in Groton, Conn., and is expected to be completed by October 2011.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the fiscal year.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.[mappress]Source: Defense, May 18, 2011; View post tag: Boat View post tag: Electric May 18, 2011 View post tag: contract View post tag: million View post tag: News by topic View post tag: DYNAMICS View post tag: General View post tag: 33.5 View post tag: usacenter_img USA: General Dynamics Electric Boat Scores USD 33.5 Million Submarine Technologies Contract Back to overview,Home naval-today USA: General Dynamics Electric Boat Scores USD 33.5 Million Submarine Technologies Contract View post tag: Navy View post tag: USD View post tag: technologies View post tag: submarine Share this article View post tag: wins View post tag: Navallast_img read more

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New Commander of US 6th Fleet Appointed

first_img View post tag: Navy View post tag: News by topic New Commander of US 6th Fleet Appointed U.S. 6th Fleet officially welcomed its new commander at Naval Support Activity Naples Capodichino in Naples, Italy, Dec. 14.Vice Adm. James G. Foggo III officially assumed command of U.S. 6th Fleet from Vice Adm. Phil Davidson. Davidson will take the reins of U.S. Fleet Forces Command in Norfolk.During his time leading U.S. 6th Fleet, Davidson oversaw the Navy’s efforts in a continuously-dynamic area of operations that dealt with everything from the neutralization of Syrian chemical materials at sea and the forward deployment of Aegis-equipped guided missile destroyers to Rota, Spain to broad-ranging operations and exercises with NATO allies and regional partners in Europe and capacity-building exercises in Africa.Foggo arrives from Washington, D.C., where he served in the Pentagon as assistant deputy chief of Naval Operations for Operations, Plans and Strategy in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations.The Virginia native has more than 33 years of naval experience and returns to Naples where he previously served as commander, Submarine Group 8, U.S. 6th Fleet deputy commander, and director of operations and intelligence for U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa. During this timeframe, he also served as the operations officer for the joint task force that conducted airstrikes against Libya in 2011.[mappress mapid=”14725″]Press release, Image: US Navy December 16, 2014 Back to overview,Home naval-today New Commander of US 6th Fleet Appointed View post tag: 6th View post tag: appointed View post tag: americas Share this articlecenter_img View post tag: fleet View post tag: Commander View post tag: europe View post tag: US View post tag: New Authorities View post tag: Italy View post tag: Navallast_img read more

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