FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- General Dynamics Information Technology has been contracted to provide hull, mechanical and electrical machinery and systems support to the U.S. Navy.
The support contract for the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, is a five-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity vehicle. Its potential value is more than $73.3 million if all options are exercised.
The award calls for General Dynamics to support HM&E machinery and systems on Navy vessels and select land-based sites. Work would also be done for vessels of other U.S. federal agencies or federally contracted vessels, the company said.
Services include prototype engineering, design, development, testing, performance specifications and data analysis, computer programming and software engineering.
General Dynamics said the award also includes system training development and on-site technical support.
"For more than 10 years General Dynamics has supported the technology needs and advancements of the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division," said Ken Slaght, vice president and general manager of General Dynamics Information Technology's Navy Marine Corps Services sector.
"We are fully committed to providing technical expertise and innovation to enhance the Navy's maritime capabilities and supporting the Navy's critical missions."