General Dynamics Wins $186.5 Million in Two Pentagon Contracts

The Department of Defense announced $2.61 billion worth of contracts Tuesday in 52 separate awards --- and General Dynamics won two of them.

The company's first and largest win was actually a contract "modification" rather than a new contract, and was awarded to General Dynamics' Electric Boat Corp subsidiary, not to the parent company per se. It exercises options to have Electric Boat continue performing lead-yard services, development studies, and design efforts on Virginia-class nuclear fast-attack submarines, and is valued at $152.4 million. Work on this contract should be completed by September 2014.

Another General Dynamics division, Ordnance and Tactical Systems this time, won an actual new contract, a $34.1 million firm-fixed-price, non-option-eligible, non-multiyear contract whereby the defense contactor will disarm and dispose of M26 (H104) Multiple Launch Rocket System rocket pod containers, rockets, and components.

Together, the two contracts amount to $186.5 million in incremental revenue for General Dynamics.

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