BAE Systems wins $26.6 million to produce two Virginia Class Propulsor units

MINNEAPOLIS, 22 June 2011. BAE Systems won a $26.6 million Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) contract modification to produce two additional units of its Virginia Class Propulsor. The award includes funding for the manufacture and delivery of fiscal year 2011 Propulsor units, long-lead material funding for fiscal year 2012 units, and associated spare hardware for the Virginia Class Submarine program, reveals a spokesperson.

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MINNEAPOLIS, 22 June 2011. BAE Systems won a $26.6 million Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) contract modification to produce two additional units of its Virginia Class Propulsor. The award includes funding for the manufacture and delivery of fiscal year 2011 Propulsor units, long-lead material funding for fiscal year 2012 units, and associated spare hardware for the Virginia Class Submarine program, reveals a spokesperson.
Officials at BAE Systems, which has already produced and delivered 11 Propulsor units to the U.S. Navy, considers the additional award “an important step in strengthening BAE Systems’ Propulsor manufacturing base in Louisville, Ky., following its move from Minneapolis.”
Production of fiscal year 2011 units is set to begin this summer. Delivery is scheduled for 2013. Work under the contract is expected to be completed by March 2014.
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