Navy awards contract to DRS Power & Control Technologies

By Rick Barrett of the Journal Sentinel

MILWAUKEE – DRS Power & Control Technologies, Milwaukee, will receive an additional $18 million for the redesign of propulsion-unit motor controllers on the USS Jimmy Carter, a Navy nuclear submarine.

The work will be done in Milwaukee and is expected to be completed in November 2015, according to the Navy.

Department of Defense officials said the contract was competitively procured through the Federal Business Opportunities website, and that two offers were received.