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Posted: August 21, 2017 11:40 AM

General Dynamics Awarded $115M for Virginia-Class Submarine Work


GROTON, Conn. — General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $115.3 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy to provide research and development and lead-yard services for Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarines, the company announced in an Aug. 21 release. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics.

Under the contract modification, Electric Boat will undertake development studies and other work related to Virginia-class submarine design improvements. Additionally, Electric Boat will perform research and development work required to evaluate new technologies to be inserted in newly built Virginia-class ships, including the Virginia Payload Module.

The contract was initially awarded in 2016 and has a potential value of $431 million.



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