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General Dynamics Awarded $172 Million by U.S. Navy for Virginia-Class Submarine Work

by: Jeffrey Bradford
July 6, 2010

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General Dynamics Awarded $172 Million by U.S. Navy for Virginia-Class Submarine Work
July 6, 2010

GROTON, Conn., -General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $171.8 million contract by the U.S. Navy to provide lead-yard services for Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarines. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

Under the contract, Electric Boat will maintain and update design drawings and data, including technology insertions, for each Virginia-class submarine throughout its construction and post-shakedown availability periods.

Additionally, Electric Boat will perform research and development work required to evaluate new technology to be inserted in newly built Virginia-class ships.

The contract has a potential cumulative value of $881 million through 2014 if all options are exercised and funded.

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