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General Dynamics Electric Boat Wins $459M for Submarine Engineering, Planning Yard

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has won a $459, 005, 270 contract option to provide the U.S. Navy engineering and planning yard services for nuclear submarines, the Defense Department announced Monday.

This option covers design agent and technical support work including drawings, technical data, design change documentation, logistics data and configuration management.

Engineering work will include areas of mechanical, electrical, non-propulsion plant electrical system and propulsion plant.

The Groton, Conn.-based subsidiary will also conduct configuration change program design and installation support; configuration change program material support, submarine technical trade support; research, development, test and engineering program support; and special studies.

Through September 2013, the subsidiary will perform 73 percent of the work in Groton and the rest in Kings Bay, Ga.; Bangor, Wash.; Quonset, R.I.; and Newport, R.I.

Electric Boat also holds a separate $881 million contract with the Navy to perform lead-yard work on nuclear-powered attack submarines through 2014.

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