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BWX Technologies to Build Virginia Payload Module Launch Tubes for General Dynamics

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2016 — BWX Technologies‘ nuclear operations group has received a $35 million contract from General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary to develop and construct Virginia Payload Module launch tubes for the Virginia-class submarine program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday.

The VPM tubes are comprised of four large-diameter payload tubes and will be fabricated at BWXT’s manufacturing facility in Indiana in 2017,  the company said Tuesday.

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