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General Dynamics to Acquire Norfolk-based Ship Repair Company Metro Machine Corp.

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has entered an agreement to acquire Metro Machine Corp.,  a surface-ship repair company that supports the U.S. Navy fleet in Norfolk, Va., for an undisclosed amount of cash. General Dyanmics expects the move to increase its earnings beginning in 2012. Metro will join the shipbuilding and repair …

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General Dynamics Wins $174M for Submarine Lead-Yard Services

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) subsidiary Electric Boat has won a $174, 486, 588 U.S. Navy contract option. The company will provide Virginia-class submarine lead-yard services, development studies and design. Electric boat will provide all engineering services necessary to upgrade and support Virginia-class ship specifications. Work is expected to be completed by September …

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General Dynamics Wins $64.5M to Expand Navy Wideband Capabilities

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) C4 systems business an estimated $64, 590, 000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-incentive-fee and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The company will upgrade and enhance the Navy’s wideband networking waveform software. It will also provide software in-service support to the wideband platform. Work will be performed in …

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John Ulrich Appointed COO of General Dynamics Ordnance, Tactical Systems; Alfonso Ramonet Becomes a VP

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has appointed John Ulrich as chief operating officer of its ordnance and tactical systems business unit. A General Dynamics vice president, Ulrich has been General Dynamics European Land Systems‘ president since 2006. He will report to ordnance and tactical systems president Michael S. Wilson. Alfonso Ramonet will fill Ulrich’s vacated post and will …

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General Dynamics Wins $33M for Sub Masts with Camera, Infrared Components

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) subsidiary Electric Boat has won a $32.9 million contract modification with the U.S. Navy to provide three backup photonics masts for Virginia-class submarines. Cameras in the mast digitally record infomation, then transmit data through fiber optics into the ship where they are processed with on-board image processors. Each photonics mast has an …

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General Dynamics Wins $2B Contract to Build Navy Zumwalt Destroyers

The U. S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) bath iron works subsidiary a $1, 825, 665, 914 contract to construct Zumwalt-class destroyers DDG 1001 and DDG 1002. The destroyers are the second and third ships of the Zumwalt-class program. The award will exceed $2 billion if contract options are exercised. Work …

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General Dynamics Receives First Order on $3.7B Hardware, Software IDIQ

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has announced its C4 systems business unit has received the first order on its recently-awarded $3.7 billion follow-on contract to provide hardware and software to the U.S. Army. The company said it could fulfill contract orders for: •   rugged and semi-rugged computers and ultra-thin client products •   computer peripherals •   routers …

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General Dynamics Wins $38M to Provide Navy IT, Info Management Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) IT business unit a $38, 422, 353 award to exercise a contract option for IT and information management department support. Services will support the Naval Air Warfare Center’s aircraft division. The company will provide: Business process improvement relative to automation Analytical and …

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General Dynamics to Provide Navy Submarine, Battleship Maintenance in Norfolk

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) wholly-owned subsidiary Electric Boat was awarded a $23 million work order by the U.S. Navy to support submarine repair work at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Va. About 880 Electric Boat trades employees will be assigned to maintenance activities on USS Newport News and USS West Virginia. Work …

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General Dynamics Wins Follow-On $3.7B Army Hardware, Software IDIQ

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) C4 systems business unit  has won a $3.7 billion U.S. Army indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide hardware and software to the U.S Defense Department. The five-year award can include orders for computers, laptops, radio and other communications equipment, server platforms, routers and other items. The company may also provide system integration, …

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