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General Dynamics Eyes $850M Investment for Submarine Builder Expansion in Connecticut

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 3, 2018 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) is anticipated to invest an estimated $850 million to establish a new facility and expand operations in Connecticut in support of its General Dynamics Electric Boat subsidiary, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Connecticut Post reported Tuesday the company is set to receive $83 …

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General Dynamics Electric Boat Lands Potential $138M Navy Submarine R&D Support Contract

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has secured a potential $137.9 million contract to support a U.S. Navy research and development program aimed at formulating submarine concepts. Electric Boat will provide engineering and technical design services to the Navy and a foreign military sales customer under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, the Defense Department said …

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Huntington Ingalls Shipyard Adds New Fixture for Submarine Construction

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 7, 2018 — A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) shipbuilding division has completed the installation of a caisson fixture at the Joint Manufacturing Assembly Facility in Virginia to support the construction of submarines, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Jan. 31 the 80-feet-high, 400-metric-ton structure will be used …

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General Dynamics Unit Previews 2,000+ New Jobs in Connecticut, Rhode Island

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 24, 2018 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary is set to hire 2,200 more workers this year for its submarine engineering, design, operations and fabrication operations in Connecticut and Rhode Island, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Day reported Monday that General Dynamics Electric Boat President Jeffrey Geiger said at an event …

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General Dynamics Unit to Sustain Control Systems on US, UK Submarines

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2017 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit will help sustain the attack weapon control and fire control systems for the U.S. Navy‘s SSGN guided-missile submarines and the U.K. navy’s SSBN ballistic missile submarines under a $25.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday General …

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Navy Taps 4 Firms for Submarine, Shipboard C4ISR Training Contracts

The U.S. Navy has awarded four companies potential five-year contracts to provide training support for the service branch’s submarine, ashore and tactical afloat shipboard command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. The Defense Department said Monday the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific received nine proposals for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts that …

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NTT Data Lands $82M Contract Extension for Navy Submarine Lifecycle Mgmt Support; Tim Conway Comments

An NTT Data division has received a potential two-year, $82 million contract extension from the U.S. Navy to continue to provide lifecycle management and acquisition support for the service branch’s submarine fleet. The Naval Sea Systems Command awarded the extension to NTT Data Services as an option to the previously awarded …

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BAE Systems Launches 4th Astute-Class Sub for UK Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 2, 2017 — BAE Systems has rolled out the Astute-class nuclear-powered attack submarine named Audacious for commissioning work and eventual sea trials before the vessel joins the U.K. navy’s fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday Audacious emerged from Devonshire Dock Hall at its Barrow-in-Furness facility in the U.K. and …

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Lockheed to Supply Navy Integrated Undersea Surveillance Tech Under $121M Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $120.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide an integrated undersea surveillance system as well as engineering services for a sonar system. The Defense Department said Friday Lockheed’s rotary and mission systems business will support the Acoustic-Rapid-Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Insertion sonar system that works to integrate and …

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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 …

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