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2014-08-06 12:21:07

GROTON, Conn., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's newest and most advanced nuclear-powered attack submarine, North Dakota (SSN-784), returned to the General Dynamics Electric Boat shipyard Tuesday following the successful completion of its first voyage in open seas, called alpha sea trials. North Dakota is the 11th ship of the Virginia Class, the most capable class of attack submarines ever built. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD)....

2014-07-11 16:20:32

DUBLIN, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Marine Electric Vehicles Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Fuel used by ships and boats is varied and ranges from diesel and gasoline to just wind energy. For instance, ships that carry cargos and containers majorly run on diesel; gasoline and sails are also commonly used. With fuel prices growing exponentially, the demand for...

2014-04-28 16:22:38

GROTON, Conn., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy today underscored its commitment to an advanced and adaptable submarine force by awarding General Dynamics Electric Boat a contract valued at $17.6 billion for the construction of 10 additional Virginia-class submarines. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81320 The multi-year Block IV contract enables Electric Boat and its industry...

2014-04-04 16:20:19

GROTON, Conn., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat an $11 million contract to perform non-nuclear maintenance work for submarines homeported at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). With this modification, Electric Boat will continue operating the New England Maintenance Manpower Initiative (NEMMI) at the submarine base. Electric Boat will provide a wide range...

2014-03-11 16:20:29

GROTON, Conn., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded Electric Boat a $57.2 million contract to prepare and perform maintenance work on the USS Minnesota (SSN-783), a Virginia-class attack submarine. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Under the terms of the contract, Electric Boat will perform a post-shakedown availability on the Minnesota, which consists of maintenance work, repairs, alternations and testing to ensure the...

2014-03-05 12:20:40

GROTON, Conn., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded two contract modifications from the U.S. Navy worth a total value of $35.8 million. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Under the first contract, valued at $19.8 million, Electric Boat will perform advanced submarine research and development studies in support of a wide range of technology areas including manufacturability, maintainability,...

2014-02-05 12:20:30

GROTON, Conn., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $520 million contract modification to buy long lead-time material for four Virginia-class submarines, SSN-794, SSN-795, SSN-796 and SSN-797. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). The contract provides funding for steam and electrical-plant components, main propulsion unit and ship-service turbine generator sets, as well as miscellaneous hull,...

2014-01-17 12:20:15

GROTON, Conn., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $29.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to develop advanced submarine technologies for current and future undersea platforms. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Under the terms of the modification, Electric Boat will perform advanced submarine research and development studies in support of a wide range of technology areas including...

2014-01-15 12:20:23

GROTON, Conn., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $15 million contract modification to perform non-nuclear maintenance work for submarines homeported at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). With this modification, Electric Boat will continue operating the New England Maintenance Manpower Initiative (NEMMI) at the submarine base. Under the terms of the...

2014-01-10 12:21:26

GROTON, Conn., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $15 million contract modification to continue development of the Common Missile Compartment for the Ohio replacement submarine and the United Kingdom's Successor ballistic-missile submarine. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Electric Boat will procure long-lead-time material for the Common Missile Compartment's integrated missile-tube and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.