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2014-09-12 12:20:36

GROTON, Conn., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded a $234 million contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat to provide planning yard work, engineering and technical support for nuclear submarines. The contract has a total potential value of $1.5 billion over five years if all options are exercised. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81320 Under the terms of this award, Electric...

2013-12-30 23:23:54

Vice Admiral John Bird, USN Retired, former nuclear-powered submarine captain and Commander of the U.S. Navy’s Seventh Fleet, joins the LifeWings Partners Board of Governors. LifeWings is the world’s leading patient safety coaching and consulting firm. Collierville, Tennessee (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Vice Admiral John Bird joins the LifeWings Board of Governors. As a career nuclear-powered submarine officer, Admiral Bird brings a unique perspective on high reliability safety systems...

2011-04-29 14:00:00

GROTON, Conn., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has released $1.2 billion for the construction of the 14th Virginia-class submarine, SSN-787, to General Dynamics Electric Boat, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). This award marks the beginning of production of two submarines per year on the Virginia-class program. The release of the funding allows procurement of long lead-time components that will support the planned official construction start later this...

2010-10-13 13:30:00

GROTON, Conn., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded two contract modifications by the U.S. Navy to provide a range of services in support of nuclear submarines and related facilities and equipment at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton. The modifications are worth a combined $72.6 million. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Under the terms of a $45.6 million modification, Electric Boat will continue to...

2010-10-07 16:18:00

GROTON, Conn., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded a $400.6 million contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat to provide planning yard work, engineering and technical support for nuclear submarines. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Under the terms of this award, Electric Boat will provide design, engineering, material and logistics support, and research and development activities for active U.S. submarines and submersibles....


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'