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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).
PORT MATILDA, Pa., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- QBC Diagnostics is pleased to announce the sale of STAR hematology analyzers to the United States Navy for use on submarines around the globe. The QBC STAR provides a 9-parameter complete blood count through its patented dry hematology approach, which eliminates the need for liquid reagents in the system.
WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- During a U.S.
GROTON, Conn., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Electric Boat reached a major construction milestone on the submarine Mississippi (SSN-782), completing work on the pressure hull in less time than any previous ship of its class. Electric Boat achieved "pressure hull complete" three weeks faster than the previous Virginia-class submarine record.
One Sailor's request to replace humming fluorescent bulbs with a quiet alternative inspired the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to create the Solid State Lighting (SSL) project, currently being evaluated aboard several ships and submarines across the US Navy.
GROTON, Conn., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $60 million U.S. Navy contract modification that funds continued design efforts to make Virginia-class submarines more affordable.
MANASSAS, Va., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a U.S. Navy contract to continue providing sonar systems for U.S.
WILMINGTON, N.C., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- KnuckleBonz(Â®) Inc. is excited to unveil a series of limited edition statues in their Rock Iconz(Â® )series representing characters from the animated film classic The Beatles, Yellow Submarine. KnuckleBonz is working closely with Apple Corps. Ltd.
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received two contracts totaling $115.7 million for the AN/AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS), the primary undersea warfare sensor for the U.S. Navy's MH-60R multimission helicopter.
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.