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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...

2014-02-05 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,...


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