General Dynamics to Work on Viriginia-Sub Upgrades

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $102.8 million contract modification to provide research and development and lead-yard services for Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarines. 

Under the contract, Electric Boat will undertake development studies and other work related to Virginia-class submarine design improvements. Additionally, Electric Boat will perform research and development work required to evaluate new technology to be inserted in newly built Virginia-class ships.

This modification brings the cumulative value of the contract, initially awarded in 2010, to $1.1 billion.

This work will engage Electric Boat’s engineering and design organization.

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