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  • 8 January 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) announced it has been awarded the Navy Cyber Mission Engineering Support contract by the US Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SPAWARSYSCEN) Atlantic. The multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract holds a shared ceiling of $898 million. It includes a five-year base ordering period, with one two-year option […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Mission Systems a contract modification to build and deliver more than 30 new AN/USC-61(C) Digital Modular Radios (DMR), along with related materials and equipment for new Navy surface vessels and submarines. According to GD, the software-defined radios are a mission critical communications hub for Navy vessels and submarines. The […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Facing end-of-life challenges, old displays on ships in the U.S. Navy fleet are being replaced by new ones that are to be delivered by General Micro Systems, the company announced in February. From an RFQ first seen in 2013, the SD19 SmartView display system is now in the deployment phase. General Micro Systems has been awarded multi-year contracts […]

  • 23 December 2019

    General Dynamics-National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (GD-NASSCO) has launched the construction of the US Navy’s John Lewis-class oiler USNS Harvey Milk (T-AO 206). “This ship will have significant contributions as part of our Combat Logistics Force, serving as the primary fuel pipeline from resupply ports to ships at sea,” said Mike Kosar, Support Ships, Boats […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded $11,7 mln for cost-plus-award-fee modification 0001 to the previously awarded order to provide engineering and management efforts in support of the post-shakedown availability (PSA) for USS Coronado (LCS 4).   This order is for planning for LCS 4’s PSA. Bath Iron Works will provide labor […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    U.S. defense contractor General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced they have tested their hypersonic projectiles with an enhanced Guidance Electronics Unit (GEU) with multiple firings from the organization’s three mega joule (3 MJ) Blitzer railgun system. The company said the enhanced GEU containing a new battery configuration and running GA-EMS developed guidance, navigation, and control software, completed […]

  • 17 May 2013

    The Chiefs of European Navies forum (CHENS), made up of the Chiefs of Staff of 25 European NATO and/or EU Navies, met in Greece on May 9th and 10th. This country holds the presidency for 2012-13. The meeting was also attended by representatives from the United States, NATO and the European Union. This group, set […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Army Gen. James D. Thurman, commander, United Nations Command, Republic of Korea – United States Combined Forces command, and United States Forces Korea, visited the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) upon the ship’s arrival in Busan, Republic of Korea. While on board, Thurman performed an award ceremony in the forecastle to present Sailors with […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) a contract to provide its lithium-ion fault tolerant (LiFT) battery system for the semi-autonomous hydrographic reconnaissance vehicle (SAHRV), a small, portable underwater vehicle (UUV). GA-EMS is part of a team working with the Department of Defense to design, fabricate, deliver, and conduct at-sea testing of […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    General Dynamics Mission Systems announced February 2 that the U.S. Navy recently awarded a follow-on, omnibus contract that continues work on fire control systems and subsystems aboard U.S. Navy and United Kingdom’s Royal Navy nuclear ballistic-missile submarines (SSBN). According to General Dynamics Mission Systems, a division of the American defense and aerospace company General Dynamics, the contract […]

  • 12 February 2015

    During her recent port visit to the Seychelles EU Naval Force warship, ESPS Rayo, welcomed on board the Deputy Secretary General of the European External Action Service (EEAS), Mr Maciej Popowski. Mr Popowski, who was accompanied by the Secretary General of the Indian Ocean Comission, Mr. Jean Claude de la Estrac, along with other EU […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    General Dynamics, Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $44,5 million modification to a previously awarded contract for non-nuclear submarine repair work on Groton-based submarines under the New England Maintenance Manpower Initiative (NEMMI). Under the terms of the contract, Electric Boat will continue to provide staff and operate the NEMMI at the Naval […]

  • 9 May 2012

      General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to deliver education and training support services to the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) and the Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center (NETPDTC). This three-year, multiple-award contract has a […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has selected General Dynamics’ Electric Boat as the prime contractor to design and deliver 12 Ohio-Replacement submarines. In its Submarine Unified Build Strategy (SUBS), the U.S. Navy has outlined a way to keep the OR programme on schedule without neglecting the Virginia-class construction. USNI News reported that the U.S. Navy called on Newport […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Industry news

    General Dynamics announced yesterday that Jeffrey S. Geiger, president of General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, will become president of General Dynamics Electric Boat effective November 4, 2013, following the retirement of Kevin J. Poitras. Geiger will continue reporting to John P. Casey, executive vice president of Marine Systems for General Dynamics. In addition, Frederick J. […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s Southwest Regional Maintenance Center has awarded General Dynamics a contract for the phased maintenance availability (PMA) of USS Essex (LHD-2).  Under the $156,5 million contract, GD will plan and perform depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications on the U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship. The work will be done at General Dynamics’ San Diego, California, shipyard and is expected […]

  • 22 March 2012
    Industry news

    General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. has been awarded a $29,238,918 modification to a previously awarded contract. The contract includes shakedown availability of USS San Diego (LPD 22) and the fitting-out availability of USS Anchorage (LPD 23). Specific efforts incorporate program management, planning, engineering, design, liaison, scheduling, labor, and procurement of incidental material in […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    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 […]

  • 3 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The company that is set to equip the U.S. Navy’s next aircraft carrier, the USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), with an arresting gear system on April 1 said its system completed the first aircraft arrestment. According to General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems, the Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) system conducted the arrestment of an F/A-18E Super […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s newest Virginia-class submarine, USS Illinois (SSN-786), returned from its maiden open seas voyage after having completed alpha sea trials. General Dynamics Electric Boat, the company in charge of constructing the stealth submarines, informed that the 13th ship of the Virginia class returned to the Groton, Connecticut shipyard on July 31. Illinois’ alpha sea trials […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy named its newest guided-missile destroyer Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) on Saturday, October 31. The ship is named for Sgt. Rafael Peralta, U.S. Marine Corps, who was deployed to Iraq in Operation Iraqi Freedom and was killed November 15, 2004, during the Second Battle of Fallujah in house-to-house urban combat. Rosa Maria Peralta, Sgt. Peralta’s […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics NASSCO, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, a $106 million contract to procure long lead time material and engineering support for the fifth Expeditionary Mobile Base ship (ESB-5). Formerly known as the Mobile Landing Platform Afloat Forward Staging Base program, Expeditionary Mobile Base is a ship that provides logistics movement from sea […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded General Dynamics Mission Systems a $125.6 million follow-on contract to provide maintenance and engineering support for the Coast Guard’s command, control and direction-finding communications system. Named Rescue 21, the program was created to better locate mariners in distress, save lives and property at sea and on navigable rivers. The system enables […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin to provide Lithium-ion Fault Tolerant (LiFT) battery systems for use on U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) new Dry Combat Submersible (DCS), a long endurance delivery vehicle capable of transporting divers in a dry environment.   The GA-EMS LiFT battery system will power the […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Shortly after General Dynamics’ NASSCO division received a contract to build the first six U.S. Navy oilers, Electric Boat, another GD division was awarded a $116 million contract modification to manufacture Virginia payload modules and South Dakota insertion prototype materials in support of Virginia-class submarines. Work will mostly be performed in Mount Vernon, Indiana (25.5 percent); Depew, […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) has been awarded a contract modification for the design completion, engineering work and design support efforts for the Columbia class of ballistic missile submarines.

  • 27 December 2019

    Norfolk-based shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO has been awarded a USD 96.9 million contract for the execution of the USS Mason (DDG-87) fiscal year 2020 depot modernization period. The contract covers a combination of maintenance, modernization and repair of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer. “This is a “long-term” availability and was solicited on a coast-wide (East and […]

  • 23 December 2011

    General Dynamics Electric Boat recently was awarded two U.S. Navy contracts worth $56.7 million to perform submarine modernization and maintenance work and develop advanced technologies for current and future undersea platforms. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Under the first award, worth $41.6 million, Electric Boat will continue operating the New […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Canada is installing an adjunct processing system on three VASCO DA GAMA-class frigates of the Portuguese Navy. Designed by General Dynamics Canada, the ECLIPSE adjunct processor provides the in-service AN/SQS-510 sonar systems with enhanced operational capability to detect submarines and torpedoes.   “General Dynamics Canada has a 40-year history of providing and supporting […]