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  • 26 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Dallas (SSN 700) returned to Groton, Conn., Nov. 25, just in time for Thanksgiving and following its final scheduled deployment after more than 30 years in service. Led by Cmdr. Jack Houdeshell, Dallas transited more than 34,000 miles during a scheduled six-month cruise to operating regions in Europe and the […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Authorities

    A Regional Support Group (RSG) Groton change of command ceremony was held at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Dec. 14. Capt. Richard E. Verbeke relieved Capt. Mark S. VanYe as Commander of RSG Groton. Rear Adm. Rick Breckenridge, commander, Submarine Group 2, the featured speaker, reflected on VanYe’s leadership and the skillsets required […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Authorities

    The Chief of Naval Personnel discussed manpower issues with crew members from two Los Angeles-class submarines during a pierside all-hands call June 11, which wrapped up a two-day visit to Groton, Conn.   Vice Adm. Bill Moran spoke to 150 Sailors from USS Toledo (SSN 769) and USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720). He also met separately […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy’s newest Virginia-class submarine USS Indiana (SSN 789) arrived at her new homeport of Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut, exactly a month after entering service. The submarine was commissioned in Port Canaveral, Florida, on September 29, and arrived at Groton on October 29, after sailing up the Thames River. Indiana now joins […]

  • 9 January 2012

      Electric Boat Corporation, Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $54,453,657 cost-plus, fixed-fee modification to the previously awarded  for the planning and execution of USS California’s (SSN 781) post shakedown availability (PSA). Electric Boat Corporation will perform planning and execution efforts, including long-lead time material procurement, in preparation to accomplish the maintenance, repair, alterations, testing, […]

  • 5 January 2012
    Industry news

    Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $13,788,820 fixed-price incentive fee modification to previously awarded undefinitized contract action for warranty work on USS New Mexico (SSN 779).  Work will be performed in Groton, Conn. (99 percent), and Quonset Point, R.I. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by June 2012. Contract funds […]

  • 2 December 2011
    Industry news

    Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded an $18,906,366 fixed-price incentive fee modification to a previously awarded undefinitized contract action (N00024-03-C-2101) for warranty work on USS New Hampshire (SSN 778). The work was performed in Groton, Conn. (99 percent), and Quonset Point, R.I. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by June 2011. […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    General Dynamics’ Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded an $8,1 million modification to previously awarded contract for the already accomplished procurement and manufacturing of onboard repair parts for Virginia-class submarines. This contract is for the definitization of a previously authorized unpriced task order. The contractor manufactured and procured onboard repair parts to be loaded […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Authorities

    Virginia-class attack submarine USS Missouri (SSN 780) returned home to Groton, Conn., June 8, after completing an 11-week surge deployment overseas.   Missouri’s crew of more than 140 officers and enlisted personnel departed March 24 to conduct assigned theater security missions in the U.S. European Command region. Cmdr. Michael Luckett, Missouri’s commanding officer, said his […]

  • 6 September 2015
    Authorities

    The commanding officer (CO) of the Groton-based Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Springfield (SSN 761) was relieved of his duties September 4th due to loss of confidence in his ability to command. Commander Daniel Lombardo was removed from his position by Captain John McGunnigle, Commander, Submarine Squadron 4. CDR Lombardo has been administratively reassigned to […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Industry news

    Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $51.6 million cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded fixed-price-incentive contract (N00024-03-C-2101) for the planning and execution of the USS Mississippi (SSN 782) post shakedown availability (PSA). Electric Boat Corp., will perform planning and execution efforts, including long lead time material procurement, in preparation to accomplish the maintenance, […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Authorities

    The Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Hampshire (SSN 778) arrived in Groton, Connecticut, Aug. 13, completing a six-month overseas deployment.   New Hampshire departed Naval Submarine Base New London on Feb. 11 to conduct maritime operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility and made port visits in the United Kingdom and Norway. USS […]

  • 19 September 2019

    On September 13, 2019, General Dynamics Electric Boat marked the groundbreaking of a new facility at the company’s Groton shipyard dedicated to construction of the Columbia class of submarines. “This expansion will be the largest construction project to take place at EB’s Groton shipyard in more than 45 years,” Jeffrey Geiger, President, General Dynamics Electric […]

  • 15 September 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $32,988,378 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification under previously awarded contract (N00024-03-C-2101) for three back-up photonics masts. The contractor is responsible for the design and development of the photonics mast systems for installation aboard Virginia-class submarines. Work will be performed in Wake Forest, N.C. (79 percent); Westerly, R.I. (20 […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $310,7 million modification to previously awarded contract for additional design agent, planning yard, engineering and technical support for active nuclear submarines.   Work will be mostly performed in Groton, Connecticut and is expected to be completed by September 2016. Fiscal 2014 other procurement (Navy); […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Electric Boat Corp. is being awarded a $30,5 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the continued procurement of integrated tube and hull E-fixtures in support of the Ohio Replacement Program common missile compartment. This contract will combine purchases for the Navy (50 percent) and the government of the United Kingdom (50 percent) under the Foreign […]

  • 25 October 2011
    Industry news

      General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded an $89,954,864 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00024-11-C-2109) to exercise an option for engineering and technical design services to support research and development of advanced submarine technologies for current and future submarine platforms. Work will be performed in Groton, Conn. (75 percent), and […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to Groton-based attack submarines and Navy shore commands will complete cyber security training provided over the course of two weeks at Naval Submarine Base New London, June 13.   More than 20 Sailors began receiving face-to-face instruction June 2 from a nine-person mobile training team of Navy reservists sent by the submarine force […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Electric Boat Corp. is being awarded a $22,2 million contract action against a previously awarded contract for the planning and execution of USS North Dakota (SSN 784) post-delivery work period. Electric Boat Corp. will perform planning and execution efforts, including long lead time material procurement, in preparation to accomplish the maintenance, repair, alterations, testing, and other work […]

  • 22 August 2011
    Industry news

      Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded an $11,919,072 cost-plus-fixed-fee order under previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00024-10-G-4304) to support submarine repair work at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. This contract is for skilled tradesmen support to four chief of naval operations submarine maintenance availabilities scheduled to be performed at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.  Ships scheduled […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $6,7 million cost-plus-fixed-fee, level of effort contract for the operation, maintenance and protection of the floating dry dock Shippingport (ARDM 4). This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $35,334,504. Work will be performed in Groton, Connecticut, and […]

  • 27 October 2011
    Industry news

      Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $91,151,493 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification (P00012) to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-2118) for lead yard services efforts related to Virginia-class submarines. Work will be performed in Groton, Conn. (91.1 percent); Newport News, Va. (4 percent); Quonset. R.I. (3.5 percent); and Newport, R.I. (1.4 percent). Work is expected to […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities

    Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768) received a new commander June 20 during a change-of-command ceremony at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn.   Cmdr. Thomas Aydt relieved Cmdr. Steven Wilkinson as Hartford’s commanding officer during a pierside ceremony. Wilkinson assumed command in October 2011 and led Hartford during a successful […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Training & Education

    For the second consecutive year, the crew of Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) North Dakota (SSN 784) is combining forces to help out the local community by donating toys to a local childcare facility this holiday season. The holiday gift-giving idea was created by Electronics Technician Seaman Apprentice Lucas Pickering and other members of the submarine’s crew […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The submarine squadron that oversees about half of the Navy’s 15 attack submarines based in Groton, Conn., welcomed a new commander Aug. 30 during a change of command ceremony at Naval Submarine Base New London. Capt. Michael Holland transferred command of Submarine Squadron 4 to Capt. Jim Waters during a pierside ceremony on the Thames […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors from Submarine Group (COMSUBGRU) 2 welcomed a new command master chief March 15. COMSUBGRU 2 Command Master Chief Andrew Smith relieved Command Master Chief Wesley Koshoffer. Koshoffer’s pivotal role as the command master chief was to work with the command master chiefs from submarine squadrons and major commands to ensure that enlisted personnel are […]

  • 22 December 2011
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $191,312,737 modification to previously awarded contract for continued engineering, technical services, concept studies, and design of a common missile compartment for the United Kingdom Successor SSBN and the Ohio replacement SSBN. This contract action will be incrementally funded with $23,068,087 to be obligated at […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $21,133,458 cost-plus, fixed-fee level-of-effort contract for reactor plant planning yard services for nuclear-powered submarines and support yard services for the Navy’s moored training ships.  The contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $121,207,572.  Work will be […]