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  • 9 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Sheffield Forgemasters, a British heavy engineering firm, a contract worth over 30 million USD for the production of submarine components.   The engineering specialist has confirmed orders for a sequence of castings for the US Ohio submarine replacement program. No further information has been released about the order specifics, but […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics’ Electric Boat division a $23.6 million contract modification to continue development of the U.S. Navy’s Ohio Replacement submarine. Under the terms of the modification, Electric Boat will perform air conditioning unit detail design, prototype unit manufacture and technical manual development. Initially awarded in December 2012, the five-year $1.85 billion […]

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

    U.S. Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs has awarded Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. – Marine Systems (NGSC-MS), a $15.5 million contract to provide support for the production of the Common Missile Compartment. Under the contract, Northrop Grumman will perform technical engineering services, design and development engineering and tactical underwater launcher hardware production to support the development and production […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 September 2012

    The Navy formalized key ship specifications for both the United States’ Ohio Replacement and United Kingdom’s Successor Programs in a document signed Aug. 31 at the Washington Navy Yard. Rear Adm. Thomas J. Eccles, chief engineer and deputy commander Naval Systems Engineering Directorate, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Capt. William J. Brougham, Ohio Replacement […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Authorities

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $146.7 million contract modification to increase the design support requirements for the Columbia-class submarine. The new class of submarines, formerly known as the Ohio Replacement, are replacing the U.S. Navy’s current ballistic missile submarines armed with the Trident missile. This contract includes design […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics’ Electric Boat Corp. a $24.6 million for preliminary design for the thin line towed array handling system, detailed design, prototype manufacture and qualification tests in support of the Ohio Replacement Program. Thin line towed arrays are used by submarines for anti-submarine warfare. Similar arrays are used on the U.S. Navy Los Angeles (SSN-688 and […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The United States Navy finalized 159 critical specifications for the nation’s next generation ballistic missile submarine (SSBN), the Ohio Replacement, on March 28.   These specifications, in conjunction with the final ship length, translate the Navy’s SSBN requirements to guide engineering and design efforts, ensuring the Ohio Replacement will meet the U.S. strategic deterrence requirements […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Electric Boat Corp., a subsidiary of General Dynamics, was awarded a not-to-exceed $101,295,930 contract modification for the manufacturing of 22 tactical missile tubes in support of the Ohio-class replacement. More specifically, Electric Boat is to deliver tactical missile tubes to support the manufacture of the common missile compartment for the Ohio Replacement Program. Work will be performed […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Training & Education

    General Dynamics Electric Boat has signed a contract with the US Navy under which General Dynamics will continue development of the Common Missile Compartment for the Ohio replacement submarine and the UK’s Successor ballistic-missile submarine. The USD 15 million contract will finance steam and electrical-plant components, main propulsion unit and shipservice turbine generator sets, along […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    A class of 12 new nuclear-powered ballistic submarines is ready to enter the detailed design phase after Pentagon’s procurement chief approved the Milestone B review. The Milestone B decision allows the U.S. Navy to appropriate $773 million to defense contractors, in this case it is General Dynamics’ Electric Boats with Newport News as primary subcontractor. Ohio replacement […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK’s Babcock International Group announced Thursday that it has been awarded a contract from General Dynamics Electric Boat to support the manufacturing of 22 tactical missile tube assemblies for the UK Successor and US Ohio-class replacement submarine programmes. The work is part of the second phase of the common missile compartment (CMC) project which is a critical component of the […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $95.5 million contract modification to continue development of the Common Missile Compartment for the U.S. Navy’s Columbia-class submarine and the Royal Navy’s Dreadnought-class ballistic-missile submarine. The contract modification will enable procurement of 17 missile tubes which will support the manufacture of the Common Missile Compartment. […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The next-generation US Navy’s submarines will be outfitted with an electric propulsion system, as reported by the Engineering news portal. The Ohio-class submarines currently in use will be replaced with the new submarines in 2029. These new submarines, also called Ohio Replacement Programs’ (ORP) subs, are going to enter fabrication in 2021. The novelty introduced […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Training & Education

    Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic and Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, in conjunction with Commander, U.S. Strategic Command, commemorated the Submarine Force’s 4,000th strategic deterrent patrol, Sept. 19, by conducting dual ceremonies in Bangor, Washington and Kings Bay, Georgia.   The first fleet ballistic-missile submarine USS George Washington (SSBN 598) was commissioned Dec. 30, 1959, […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Electric Boat was recently awarded three U.S. Navy contracts totaling $4.6 billion to design and develop the next-generation strategic deterrent submarine, and to continue construction and purchasing of materials for Virginia-class attack submarines. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Under a five-year, $1.85 billion Ohio Replacement Program contract, Electric […]

  • 19 January 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    GDEB, US Navy Ink Ohio Replacement Submarine Contract General Dynamics Electric Boat has signed a contract with the US Navy under which General Dynamics will continue development of the Common Missile Compartment for the Ohio replacement submarine and the UK’s Successor ballistic-missile submarine.  USNS Millinocket Passes Acceptance Trials The future Spearhead-class Joint High Speed Vessel […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Commander, Naval Submarine Forces in Norfolk, U.S. established a flag officer-led task force in May to focus on effectively integrating enlisted women Sailors on board multiple submarine platforms. Vice Adm. Michael Connor stood up the task force to specifically look at best integration practices for SSBNs, SSGNs, and VIRGINIA-class SSNs. Commander of Submarine Group Two, […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by shipbuilder General Dynamics Electric Boat to complete detailed design and subsequent manufacturing, assembly, qualification and delivery of the first turbine generator units for the Ohio Replacement Program (ORP), the U.S. Navy’s next-generation ballistic nuclear submarine.   The turbine generators provide all of the submarine’s propulsion and […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Authorities

    Sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy’s Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Nevada (SSBN 733) celebrated the ship’s 30th anniversary with a ceremony at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, August 12. With this milestone, Nevada became the fourth active nuclear-warhead carrying ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) and the third based in Bangor to go beyond its originally planned 30-year service life. […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair, Groton, Connecticut has awarded Electric Boat Corp. a $13,2 million cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to the previously awarded contract for procurement of Common Missile Compartment material.   The contractor will be purchasing various long lead time parts to support the manufacture of the Common Missile Compartment for the Ohio Replacement Program. […]

  • 18 October 2011
    Industry news

    Lockheed Martin, Mission Systems & Sensors, Mitchel Field, N.Y., is being awarded a $39,977,957 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide the fiscal year 2012 and fiscal year 2013 U.S. and U.K. TRIDENT II (D5) Navigation Subsystem Engineering Support Services requirements. Specific efforts include U.S. and U.K. Fleet Support, U.S. and U.K. Trainer Systems Support, Ohio Replacement […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB), a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, a $22.5 million contract modification for the continued development of the Common Missile Compartment for the U.S. Ohio replacement submarine and the United Kingdom’s Successor ballistic-missile submarine. Electric Boat will procure and test equipment to be used in […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK’s Ministry of Defence is considering granting over £1 billion to Rolls-Royce and BAE Systems so they can start building the first of four Successor ballistic missile submarines. According to a report by The Financial Times, the Ministry might allocate approx. $1.3 billion of funds as early as September this year. Successor is the British program to replace […]

  • 13 July 2011

      The U.S Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $15.8 million contract modification for continued engineering, technical services, concept studies and design in support of the Common Missile Compartment under development for the United Kingdom’s Successor ballistic-missile submarine and the U.S. Ohio replacement submarine. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $61.7 million contract modification for the continued development of the Common Missile Compartment for the United Kingdom’s Successor ballistic-missile submarine and the U.S. Ohio replacement submarine. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Under the modification, Electric Boat will procure, manufacture and […]

  • 12 December 2011
    Industry news

    BAE Systems, Rockville, Md., is being awarded a $58,238,299 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to provide Systems Engineering Integration support for the TRIDENT II (D5) Strategic Weapon System (SWS) Program and the SSGN Attack Weapon System (AWS) Program and Ohio Replacement Program and United Kingdom Successor Common Missile Compartment (CMC) Program.  This contract contains options, which if […]