General Dynamics Electric Boat awarded $313.9 million contract modification by U.S. Navy for Columbia-class submarines

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GROTON, Conn., Might 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Normal Dynamics Electric powered Boat, a enterprise device of Common Dynamics (NYSE: GD), announced today it was awarded a modification to the beforehand awarded Columbia Integrated Products and Process Deal by the Naval Sea Techniques Command. The modification has a whole benefit of $313.9 million.

The contract modification will support submarine industrial foundation growth and expansion for the design of the Columbia-course fleet ballistic missile submarines as perfectly as more aid for the production, procurement and shipping and delivery attempts for United Kingdom Strategic Weapon Aid Method kits.

“Ballistic-missile submarines are the essential, survivable leg of our nation’s nuclear arsenal and Columbia is the Navy’s best acquisition precedence,” said Kevin Graney, president of Standard Dynamics Electrical Boat. “We are grateful for the steadfast believe in and support the Navy and Congress have in Electric powered Boat as we go on the get the job done we commenced 15 many years in the past to produce Columbia and the future 60 many years of deterrence for our country.”

Electric powered Boat will continue to function with its vendors and sub-contractors to improve endeavours to ramp up creation ability and guidance the amplified desire affiliated with the Columbia software.

At 560-feet very long with a displacement of just about 21,000 tons, the submarines of the Columbia class will be the largest ever designed by the United States. The Columbia will have a daily life-of the-ship gas main that will ability the submarine for its complete company life, eradicating the require for a mid-assistance refueling and increasing the time the ship can shell out on deployment. Electric powered Boat will provide the lead ship to the Navy in 2027.

Normal Dynamics is a world wide aerospace and defense organization that gives a wide portfolio of products and solutions in company aviation ship design and repair service land battle motor vehicles, weapons programs and munitions and technology goods and providers. Normal Dynamics employs much more than 100,000 men and women globally and generated $38.5 billion in revenue in 2021. Extra data is accessible at www.gd.com.

General Dynamics Electric Boat was awarded a modification to the previously awarded Columbia Integrated Product and Process Contract by the Naval Sea Systems Command. (Rendering of Columbia-class submarine.)

Basic Dynamics Electric Boat was awarded a modification to the beforehand awarded Columbia Built-in Product or service and Process Deal by the Naval Sea Devices Command. (Rendering of Columbia-course submarine.)

 

 

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