U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $191 Million for Common Missile Compartment Work
GROTON, Conn., Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $191.3 million contract modification to continue concept studies, engineering and design of a 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 (NYSE: GD).
The award modifies a contract announced in December 2008 for engineering, technical services, concept studies and design of a Common Missile Compartment for the next-generation ballistic missile submarines under development for the Royal Navy and the U.S. Navy.
If all options are exercised and funded, the overall contract will have a value of more than $708 million.
This work will engage Electric Boat's engineering and design organization, which comprises more than 3,000 employees. Possessing proven technical capabilities, these employees work on all facets of the submarine life cycle from concept formulation and design through construction, maintenance and modernization, and eventually to inactivation and disposal.
More information about General Dynamics is available on the Internet at www.generaldynamics.com.
SOURCE General Dynamics Electric Boat
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