GROTON, Conn., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat an $8.8 million order under an existing contract to support engineering and design services for the Ohio Replacement Program, the nation's next-generation strategic deterrent submarine. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE :GD ).
The award modifies a $76 million 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 being developed for the Royal Navy and the U.S. Navy.
If all options are exercised and funded, the overall contract would have a value of more than $652 million.
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