Navy awards General Dynamics US$401 million for Nuclear Submarine support work


The US Navy has awarded a US$400.6 million contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat to provide planning yard work, engineering and technical support for nuclear submarines. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics.

Under the terms of this award, Electric Boat will provide design, engineering, material and logistics support, and research and development activities for active US submarines and submersibles. Electric Boat will also provide information services, planning, scheduling and technical support for submarine maintenance and modernisation activities, training and facility support, and affordability/cost reduction support.

General Dynamics‘ headquarters are in Falls Church, Virginia, USA and employs approximately 91,000 people worldwide. The company is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies.