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IBC Gets ‘Approved Forging Supplier’ Qualification With General Dynamics Electric Boat; Mark Wolma Comments

A General Dynamics subsidiary has granted the “Approved Forging Supplier” designation to IBC Advanced Alloys. IBC secured the status after General Dynamics Electric Boat performed audits on the former company’s metal forging facility in Franklin, Indiana, IBC said in a Sept. 13 news release. “We are very pleased to be …

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General Dynamics Electric Boat Unveils 13th Navy Virginia-Class Submarine

General Dynamics’ Electric Boat subsidiary has launched the 13th Virginia-class nuclear submarine of the U.S. Navy at its shipyard in Groton, Connecticut. First Lady Michelle Obama served as the sponsor for USS Illinois (SSN 786) and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus delivered the keynote address during the christening ceremony Saturday, General Dynamics said …

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Electric Boat-Made Sub ‘North Dakota’ Deploys Underwater Drones in 1st Naval Mission

The U.S. Navy‘s USS North Dakota submarine worked alongside three other Virginia-class submarines to deploy and retrieve unmanned underwater vehicles during a six-week tour in the Mediterranean Sea. The service said Monday that North Dakota — built by General Dynamics‘ Electric Boat subsidiary — joined the USS Virginia, USS Hawaii and USS New Hampshire in its first-ever …

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Robert Mehrabian: Teledyne to Build Electrical, Fiber Optic Tech for GD Electric Boat

Teledyne Technologies will assemble the electrical and fiber optic interconnect of the U.S. Navy‘s submarines under a subcontract from General Dynamics Electric Boat. Teledyne’s oil and gas group will provide materials and hardware engineering support services for 10 ships under the Navy’s Virginia-class submarine program, Teledyne said Thursday. “Working together, our oil & gas companies have demonstrated the …

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Kurt Hesch: GD Electric Boat Moves From Sea Trials to Delivery for Virginia-Class Submarine

General Dynamics Electric Boat has delivered a new Virginia-class nuclear submarine to the U.S. Navy ahead of its commissioning in October as the first of eight vessels in the Block III group. The North Dakota (SSN-784) attack submarine is the 11th ship of its class that Electric Boat has built with Huntington Ingalls Industries‘  Newport News Shipbuilding subsidiary, General Dynamics said …

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Dave Goggins: Electric Boat On Course for North Dakota Submarine Delivery

General Dynamics Electric Boat has completed the first rounds of sea trials for the U.S. Navy‘s Virginia-class North Dakota Block III submarine ahead of a scheduled delivery by the end of August, Defense News reported Monday. Christopher Cavas reports that the North Dakota passed Alpha trials to evaluate its submergence, speed and propulsion status. North …

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General Dynamics Electric Boat Adds Navy Submarine R&D, Compartment Work

General Dynamics‘ Electric Boat subsidiary will perform research and development work for submarine technology areas and manufacture missile compartments for the U.S. Navy under $35.8 million in contract awards, the company said Wednesday. Electric Boat will focus its R&D work on manufacturability, hydrodynamics, acoustics, hull integrity, ship control, logistics and other matters under …

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General Dynamics Names Kevin Poitras Electric Boat President

General Dynamics has promoted Kevin Poitras to president of the company’s Electric Boat subsidiary, effective May 2, the company announced Wednesday. The nearly four-decade Electric Boat veteran will succeed John Casey, who was promoted to executive vice president of the company’s marine systems group (for more on Casey’s promotion click …

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GD Electric Boat Corp Wins Contract from US Navy

General Dynamics Electric Boat Corporation has won a $33.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy. The company will develop advanced submarine technology for current and future undersea platforms. The terms of the contract state Electric Boat will perform advanced submarine research and development studies for multiple technologies including manufacturability, …

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HII Division to Build Modules for Columbia-Class Sub Program Under $2B Contract Modification

Columbia-class submarine

A Huntington Ingalls Industries division has received a potential $2.2B contract modification from General DynamicsElectric Boat subsidiary to help build the first two Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines for the U.S. Navy. HII's Newport News Shipbuilding division will construct and deliver six modules for each of the submarines and continue to provide design support under the modification. 

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