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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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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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General Atomics-Led Facility Unveils Compact Tokamak Concept for Nuclear Fusion Energy

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The General Atomics-managed DIII-D National Fusion Facility has developed a compact nuclear reactor design as part of efforts to support commercial nuclear fusion initiatives. The DIII-D facility's Compact Advanced Tokamak concept builds on the high-performance computing activities of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and well as the DIII-D team's plasma physics research work, General Atomics said Monday.

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