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General Dynamics Subcontracts BWX Technologies for Virginia Payload Module Launch Tubes

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General Dynamics‘ Electric Boat business unit has awarded a BWX Technologies subsidiary a $35 million contract to develop and build Virginia Payload Module launch tubes for Virginia-class submarines. BWXT Nuclear Operations Group will start the fabrication of the payload tubes in 2017 at its manufacturing facility in Mount Vernon, Indiana with the …

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General Dynamics, Navy to Christen Virginia-Class Nuclear Attack Submarine

General Dynamics, Navy to Christen Virginia-Class Nuclear Attack Submarine - top government contractors - best government contracting event

General Dynamics‘ Electric Boat subsidiary will host a christening ceremony at its shipyard Saturday for the U.S. Navy‘s 15th Virginia-class nuclear attack submarine. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus will be a principal speaker at the event and his daughter Annie Mabus will serve as the sponsor of USS Colorado, the company said Thursday. Virginia-class submarines …

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General Atomics Conducts Super Hornet Fly-In Recovery With Arresting Gear System

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General Atomics' electromagnetic systems business has conducted the first fly-in aircraft recovery of an F/A-18E Super Hornet with the use of the company's Advanced Arresting Gear system to verify AAG's performance. The fly-in aircraft recovery operation performed at the Runway Arrested Landing Site at Joint base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey …

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General Dynamics Secures Navy Ship & Submarine Yard Services Contract

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A General Dynamics subsidiary has received a $24.7 million contract to provide planning yard services for the U.S. Navy‘s nuclear-powered submarines and moored training ships. General Dynamics Electric Boat will furnish, manufacture and procure materials, supplies and services necessary for the operation of the planning yard for nuclear-powered submarine reactor and propulsion facilities, the Defense Department …

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Huntington Ingalls, General Dynamics Achieve Pressure Hull Completion Milestone for Virginia-Class ‘Indiana’ Submarine

Huntington Ingalls, General Dynamics Achieve Pressure Hull Completion Milestone for Virginia-Class 'Indiana' Submarine - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Huntington Ingalls Industries and General Dynamics‘ Electric Boat subsidiary have completed the pressure hull construction phase of a submarine development project for the U.S. Navy. HII said Tuesday the team has joined the hull sections of Indiana, the 16th Virginia-class submarine, to form a single watertight unit for the vessel scheduled for delivery to the Navy in the …

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General Dynamics Virginia-Class Attack Submarine Illinois Completes First Open Sea Voyage

General Dynamics Virginia-Class Attack Submarine Illinois Completes First Open Sea Voyage - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Virginia-class attack submarine Illinois has completed its first voyage into open seas and has returned to a shipyard run by General Dynamics‘ Electric Boat subsidiary. General Dynamics said Monday the nuclear-powered submarine submerged for the first time and underwent a number of submarine and propulsion-plant operations and high-speed runs on and below the surface …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary to Continue Virginia Payload Module Development

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The U.S. Navy has awarded an $18.9 million contract modification to a General Dynamics subsidiary to continue to develop a payload module for the service branch’s Virginia-class attack submarines. General Dynamics Electric Boat will use the funds to acquire two VPM pre-production setups necessary for the manufacture of VPM payload tubes, the company said Tuesday. The …

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General Dynamics Delivers 1st Zumwalt Class Ship to Navy

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A subsidiary of General Dynamics has delivered the first of Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyers to the U.S. Navy for the service branch's multi-mission surface combatant force. The Navy said Friday it accepted delivery of the USS Zumwalt after a series of tests on the ship’s hull, mechanical and electrical, damage control, ballasting, navigation and communications systems. General Dynamics’ Bath Iron Works subsidiary …

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General Atomics’ Christina Back: New Nuclear Reactor Tech Key for US Objectives

General Atomics' Christina Back: New Nuclear Reactor Tech Key for US Objectives - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Christina Back, General Atomics vice president for nuclear technologies and materials, has said the U.S. needs to develop new nuclear reactor technologies rather update current platforms in order to meet cost, safety, proliferation and waste objectives. General Atomics said May 5 Back wrote a testimony for the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee …

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Christina Back Describes General Atomics Reactor Concept to Senate Subcommittee

Christina Back Describes General Atomics Reactor Concept to Senate Subcommittee - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Christina Back, lead physicist for General Atomics‘ reactor concept, has testified before the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittee on clean air and nuclear energy. Back discussed the Energy Multiplier Module reactor concept and the four core challenges that it works to address to aid the modernization of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and progress …

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General Atomics, Navy Conduct Aircraft Arresting Gear Test on Super Hornet

General Atomics, Navy Conduct Aircraft Arresting Gear Test on Super Hornet - top government contractors - best government contracting event

General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems arm and the U.S. Navy have tested an aircraft arrestment system on a Boeing-built F/A-18E Super Hornet at the Runway Arrested Landing Site in the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The company said Friday its Advanced Arresting Gear turbo-electric system is designed to control deceleration of carrier aircraft. Dean Key, GA director of launch and recovery production programs …

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Report: Navy’s ‘Submarine Unified Build’ Plan Sets Roles for General Dynamics, Huntington Ingalls

Report: Navy's 'Submarine Unified Build' Plan Sets Roles for General Dynamics, Huntington Ingalls - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The U.S. Navy has devised a strategy for General Dynamics and Huntington Ingalls Industries to concurrently build Virginia-class and Ohio-class submarines through at least 2023, USNI News reported Monday. USNI News quoted Navy spokeswoman Capt. Thurraya Kent as saying the Submarine Unified Build Strategy calls for General Dynamics Electric Boat to lead …

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L-3 to Support Navy Destroyer Program Under General Dynamics Contract

L-3 to Support Navy Destroyer Program Under General Dynamics Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event

L-3 Communications has landed an initial contract from General Dynamics‘s Bath Iron Works subsidiary to provide eight integrated electrical system units for the U.S. Navy‘s destroyer ships. L-3 will install the company’s Power Node Control Center on DDG 51 units to support simultaneous transfer switch, frequency converter,  circuit breaker, power conditioner, power transformer …

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General Dynamics to Build Prototype Unit for Navy’s Ohio Replacement Submarine

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A General Dynamics subsidiary has received a $23.6 million contract modification to develop a prototype unit for the U.S. Navy's Ohio Replacement submarine. General Dynamics Electric Boat will also design an air-conditioning unit and develop technical manuals for the new ballistic missile submarine under the modification, General Dynamics said Tuesday. The …

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