Tag Archives: General Dynamics Electric Boat

HII Begins Construction Work on Lead Columbia-Class Submarine

Huntington Ingalls Industries has started construction work on the U.S. Navy's lead Columbia-class (SSBN 826) ballistic missile submarine through a cut-of-steel ceremony at the firm's Newport News Shipbuilding facility. HII said Thursday it secured a contract from General Dynamics' Electric Boat subsidiary to perform advance construction efforts for the vessels, which will developed using digital blueprints and replace the service's fleet of Ohio-class submarines.

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Report: Shipbuilders Position Themselves for Future Naval Contracts Through Infrastructure Investment

Some industry executives have said their companies have made investments in their infrastructure in an effort to compete and win future contracts as the U.S. Navy ramps up spending on shipbuilding programs, USNI News reported Thursday. Todd Schurra, general manager of Curtiss-Wright, said at the Naval Submarine League symposium that the …

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Huntington Ingalls Awarded Modification to Purchase Columbia Submarine Advance Construction Materials

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General Dynamics Electric Boat has awarded a $197M contract modification to Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division for long-lead time materials and advance construction of the Columbia ballistic missile submarine. HII said Tuesday it will use funds to procure components and materials needed for advance construction of SSBN 826, the …

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HII, General Dynamics to Hold Christening of Navy’s Future USS Vermont, Delaware Submarines

The U.S. Navy will christen two of its future Virginia-class attack submarines on Saturday at General Dynamics and Huntington Ingalls Industries locations. The service branch will christen USS Vermont at a General Dynamics Electric Boat shipyard in Groton, Conn., while USS Delaware will be christened at an HII Newport News Shipbuilding site …

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Navy Accepts USS Indiana Submarine Delivery From HII’s Newport News Division

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Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division has delivered a nuclear-powered fast attack submarine slated for U.S. Navy commissioning in September. USS Indiana is the 16th Virginia-class submarine HII has built through a partnership with General Dynamics‘ Electric Boat subsidiary and eighth craft that Newport News Shipbuilding handed over to the service …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary Gets Contract Modification for Navy Subs’ Large Vertical Array Fixtures

A subsidiary of General Dynamics has received a modification worth $11.4 million on a previously awarded contract for the supply of large vertical array fixtures for two U.S. Navy submarine classes. The modification exercises the first option year of General Dynamics Electric Boat‘s production of LVA fixtures for Ohio-class and Virginia-class ship …

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Phebe Novakovic: General Dynamics On Track to Complete Design Work on Columbia-Class Submarine

General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic has said the company is on schedule to complete design and development work on the U.S. Navy’s Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine, the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday. Novakovic said Wednesday at the Jefferies 2017 Industrials Conference in New York City the Falls Church, Virginia-based defense contractor expects to …

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General Dynamics Subcontracts BWX Technologies for Virginia Payload Module Launch Tubes

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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