Tag Archives: Naval Nuclear Propulsion

Bechtel to Continue Nuclear Propulsion Components Production for Navy

A division of Bechtel will continue to manufacture nuclear propulsion components to the U.S. Navy under a potential $64.3 million contract modification awarded through the Naval Sea Systems Command. The Defense Department said Tuesday the full obligated amount at the time of award is from the service branch’s fiscal 2016 shipbuilding and conversion and …

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

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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