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Report: Some Contractors Launch Efforts to Continue Defense Work Amid Clearance Backlog

Companies such as Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics have initiated measures to continue development work on defense contracts amid the rising security clearance backlog, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday. The National Background Investigations Bureau said the number of individuals seeking security clearances has climbed to nearly 500K in the …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary to Help Maintain, Repair Submarines at Naval Base in Connecticut

General Dynamics‘ Electric Boat subsidiary has received a $46.2 million contract modification to conduct nuclear-related maintenance and repair efforts for operational submarines at a U.S. Navy base in New London, Connecticut. The Defense Department said Tuesday Electric Boat will also help the Navy manage the service branch’s Nuclear Regional Maintenance Department at the New England Submarine Base. The …

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Safran to Update Navigation System of France’s Ballistic Missile Submarines

Safran‘s electronics and defense business has been selected to design and build a new global navigation system for integration into the Triomphant-class ballistic missile nuclear submarines of the French navy. The company said Monday it will use feedback from the fleet’s current laser gyro-based navigation systems and other new technologies to develop a new …

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

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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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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