Electric Boat $475M Extra for Columbia Program

On September 30th, the Navy announced a $475 million modification to the Integrated Product and Process Development (IPPD) contract to continue to advance the construction of the Columbia-class of submarines, the nation’s next-generation sea-based strategic deterrent. The modification provides funding for shipyard execution work, planning, engineering, design efforts, test and evaluation support, and material procurement. This contract modification also provides…

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Navy to Christen Submarine Rickover

The Navy will christen one of its newest Virginia-class attack submarines, the future USS Hyman G. Rickover (SSN 795), during a 9 a.m. EDT ceremony Saturday, July 31, 2021, at General Dynamics/Electric Boat, in Groton, Connecticut. The principal speaker will be Adm. James Caldwell, director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, Department of the Navy/ Department of Energy. Mr. James Geurts, performing…

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Bollinger Christens Ocean Transport Barge Holland for General Dynamics Electric Boat

Bollinger Shipyards LLC on Saturday, July 10, christened the Holland, an ocean transport barge for General Dynamics Electric Boat.The Holland will support the construction and maintenance of the United States’ Columbia Class Ballistic Missile submarines and Virginia Class fast attack submarines. General Dynamics Electric Boat is the prime contractor on the design and build of the Columbia Class submarine, which…

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10th Block V Virginia Class Ordered

March 29, 2021 – Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) announced today that the shipbuilding team, which includes its Newport News Shipbuilding division, has been awarded a contract modification in support of construction of the 10th Virginia-class Block V submarine. In December 2019, Newport News and teaming partner General Dynamics Electric Boat received a $22 billion contract to build nine Virginia-class…

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Navy Starting Construction on Columbia Class

November 5, 2020 – Navy awarding $9.5 billion to General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) Corporation to construct and test the lead and second ships of the COLUMBIA Class, SSBN 826 and SSBN 827. “I applaud the efforts of the Navy and industry team who worked aggressively on this contract,” said James Geurts, assistant secretary of the Navy for research development…

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General Dynamics Electric Boat Awarded Navy Contracts

October 1, 2020 – The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat two contracts this week with a total value of $251 million. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. The first contract is a $215.7 million modification to a previously awarded contract, the cumulative value of which, if all options are exercised, could be more…

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Bollinger Awarded Floating Dry Dock Contract for Columbia Class Submarines

September 16, 2020 – Bollinger Shipyards, LLC announced today that it will construct a state-of-the-art, floating dry dock for General Dynamics Electric Boat to support the construction and maintenance of the United States’ new Columbia Class of Ballistic Missile Submarines. “Bollinger Shipyards is pleased to expand our current relationship with Electric Boat and to play a critical role in increasing…

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Babcock Awarded Missile Tube Contract Extension by Electric Boat

June 2, 2020 – Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been awarded a multimillion pound contract extension to manufacture a further 18 tactical Missile Tube Assemblies (MTAs) for General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB). It is part of the Common Missile Compartment (CMC) project for the UK Dreadnought class and US Columbia class submarine programs, and will support more than…

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