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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