Bollinger Awarded Pontoon Launcher Contract for Electric Boat

Bollinger Shipyards, LLC (“Bollinger”) announced today that it will construct a new Pontoon Launcher for General Dynamics Electric Boat (“Electric Boat”) to support the construction and launching of the United States’ Columbia Class Ballistic Missile Submarines, which will replace the aging Ohio Class Ballistic Missile Submarines and is a top strategic defense priority for the United States. “Bollinger Shipyards is…

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Bollinger Shipyards Delivers Ocean Transport Barge Holland

Bollinger Shipyards LLC has delivered the Ocean Transport Barge Holland to General Dynamics-Electric Boat’s Groton Shipyard. 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 will replace the…

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NASSCO Christens & Launches Future USNS Harvey Milk

General Dynamics NASSCO christened and launched the future USNS Harvey Milk (T-AO 206) November 6th, the second ship for the U.S. Navy’s John Lewis-class fleet oiler program. Mr. Stuart Milk, nephew of the ship’s namesake and Co-Founder and President of the Harvey Milk Foundation, served as the principal speaker at the ceremony in addition to remarks from NASSCO and U.S.…

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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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Bath Iron Works Lays Keel of future USS Harvey C. Barnum, Jr. (DDG 124)

On Tuesday, April 6, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works celebrated the keel laying of the future USS Harvey C. Barnum, Jr. (DDG 124). The U.S. Navy named the ship in honor of Marine Corps Col. Harvey C. Barnum, Jr., a Medal of Honor recipient who attended Tuesday’s ceremony. Col. Barnum served in the Vietnam War and continued to serve his…

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General Dynamics Mission Systems Delivers First Knifefish Surface MCM UUV

March 18, 2021 – General Dynamics Mission Systems recently delivered the first Knifefish surface mine countermeasure unmanned underwater vehicle (SMCM UUV) system under a contract awarded by the Navy on Aug. 26, 2019. The contract, awarded immediately after a successful Milestone C decision and approval to enter low-rate initial production (LRIP), calls for the procurement of five Knifefish systems (10…

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Bath Iron Works Begins Fabrication of William Charette (DDG 130)

December 1, 2020 – General Dynamics Bath Iron Works celebrated the start of fabrication of the future USS William Charette (DDG 130) Monday at the Structural Fabrication Facility in East Brunswick. DDG 130 is the 43rd of its class built in Bath and second Flight III Arleigh Burke destroyer to start construction at Bath Iron Works. Advancements in radar and…

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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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General Dynamics Bath Iron Works and Union Reach Agreement

August 8, 2020 – General Dynamics announced today that the negotiating teams from Bath Iron Works and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) Local S6 reached agreement last night on mutually acceptable terms to end the ongoing strike by shipyard workers in Bath, Maine. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service deputy director Rich Giacolone and IAM International President…

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