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From USNI News: Electric Boat Building Columbia-Class Subs, Waiting on Block V Virginia Contract

 

By: Ben Werner
October 24, 2019 4:37 PM

October 24 (USNI News) — WASHINGTON: General Dynamics Electric Boat is preparing for Columbia-class submarine production while a contract for Block V Virginia-class submarines is in limbo as company and Navy officials work out final details.

Work on both classes of submarines is progressing, Phebe Novakovic, chief executive of General Dynamics, said during a Wednesday conference call with analysts. General Dynamics is spending $852 million to expand the Groton, Conn.,-based Electric Boat facility to accommodate each multi-billion dollar submarine programs.

Read more here: https://news.usni.org/2019/10/24/electric-boat-building-columbia-class-subs-waiting-on-block-v-virginia-contract?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EBB%2010.25.19&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Military%20-%20Early%20Bird%20Brief

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