Courtney-led effort to restore Virginia-class submarine contract culminates in Navy announcement
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
The Navy on Friday officially awarded a contract for construction of a second Virginia-class submarine in 2021, a sign that things will keep humming at Electric Boat in Groton and at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia.
The awarding of a contract for a 10th submarine as part of a historic five-year shipbuilding contract known as Block V marks the culmination of a bipartisan effort led by U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, to restore a ship the Trump administration had sought to eliminate.
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