Electric Boat gets $967 million for attack submarine work in CT

11 Oct 2023

Maritime Industry

With its largest labor union set to vote Friday on a new contract agreement, Electric Boat got its largest award yet under a contract initiated in 2019 for Virginia-class submarine design improvements being performed largely at its Groton shipyard. The U.S. Navy contract totals $967 million for development and design work on the Virginia class of attack submarines over the coming 12 months, which are being built with a new mid-section to allow the subs to carry 28 additional Tomahawk cruise missiles and modifications for commando teams.

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