General Dynamics wins $17 million contract for nuclear aircraft carrier repair work
GROTON, Conn., 2 Aug. 2011. General Dynamics Electric Boat, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), won a U.S. Navy contract valued at $16.6 million to support nuclear aircraft carrier repair work at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Va. Electric Boat will deliver approximately 100 skilled trades workers who will perform maintenance and repair work on USS Truman (CVN-75) and USS George W. Bush (CVN-77).
This new contract also will also require the use of Electric Boat's operations and support organization in Groton. The Groton facility includes more than 4,100 employees with skills in final assembly, test, and life-cycle support.