General Dynamics wins $31 million for Trident submarine support services

GROTON, Conn., 8 Sept. 2009. General Dynamics Electric Boat, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, won a $31 million contract from the U.S. Navy. According to the contract, General Dynamics engineers will plan and perform maintenance and modernization work on U.S. Trident-Class and U.K. Vanguard-Class submarines.

GROTON, Conn., 8 Sept. 2009. General Dynamics Electric Boat, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, won a $31 million contract from the U.S. Navy. According to the contract, General Dynamics engineers will plan and perform maintenance and modernization work on U.S. Trident-Class and U.K. Vanguard-Class submarines, designed for mil apps in demanding environments.

Under the contract from the Navy's Strategic Systems Program, Electric Boat engineers will perform shipboard integration of the fire control system; provide support to the TRIDENT I and TRIDENT II submarine-launched ballistic missile programs; and provide strategic weapon systems technical engineering support.

This contract involves follow-on work from a 2008 contract that has been extended to May 2012.

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