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US Navy orders $53mln more material for new Virginia class attack submarine


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Washington: General Dynamics Electric Boat Corporation has received a more than $53 million US Navy modification contract to provide material for the construction of the nuclear-powered Virginia class attack submarine SSN 812, the Defense Department announced.

“General Dynamics Electric Boat Corporation [of] Groton, Connecticut is awarded a $53,562,109 … modification contract for Long Lead Time Material associated with the Virginia Class Submarine SSN 812,” the Defense Department said in a press release on Thursday.

Work on the contract will be performed in at least 15 locations across the United States, the release said.

The work is projected to take almost a decade and is scheduled to be completed by September 2033, the release added.

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