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Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Electric Boat Expects Growth Despite Projected Drop In Defense Spending

Navy contractor Electric Boat expects to grow significantly in the years ahead despite an expected decline in U.S. defense spending because of strong support for the strategic roles played by submarines, the company’s president said Tuesday.

01/14/2014

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EB To Talk Company Issues

GROTON, Conn. (AP) – The president of Electric Boat is holding a meeting with officials from southeastern Connecticut to discuss key issues facing the defense contractor. The Groton-based company designs and builds submarines for the […]

01/14/2014

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Electric Boat To Discuss Issues Facing Company

The president of Electric Boat is holding a meeting with officials from southeastern Connecticut to discuss key issues facing the defense contractor.

01/14/2014

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Electric Boat Announces Layoffs

Electric Boat has informed 115 workers that they’re being laid off effective January 10 next year. The word came down this morning. The company says the employees are shipfitters, painters, and outside machinists with the […]

11/13/2013

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Sub Christened In Groton

GROTON, Conn. (AP) – The U.S. Navy has christened its newest attack submarine, a $2.6 billion vessel that can launch cruise missiles, deliver special forces commandos and carry out surveillance over areas at land and […]

11/02/2013

Submarine Virginia (Lt. Patrick Evans/Navy Photo)

Sub Work Going To Electric Boat

Electric Boat has won a $152 million contract to support its work developing Virginia-class attack submarines for the U.S. Navy.

09/26/2013

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Electric Boat Workers Reject Union

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ Security officers at submarine maker Electric Boat have rejected establishing a union. The Day of New London reports (http://bit.ly/18BX7Gj ) that the Security, Police and Fire Professionals of America said employees […]

09/19/2013

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Retiring EB President To Be Replaced By President Of Bath Iron Works

The retirement of Electric Boat president Kevin Poitras has resulted in job shfts among other executives at parent company General Dynamics.

09/18/2013

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Security Officers To Decide On Electric Boat Unions

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ Security officers at submarine maker Electric Boat are deciding whether to unionize. They are set to vote Wednesday on whether to be represented by the Security, Police, Fire Professionals of America. […]

09/18/2013

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Union Says 450-500 Layoffs Expected At Electric Boat

A union that represents workers at Electric Boat says it has been told by the submarine builder to expect between 450 and 500 layoffs over the next few months.

08/23/2013

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