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General Dynamics Secures $18B Contract To Build Attack Subs For Navy

General Dynamics said Monday it has secured a $17.65 billion contract to build attack submarines for the U.S. Navy.

04/29/2014

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

More Navy Business for Electric Boat

General Dynamics said Monday it has secured a $17.65 billion contract to build attack submarines for the U.S. Navy.

04/28/2014

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

Navy Submarine Base New London, Groton CT  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Groton Sub Museum Back To Original Schedule

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ The Groton museum dedicated to the United States submarine force is going back to its original schedule. Beginning last month, budgets cuts at the Pentagon forced the Historic Ship Nautilus and […]

08/17/2013

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fire Quickly Doused at Electric Boat

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ A spokesman for Electric Boat says a minor equipment fire at a dock at the submarine maker caused some damage to equipment, but caused no injuries. Spokesman Robert Hamilton said Wednesday […]

06/12/2013

Groton submarine sign  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Submarines May Leave Groton To Weather Storm At Sea

The Naval Submarine Base in Groton is preparing in case it has to send attack submarines out into the ocean to avoid the effects of what some are calling “Frankenstorm.”

10/26/2012

Electric Boat New London Campus (General Dynamics photo)

EB Expects To Hire 300 Engineers

Electric Boat President John Casey says he expects the submarine manufacturer will hire 300 engineers this year with only temporary layoffs of some maintenance workers at its shipyard in Groton.

01/10/2012

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Women To Serve On Subs Training At Groton

The U.S. Navy base in Groton is welcoming the first class of female officers selected for assignment to submarines.

05/09/2011