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Tuesday, Sept 23, 2014

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Image - SECNAV Names Virginia-Class Submarine, USS Vermont

SECNAV Names Virginia-Class Submarine, USS Vermont

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus hosted a ship-naming ceremony Sept. 18 to announce that SSN 792, a Virginia-class attack submarine, will bear the name USS Vermont. Mabus named the submarine to honor the longstanding partnership its namesake state has had with the Navy. "From our nation's beginning, the people of Vermont have tirelessly supported our Navy, enabling us...
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Image - US Navy Awards GD $234 M for Nuclear-Submarine Support Work

US Navy Awards GD $234 M for Nuclear-Submarine Support Work

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $234 million contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat to provide planning yard work, engineering and technical support for nuclear submarines. The contract has a total potential value of $1.5 billion over five years if all options are exercised. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Under the terms o...
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