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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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Navy Continues Search for AE1

Royal Australian Navy Minehunter, HMAS Yarra, has been undertaking an underwater search off Papua New Guinea for HMAS AE1, the Navy’s first submarine.  AE1 was lost without a trace on 14 September 1914, with her full crew of three officers and 32 sailors.  The Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett AO, CSC RAN, said the search had been ongoing f...

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