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Electric Boat wins A-sub engineering deals

March 21, 2008 at 9:00 PM

GROTON, Conn., March 21 (UPI) -- Groton, Conn.-based GD Electric Boat has won a $324.9 million new engineering contract for work on two U.S. Navy nuclear submarines.

Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics.

"The contract provides funding for steam and electrical plant components, main propulsion units and ships service turbine generator sets as well as miscellaneous hull, mechanical and electrical systems components for the two submarines," General Dynamics said in statement Friday.

Work will be performed in Groton, Conn., and Quonset Point, R.I. -- 7 percent; Newport News, Va. -- 7 percent; Sunnyvale and South El Monte, Calif. -- 50 percent; Coatesville, York and Cheswick, Penn. -- 5 percent; Linden, Philipsburg and Florence, N.J. -- 5 percent; and other sites in the United States -- 26 percent, the company said.

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