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Electric Boat gets $105 million Sea Dragon contract modification

Modification covers Sea Dragon phase 2 test planning efforts.

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Geoff Ziezulewicz
General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $105 million U.S. Navy contract modification for Sea Dragon phase 2 planning efforts. U.S. Navy photo
General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $105 million U.S. Navy contract modification for Sea Dragon phase 2 planning efforts. U.S. Navy photo

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $105 million U.S. Navy contract modification for work on the Sea Dragon program.

The modification will cover test planning efforts to support ground- and sea-based testing for Sea Dragon phase 2.

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Work will be performed in Connecticut. The estimated completion date is September 2018.

The Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair is the contracting activity.

The MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter conducts airborne mine countermeasure and vertical onboard delivery missions.

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