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General Dynamics contracted for missile control systems for U.S., U.K.

By
Stephen Feller

Dec. 27 (UPI) -- General Dynamics Mission Systems has been awarded a $28 million contract for sustainment of weapons systems aboard U.S. and U.K. nuclear submarines.

The contract, announced Wednesday by the Department of Defense, covers work on the fire control systems on both nation's submarines, as well as the attack weapon control system on U.S. subs.

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Additionally, the contract covers missile fire control for both the U.S. Columbia-class and U.K. Dreadnought-class common missile compartment program development and strategic weapon interface simulator.

Work on the contract will mostly be performed in Pittsfield, Mass., and is expected to finished by Sept. 30, 2023.

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