Friday, February 19, 2016

General Dynamics get $75 million contract for U.S./U.K. sub weapon systems

Ryan Maass, UPI
18 February 2016

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Navy has given General Dynamics a $74 million contract modification for new U.S. and U.K. fire and attack weapon control system procurements.
The contract modification supports the U.S. Navy's Ohio Replacement Submarine program and the United Kingdom's Successor Common Missile Compartment program. Under the program, the U.S. Navy is developing a nuclear submarine to replace the Trident-armed Ohio-class submarines currently in service.
General Dynamics will be tasked providing a SSBN fire control system for the United Kingdom, and a SSGN attack weapon control system for the U.S. Navy.
Work on the contract will be performed in Pittsfield, Mass., and other locations in the United States.

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