Electric Boat to provide planning work for US Navy

The US Navy has awarded a $400.6m (£251.8m) contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat, its primary builder of submarines, to provide planning yard work, engineering and technical support for nuclear submarines.

Under the terms of this award, Electric Boat will provide design, engineering, material and logistics support, and research and development activities for active US submarines and submersibles.

Electric Boat will also provide information services, planning, scheduling and technical support for submarine maintenance and modernisation activities, training and facility support, and affordability/cost reduction support.