GDEB receives US Navy submarine repair contract

General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB), a designer and builder of nuclear submarines, has been awarded a total of $11.7m (£8.6m) by the US Navy to support submarine maintenance and repair work at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Maine and at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Washington.

At Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, GDEB is supporting repair work in progress on Los Angeles-class submarines USS Oklahoma City, USS Helena and USS San Juan.

The submarines scheduled for repair at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard are USS Seawolf, USS Pennsylvania and USS Michigan.