General Dynamics provides submarine services to US Navy

Submarines manufacturer General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded two contract modifications with a combined value of $72.6m (£45.8m) by the US Navy to provide a range of services in support of nuclear submarines, and related facilities and equipment, at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton.

Under the terms of a $45.6m modification, Electric Boat will continue to perform non-nuclear submarine modernisation and repair services at the Naval Submarine Support Facility and the Shippingport floating dry dock.