Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Electric Boat Gets Work

The Electric Boat division of General Dynamics(GD) has been awarded a 13.7 million dollar Navy contract.They will carry out alterations of Ohio-class nuclear submarines.The work involves the D-5 Trident ballistic missile and the submarines' attack weapons systems.Each of the 14 submarines,which are part of the U.S. strategic deterrent force,can carry 24 Tridents and has four torpedo tubes.They have a complement of 155 and can go faster than 25 knots submerged.Electric Boat is located in Groton,Connecticut.

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