Electric Boat celebrates $9.5B contract for first two submarines in Columbia series

THE FIRST two vessels in the Columbia class of submarine will be constructed by General Dynamics Electric Boat in Rhode Island and Connecticut. / COURTESY ELECTRIC BOAT.
NORTH KINGSTOWN – General Dynamics Electric Boat has secured a $9.5 billion contract from the U.S. Navy to construct and test the first two Columbia-class submarines, a pivotal vessel for the nation’s defense and the key to thousands of manufacturing jobs in Rhode Island. The award of the contract, announced Thursday, was celebrated the state’…

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