General Dynamics Awarded Contract To Support Columbia- And Dreadnought-classes Submarines
Basic Dynamics Mission Programs, a enterprise unit of Basic Dynamics, introduced it was awarded a U.S. Navy contract to assist improvement, manufacturing and set up of fireplace management methods for the Columbia- and Dreadnought-classes of ballistic missile submarines. The contract as awarded has a price of $272.9 million over the subsequent six years. This contract is the second for Basic Dynamics Mission Programs and is comprised of improvement, manufacturing and set up assist for U.S. and U.Okay. submarine strategic weapons methods and subsystems. It’s going to additionally assist strategic weapons methods upgrades on at the moment fielded U.S. and U.Okay. strategic ballistic missile submarines. Work will primarily be carried out in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and is predicted to be full by July 2028.
“The usColumbia and U.Okay. Dreadnought class submarines are of strategic significance to our nation and our allies. Basic Dynamics has been supporting earlier submarine applications for greater than 65 years and we’re extending our assist via the event, manufacturing and set up of mission essential methods for this new fleet of submarines,” mentioned Carlo Zaffanella, vice chairman and normal supervisor at Basic Dynamics Mission Programs.
Basic Dynamics Mission Programs’ Maritime and Strategic Programs line of enterprise will ship the hearth management system for the U.S. Navy’s second and third Columbia-class submarine and the third U.Okay. Dreadnought class submarine in addition to set up assist and pre-deployment planning for each U.S. and U.Okay. websites. This contract additionally consists of Columbia and Dreadnought design completion scope and continuation of design actions for the primary deliberate refresh of the Columbia and Dreadnought hearth management system.
Basic Dynamics Mission Programs gives mission-critical options for protection, intelligence and cybersecurity prospects throughout all domains. Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, Basic Dynamics Mission Programs employs roughly 13,000 folks worldwide. Basic Dynamics Company (GD) is an American publicly traded, aerospace and protection company headquartered in Reston, Virginia. As of 2019, it was the fifth-largest protection contractor in the US, and the sixth-largest on this planet, by gross sales. The corporate is a Fortune 100 firm, and was ranked No. 83 in 2020.
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