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General Dynamics gains contract modification for USS South Dakota build

20th March 2020 - 12:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


General Dynamics Electric Boat has secured a $7.31 million contract modification for planning and execution of the Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarine USS South Dakota (SSN 790).

The modification will involve work being carried out in Groton, Connecticut. It is expected that the work will be completed by December 2020.

Funding for the project is being allocated from FY2020 Shipbuilding and Conversion (Navy) funds.

The total value of the General Dynamics contract for the USS South Dakota is now $16.89 million. The submarine, which was commissioned in February 2019, is the penultimate boat to be built in Block III of the Virginia class.

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