General Dynamics Awarded $15.8 million Navy Contract for Common Missile Compartment Work

General Dynamic's Electric Boat division based in Groton, Connecticut received a modified contract for continued work on the  U.S. Ohio replacement submarine

and successor to the United Kingdom's ballistic-missile submarine.

The original contract, initiated in December 2008 was valued at $76 million.

The overall contract for U.S. Navy and U.K. Royal Navy next generation submarines could be as high as $651 Million.

General Dynamic's corporate headquarters is based in Fairfax county.

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