BWX Technologies has won a $35 million contract from General Dynamics‘Electric Boat business unit to develop and build Virginia Payload Module launch tubes for Virginia-class submarines.
BWXT Nuclear Operations Group will start the fabrication of the payload tubes in 2017 at its manufacturing facility in Mount Vernon, Indiana with the first delivery set for 2019, BWXT announced Tuesday.
BWXT will be increasing the workforce by 120 at the Mount Vernon facility to take on the new manufacturing.
The VPM tubes will include four large-diameter payload tubes for a new hull section to be installed in Virginia-class submarines.
Peyton Baker, president and CEO of BWXT, said “We are excited to begin Virginia Payload Module fabrication work as we have been investing in our facilities to meet the needs of Electric Boat and the U.S.
General Dynamics has won US Navy contract worth $146 million to provide design support requirements for Columbia-class submarine, that is designed to replace the Trident missile-armed Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines.
The US Army awards $82 million worth contract to General Dynamics for conversion of M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks to the M1A2S configuration. “General Dynamics Land Systems, Sterling Heights, Michigan, was awarded an $82,431,000 firm-fixed-price contract for conversion of M1A2 tanks to the M1A2S configuration
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works has won a $59 million contract from US Navy for the continuation of Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) Lead Yard Services and Flight III Upgrade design efforts. This contract extends the services for engineering, technical support, special studies and Flight III design work for Arleigh Burke-class ships through December 2017
BWX Technologies, Inc announced Thursday two contracts worth $3.1 billion awarded by the US Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program for the manufacture of naval nuclear reactor components and fuel
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