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General Dynamics Bags US Navy's VPM Contract

July 7, 2016

Courtesy  General Dynamics

Courtesy General Dynamics

General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $116 million contract modification for the continued development of the Virginia Payload Module (VPM). Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

The VPM will comprise four large-diameter payload tubes in a new hull section to be inserted in Virginia-class submarines, boosting strike capacity by 230 percent.
 

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