U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $42 Million for USS Hartford Maintenance and Modernization

U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $42 Million for USS Hartford Maintenance and
                                Modernization

PR Newswire

GROTON, Conn., Feb. 1, 2013

GROTON, Conn., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The U.S. Navy has awarded General
Dynamics Electric Boat a $41.6 million contract modification to perform
routine maintenance and modernization work on the USS Hartford (SSN-768), a
Los Angeles-class attack submarine. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary
of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

Under the terms of the contract, Electric Boat will perform a dry-docking
selected restricted availability, which consists of maintenance work, upgrades
and modernization activities required to ensure the submarine is operating at
full technical capacity. The work will take place at the Electric Boat
shipyard in Groton and involve up to 417 employees at its peak. It is
scheduled for completion in July 2013.

The contract was initially awarded in April 2012 and has a potential value of
$58.7 million if all options are exercised.

More information about General Dynamics is available at
www.generaldynamics.com.

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