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General Dynamics NASSCO Awarded $1.4 Billion to Build U.S. Navy Ships

PR Newswire - Fri Aug 5, 2:00PM CDT

Contract modifications provide full funding for three ships – ESB 8, T-AO 211, and T-AO 212; and an option to build T-AO 213

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics NASSCO, a subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), announced today that it received$1.4 billion in U.S. Navy contract modifications for construction of a sixth Expeditionary Sea Base ship (ESB 8) and two additional John Lewis-class fleet oilers (T-AO 211 and 212). This award comes in addition to $600 million already received to procure long-lead time materials for the same ships. The contract modification also provides an option for the Navy to procure an additional oiler, T-AO 213, bringing the total potential value to $2.7 billion for the four ships.

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