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US Navy awards largest-ever sub pact

The US Navy this week awarded its largest-ever shipbuilding contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat for construction of nine Virginia-class attack submarines, eight of which will have an 84-foot section that boosts the boat’s strike missile capacity, Defense News reported. The contract for the Block V Virginia-class subs, worth US$22.2 billion, could grow by another US$2 billion […]