Electric Boat working through workforce, industrial base concerns as Columbia construction progresses

By Aidan Quigley / November 22, 2021 at 6:00 AM
General Dynamics Electric Boat is taking steps to address vendor base and workforce concerns as the company works to keep the Columbia-class submarine, the Navy’s top acquisition priority, on track, General Dynamics Electric Boat President Kevin Graney told Inside Defense in a Wednesday interview. Graney identified workforce staffing as Electric Boat’s biggest challenge as Columbia construction hits the one-year mark. The Navy awarded Electric Boat a $9.47 billion contract modification in November 2020 to begin full construction of the...

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