Supplier of faulty welding on sub missile tubes working to understand scope of defects

By Jason Sherman / August 7, 2018 at 2:32 PM
The company responsible for faulty welding on missile tubes slated for the Navy's Columbia-class submarine is still working to understand the full scope of the defective work, its chief executive told Wall Street investors today. BWX Technologies CEO Rex Geveden said during an earnings call today the company's nuclear operations group identified problems with its work and disclosed the situation to the Navy and Columbia-class prime contractor General Dynamics Electric Boat. Defense News first reported problems with missile tube...

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