The USS Gabrielle Giffords crew successfully demonstrated the fully operational Naval Strike Missile (NSM) for the first time at Exercise Pacific Griffin 2019. Using the ship’s integrated combat system, the crew launched the powerful anti-ship cruise missile at a decommissioned ship.
Tag Archives : General Dynamics
05 Dec 2019
The U.S. Navy yesterday awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a contract valued at $22.2 billion for the construction of 9 new Virginia-class submarines. The contract also includes the option of a tenth ship to be constructed within the contract time frame, bringing the total potential contract value to approximately $24.1 billion. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics.
03 Dec 2019
The US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) awarded a nine-ship -- eight with Virginia Payload Module (VPM) -- Block V contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) Dec. 2.
29 Sep 2019
Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) is the first U.S. Navy vessel to fully integrate the Naval Strike Missile next generation anti-ship and land attack cruise missile.
11 Sep 2019
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) unveiled the new Bluefin-12 autonomous unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) at DSEI 2019.
26 Aug 2019
General Dynamics NASSCO, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, was awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy worth up to $1.6 billion for the construction of the sixth and seventh ships of the Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) program, as well as an option for ESB 8.
22 Aug 2019
The keel laying of SSN 797 Iowa, the 24th submarine of the Virginia-class (6th boat of the block IV variant) took place during a ceremony held August 20, 2019 at General Dynamics Electric Boat Quonset Point facility.
25 Jun 2019
The future USNS Miguel Keith (ESB 5) expeditionary mobile base got underway from General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) for the first time since the graving dock flooding incident on July 11, 2018, the US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) stated on its Facebook page.
24 Jun 2019
The U.S. Navy christened the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, the USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118), on June 22 at the General Dynamics Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine. DDG 118 is the third (of nine) Arleigh Burke-class, "Flight IIA: Technology Insertion" variant. "Technology Insertion" ships are fitted with elements from the future DDG 51 Flight III.