Wednesday, August 24, 2005

Electric Boat Statement on BRAC Decision

Today’s vote by the Base Realignment and Closure Commission to keep Naval Submarine Base New London open represents a win for the U.S. Navy’s submarine fleet, General Dynamics Electric Boat and the communities in Southeastern Connecticut and Rhode Island.

Through its vote, the commission made it clear that it fully understands the value of the submarine base as well as the unique synergy that exists between the base and Electric Boat. Importantly, the commission’s action will maintain the Groton area as the center of submarine excellence, and help sustain the superiority of the nation’s undersea fleet.
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