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Governor Lamont Applauds U.S. Navy’s Announcement on $9.5 Billion Contract With Electric Boat To Build Next-Generation Columbia Submarines

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today released the following statement on the announcement that the U.S. Navy has entered into a $9.5 billion, multiyear contract with General Dynamics Electric Boat for the construction of the next generation Columbia-class submarines, which will be assembled at the company’s shipyard in Groton:

“This is fantastic news for the State of Connecticut. We have always been proud to be the home of Electric Boat, maker of the best submarines in the world, and this announcement cements their future in our great state. This shows, once again, that Connecticut’s workforce is the best in the world, and I’m glad to see the Navy knows that the best decision is to keep building submarines in Connecticut for years to come. Congratulations to all of the hardworking men and women at EB for this well-deserved award and the decades of submarine construction ahead.”

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