Ohio-class submarines http://ripr.org en Electric Boat Looking to Expand at Quonset http://ripr.org/post/electric-boat-looking-expand-quonset <p>Electric Boat is looking to expand its footprint at the Quonset Point shipyard. Electric Boat spokesman Bob Hamilton said discussions are preliminary at this point, but he said space will be needed for the construction of two, Virginia-class submarines and other work for the U.S. Navy.</p><p>“We expect to need some space for the Navy’s Moored Training Ships, which we’re involved with,” said Hamilton, “as well as the Ohio replacement, which is the next class of submarine.”</p><p>Hamilton said sequestration cuts will have a minimal impact on Electric Boat’s submarine building work.</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 19:20:10 +0000 Catherine Welch 13420 at http://ripr.org