Electric Boat To Expand Groton Shipyard To Meet Rising Submarine Demand

Electric Boat plans to spend $850 million to significantly expand its Groton shipyard as the Navy picks up the pace of submarine construction and design to face down threats from China and Russia. To keep up with demand for the two submarine programs, Electric Boat projects it will need 18,000 workers by 2030. The workforce reached 16,500 last year, the most in 25 years. Most of the employment growth will be in trade mechanics, supervisors and associated personnel.


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