New Contract At General Dynamics Means More Jobs Coming To Pittsfield
General Dynamics Mission Systems has landed a new four-year, $104.2 million submarine contract from the U.S. Navy. AND Most of the work will be done in Pittsfield.
The company is expanding to accommodate the work, which includes development, production, and installation of fire-control systems for the Columbia/Dreadnought class of ballistic missile submarines.
The Berkshire Eagle reports that The company plans to add manufacturing employees under the new contract.
On the General Dynamics website, they do have local jobs listed at all clearance levels.
Also on the website Vice President of General Dynamics Mission Systems’ Strategic Systems business laura Hooks had this to say:
Our support for the Navy’s strategic deterrent program spans over six decades and forms the foundation of our U.S. Navy business, We are entering the next era of development and production for the Navy’s fire control system on the newest fleet of submarines demonstrating our ongoing relationship, built on trust, partnership and innovation, with the U.S. and U.K. naval forces.
That expansion has begun and is expected to be completed by November 2024. The installation of gear will take place outside Pittsfield.