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NORTH KINGSTOWNâOn Monday, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) raised the U.S. Navyâs decision to award a $17.6 billion contract to Electric Boat in Quonset to build 10 additional Virginia-Class submarines. The contract, according to Reed, is another step towards providing skilled jobs for Rhode Islanders.
âThis contract means submarine production at Quonset is on course and full speed ahead,â said Reed in a statement. âThe additional work at EBâs facilities in Quonset is good news for job growth and economic growth in Rhode Island.â
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