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NORTH KINGSTOWNâ€”On Monday, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) raised the U.S. Navyâ€™s 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.
â€śThis contract means submarine production at Quonset is on course and full speed ahead,â€ť said Reed in a statement. â€śThe additional work at EBâ€™s facilities in Quonset is good news for job growth and economic growth in Rhode Island.â€ť
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