Electric Boat expansion underway at Quonset

Governor Gina Raimondo, senator JackReed, senator Sheldon Whitehouse, congressman Jim Langevin andcongressman David Cicilline recently visited Quonset Business Park tohelp cut the ribbon on a new 123,000 s/f facility at General Dynamics’Electric Boat.   

The new submarine production building, known as the “Ohio Replacement Automated Frame and Cylinder (AFC) Facility” was praised as a major sign of economic growth for the state and a testament to Rhode Island’s strategic importance in the national defense industry. This AFC facility is the first of several facilities planned to support the increased submarine construction work planned at Quonset.

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