SAN DIEGO – General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), today delivered USNS Amelia Earhart (T-AKE 6) to the U.S. Navy. The ship is named in honor of the record-setting aviator.
“The Amelia Earhart is another high-quality, extremely capable ship delivered by the NASSCO team,” said Frederick J. Harris, president of General Dynamics NASSCO. “We have reduced the man-hours to build this sixth ship of the T-AKE class by nearly 50 percent when compared to the production time of the lead ship. This is among the most efficient shipbuilding performances in the United States for a class of complex ships.”