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General Dynamics among those winning Pentagon contracts

A General Dynamics sign is shown at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in San Diego, California, U.S. October 17, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Defense Department said on Wednesday it had awarded contracts for submarine maintenance and modernization to General Dynamics Corp (GD.N) for $1.1 billion, to Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc (HII.N) for $874 million and to Oceaneering International Inc (OII.N) for $828 million.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Phil Berlowitz)