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General Dynamics wins $1.1 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

General Dynamics NASSCO ship yard entrance is shown in San Diego, California

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Dynamics Corp <GD.N> has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for expeditionary sea base ships, the Pentagon said on Friday. The vessels are partially submersible logistics platforms for large-scale naval operations.

(Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by David Alexander)