The General Dynamics' (GD) Pittsfield, Mass plant has hired more than 100 new employees in the last four months and plans to continue expanding its staff after winning a contract to help build Littoral Combat Ships for the U.S. Navy, CBS 6 reported on May 31.
The combat systems company foresees hiring another 400 employees for new high tech jobs over the next five years, says CBS 6.
The report said the company celebrated these new job additions on May 31 and that Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick was present for the event.Each combat ship will cost about $500 million to construct, the report said.
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