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April 15, 2017
Sub Suppliers Sharing In EB Boom
In its 71 years in business, Collins & Jewell Co. Inc. has operated at three sites in eastern Connecticut, moving twice in search of more space. The supplier for Electric Boat is now considering expanding at its Bozrah location to keep up with rising U.S. military demand for submarines.

 
April 11, 2017
Submarine Force Makes Birthday Wish: More Boats
Tuesday marked 117 years since the Navy purchased its first submarine, the USS Holland (SS-1), a 64-ton, 53-foot-long, 10-foot-diameter experimental submarine from John P. Holland and the Holland Torpedo Boat Co.

 
April 3, 2017
Helping Submarines "See": UTC Aerospace Systems Begin Production Of First Large Vertical Array For Virginia Class Subs
UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (UTX), announced today that manufacturing has begun on the first Large Vertical Array (LVA) for Virginia Class submarines at its Aerostructures Engineered Polymer Products (EPP) division in Jacksonville, Florida. The start of production follows several years of collaboration between EPP, the U.S. Navy and prime contractor General Dynamics Electric Boat on a design and development program.

 
April 3, 2017
State's Sub Suppliers Preparing For Construction Boom
In its 71 years in business, Collins & Jewell Co. Inc. has operated at three sites in eastern Connecticut, moving twice in search of more space. The supplier for Electric Boat is now considering expanding at its Bozrah location to keep up with rising U.S. military demand for submarines.

 
March 29, 2017
Report Points To Connecticut's Role In Expanding, Retaining Its Defense Workforce
A new report calls attention to Connecticut's role in helping its defense industry going forward.

 
March 16, 2016
Trump's Budget Plan Favors Military Spending, Guts Domestic Programs
While much uncertainty surrounds President Donald Trump's first spending plan, which heavily favors military spending and proposes big cuts to domestic programs, Connecticut's defense industry stands to gain from the proposal.

 
March 2, 2017
Trump Plan To Increase Defense Spending May Boost State
President Donald Trump's proposal to boost Pentagon spending by $54 billion could be a big win for Connecticut manufacturers that build helicopters, submarines and engines for fighter jets.

 
March 1, 2017
Senator: The Submarine Is America's 'Strategic, Decisive Edge'
There was an air of optimism in a crowded room in the basement of the Rayburn Building on Capitol Hill, where dozens of congressmen, staffers and defense industry executives gathered in a crowded room to hammer home the importance of the submarine to the U.S. Navy and the nation, and to the industrial base that builds them.

 
 
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