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April 11, 2018
Sub Base Reflects on Its 150-year History
For its first 50 years, the New London Navy Yard in Groton was not of particular importance. Today, the site is home to the Naval Submarine Base, where 15 of the Navy's 52 attack submarines are based, and holds much more prominence.

March 30, 2018
Navy Seeks to Rev Up to Building 3 Attack Submarines Per Year
The Navy hopes to increase its current submarine construction op-tempo and build as many as three Virginia-class submarines per year to more rapidly address the services’ attack submarine deficit.

March 24, 2018
Plans for Coast Guard Museum Pedestrian Bridge Move Forward
The nonprofit organization spearheading the $100 million National Coast Guard Museum is seeking State Bond Commission approval of $1.8 million to continue work on a pedestrian bridge downtown.

March 13, 2018
Submarines USS Hartford, USS Connecticut Surface Together In The Arctic Circle
Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768) and Seawolf-class fast attack submarine, USS Connecticut (SSN 22) both surfaced in the Arctic Circle March 10 during the multinational maritime Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2018 in the Arctic Circle north of Alaska.

March 13, 2018
Electric Boat Awarded Long-Lead Contract For Virginia-Class Block V Attack Boats
Sub builder General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $696.2 million contract modification for long-lead materials for the next for Virginia-class submarines – the first of the Block V attack boats.

March 7, 2018
Navy Kicks Off ICEX 2018
Commander, Submarine Forces (COMSUBFOR) officially kicked-off Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2018 in the Arctic Ocean with the construction of temporary Ice Camp Skate and the arrival of two U.S. Navy fast-attack submarines and one U.K. Royal Navy submarine, Mar. 7.

March 7, 2018
Courtney Urges Navy to Rev Up Sub Building
U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney urged the Navy on Tuesday to find ways beyond what is already in its budgeted plans to speed construction of the U.S. submarine fleet so that it can achieve the 66-boat level called for in its recently released long-term Force Structure Assessment.

February 26,2018
Quality-of-Life Issues May Affect Future Basing Decisions, Services Tell Governors
Officials may consider the quality of local schools and the ability for military spouses to transfer professional credentials following a transfer when deciding where to locate military missions, the three service secretaries told the National Governors Association in a letter sent Friday.

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