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October 11, 2017
Navy $5 Billion Deal Builds New Nuclear-Armed Columbia-Class Sub
The Navy has awarded a $5.1 billion contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat for Integrated Product and Process Development of the COLUMBIA Class submarine, a next-generation nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines designed to ensure a second-strike capability in the event of a nuclear attack on the United States.

 
September 21, 2017
Navy Awards Electric Boat $5.1B Columbia-Class Submarine Design Contract
General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $5.1 billion contract to undertake the detailed design work for the U.S. Navy’s next generation of ballistic missile submarines – the Columbia-class (SSBN(X)).

 
September 18, 2017
Military Spending Measure With Billions For Conn. Wins Senate Approval
A nearly $700 billion military spending measure, with billions for Connecticut manufacturers of submarines, jet engines and helicopters, won U.S. Senate backing Monday.

 
September 17, 2017
48 Hours On The USS John Warner
Hundreds of feet below the ocean's surface, the sailors begin to think about what it means to be a submariner.

 
September 15, 2017
Congressional Delegation Lauds New Undersea Engineering Program
UConn students who pursue careers through the University’s new undersea engineering program will play a vital role in our national defense and have opportunities to work on some of the most sophisticated submarines in the world, three members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation said during a rare group visit to Storrs Friday.

 
September 13, 2017
Navy Base Supporters: State In Good Position To Face Round Of Closures
Connecticut is in the best position in decades to face another round of base closures and consolidations when that inevitably happens, said the head of the state's Office of Military Affairs.

 
September 6, 2017
OpSail Descendant Benefiting From Military Presence
Seventeen years ago, the city’s ship(s) came in.

 
September 5, 2017
DoD Backs McCain-Reed Proposal To Close Military Bases
The Pentagon supports a proposal to authorize a base closure round in 2019 from Sens. John McCain and Jack Reed, the top Pentagon official in charge of military installations said Tuesday.

 
 
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