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April 17, 2014
BRAC Criteria Need To Account For Intellectual Resources, House Panel Says
The Pentagon should take into account the “intellectual capabilities” of the region surrounding an installation under consideration for realignment or closure, according to the report of the House Appropriations Committee accompanying the fiscal 2015 military construction-veterans affairs spending bill.

 
April 11, 2014
U.S. Navy Looks To Leverage Submarine Work To Keep Costs Down
The U.S. Navy hopes to save money and time by leveraging industry investments as it replaces its Ohio-class nuclear-armed submarines with the Virginia-class attack submarines now built by General Dynamics Corp and Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc.

 
March 29, 2014
Parallel Parking In The Artic Circle
It’s quite stunning — blocks of blue ice tumbling around in a frigid sea amid giant, jagged ice stalactites. I was afforded that unique view while surfacing from beneath the Arctic Circle last weekend aboard the U.S.S. New Mexico, an attack submarine. I had spent the night on the sub as part of a group accompanying Adm. Jonathan Greenert, the chief of naval operations, who was observing the Navy’s submarine arctic warfare exercise.

 
March 27, 2014
Shipyard Formally Decommissioning USS Miami
A ceremony will be held today at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard to formally decommission the submarine USS Miami, which sustained hundreds of millions of dollars in damage as the result of arson in May 2012.

 
March 25, 2014
U.S. Set To Approve International Debut Of F-35 Fighter: Sources
The U.S. Defense Department is poised to approve the first trans-Atlantic flight of Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet in July, when the new warplane is expected to take part in two international air shows near London, according to multiple sources familiar with the issue.

 
March 25, 2014
Navy Backs BRAC - Just Not For The Navy
Navy leaders say they support the Pentagon’s push for a new round of base closures in 2017 – but that the Navy doesn’t need its bases cut.

 
March 18, 2014
Coast Guard Museum Gets Downtown New London Land
With representatives of the Coast Guard and its museum association in the front row of Council Chambers, the City Council on Monday night unanimously approved the sale of roughly 16,000 square feet of downtown waterfront property - including about 10,000 square feet to the Coast Guard to build its $80 million National Coast Guard Museum.

 
March 16, 2014
Coast Guard Museum: Launching The Future In New London
The sweeping bow-shaped design of the planned National Coast Guard Museum is a tribute to New London's rich maritime heritage. Its proposed location on the waterfront is a celebration of New London's critical role in shaping the nation's nautical history and traditions.

 
March 10, 2014
Gov. Malloy: UTC Agreement Impacts Jobs Throughout The State
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today released data showcasing the impact that ratifying the United Technologies Corp. agreement will have on communities throughout the state.

 
March 7, 2014
Sub Base Links Into Microgrid Pilot Plan
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy appeared Thursday in Middletown to mark the completion of the first of Connecticut's nine pilot microgrid projects that promise to provide electricity for critical areas of the state in the event of widespread power outages.

 
 
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