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May 23, 2015
Sikorsky S-97 Raider Achieves First Flight
The Sikorsky S-97 Raider hit an important milestone Friday with the successful first flight of its experimental rotorcraft.

 
May 21, 2015
Next BRAC Should Be Smooth Sailing, Sub Commander Says
The commander of the Naval Submarine Base said Thursday during the annual Groton Business Update that he is bracing for another round of defense-base closures, though the Navy believes realignment will be more likely than shutdowns.

 
April 30, 2015
Connecticut's Defense Industry Well-Supported In Proposed Federal Appropriations
Connecticut's defense industry is well-supported in proposed federal legislation that sets the policies and guidelines for how defense appropriations will be spent in 2016, according to U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District.

 
April 29, 2015
Coast Guard Museum Association Launches National Fundraising Drive In D.C.
In Grand Haven, Mich., known as Coast Guard City U.S.A, a first-grade class is filling a clear blue water jug with pennies to raise money for the $100 million National Coast Guard Museum planned for downtown New London.

 
April 28, 2015
Planning Underway For Connecticut's Coast Guard Summer In New London
About 45 representatives of the city, state, Coast Guard, Navy and community organizations gathered at Fort Trumbull on Tuesday morning to start filling the calendar with events for a summer-long celebration of the U.S. Coast Guard.

 
April 23, 2015
Coast Guard Museum Association To Launch First National Fundraising Campaign
The effort to build the only national Coast Guard museum in the United States had been on the ropes for years when retired Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr. took over as the sea service's top officer in 2010. Federal legislation passed in 2004 said it could only be built in Connecticut, but there were disagreements about whether that was the best idea.

 
April 17, 2015
Navy Studies Building 3 Virginia-Class Attack Submarines Per Year
The Navy is investigating the prospect of building three new Virginia-class attack submarines per year instead of two in order to boost the size of the fleet as more Los Angeles-class submarines retire.

 
April 12. 2015
Bow Wave Of Subs Rolling Through Yards
A surge of work is rippling through the building yards of General Dynamics Electric Boat (EB) the likes of which has not been seen since the end of the Cold War.

 
 
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