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July 27, 2015
Marines File Paperwork For F-35 IOC; Sign-Off 'Soon'
The U.S. Marine Corps finished tests and filled out the paperwork needed to turn the F-35 joint strike fighter into an operational aircraft.

July 22, 2015
National Guard Officer Candidates 'Stay Focused And Keep Driving On'
One of the largest Officer Candidate School classes ever hosted by the Connecticut National Guard's Regional Training Institute was in the final stretch of what is called 'Phase One' of the training program Wednesday at Camp Niantic.

July 20, 2015
Navy Deploys First Underwater Drone From USS Dakota
For the first time in the history of the Navy's submarine force, an underwater drone has been successfully deployed and recovered from a submarine during a military operation.

July 19, 2015
Exclusive: Lockheed To Buy United Tech's Sikorsky For Over $8 Billion
Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) has agreed to buy United Technologies Corp's (UTX.N) Sikorsky Aircraft for over $8 billion, two sources said on Sunday, cementing a deal that would confirm Lockheed's dominance in weapons making and giving the Black Hawk helicopter to the maker of the F-35 fighter jet.

July 19, 2015
Connecticut Military Affairs Office Keeps Sights On Sub Base
Connecticut’s Office Military Affairs (OMA) has begun to evolve after it was first created eight years ago, but its primary focus remains supporting Naval Submarine Base New London and ensuring it does not become a candidate for closure in a future BRAC round.

June 28, 2015
Courtney Has Proven to Be Fierce Advocate For Submarine Fleet, Connecticut Sub Base
During his five terms in Congress, Connecticut Rep. Joe Courtney has made increased funding for submarine production and support for Naval Submarine Base New London two of his signature issues.

June 26, 2015
State Military Affairs Director Appointed To Defense Communities Board
Executive director of the state's Office of Military Affairs, Bob Ross was appointed this week to the board of directors of the Association of Defense Communities.

June 24, 2015
Rickover's NR-1 Returns Home
The one-of-a-kind ship was developed just down the river and conducted many missions throughout the Cold War, some of which remain highly classified.

June 24, 2015
Navy Celebrates Once-Secret Sub Now On Display In Museum
A once-secret submarine in U.S. military research and expeditions is being celebrated for its advanced technology, exploration of the ocean floor and role as a workhorse.

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