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September 18, 2016
More Than Ever, The Submarine Capital Of The World
As fall in New England looms ahead, the conclusion of the yearlong celebration of Connecticut’s Submarine Century draws near. Designated by Governor Dan Malloy to run from October 2015 through October 2016, the celebration has had as its cornerstone the commemoration of the centennial anniversary of our nation’s first permanent, continental submarine Base – Naval Submarine Base New London – and its Naval Submarine School.

August 27, 2016
Electric Boat Delivers Submarine Illinois Early, Below Budget
Electric Boat announced Saturday that it has delivered the nuclear attack submarine Illinois to the Navy early and below budget.

August 18, 2016
Latest Naval Technology Includes Blackwing Drones
Some of the latest innovations in undersea technology were on display here Thursday, including an unmanned aerial vehicle that can be launched into the air from a submarine or from unmanned underwater vehicle.

August 18. 2016
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus Bullish On Submarines' Role In Future
Southeastern Connecticut's role as a major defense force was highlighted this week, but there are questions.

August 13, 2016
Nominations Sought For Connecticut Veterans Hall Of Fame
Connecticut officials are seeking nominations for this year's class of inductees to the state Veterans Hall of Fame.

July 29, 2016
Regional Planning Group Seeks Consultant To Perform JLUS For Connecticut Sub Base
The Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments (SCCOG) is seeking qualifications and proposals from firms to prepare a joint land use study (JLUS) for Naval Submarine  Base New London on behalf of its member municipalities — the town of Groton, town of Waterford, town of Ledyard, city of Groton, city of New London and town of Montville. DOD’s Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) provides grants to state and local governments to conduct a JLUS to support the long-term sustainability and operability of the military installation complex. An award of a grant to the SCCOG to conduct a JLUS is pending approval by OEA.

July 27, 2016
Electric Boat Projects Expanded Workforce For New Submarine Programs
The shipbuilding company that will lead design and construction of the Navy’s next-generation ballistic-missile submarine (SSBN) and the new payload module for the Virginia-class attack submarine (SSN) expects to increase the size of its workforce over the next 15 years.

July 26, 2016
Coast Guard Band To Stay In New London
The Coast Guard Band is here to stay, Adm. Paul Zukunft announced Tuesday.

July 14, 2016
Navy Study May Call For More Virginia-Class Subs
A soon-to-be-completed study on the U.S. Navy’s force structure could call for an increase in the service’s requirement for 48 Virginia-class fast-attack submarines, two Navy officials said July 14.

July 8, 2016
Navy Seeks 2nd Attack Sub In 2021
Got subs? The Navy sounds increasingly confident it can squeeze an extra submarine into its construction plans. The additional Virginia-class attack sub, to be funded in the 2021 budget, would enter service just as the attack submarine force shrinks to historic lows while Chinese and Russian fleets grow in both numbers and sophistication.

July 8, 2016
Navy To Request Ohio Replacement Program Milestone B Decision This Summer
The Navy will present an updated Ohio Replacement Program cost estimate to the Defense Department later this summer and seek approval to move into detailed design and engineering work, the Program Executive Officer for Submarines said today.

July 7, 2016
Coast Guard Museum Developers Learn About Flood Plain Issues In FEMA Meeting
The outcome of a recent meeting between the representatives of the National Coast Guard Museum and the Federal Emergency Management Agency has left the door open to building at a site on the downtown waterfront in the federal flood zone.

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