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September 24, 2014
Blumenthal, Courtney Tout Program For Trident Sub Successor
Members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation vowed Tuesday to continue to press for funding for the nation’s next-generation ballistic-missile submarines, calling the $80 billion program a linchpin of the nation’s defense.

September 18, 2014
Navy Secretary Predicts More Submarines In Visit To Electric Boat
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus wrapped up a tour of the Virginia-class submarine Illinois (SSN 786) Wednesday by reiterating his commitment to an increased Naval submarine fleet.

September 7, 2014
Long Before Nuclear Power, There Was Turtle Power
On 17 July 1785, Thomas Jefferson wrote to his friend and colleague George Washington, requesting “you to be so kind as to communicate to me what you can recollect of Bushnel’s experiments in submarine navigation during the late war...” Washington replied two months later, declaring that although he did not “expect much success from the enterprise against an enemy,” the project was still “an effort of genius.”

August 22, 2014
With Ohio Replacement Coming, Time To Ramp Up Supplier Base
While the Navy is seven years away from the planned timeframe to begin construction on the first of a new fleet of ballistic missile submarines, efforts are already under way to prepare the supplier base for the surge in production that will be needed to build the ships.

August 22, 2014
Top Officer At Sub Base Retires, Submarine Group Two Disestablished
Submarine Group 2 Rear Adm. Kenneth Perry symbolically ended his career with the U.S. Navy this morning during the disestablishment ceremony for the submarine group much as he began his tenure as the group’s flag officer – with an exchange of handshakes and salutes.

August 20, 2014
Sub Base Putting Energy Into Conservation Efforts, Hosting Industry Leaders
Having just half of the lights lit in one of the Naval Submarine Base's three gymnasiums Monday morning might seem unremarkable, especially considering the natural light streaming in through the row of windows along the high ceiling. But new lighting in place at all three gyms is an important example of one of the ways the 98-year-old sub base has embraced ambitious goals for reducing energy use and reliance on fossil fuels.

August 12, 2014
State's First Aerospace Summit Coming to Groton in September
U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney announced Tuesday that Connecticut's first-ever aerospace summit will be held next month in Groton.

August 7, 2014
Connecticut Commissioner Impressed by Sub Base's Outreach to STEM Teachers
A two-week fellowship program hosted by the Naval Submarine Base New London’s Submarine Force Library and Museum is providing an opportunity for six teachers from southeastern Connecticut and Rhode Island to learn how the history and technology inherent in the Navy’s submarine force can bring alive science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

July 28, 2014
Industry Day At Groton Sub Base to Explore Alternative Energy Projects
The Navy is inviting utility and other energy services providers to attend an energy industry day on Aug. 20 to discuss future projects and potential opportunities for meeting the energy goals at Naval Submarine Base New London, Conn.

July 18, 2014
DEEP Commissioner Checks Out Sub Base's State-Funded Boiler Upgrade
Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Robert Klee toured the Naval Submarine Base New London Thursday to see where the base's cleanup efforts stand and to get a closer look at the base's new state-funded steam and hot water boiler.

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