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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.

June 30, 2016
Pratt & Whitney Awarded Adaptive Engine Transition Program Contract For Future Fighter Engines
Pratt & Whitney was selected by the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center to receive a more than $1 billion award for the Adaptive Engine Transition Program (AETP). As part of AETP, Pratt & Whitney will design, develop, fabricate, and test complete adaptive engines in the 45,000lb thrust-class, continuing the advancement and maturation of the next generation of military fighter engine technology.

June 27, 2016
Connecticut Leads The Way In Supporting Military Bases
More states are supporting the military installations within their borders as the Pentagon targets reducing excess capacity as a way to free up funds that could better be used on readiness and weapons modernization, a recent report by the Association of Defense Communities found.

June 24, 2016
Take A Deep Dive Into Connecticut's 100-Year Submarine History
Celebrating "Connecticut's Submarine Century," Groton and New London have planned a summer filled with submarine-related activities and surrounding shoreline areas will feature museums, historic forts, parks and beaches, restaurants and ice cream shops to round out day trips.

June 23, 2016
Regional Council: Coast Guard Museum Should Be In Downtown New London
The Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments unanimously expressed its support Thursday for locating the National Coast Guard Museum at downtown New London's waterfront, in response to calls for it instead to be built in the Fort Trumbull area.

June 22, 2016
Submarine Base Celebrates 100 Years Of Service
The first Groton submariners likely could not have imagined the moment.

June 16, 2016
Prospects Bright For Connecticut's Defense Base
Connecticut’s defense industry remains healthy, a trend that is expected to continue, according to the annual report by the state’s Office of Military Affairs.

June 15, 2016
Special Guests Get A Taste Of Submarine Cuisine
Five-hundred-forty meals a day.

June 15, 2016
Submarine Production Poised To Outpace Other Pentagon Programs Through 2030
Submariners have traditionally been the most secretive of the Navy’s warfighting communities. Their warships are stealthy and their missions are classified, so they are nearly invisible in Washington’s policy debates – unlike some other military programs I could mention.

June 14, 2016
Senate Defense Policy Bill Would Mean More Than $16 Billion For Connecticut's Defense Industries
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed its version of the defense policy bill, which would authorize more than $16 billion for defense-related industries in Connecticut.

June 14, 2016
Nautilus To Undergo Preservation Work As Early As 2017
The world's first nuclear-powered submarine will undergo preservation work as soon as next year.

June 13, 2016
Defense Busines Is Booming In Connecticut
Connecticut's defense industrial base remained strong in 2015 and is projected to continue so, according to an annual report put out by the state's Office of Military Affairs. The report details key defense activities and issues for the nation and state and is based on data from the Pentagon.

June 2, 2016
Decorated Combat Veteran To Lead UConn's Veterans Program
A decorated combat veteran, two-time Bronze Star medal recipient, and UConn ROTC alum has been named director of UConn’s Office of Veterans Affairs and Military Programs.

June 1, 2016
Admiral: Submarine Force Shifting To Payload-Centric Model
The submarine force is shifting from a platform-centric model to a payload-centric model, Rear Adm. Jeffrey Trussler told a small crowd Wednesday night at the University of Connecticut's Avery Point campus.

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