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October 30, 2014
Pratt, Pentagon Agree on 8th F-35 Engine Lot

The Pentagon has signed an agreement with Pratt & Whitney for the eighth lot of F135 engines to power the F-35 joint strike fighter.

October 26, 2014
The USS North Dakota, A $2.6-Billion Attack Submarine, Is Commissioned

A large crowd and a warm October Saturday morning welcomed the Navy’s most advanced attack submarine, USS North Dakota, and its crew into Navy history.

October 23, 2014
Virginia Subs to Get Berthing Changes for Female Crew

Sub designers are puzzling out how to fit enlisted women into the berthings on the Virginia-class attack submarines already in the force.

October 23, 2014
Run Silent, Run Scared: ‘A Crucial Year’ For Navy’s New Nuke Sub
“No one should be sleeping comfortably at night,” Rear Adm. Dave Johnson warned Navy submariners and contractors today. For the fleet’s top priority program, the replacement for the aging Ohio-class nuclear missile submarine, fiscal 2015 “is a crucial year,” the Program Executive Officer for all submarine programs said this morning.

October 23, 2014
Exclusive: Lockheed, Pentagon reach $4 billion deal for more F-35 jets
Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) and U.S. defense officials have reached agreement on the terms of a contract worth about $4 billion for an eighth batch of 43 F-35 fighter jets, sources familiar with the deal said on Thursday.

October 20, 2014
East Lyme to make study of Stones Ranch Military Reservation
The Board of Selectmen will move forward with a land-use study of the Stones Ranch Military Reservation and its surrounding area.

October 17, 2014
Groton seeks submarine artifacts of decommissioned USS Groton
Groton is hoping to take custody of the sail, upper rudder and other parts of its namesake nuclear attack submarine, which was decommissioned in 1997.

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