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July 31, 2018
Public Asked to Weigh In on Latest Coast Guard Museum Designs
The Coast Guard, in seeking public comment on a review of the environmental impacts related to building the National Coast Guard Museum on the downtown waterfront, has released the museum's newest design.

July 25, 2018
Sub Base, Energy Officials Mark Groundbreaking For Fuel Cell Park
The Naval Submarine Base moved another step closer to having a 7.4-megawatt fuel cell park on its grounds, which officials say will enhance the base's military value by reducing energy costs and making it more energy resilient.

July 13, 2018
Growth in Southeastern Connecticut: Regional Council Seeks Firms for JLUS Implementation Project at Sub Base; Senator Steps up to Secure Funding for Housing, Infrastructure Study
The Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments is looking for proposals to prepare a joint land use study (JLUS) implementation project for Naval Submarine Base New London consisting of a land use, zoning and transportation study for the town of Groton; and a regional analysis and long-range plan to accommodate growth and address compatibility issues related to the anticipated expansion of submarine shipbuilding in the region, specifically in the areas of housing and transportation. Responses to the RFP/RFQ are due Aug. 31.

July 12, 2018
Coast Guard Museum Organizers Hire Connecticut Firms for Pre-construction Work
The National Coast Guard Museum Association has hired two Connecticut firms to assist in the ongoing pre-construction work on the estimated $100 million museum planned for the downtown New London waterfront.

July 10, 2018
There’s Nothing the U.S. Navy Can Do to Avoid a Submarine Gap
In 2018, the U.S. Navy has finally begun to come to terms with a long-term problem that has been decades in the making.

June 10, 2018
New Connecticut National Guard Medical Helicopter Unit Set to Deploy to Southwest Asia
The Connecticut National Guard's newest unit, which has spent the past two years training with new, specialized helicopters, will deploy soon to provide care and transport to the sick and wounded in support of military operations in southwest Asia.

May 30, 2018
UConn Researchers Advance Submarine Power
A team of engineers led by UConn engineering professors Yang Cao and Ali Bazzi is conducting groundbreaking research on electric propulsion, moving the U.S. Navy closer to a shift in how submarines are powered.

May 23, 2018
Sub Base Names Dive Locker after Navy’s First Female Deep-Sea Diver
It was the boots. Weighing 17 pounds each, and sized much too big for her feet, they had toes that would point down no matter how hard she tried to lift her feet. That was the single biggest obstacle on a daily basis for Donna Tobias as she made her way through the Navy deep-sea diving school, the first woman to do so.

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