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May 4, 2016
Panel: Sub Base Positioned Well Against BRAC 'Noise'
Lessons learned when the Naval Submarine Base New London was threatened with closure in 2005 have positioned it to better withstand future attempts by the Navy to shut the base down, those who fought to keep it open said Wednesday.

April 29, 2016
Lawmakers Seek Assessment Of Contractors' Ability To Build Two Virginia Subs A Year
Federal lawmakers are directing the Navy to assess whether the industrial base, namely Electric Boat and its shipbuilding partner, Newport News, can sustain a two-a-year production rate of Virginia-class attack submarines over the next 13 years.

April 27, 2016
Navy To Revise Psychological Screening For Potential Submariners
The Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory is revising its psychological screening test used to determine if those coming into the submarine force are mentally fit to serve on submarines.

April 19, 2016
Pentagon Says Report Justifies A Round Of Base Closures
A new Defense Department report that analyzes its U.S. infrastructure shows the Navy has 7 percent excess capacity in comparison to the Army's 33 percent and the Air Force's 32 percent.

April 18, 2016
Electric Boat To Hire Thousands As Military Strategy Shifts Back To Subs
For the first time in a generation, Electric Boat is hiring thousands of workers as military strategy again turns to submarines to project U.S. sea power.

April 11, 2016
Navy Proposes To Accelerate Attack Submarine Construction
The Navy is now formally proposing to build one more Virginia-class attack submarine per year by the early 2020s, above and beyond what is now planned, service officials told Scout Warrior.

April 11, 2016
Pratt Wins $1.04 Billion U.S. Deal For F-35 Fighter Engines
Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp, has won an additional $1.04 billion contract for F-35 fighter jet engines, bringing the total value of its work on a ninth batch of the engines to $1.4 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday.

April 10, 2016
Coast Guard Museum Association Working To Cultivate Next Donor Base
After securing $35 million in donations and pledges, the National Coast Guard Museum Association is now cultivating its next donor base.

April 8, 2016
Naval Submarine School Plays Role In USS Hartford's Icy Breakthrough
Remember that video of the USS Hartford breaking through an icepack and surfacing in the Arctic Circle?

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