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November 16, 2018
Services Look outside Their Gates to Finance Energy Resilience Projects
In an effort to enhance its energy resilience, the Navy surveyed its 71 installations and uncovered 754 gaps — systems or components which need to be strengthened to improve energy efficiency, reliability and resiliency.

November 15, 2018
Sikorsky Receives $382 Million Contract for Eight MH-60R Seahawks
Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky received a $382 million contract for eight MH-60R Seahawk helicopters from the US Navy.

November 14, 2018
Bill Would OK Use of Federal Money for Museum Prep Work
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday advanced a Coast Guard authorization bill that would allow federal money to be used to pay for design and engineering of the National Coast Guard Museum planned for downtown New London.

October 21, 2018
Submarine Vermont Christened at Connecticut Shipyard
The Navy’s newest nuclear-powered attack submarine was christened Saturday at a Connecticut shipyard, a $2.7 billion vessel packed with the latest war-fighting technology.

October 21, 2018
Groton-Based Sub Named Best Ship In Atlantic Fleet
Embroidered on the crew's blue ball caps, next to the submarine's motto, "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead," is a small trophy, a nod to the coveted award they've received.

October 21, 2018
Gerard Butler And Director Of 'Hunter Killer' Visit New London
A packed audience of more than 1,300 sailors and their family members in the Dealey Center Theater at the Naval Submarine Base applauded and cheered as actor Gerard Butler and Donovan Marsh, the director of "Hunter Killer," walked onto the stage Saturday.

September 23, 2018
Sub Builder Electric Boat Injects Millions into Groton Expansion
Submarine builder Electric Boat has announced plans for an $850 million shipyard expansion in Connecticut.

September 5, 2018
Malloy: State will create microgrid at U.S. Naval Submarine Base
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Wednesday his administration has approved the release of a $5 million state grant to establish a microgrid at the U.S. Naval Submarine Base in Groton, aiming to strengthen storm resiliency and provide energy security, according to a press release from

September 3, 2018
Navy Destroyer, Concert of Americana Music to Anchor Maritime Festival
John Johnson, chairman of the Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival, still displays a proclamation Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed in 2013, recognizing the second week of September as “Connecticut’s Annual Maritime History and Heritage Week.”

August 6, 2018
State's Defense Industry Expected to Continue to Grow
Connecticut companies received $23 billion in defense contracts in 2017, the second highest level in 10 years, according to an annual report from the state's Office of Military Affairs.

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