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September 20, 2019
Work Resumes on Submarine Base Fuel Cell after Contractors Not Paid
Work has resumed on the fuel cell park at the Naval Submarine Base after being stalled for several months this summer.

September 17, 2019
Electric Boat Preparing for Columbia-Class, But Supply Base Remains a Challenge
General Dynamics Electric Boat broke ground on a Columbia-class submarine assembly facility at its Groton yard on Friday, kicking off one of the final facilities improvement projects the company needs ahead of a massive increase in submarine construction work in the coming decades.

September 12, 2019
Joe Courtney: New Submarine Facility will Define Connecticut’s Economy
On Friday, a ceremonial groundbreaking will represent the start of construction of a facility that will help define the economy of Connecticut and southern New England for decades to come.

August 27, 2019
New Defense Secretary Touts Submarines’ Role in Power Struggle
Defense Secretary Mark Esper, a month into the job, toured Electric Boat on Tuesday, including a walkthrough of the Navy's newest attack submarine, USS South Dakota, which is undergoing a major upgrade to make the already stealthy submarine even quieter in response to continued advancement by China and Russia in their undersea fleets.

August 19, 2019

Navy Cruiser to Headline Upcoming Maritime Festival Fleet

Top billing for next month’s 7th Annual Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival goes to the USS Philippine Sea, a 567-foot guided-missile cruiser that's among more than a dozen vessels lined up for the event, festival organizers announced at a Monday news conference.

August 8, 2019
Construction of Coast Guard Museum to Start in Early 2020
The National Coast Guard Museum project planned for the city's downtown waterfront is expected to enter the first phase of construction early next year.

July 30, 2019
Connecticut National Guard Welcomes Home 150 Soldiers, Will Send Off Another 50
As 50 Connecticut National Guardsmen prepare to deploy to Afghanistan, another 150 recently have returned from overseas assignments.

July 27, 2019
Third Day of Eagle Activity in New London: Change of Command Ceremony
What a great few days it's been for the crew of the U.S. Coast Guard barque Eagle and its port city.

July 13, 2019
Public Workshop in Groton to Address EB Housing, Transportation Needs
Consultants are wrapping up a study on regional housing, transit and transportation needs related to the continuing influx of Electric Boat employees. They’re calling on the public for input.

June 26, 2019
Departing Coast Guard Station New London Commander Recognized for Dedication to Her Crew
Lt. Nina McDonald relinquished command of Coast Guard Station New London to Lt. Robert Garris in a ceremony Wednesday at the station, situated on the Thames River in the Fort Trumbull neighborhood of the city.

June 10, 2019
Sikorsky Awarded $542 Million for 6 Presidential Helos
Lockheed Martin subsidiary Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. was awarded a $542 million to build six VH-92A Presidential Helicopters to mark the start of low-rate initial production, the Navy announced Monday.

June 10, 2019
$34B = Biggest Procurement In History As Lockheed, DoD Handshake Deal for 478 F-35s
The deal for hundreds of new F-35s will drive the cost per airplane below $80 million for the first time.

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