GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ A spokesman for Electric Boat says a minor equipment fire at a dock at the submarine maker caused some damage to equipment, but caused no injuries. Spokesman Robert Hamilton said Wednesday […]
By MICHAEL MELIA Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A new, Spanish-designed submarine has a weighty problem: The vessel is more than 70 tons too heavy, and officials fear if it goes out to sea, […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a measure that restores funding for construction of a second attack submarine in 2014. Military contractors led by Groton’s Electric Boat are building two […]
The No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House is visiting Rhode Island to discuss workforce training and tour Electric Boat’s submarine manufacturing plant at Quonset Point.
The Electric Boat shipyard has held a ceremony to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the keel-laying for USS Nautilus, the first nuclear-powered submarine.
A new president has been named at Electric Boat, effective May 2.
Electric Boat President John Casey says he expects the submarine manufacturer will hire 300 engineers this year with only temporary layoffs of some maintenance workers at its shipyard in Groton.
The U.S. Navy’s primary contractor for submarines is opening a new production facility at Rhode Island’s Quonset Point.
The ranking member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces says it is crucial for the U.S. to preserve the industrial capacity to build submarines.
The United States must protect its military industrial base, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Thursday during a visit to the shipyard of Electric Boat, a Navy contractor whose plans to step up production of multibillion-dollar submarines could be hurt by deficit-trimming cuts in Washington.