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Security Officers To Decide On Electric Boat Unions

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ Security officers at submarine maker Electric Boat are deciding whether to unionize. They are set to vote Wednesday on whether to be represented by the Security, Police, Fire Professionals of America. […]

09/18/2013

Navy Submarine Base New London, Groton CT  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

$71M Spent on USS Miami Before Repair Scuttled

The Navy spent about $71 million on cleanup, planning and initial repairs on the fire-damaged USS Miami before scuttling plans to restore the nuclear-powered submarine.

09/14/2013

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Groton Sailor Faces Life Sentence For Rape

A military jury in Connecticut has convicted a Navy sailor of raping a female colleague in March at his home near the Naval Submarine Base in Groton.

08/29/2013

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Navy Sub Returns to Groton After 1st Deployment

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ A Navy attack submarine has returned to Groton after completing its first deployment. USS New Mexico arrived back at Naval Submarine Base New London on Monday afternoon. The submarine traveled more […]

08/12/2013

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Navy: USS Miami Inactivation Won’t Hurt Connecticut Shipyard

The arson-damaged USS Miami will be deactivated at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and extra repair work will be steered to Connecticut-based Electric Boat, minimizing the effect on workers at both shipyards, the Navy’s director of undersea warfare said Wednesday.

08/08/2013

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Sequestration Sinks Sub

By DAVID SHARP  Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The Navy has decided to scrap the USS Miami instead of repairing the nuclear-powered submarine because of budget cuts and growing costs of repairing damage from […]

08/07/2013

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Navy Sub Returned To Base Today

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ A Navy attack submarine has returned to its homeport in Groton following a six-month deployment. The USS Springfield returned to the Naval Submarine Base on Monday afternoon. The Los Angeles-class submarine […]

07/22/2013

Groton Submarine Base (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Probe Reveals Groton Sub Base Received Counterfeit Semiconductors

A federal criminal investigation has revealed that counterfeit semiconductors from Hong Kong or China were shipped to the U.S. Naval Submarine Base in Groton.

07/17/2013

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Teen’s Skateboarding Movies Draw National Interest

Groton student James Messina is getting noticed for his movies about skateboarding.

06/15/2013

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fire Quickly Doused at Electric Boat

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 […]

06/12/2013

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