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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

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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

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

Navy Task Force To Set Goals For Women On Subs

The commander of a Groton-based submarine group is leading a task force dedicated to the integration of enlisted women on Navy submarines.

06/11/2013

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