$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt MilitaryFederal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.
Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand SpaceProtecting the military's most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.
Sub School Commander: Navy Needs To Adapt Training For Young RecruitsThe commanding officer of Groton's submarine school says the Navy is looking for ways to adapt its training for millennials.
Next Virginia-Class Sub Will Be Named Vermont U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says construction of the nuclear submarine USS Vermont should begin in about a year and construction should be completed before the end of the decade.
Suit Blames Sikorsky For January Black Hawk CrashA lawsuit filed Monday blames civilian makers of an Army Black Hawk helicopter for a fatal crash in Georgia eight months ago, saying manufactures failed to install a tiny part that caused the tail rotor to malfunction and sent the aircraft spinning out of control.
Defense Secretary Meets With Region's Defense IndustryDefense Secretary Chuck Hagel told defense industry leaders in Rhode Island Wednesday that if the U-S defense industry doesn't maintain its edge, American troops could face advanced weapons and technologies on the battlefield that will put their lives at risk.
RI Lawmaker Opposes Expanding US Bombings In IraqRhode Island U.S. Rep. David Cicilline says he is opposed to the United States expanding involvement in the conflict in Iraq
New Military Reserve Center To Open In DanburyA new $35 million Armed Forces Reserve Center is opening in Danbury.
Coast Guard Cadet Accused Of Improperly Touching ClassmateCadet broke into classmates room and touched her leg, says government attorney.
Murphy Calls For Economic Sanctions Against Russia U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is calling for economic sanctions against Russia in response to its military presence in Crimea.
Hagel's Plan To Trim Military Will Include More Base Closings Nearly ten years after Connecticut coordinated support to fight proposed closure of the New London submarine base, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is proposing another round of base closings.
National Guard Engineers Bound For AfghanistanAn engineering unit is the first Connecticut National Guard unit to deploy in 2014.