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Navy

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Navy: Submarine Fire May Have Started In Vacuum Cleaner

Preliminary findings from Navy investigators suggest a fire aboard the Groton-based submarine USS Miami in dry-dock started in a vacuum cleaner used by workers at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Maine.

06/06/2012

Groton Sub Base (Getty Images File Photo)

New Pier Opens At Sub Base

Connecticut officials have opened an updated pier and culinary training center at the Naval Submarine Base at Groton.

04/12/2012

Rendering of what destroyer will look like. (credit: www.gdbiw.com)

Biggest Destroyer Ever Being Built For US Navy For $7 Billion

An enormous, expensive and technology-laden warship that some Navy leaders once tried to kill because of its cost is now viewed as an important part of the Obama administration’s Asia-Pacific strategy, with advanced capabilities that the Navy’s top officer says represent the Navy’s future.

04/12/2012

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Navy Jet Crashes Into Virginia Beach Neighborhood

A Navy jet crashed in Virginia Beach and the two aviators aboard are believed to have ejected before the impact.

04/06/2012

Navy Mascot (U.S. Navy/Getty Images News)

Navy To Join Big East In Football

Starting in 2015, Navy will join the Big East as a football member.

01/24/2012

Lead Paint (Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

EPA Says Navy Landlords Failed To Warn Of Lead Paint Threat

Housing providers at Navy bases in Connecticut and Maine have been accused of failing to notify tenants about potential lead paint hazards.

01/10/2012

Pratt and Whitney large color w eagle

Pratt Wins $194M Navy Contract For F-35 Parts

Three members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation say Pratt & Whitney has secured a $194 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide engine components, parts and materials for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

01/07/2012

Navy Mascot (U.S. Navy/Getty Images News)

Navy Preparing To Join Big East

Navy’s athletic director tells CBSSports.com that the academy is preparing to join the Big East, but when it will happen is unclear.

12/14/2011

Stock Image of a Black Widow Spider (Photo Credit: Waldie / Getty Images)

Black Widow Spiders Infest Navy Warship

BATH, Maine (AP) – A Navy shipbuilder in Maine says it had to fumigate a warehouse and part of a warship because a shipment of parts from the West Coast contained about two-dozen venomous black […]

12/14/2011

John Marinatto (Tom Pennington/Getty Images Sport)

Big East Votes For Expansion; Not Ready To Name Names

A person familiar with the decision says the Big East will invite Boise State, Navy and Air Force for football only and SMU, Houston and Central Florida for all sports.

11/01/2011

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