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GROTON, Conn. (Feb. 13, 2014) Attack submarine USS Virginia (SSN 774) arrives at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn., after completing a scheduled six-month overseas deployment in the European operating region. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Timothy Hawkins/Released)

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.

09/18/2014

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Seaworthiness Tests For Submarine “North Dakota”

The Navy has put the $2.6 billion submarine named North Dakota through tests to determine its seaworthiness and capabilities, ahead of its Oct. 25 commissioning.

09/02/2014

Two U.S. Navy Vessels Collide

New Commander For U.S.S. Hartford

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ A submarine named for Connecticut’s capital city has received a new commanding officer at a ceremony in Groton. Navy Cmdr. Thomas Aydt was sworn in Friday at the Navy’s submarine base […]

06/20/2014

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The World’s 7 Coolest Floating Hotels

From retired ocean liners and rock-themed submarines, to tricked-out houseboats and huts tied to inner tubes, here are seven of the world’s coolest.

03/19/2014

Submarine Virginia (Lt. Patrick Evans/Navy Photo)

Sub Work Going To Electric Boat

Electric Boat has won a $152 million contract to support its work developing Virginia-class attack submarines for the U.S. Navy.

09/26/2013

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Union Says 450-500 Layoffs Expected At Electric Boat

A union that represents workers at Electric Boat says it has been told by the submarine builder to expect between 450 and 500 layoffs over the next few months.

08/23/2013

Groton Submarine Base (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Command Of Attack Subs To Move To Virginia

Command of all the attack submarines based on the East Coast will soon shift from an officer in Connecticut to Virginia as the Navy consolidates its ranks of admirals.

08/22/2013

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Blast Aboard Indian Submarine

By ASHOK SHARMA, Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) _ The Indian navy says the submarine crippled by an explosion and fire that killed at least some of the 18 sailors aboard had been damaged in […]

08/14/2013

Submarine Virginia (Lt. Patrick Evans/Navy Photo)

Navy Resumes Sub-Escort Duties On Thames

The U.S. Navy is taking back responsibility for escorting its submarines along the Thames River to and from its base in Groton.

07/12/2013

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Courtney: Sub ‘Miami’ Won’t Be Scrapped

Repairs to the fire-damaged submarine USS Miami will continue, according to Congressman Joe Courtney,

04/12/2013

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