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  • Funding new submarines outside the Navy?

    Funding new submarines outside the Navy?
    Newport News Shipbuilding has a stake in a new and potentially divisive method for funding a future class of submarine, a project considered the Navy's top priority. At issue is how to replace the aging fleet of Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines,...
  • Navy looks to private contractors for more submarine maintenance

    The Navy could enlist private shipyards to help relieve a maintenance backlog for its attack submarines, which translates into a potential opportunity for Newport News Shipbuilding. Federal budget cuts have caused staffing shortages at U.S. shipyards,...
  • EB Expected To Bid On Navy Contracts For Sub Maintenance

    GROTON — With U.S. attack submarines sidelined by extended delays at government shipyards, the Navy is turning to private companies to perform more of the maintenance work on the nuclear-powered vessels. The commander of the Navy's submarine force,...
  • Putin: 'External factors' are to blame for plunging Russian economy

    Putin: 'External factors' are to blame for plunging Russian economy
    Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed "external factors" for the plunge in his country's economy, but said it would bounce back within two years even “under the most unfavorable circumstances.” Speaking at his annual news conference...
  • Congress must show gratitude to military

    Congress must show gratitude to military
    Congratulations to Congress for having enough foresight (and cooperative spirit, for once) to pass legislation that will create a separate fund, outside the regular defense budget, to build the next generation of ballistic missile submarines. The...
  • A trial balloon on cruise missile defense

    A trial balloon on cruise missile defense
    ¬†When the weather's good, a strange speck will be visible on the Baltimore skyline: a giant balloon the Army is floating to scan for cruise missiles. The balloon — technically an aerostat — took to the air Saturday morning. Two will be...
  • Cruise missile-spotting balloon rises over Maryland

    Cruise missile-spotting balloon rises over Maryland
    When the weather's good, a strange speck will be visible on the Baltimore skyline: a giant balloon the Army is floating high above Middle River to scan for cruise missiles. The balloon — technically an aerostat because it's tethered to the...
  • As U.S. nuclear arsenal ages, other nations have modernized

    As U.S. nuclear arsenal ages, other nations have modernized
    As Russian forces were drawing back from a swift and violent incursion into Ukraine this fall, Moscow was delivering another powerful military statement many miles to the north. A new 40-foot Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile, capable of...
  • Defense Bill Has Billions For Subs, Planes, Copters Made In Connecticut

    Defense Bill Has Billions For Subs, Planes, Copters Made In Connecticut
    WASHINGTON — The massive defense authorization bill that's making its way through Congress is an early Christmas present for Connecticut's defense contractors, containing billions of dollars for submarines, helicopters and other weaponry made by...
  • Sailor accused of secretly recording female officers: report

    Sailor accused of secretly recording female officers: report
    The U.S. Navy is investigating allegations of the illegal taping and distribution of videos aboard a submarine based in Georgia that was among the first to integrate women into its crew, military officials said. Citing the probe, military spokeswoman...
  • How I Made It: Simon 'Si' Ramo

    How I Made It: Simon 'Si' Ramo
    The gig: Simon "Si" Ramo helped lead the Cold War development of the intercontinental ballistic missile, which could send a nuclear warhead thousands of miles. The aerospace pioneer co-founded two Fortune 500 companies, including TRW Inc., for which he...