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Rhode Island Governor Announces Major Expansion of General Dynamics Electric Boat

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln D. Chaffee announced yesterday that General Dynamics Electric Boat and Quonset Development Corporation have reached a 25-year lease agreement. This agreement will see the development and expansion of Electric Boat’s submarine programs. The newly announced leasing agreement comes on the heels of a decision by Congress to double the production of […]

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U.S. Navy Requesting Funding For 8 New Ships

The United States Navy has released its 2014 Fiscal Year funding request, and in it detail a plan to obtain eight new battleships. According to USNI (United States Naval Institute) News, the plan is outlined as follows: The 8 ships include two Virginia-class attack submarines, one DDG-51 class Aegis destroyer, four Littoral Combat Ships (LCSs), […]

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BAE Systems Expects Hiring Boom In 2014

Oceaneering International has selected BAE Systems to build their next subsea support vessel for offshore drilling. This endeavor indicates that the trend of bringing shipbuilding back to North American shores is continuing to rise, and is anticipated to create approximately 250 new jobs at BAE Systems. Richard McCreary, Vice President of BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards, […]

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