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The Pentagon paid Textron Inc.’s Bell Helicopter unit $8,123.50 each for gears that should have cost $445.06, according to a report by the Defense Department’s inspector general. more
General Dynamics Corp., the Pentagon’s No. 3 contractor, raised its full-year profit forecast while second-quarter sales declined in a slumping defense market. more
Rear Adm. Michael E. Jabaley will become commander of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center on Friday, relieving Rear Adm. David M. Duryea, during a change of command ceremony. more
Rhode Island first responders and Amtrak will hold a full-scale emergency response exercise on Saturday, Oct. 5. more
Raytheon Co., the world’s largest missile maker, said third-quarter profit fell 2.8 percent in a time of Pentagon spending cuts, while the company raised its full-year forecast for earnings and sales. more
William Blackburn, customer advocate at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, has received the 2013 Bronze Medal from the National Defense Industrial Association. The medal recognizes outstanding individual achievements in science or engineering in the field of undersea warfare. more
Electric Boat President Jeffrey S. Geiger painted a glowingly positive picture of the future expansion and employment at the shipbuilder’s North Kingstown facility, with 650 new jobs in 2014 planned to be added to the current workforce of about 2,800. more
General Dynamics Electric Boat is in a hiring surge to meet the requirements of U.S. Navy contracts and has already added more than 720 new employees at its Quonset Point facility since the beginning of the year, according to Jason Vlaun, the company’s human resources manager. more
The decommissioned USS Saratoga is on its way from Naval Station Newport to a recycling plant in Brownsville, Texas, where it will be scrapped and recycled, according to the U.S. Navy. more
General Dynamics Electric Boat has hired more than 720 employees so far this year at its Quonset Point facility in North Kingstown and is looking to add hundreds more in the next few months. more
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