Updated February 28 at 8:42pm
Defense Industry
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The U.S. Navy has awarded $35.8 million through two ongoing contracts with General Dynamics Electric Boat to perform advanced submarine research and develop modules for the Ohio-class replacement submarine at its facility in Quonset. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced a partnership with the R.I. Commerce Corporation and its Procurement Techincial Assistance Center to offer Rhode Island small businesses free counseling and training programs on procurement procedures at the local, state and federal level. more
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down from his post after 21 months in office amid tension with the White House over strategy and the rise of new security challenges to the country. more
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center dedicated a new $24.9 million payload research facility on Wednesday. more
South Korea’s military is buying one of the top anti-armor weapons developed by the Pentagon, a Textron Inc. system designed to destroy tanks and vehicles. more
Raytheon Co., the world’s largest missile maker, reported a 6.3 percent decline in first-quarter sales, reflecting a slowdown in the federal marketplace. The shares fell the most since November 2012. 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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