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A WHOLESALER pleaded guily in U.S. District Court in Providence to charges related to selling the military, the U.S. government and suppliers of the U.S. government counterfeit Chinese-made goods. / COURTESY CAROL M. HIGHSMITH

Wholesaler admits to conspiracy to sell military and government knock-off goods

PROVIDENCE – Ramin Kohanbash of Brooklyn, N.Y., pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Providence to charges related to the selling of more than...
THE NAVAL UNDERSEA Warfare Center Divison Newport spent $1.1 billion in 2018, including $352.2 million on payroll and $287.8 million on contracts to Rhode Island-based businesses. / COURTESY NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE CENTER DIVISION NEWPORT

NUWC budget $1.1B in 2018

NEWPORT – Total funding for the program at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport was $1.1 billion in 2018, including $926.6 million spent...
IXBLUE DEFENSE SYSTEMS CEO Mack Barber speaks at the company's ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new American headquarters in Lincoln. Also attending were, from left, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, U.S. Rep. James R. Langevin and U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whiteouse. / COURTESY COMMERCE CORP.

iXBlue Defense Systems opens Lincoln headquarters

LINCOLN – The company iXblue Defense Systems celebrated its new Lincoln headquarters’ ribbon-cutting Friday with Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and...
TABLE TALK: From left, Jade Manufacturing President Don Boyle discusses a component with Quality Manager Ron Olf, Assembly Manager Donald Campbell, Vice President Chris Burch and Director of Manufacturing Steve Gruner.  
 / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Jade Manufacturing’s precision is mission-critical

Jade Manufacturing Co. Overall Excellence, fewer than 50 employees | 2019 PBN Manufacturing AwardsSpecializing in “build-to-print” mechanical assemblies and precision components for radar and reconnaissance...
RAYTHEON REPORTED a profit of $2.9 billion in 2018. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ALASTAIR MILLER

Raytheon posts $2.9B profit in 2018

PORTSMOUTH – Raytheon Co. reported net income of $2.9 billion in 2018, a 44 percent increase from 2017, the company announced Thursday. Earnings per diluted...
GENERAL DYNAMICS reported a profit of $3.3 billion in 2018, with its Marine Systems segment, which includes General Dynamics Electric Boat, posting operating profit of $761 million for the year. / COURTESY GENERAL DYNAMICS ELECTRIC BOAT

General Dynamics reports $3.3B profit in 2018

NORTH KINGSTOWN – General Dynamics reported a profit of $3.35 billion in 2018, a 14.9 percent increase from $2.9 billion in 2017, the company...

General Dynamics Electric Boat | SSN Attack Submarine Nuclear SSBN –...

THE STORY: Modules for the SSBNs are made at Quonset Point in North Kingstown and in Newport News, Va. The SSBN Virginia-class submarines are...

Evans Capacitor Co. | Capacitors

THE STORY: Evans Capacitor Co. has been making capacitors – a device used for storing an electric charge – since 1990. Its hybrid capacitors...

Amerisewn | Combative Training Helmet

THE STORY: Amerisewn, a division of Desmark Industries that focuses on developing combat-training and protective gear for public safety and military personnel, has received...
SENEDIA'S DEFENSE INNOVATION DAYS event will take place from Monday, Aug. 27 to Wed. Aug. 29.

SENEDIA Defense Innovation Days set for Monday

NEWPORT – The Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance’s fifth annual Defense Innovation Days will take place on Monday through Wednesday, the alliance reiterated Friday.This...
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