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Defense Industry
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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 and R.I. Commerce Corporation have formed a partnership that will feature a NUWC employee on a two-year assignment at the commerce offices in an effort to strengthen the state economy through the defense and ocean technology sectors. more
Manufacturing has taken a positive turn with signals that orders and production are poised to continue the trend upward. Small and large companies are ramping up hiring, training and operations activity, while support from the new state … more
Textron Inc.’s Bell Helicopter unit received a commitment from China’s Reignwood Group to purchase 50 helicopters to meet growing demand for travel and tourism. more
The Brickle Group has been awarded a $29.3 million contract – the largest it has won in years – by the U.S. Defense Department to produce berets for American military personnel, the Woonsocket Call has reported. more
Capt. Howard Goldman will relieve Capt. Todd Cramer as commander of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport during a change of command ceremony on Friday at 1 p.m. more
Military veterans from across New England huddle on the field at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., on Oct. 19 at the third annual CVS Health/New England Patriots Football Skills Camp for Veterans. The camp provides veterans with the opportunity to work on their football skills alongside former Patriots players and get autographs from and pictures with Patriots alumni, cheerleaders and mascot Pat Patriot. As part of the camp, the veterans were treated to lunch, as well as tickets to The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. more
Inventors, innovators and problem solvers from the Naval Undersea Warfare Center division participated in a “Hacking for Undersea Technical Excellence” event recently to inaugurate a new rapid innovation center. more
Two years ago, a change in military attire led to a deep cut in production at The Brickle Group, the Woonsocket-based manufacturer of berets for military personnel. Following a decision made by a then-commanding general, only the U.S. … more
OM Group Inc. has completed its acquisition of Ener-Tek International Inc., which operates under the brand name Yardney Technical Products, according to a press release issued this week. more
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