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General Dynamics Wins U.S. Navy Nuclear-Submarine Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $234 million contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat to provide planning yard work, engineering and technical support for nuclear submarines. The contract has a total potential value of $1.5 billion over five years if all options are exercised.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

CNN

Navy pilot missing after jet collision is presumed dead

A Navy pilot missing and presumed dead after two jets collided over the western Pacific Ocean has been identified as Lt. Nathan Poloski, 26, of Lake Arrowhead, California.

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Burton Mail

100th anniversary of tragic triple deaths

Harry Treadwell was born in the town in 1888 and was killed on September 13, 1914. He moved with his family to Swepstone, near Ashby, when he was just two years old and it is thought that he was already a regular soldier before his mobilisation on August 5. He was serving as a member of the 3rd Battalion Coldstream Guards when he was killed while fighting in Le Tetorie.

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Jalopnik

How The Soviet Navy Became A Major Player

Welcome to Sunday Matinee , where we highlight classic car reviews or other longer videos we find on YouTube. Kick back and enjoy this blast from the past.

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Pacific Daily News

Navy calls off search: Missing pilot presumed dead after Friday jet crash

Search: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Red Lions of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 15 lands on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during search-and-rescue operations for the pilot of one of two F/A-18 Hornets which crashed earlier in the day while operating from the ship. The other pilot was located and returned to Carl Vinson for medical care.

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Navy Times

Navy overhauls spot promotions

Capt. Michael Wettlaufer, above, CO of the carrier John C. Stennis, promotes sailors to first class petty officer via the command advancement program on Sept. 3. New PO3 Purnell Richardson, left, is greeted by Capt.

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KSFO-AM San Francisco

Navy Suspends Search for Pilot in Fighter Jet Crash

The U.S. Navy called off its search for a missing pilot on Saturday, one day after two fighter jets crashed in the Western Pacific. Crews rescued one of the pilots Friday, but ended the efforts after searching for more than 36 hours.

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WWLP

Attack sub to return to Groton from deployment

The attack submarine USS Annapolis is returning to Connecticut from a deployment that took it to ports in countries including Portugal and Bahrain. The Navy says the submarine with a crew of 14 officers and 138 enlisted sailors has traveled more than 34,000 nautical miles since leaving Submarine Base New London in March.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Navy search for sub lost 100 years

EXACTLY 100 years after Australia's first submarine HMAS AE1 disappeared, the Navy has made its first comprehensive search for the boat. FROM Zulu to WW2 via Australia's first battle in 1914 - at a moving memorial, a veteran recalls "stony-faced" enemies who had to hang.

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The Fresno Bee

Valley siblings who served in Navy during WWII will take Honor Flight

Hank Huizinga, 89, left, and his sister Elsa Barry, 91, right, laugh as they talk about their time serving in World War II. Both siblings will be going on an honor flight to Washington D.C.this month.

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KBMT

Former Navy carrier on final voyage

A storied former U.S. Navy aircraft carrier is on its final voyage Friday, a slow voyage from Rhode Island to a scrapyard in Texas. The former USS Saratoga , a part of the Navy's carrier fleet from 1956 to 1994, is being towed down the Atlantic Seaboard by tugboat at about 7 mph, according to a report from the Maritime Executive.

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U.S. Naval Institute

Overboard USS New York Sailor Rescued After Five Hours In Atlantic

USS New York transits in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility in October 2012. US Navy Photo A sailor who fell off amphibious warship USS New York on Sept.

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Fox News

Navy Plans to Offer New Career Options to Officers and Enlistees

The U.S. Navy is closely examining how it might change personnel policies and work with Congress to adjust legislation in order to give sailors and Navy officers a wider range of career options following the release of a Navy survey that found widespread discontent in the service. The Navy wants to attract and retain young recruits, who increasingly ask for more career flexibility -- such as the ability to take time off from the Navy, rotate more seamlessly in and out of reserve duty, and balance their years at sea with shore tours.

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MilitaryCity.com

Rescuers continue search in Pacific for Navy pilot

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 15 lands on the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson during search and rescue operations for the pilot of one of two F/A-18 Hornets that crashed earlier in the day while operating from the ship. The other pilot was located and returned to Carl Vinson for medical care.

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Russia Taday

Ice voyage challenge: RT joins Russian Navy fleet in Arctic base build-up mission

The "Admiral Levchenko" anti-submarine warfare ship returning to base at Severomorsk in the Russian Northwest from an Atlantic voyage. Russia's Northern Fleet is testing its capabilities to the limit, conducting a series of rigorous drills in the Arctic.

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Stars and Stripes

After tracing crash's cause, Navy confident in Sea Dragon's safety

After tracing the cause of a helicopter crash that killed three sailors to a wiring bundle that had been rubbing against a worn-out fuel line, the Navy turned its attention to the remaining fleet of MH-53E Sea Dragons sitting on the flight line at Norfolk Naval Station. The findings: The chafing problem existed to some degree in every Sea Dragon helicopter, placing each at risk for a similar catastrophe.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

KTVN Reno

Navy Confirms Morning Sighting was Missile Test

Was it a plane? Was it a star? Could it have been space debris, or even the space station passing over? That's what folks who were up early this morning were asking today after they saw a bright light fly over Northern Nevada and disappear. So we checked with the Fleischmann Planetarium, the Navy, and Air bases in Nevada and California.

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Sys-Con Media

U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $234 Million for Nuclear-Submarine Support Work

The contract has a total potential value of over five years if all options are exercised. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics .

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The Memphis Flyer

Navy Employee Sentenced in Travel Scam

A former Navy employee from Millington was sentenced to eight months in federal prison Thursday for filing false travel claims using the identities of family members of dead sailors. Donna Lorraine Brown, 45, used the scam to net $22,500.19.

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KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Kerry Washington Talks "Scandal's" Steamy Sex Scenes and Her Advice for Olivia Pope

Two Navy F/A-18 fighters from the carrier USS Carl Vinson have crashed in the Western Pacific. One of the pilots has been rescued, but Navy ships and helicopter... -- The terrorist gang that plotted the attempted assassination of teenager Malala Yousafzai on a school bus have been arrested after a nearly two-year search.

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