Recent article in the Providence Business News highlighting the importance of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport and the RI Defense Cluster that supports it.
“RI companies in the defense sector are seeing an expansion,” said Molly Donohue-Magee, a former manager at Naval Undersea Warfare Center Newport. She now serves as executive director of Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA) a Middletown-based coalition of 130 defense companies in the region that formed in 2002…The growth trend resulted in the creation of a second business coalition in 2017, the Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium, consisting of 250 companies in 36 states, also is based in Middletown with Donohue Magee serving as its figurehead. There’s been a strong emphasis on innovation in recent years,” Donohue-Magee said about NUWC.”
Full article can be found here.