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DEFENSE, SHIPBUILDING, AND MARITIME
Rhode Island’s Marine, Materials, and Machinery industry concentration (which encompasses the manufacturing components of the Defense, Shipbuilding, and Maritime growth area) is 86% higher than the national average.
General Dynamics Electric Boat is building the next generation of submarines for the U.S. Navy in Rhode Island.
The University of Rhode Island’s (URI) most prominent area of research is its world-class ocean sciences and engineering program. Much of the top talent across the globe has attended or collaborated with URI, providing Rhode Island a strong reputation in this field.
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center is a leader in undersea systems and is testing unmanned vehicles in Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay.