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6:23 am on Monday July 8, 2013

Sequestration furloughs expected to dent local economy

In Chalreston, at least 4,300 workers will have to go 11 days without pay — and that cut into disposable income is expected to take the wind out of a chunk of the local economy during the summer months.
4:59 am on Monday March 11, 2013

Base closures, other deep and targeted military cuts could come from sequestration

So far the sequestration's impact has been targeted at general across-the-board cuts, but The New York Times is reporting that President Obama's administration and the Pentagon are looking to transform the general cuts into targeted and deep...
4:27 am on Tuesday November 29, 2011

SPAWAR getting back to basics

Leaders at SPAWAR (aka Space and Naval Warfare Systems) say it's time to focus on the home team — no, not the whole U.S. armed forces, but a narrowing down to focus on the Navy. If you didn't know, Charleston is home to the SPAWAR Atlantic division...
10:32 am on Tuesday August 3, 2010

High-tech, high-speed inceptor M80 boat spotted in Charleston

Image by Lmedwards With an twin "M-hull" design that allows the craft to reach 70 mph, the M80 Stiletto was spotted in the Cooper River this weekend. The Post and Courier has a bit of info on why it was in town for a spell; read their brief here....
1:17 pm on Monday May 10, 2010

SPAWAR expanding with new lab

SPAWAR (that's the high-tech Navy research facility near North Charleston) is expanding with a $9.5 million 20,220-square-foot laboratory.
8:06 pm on Monday September 29, 2008

Navy's high-tech presence in Charleston cemented

While the legacy of the Charleston Naval Base winds down, Charleston's new Navy star is growing. Charleston's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SPAWAR) aims to make sure our military is keeping up in the world of technology, and putting it to...
3:41 am on Saturday September 13, 2008

SPAWAR: Charleston's hidden high-tech gem

Image by NavyImage by 20080913spawar.jpg Note: Apparently The Post and Courier inadvertently published this story early (as they seem to do with some frequency). They've since removed the story, but it should be back Monday morning and the link to...