Quonset Point


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Quonset Point

(kwŏn`sĭt), peninsula extending into Narragansett Bay, S R.I., in the town of North Kingstown. In World War II the peninsula became the site of a naval air station and construction battalion (Seabee) center; the Quonset hut was developed there. It is now a business park with a seaport and airport.
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Air National Guard Reconfigurable Weapon System Trainers: A new, reconfigurable C-130J weapon system trainer for the Air National Guard at Quonset Point Reserve Base in Rhode Island in early 2020.
Called a quonset hut, this prefabricated steel semicircular building was invented in 1941 in Quonset Point, Rhode Island, to provide durable and easy-to-assemble structure for the use of soldiers and their equipment.
The degree Harold earned channeled him into meteorology assignments for the remainder of his navy career, including time stationed at Quonset Point, Rhode Island, and Norfolk, Virginia, as well as time providing logistical services during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
the Rockland Community College Field House in Suffem, NY; the General Dynamics Submarine Manufacturing Facility in Quonset Point, R.
Nine days later on 1 January 1943, GCA was called into emergency use for the first time when a snowstorm closed Quonset Point approximately 30 minutes before the arrival of a flight of PBY Catalinas.
Evans, who operated heavy equipment for the CCC and completed a CCC-sponsored auto mechanic correspondence course, took the skills he developed afterward to a job clearing land at Quonset Point, R.
Reed also expressed hope that fabrication of wind turbines would take place in Rhode Island, specifically at Quonset Point, a former Naval Air Station in North Kingston.
The company stood up its Quonset Point facility to handle up to three ships per year.
Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse made a visit to Quonset Point this month to a site managed and renovated by R.
In the United States, this style building was first manufactured on Quonset Point in Rhode Island during World War II in response to the need for lightweight, portable buildings that could be assembled without skilled labor.
In late 2003 Swedish-based Hexagon, which had bought Brown & Sharpe two years prior, announced it planned a move to a new facility in an industrial park near Quonset Point, R.
General administration for all of these businesses in North America as well as those of TESA hand tools and WAI software will be headquartered in the new facility being built in Keifer Park, located in the Quonset Point Development Park in North Kingstown, RI.