Optical fiber manufacturer !%Nufern%! of East Granby, Conn., has been selected by the US Navy as its lead optical fiber supplier. As a “Life of Type Buy” recipient, Nufern was awarded a multimillion dollar contract to supply several megameters of fiber through July 2013. Its optical fibers will support the modernization and life extension of the Navy’s Trident Missile Guidance System. The company has supplied fibers for the US Navy Program since March 2009.