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F-35C Completes First Night Flight Aboard Aircraft Carrier

F-35C Completes First Night Flight Aboard Aircraft Carrier

The F-35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter conducted its first carrier-based night flight operations aboard an aircraft carrier off the coast of San Diego Nov. 13. Navy test pilot Lt. Cmdr. Ted “Dutch” Dyckman piloted F-35C test aircraft […]


F-35C Initial At-Sea Testing Progressing Aboard USS Nimitz

F-35C Initial At-Sea Testing Progressing Aboard USS Nimitz

The F-35C Lightning II, the carrier variant of the Joint Strike Fighter, continues initial sea trials aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) off the coast of Southern California. Through Nov. 6, the fourth day of at-sea testing, two […]


US Navy Establishes New Missile Defense Base in Romania

US Navy Establishes New Missile Defense Base in Romania

Commander, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia (CNREURAFSWA) established Naval Support Facility (NSF) Deveselu Friday, Oct. 10, during an establishment and assumption of command ceremony on base. NSF Deveselu, formerly a disused Romanian airfield, is the first Navy base to […]


US Navy’s Autonomous Swarmboats Can Overwhelm Adversaries

US Navy’s Autonomous Swarmboats Can Overwhelm Adversaries

A technological breakthrough will allow any unmanned surface vehicle (USV) to not only protect Navy ships, but also, for the first time, autonomously “swarm” offensively on hostile vessels, officals at the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced Oct. 5. The […]


US Navy Establishes Information Dominance Forces

US Navy Establishes Information Dominance Forces

The Navy established the Information Dominance Forces Command (NAVIDFOR) as the U.S. Navy’s newest Type Command, Oct. 1. NAVIDFOR is a global readiness-focused TYCOM, responsible for organizing, manning, training, equipping (MT&E) and identifying requirements for all Navy Information Dominance (ID) […]


Navy Integrates Weapon Systems with Unmanned Vehicles for New Surface Warfare Capability

Navy Integrates Weapon Systems with Unmanned Vehicles for New Surface Warfare Capability

Navy engineers used technologies supporting the science of integration to guide live gun fire onto distant targets, demonstrating a new integrated surface warfare capability in a maritime environment, Sept. 29. Military and civilian leaders observed as unmanned surface and air […]


US Navy Accepts Delivery of First MK VI Patrol Boat

US Navy Accepts Delivery of First MK VI Patrol Boat

The Navy accepted delivery of the first MK VI patrol boat, Aug. 27. The craft is the first of 10 patrol boats currently under contract with Safe Boats International in Tacoma, Washington. The patrol boats will be operated and maintained […]


PCU North Dakota (SSN 784), First Block III Virginia Class Submarine Delivered

PCU North Dakota (SSN 784), First Block III Virginia Class Submarine Delivered

The Navy accepted delivery of PCU North Dakota (SSN 784), the 11th ship of the Virginia Class, on Aug. 29, two days prior to its contract delivery date. North Dakota is the first of eight Virginia Class Block III ships. […]


Next Gen satellite to be tested during Arctic Shield 2014

Next Gen satellite to be tested during Arctic Shield 2014

From studying the effects of solar activity to improve radio transmissions to enhancing the capabilities of Automated Identification Systems, the importance of having a reliable communications infrastructure in the Arctic has not been lost on researchers traveling aboard the Coast […]


 
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