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US Naval Aviation Vision: A Preeminent Warfighting Force, Today and in the Future

US Naval Aviation Vision: A Preeminent Warfighting Force, Today and in the Future

Last February, I shared my vision as the Navy’s Air Boss with you for our aviation future based on ensuring a whole, capable and affordable force. Today, I am excited to announce the publication of Naval Aviation Vision, 2014-2025 — […]


What The Is A US Destroyer Doing In The Black Sea?

What The Is A US Destroyer Doing In The Black Sea?

Things just got a lot tenser between the United States and Russia. Yesterday, a Russian fighter jet deliberately and repeatedly “buzzed” the USS Donald Cook, a destroyer that was transiting the Black Sea towards the Romanian port of Constanta. This […]


Royal Navy Tests Remote-Controlled Minehunter

Royal Navy Tests Remote-Controlled Minehunter

A remote-controlled boat that can search, hunt and destroy mines will be tested by the Royal Navy before the end of the year. The motorboat called Hazard – currently being put through its paces by a specialist team of sailors […]


US Navy to Christen Future USS Zumwalt, New Class of Destroyer

US Navy to Christen Future USS Zumwalt, New Class of Destroyer

The Navy will christen the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) April 12, during a ceremony at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine. The lead ship and class are named in honor of former Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) […]


US Navy to Deploy Electromagnetic Railgun Aboard JHSV

US Navy to Deploy Electromagnetic Railgun Aboard JHSV

The U.S. Navy plans to install and test a prototype electromagnetic railgun aboard a joint high speed vessel in fiscal year 2016, the service announced today. This test will mark the first time an electromagnetic railgun (EM railgun) has been […]


Hagel Visits Chinese Aircraft Carrier Liaoning

Hagel Visits Chinese Aircraft Carrier Liaoning

QINGDAO, China: On Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s first official visit to China, the Peoples’ Liberation Army allowed him, in response to a request made in January, to become the first foreign visitor to tour the sleek refitted Russian aircraft carrier […]


Northrop to Build Five More MQ-8C Fire Scouts for the US Navy

Northrop to Build Five More MQ-8C Fire Scouts for the US Navy

Northrop Grumman will build five additional U.S. Navy MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters, which allow ship commanders to extend their intelligence-gathering capabilities far beyond the horizon. Final assembly of the aircraft will take place at the company’s Unmanned Systems Center […]


Scale Model WWII Craft Takes Flight with Fuel from the Sea Concept

Scale Model WWII Craft Takes Flight with Fuel from the Sea Concept

Navy researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Materials Science and Technology Division, demonstrated proof-of-concept of novel NRL technologies developed for the recovery of carbon dioxide (CO2) and hydrogen (H2) from seawater and conversion to a liquid hydrocarbon fuel. […]


Stealth and Resilience: Meet the IDF’s New Submarines

Stealth and Resilience: Meet the IDF’s New Submarines

Graduates of the IDF’s Submariners course are about to receive a more advance training regimen, in order to keep up with the evolution of IDF submarine capabilities. In 2014, the Israel Navy is expected to put two new advanced Dolphin-class […]


 
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