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Russia vows to strengthen navy to ward off NATO

Russia vows to strengthen navy to ward off NATO

Russia announced plans Tuesday to bolster its navy with more advanced weapons in response to NATO’s vow to halt the Kremlin’s push into Ukraine and feared expansion into eastern Europe. Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu told a general security meeting that […]


US Navy to Test and Evaluate Lockheed Martin Industrial Exoskeletons

US Navy to Test and Evaluate Lockheed Martin Industrial Exoskeletons

Lockheed Martin (LMT) has received a contract through the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) for the U.S. Navy to evaluate and test two FORTIS exoskeletons. This marks the first procurement of Lockheed Martin’s exoskeletons for industrial use. Terms of […]


Northrop, US Navy Integrate Manned, Unmanned Flight Operations

Northrop, US Navy Integrate Manned, Unmanned Flight Operations

Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy offered a glimpse of the future of carrier aviation on Aug. 17 by conducting a series of cooperative flights from the aircraft carrier, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), using an X-47B Unmanned Air […]


First Australian LHD On Final Builder’s Trials

First Australian LHD On Final Builder’s Trials

NUSHIP Canberra, the first of two Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ships being built for the Australian Defence Force, has sailed on her final contractor sea trials before delivery to the Australian Government. The ship departed Williamstown shipyard on 12 August […]


Littoral Combat Ship’s Survival in an Attack Questioned

Littoral Combat Ship’s Survival in an Attack Questioned

The Navy’s $23 billion Littoral Combat Ship is less able to survive an attack than other U.S. warships, according to the Pentagon’s top weapons tester. Revised standards adopted for the vessel intended to operate in shallow coastal waters “continue to […]


China fears spur Philippine naval upgrade

China fears spur Philippine naval upgrade

As fears grow that China is on an aggressive South China Sea territorial grab, a sleepy Philippine village is being transformed into a major naval base that may host US warships. Ulugan Bay, a small, picturesque cove encircled by thick […]


Fire Scout UAV, Seahawk Tested on LCS 1

Fire Scout UAV, Seahawk Tested on LCS 1

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) and the U.S. Navy successfully flew the unmanned MQ-8B Fire Scout simultaneously with the MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter for the first time. The capability demonstrates how a mix of aircraft can increase a ship commander’s intelligence-gathering […]


China to join US-led naval drill for first time: PLA

China to join US-led naval drill for first time: PLA

China has confirmed it will participate in a major US-organized naval drill for the first time, official media said Monday, amid heightened distrust between the two military powers. The Chinese navy will participate in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) […]


USS Ross to be Forward Deployed to Rota, Spain

USS Ross to be Forward Deployed to Rota, Spain

USS Ross (DDG 71) departed its Norfolk homeport June 3 on her way to Rota, Spain, as the second of four Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers to be forward deployed there. To enhance the security of the European region, two additional […]


 
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