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India’s Aircraft Carrier Ambitions Take A Dive

India’s Aircraft Carrier Ambitions Take A Dive

Just when the US is seeking to “rebalance” 60% of its formidable naval fleet towards the Asia-Pacific region, and China steams ahead to commission its first aircraft carrier this year, India’s long-standing aim to operate two full-blown carrier battle groups […]


Navy Closer to Landing UAV On Aircraft Carrier

Navy Closer to Landing UAV On Aircraft Carrier

A team from the Navy Unmanned Combat Air System program office tested communication software for the Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during its sea trials, July 7-10. […]


J-15 Jets On Deck As Carrier Sets Off On Longest Sea Trials

J-15 Jets On Deck As Carrier Sets Off On Longest Sea Trials

China’s aircraft carrier has set out from Dalian in the northeastern province of Liaoning on sea trials that will last 25 days, the longest yet, and experts say domestic J-15 fighters may be involved in landing and takeoff exercises. An […]


ONR Opens a Gateway to Improved Network Data Sharing on Navy Ships

ONR Opens a Gateway to Improved Network Data Sharing on Navy Ships

An Office of Naval Research (ONR) universal gateway that gives Sailors access to more accurate, secure, real-time information will be delivered to the fleet in just three years from the project’s inception at ONR officials have announced. On any Navy […]


China becoming ‘more aggressive’: Philippines

China becoming ‘more aggressive’: Philippines

China is growing “more aggressive” in dealing with rival territorial claims, the Philippines said Wednesday, after a fresh spat erupted between Tokyo and Beijing over a remote chain of islands. “It looks like they are becoming more aggressive every day,” […]


Sikorsky Signs Contract to Build H-60 Helicopters for US Army and Navy

Sikorsky Signs Contract to Build H-60 Helicopters for US Army and Navy

The U.S. Army and Navy today signed an $8.5 billion contract with Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. to buy a baseline quantity of 653 Black Hawk and Seahawk helicopters through December 2017. The five-year contract will yield significant savings for the U.S. […]


China launches naval war games

China launches naval war games

China’s navy will on Tuesday begin annual military exercises off its east coast, state media reported, amid tensions over maritime territorial disputes with its neighbours. “According to our annual plan for exercises, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army’s navy will in […]


Ship-To-Shore Connector Contract Announcement

Ship-To-Shore Connector Contract Announcement

The Navy awarded today a $212,722,820 fixed-priced incentive-fee contract for the detail design and construction of a Ship-to-Shore Connector (SSC) test and training craft to Textron, Inc., New Orleans, La. The contract also includes options for up to eight additional […]


US Navy orders next-generation hovercraft

US Navy orders next-generation hovercraft

The US Navy on Friday ordered the first of its next-generation landing craft, with options for eight more, as it moves to replace its aging hovercraft fleet, the Pentagon announced. The contract with defense development firm Textron totaled $213 million […]


 
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