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Boeing Receives US Navy Contracts for SLAM ER and Harpoon Missiles

Boeing Receives US Navy Contracts for SLAM ER and Harpoon Missiles

Boeing on June 29 received a firm-fixed-price contract from U.S. Naval Air Systems Command for the production of nearly 90 Harpoon Block II missiles and associated hardware for the U.S. and four foreign militaries. The $145.1 million contract also includes […]


International Community Will Ensure Strait Of Hormuz Stays Open

International Community Will Ensure Strait Of Hormuz Stays Open

Iranian leaders must understand that the international community will ensure the Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the Persian Gulf will remain open, the American and British defense secretaries said here today. For years, various Iranian leaders have threatened […]


Lockheed Completes On-Orbit Testing of First US Navy MUOS Satellite

Lockheed Completes On-Orbit Testing of First US Navy MUOS Satellite

Lockheed Martin announced today that it has completed on-orbit testing of the first Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite, designated MUOS-1, paving the way for the U.S. Navy’s multi-service operational test and evaluation phase in preparation for the start of […]


Airforce, Navy integrate security at JTF-Horn of Africa

Airforce, Navy integrate security at JTF-Horn of Africa

Air Force and Navy personnel at Camp Lemonnier integrated their security forces into one cohesive unit July 1. The overall purpose of this integration was to enhance security efforts on camp. Before the integration, the two branches had separate areas […]


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,” […]


 
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