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US Navy Accepts Delivery of the Future USS Coronado (LCS 4)

US Navy Accepts Delivery of the Future USS Coronado (LCS 4)

The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Coronado (LCS 4) during a ceremony at the Austal USA shipyard here Sept. 27. Coronado is the fourth littoral combat ship (LCS) to deliver to the Navy, the second of the Independence […]


Ground-Breaking Radar for Aircraft Carriers Begins Testing

Ground-Breaking Radar for Aircraft Carriers Begins Testing

A new 3D radar capable of cutting through interference equal to 10,000 mobile phone signals, has successfully commenced integration trials at a secret electromagnetic radar testing facility on the Isle of Wight. The testing of ARTISAN 3D radar is in […]


Paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb Successfully Employed In Navy Exercises

Paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb Successfully Employed In Navy Exercises

Lockheed Martin’s paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb (DMLGB) was successfully employed in recent U.S. Navy Tactics Development exercises at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center in Fallon, Nev. During four missions over a two-day period, F/A-18C/D Hornets […]


Department of the Navy Prepares to Face New Challenges

Department of the Navy Prepares to Face New Challenges

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus today directed the office of the Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy/Deputy Chief Management Officer (DUSN/DCMO) to begin a comprehensive assessment of the business challenges facing the Navy and Marine Corps. He also instructed […]


South Korea Launches 4th 1,800-ton Submarine

South Korea Launches 4th 1,800-ton Submarine

South Korea’s Navy held a ceremony Tuesday to launch its fourth 1,800-ton, 214-type submarine to boost its underwater warfare capabilities. The fourth submersible of 214-type, which represents the size of the warship, was launched in the afternoon at a shipyard […]


Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 completes initial fleet firing

Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 completes initial fleet firing

The U.S. Navy completed the first fleet firing of Raytheon’s Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 as part of its ongoing developmental and operational testing (DT/OT). In an at-sea test conducted from the USS Arlington (LPD 24), two RAM Block 2 […]


25th Combat Aviation Brigade, Navy perform deck landings

25th Combat Aviation Brigade, Navy perform deck landings

Pilots and flight crews with the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade worked closely with the U.S. Navy to conduct deck landing qualifications aboard the USS Chafee (DDG-90), USS Hopper (DDG-70), USS Guadalupe (AO-32), and the USS Tarawa (LHA-1), in the Pacific […]


US Navy, Boeing Sign $2 Billion Order for 13 P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

US Navy, Boeing Sign $2 Billion Order for 13 P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

The U.S. Navy recently awarded Boeing [NYSE: BA] a $1.98 billion contract for 13 additional P-8A Poseidon aircraft, continuing the modernization of U.S. maritime patrol capabilities that will ultimately involve more than 100 P-8As. The contract includes long-lead funding previously […]


Navy Turns to UAVs for Help with Radar, Communications

Navy Turns to UAVs for Help with Radar, Communications

Scientists recently launched unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from a research vessel in a significant experiment that could help boost the Navy’s radar and communications performance at sea. Sailing off Virginia Beach, Va., from July 13 to 18, the Office of […]


 
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