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Navy Tests Unmanned Water Craft to Protect Ships In Harbor

Navy Tests Unmanned Water Craft to Protect Ships In Harbor

The Navy recently finished testing a souped-up personal water craft that could become a cost-effective way for the service to keep ships and sailors safe in ports. The 10-foot-long “Blackfish” recently underwent tests by the Office of Naval Research, spokesman […]


DDG 1000 Program Tests Integrated Power System

DDG 1000 Program Tests Integrated Power System

The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) observed live tests of the DDG 1000 Integrated Power System (IPS) at the Land Based Test Site at Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division – Ship Systems Engineering Station (NSWCCD-SSES) July 22. DDG 1000 […]


Chinese warships participate in Russian Navy Day celebrations

Chinese warships participate in Russian Navy Day celebrations

Two Chinese navy ships are taking part in the festivities dedicated to the celebration of the Russian Navy Day in the Far Eastern port of Vladivostok, a spokesman for Russia’s Pacific Fleet said on Sunday. Frigate Luoyang and training ship […]


F-35C Launches to New Milestone

F-35C Launches to New Milestone

The F-35C Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) completed its first steam catapult launch July 27 marking another milestone toward initial ship trials in 2013. A TC-13 Mod 2 test steam catapult was used to launch F-35C test aircraft CF-3 into the […]


Bangladesh Navy Purchases Two Modern Do 228NGs

Bangladesh Navy Purchases Two Modern Do 228NGs

Following customers in Japan, Norway and Germany, the Bangladesh Navy has purchased two modern Do 228NG (New Generation) turboprop aircraft. The aircraft will be used for maritime air patrol and rescue mission along the countries’ coastline. The two Do 228NGs […]


Boeing, BAE to Develop Integrated Directed Energy Weapon for US Navy

Boeing, BAE to Develop Integrated Directed Energy Weapon for US Navy

Boeing today announced that its Directed Energy Systems (DES) division has signed a teaming agreement with BAE Systems to develop the Mk 38 Mod 2 Tactical Laser System for defense of U.S. Navy ships. The Navy awarded the BAE Systems […]


China downplays capability of first aircraft carrier

China downplays capability of first aircraft carrier

China sought to downplay the capability of its first aircraft carrier Wednesday, saying the vessel would be used for training and “research”, amid concerns over the country’s military build-up. China recently confirmed it was revamping an old Soviet ship to […]


Wasp Prepares for Joint Strike Fighter

Wasp Prepares for Joint Strike Fighter

The crew of the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) is preparing the ship to become the first at-sea test platform for the U.S. Navy’s test variant of the F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF). Recently, four members […]


Chinese sub logs new depth milestone

Chinese sub logs new depth milestone

A Chinese submersible conducted the country’s deepest manned dive Tuesday in the latest technical milestone for China, which theoretically puts most of the ocean floor’s vast resources within its reach. The Jiaolong undersea craft — named after a mythical sea […]


 
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