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K-MAX Completes US Navy Unmanned Cargo Assessment Tests

K-MAX Completes US Navy Unmanned Cargo Assessment Tests

The Lockheed Martin-led unmanned K-MAX team successfully completed a five-day Quick Reaction Assessment (QRA) for the U.S. Navy’s Cargo Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) program. “The autonomous flying K-MAX is designed to resupply Marines on the battlefield and in remote locations,” […]


Australian-Made Anti-Ship Radar Latest Weapon In Navy’s Arsenal

Australian-Made Anti-Ship Radar Latest Weapon In Navy’s Arsenal

Navy’s new anti-ship missile defence radar system has been released for initial operational use after achieving outstanding results from the trial of the system off the coast of Australia and Hawaii. The new multi-phased array radar system has been installed […]


Navy Set to Launch Experimental TacSat-4 Spacecraft

Navy Set to Launch Experimental TacSat-4 Spacecraft

The Naval Research Laboratory announced Aug. 30 that its Tactical Satellite IV (TacSat-4) is scheduled to launch from the Alaska Aerospace Corporation’s Kodiak Launch Complex Sept. 27 aboard an Orbital Sciences Corporation Minotaur-IV+ launch vehicle. The satellite will allow forward […]


China says aircraft carrier ‘attained objectives’

China says aircraft carrier ‘attained objectives’

China’s first aircraft carrier “attained the anticipated objectives” during its maiden sea trial earlier this month, the country’s defence ministry said Wednesday, state media reported. The carrier was back at its shipyard where refurbishment and testing would be carried out, […]


First Navy Trainer Completes Biofuel Flight

First Navy Trainer Completes Biofuel Flight

The Navy’s alternative energy program expanded Aug. 24 when a T-45 training aircraft completed a successful biofuel flight at Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, Md. The “Salty Dogs” of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23 flew the high-performance […]


US warns China expanding its naval power

US warns China expanding its naval power

China is increasingly focused on naval power and has invested in hi-tech weaponry that will extend its reach in the Pacific and beyond, the Pentagon said. The advances mean China will by 2020 close a technological gap that once left […]


Singapore Navy’s Upgraded Corvette Test-Fires Barak Missile

Singapore Navy’s Upgraded Corvette Test-Fires Barak Missile

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) conducted a live-firing of the Barak anti-missile missile in the South China Sea earlier today as part of the annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise which the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) is […]


US Navy Working On Unmanned Underwater Vehicles

US Navy Working On Unmanned Underwater Vehicles

As the Office of Naval Research (ONR) increases its science and technology (S&T) investment in unmanned systems, a number of hurdles need to be overcome including autonomy and littoral operations, ONR’s director of innovation said at an Aug. 18 conference […]


New Biofuels Market to Reduce Foreign Oil Dependence

New Biofuels Market to Reduce Foreign Oil Dependence

The Navy Department is providing the market share for the nation’s nascent biofuel industry as part of a White House initiative to kick-start the alternative energy sector, administration officials announced today. The Navy, in partnership with the departments of Energy […]


 
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