Post Tagged with: "Navy & Maritime Security News"

US Navy Marines Test Autonomous Unmanned Ground Vehicles

US Navy Marines Test Autonomous Unmanned Ground Vehicles

DAHLGREN, Va.: Navy civilian engineers teamed with the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab (MCWL) to test the capabilities of unmanned autonomous vehicles under development to support a variety of Marine Corps missions during the 2010 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise […]


Air Force, Navy Take Steps Toward Joint RPA Training

Air Force, Navy Take Steps Toward Joint RPA Training

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.: In a first of many joint meetings, Beale Air Force Base leaders hosted a Global Hawk and Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Joint Cockpit Working Group Aug. 3 through 5. The group met to develop joint […]


USS Missouri (SSN 780) Joins Commissioned Fleet

USS Missouri (SSN 780) Joins Commissioned Fleet

GROTON, Conn.: With the traditional first order “man our ship and bring her to life,” Sailors assigned to USS Missouri (SSN 780) boarded the Virginia-class attack submarine during a commissioning ceremony at Naval Submarine Base New London July 31. About […]


E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Enters Operational Service

E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Enters Operational Service

NORFOLK, Va.: The E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, the Navy’s newest airborne early warning and control aircraft, was delivered to the fleet July 29 at Naval Station Norfolk. Adm. Gary Roughead, chief of naval operations, accepted the Hawkeye on behalf of the […]


Construction Continues for the Next-Generation Aircraft Carrier, CVN 78

Construction Continues for the Next-Generation Aircraft Carrier, CVN 78

NEWPORT NEWS, Va.: Northrop Grumman Corporation lifted two generators weighing over 195,000 pounds each into the aft section of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), currently under construction at the company’s Shipbuilding sector in Newport News, Va., […]


BAE Systems to Modernize US Navy Destroyers

BAE Systems to Modernize US Navy Destroyers

NORFOLK, Va.: BAE Systems, Inc., a leading U.S. non-nuclear ship repair, modernization, and conversion company, will modernize 11 Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) class guided missile destroyers under a contract with the U.S. Navy with a potential value of $365 million. […]


EODMU-1 Tests UUVs for Use in Anti-Mine Warfare

EODMU-1 Tests UUVs for Use in Anti-Mine Warfare

Kaneohe Bay HI: Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 1, tested new unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs), July 15 in the waters off Oahu during Rim of the Pacific 2010 (RIMPAC). EODMU 1 is using the waters off Oahu to […]


Russia Plans To Upgrade 3 Nuclear-Powered Cruisers By 2020

Russia Plans To Upgrade 3 Nuclear-Powered Cruisers By 2020

Moscow, Russia: Russia will upgrade and put on active duty three mothballed Soviet-era nuclear-powered missile cruisers by 2020, a high-ranking Navy official told RIA Novosti. Russia built four Kirov class nuclear-powered cruisers in 1974-1998. One of them, the Pyotr Veliky, […]


Phalanx Sensors Used In Laser Shoot Down Of Airborne Targets

Phalanx Sensors Used In Laser Shoot Down Of Airborne Targets

Farnborough, UK: Raytheon and a U.S. Navy team used a combined-beam fiber laser to shoot down four unmanned aerial vehicles in flight during an over-the-water engagement. The UAV targets were engaged and destroyed using the Navy’s Laser Weapon System guided […]


 
Ratio of armour to infantry http://t.co/dYdTruAJyE #forum #military2 days ago