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Strategies for Maintaining the Navy’s and Marines Inventories of Fighter Aircraft

Strategies for Maintaining the Navy’s and Marines Inventories of Fighter Aircraft

The United States Navy and Marine Corps operate a fleet of more than 1,100 tactical fighter aircraft that provide air-to-air and air-to-ground combat capabilities. Those aircraft include Hornets (F/A-18A, B, C, and D), Super Hornets (F/A-18E and F), and Harriers […]


S.Korea stages anti-submarine drill amid tensions

S.Korea stages anti-submarine drill amid tensions

SEOUL: South Korea’s navy Thursday staged a major anti-submarine exercise, its first show of strength since tensions with North Korea flared over the sinking of one of Seoul’s warships. About 10 ships including a 3,000-tonne destroyer and three patrol boats […]


Navy Needs F-35′s Capabilities, Admiral Says

Navy Needs F-35′s Capabilities, Admiral Says

WASHINGTON: The Navy needs the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter’s fifth-generation capabilities, the service’s acting director of air warfare said yesterday. Navy Rear Adm. Michael C. Manazir spoke to reporters because he wanted to “completely dispel the rumor that […]


An Analysis of the Navy’s Fiscal Year 2011 Shipbuilding Plan

An Analysis of the Navy’s Fiscal Year 2011 Shipbuilding Plan

The Navy is required by law to submit a report to the Congress each year that projects the service’s shipbuilding requirements, procurement plans, inventories, and costs over the coming 30 years. Since 2006, CBO has been performing an independent analysis […]


US, S.Korea to conduct anti-submarine, navy exercises

US, S.Korea to conduct anti-submarine, navy exercises

Seoul: The US announced Monday anti-submarine and other naval exercises with Seoul in the “near future” as South Korea halted trade with the North in retaliation for the sinking of one of its warships. The announcements came after an international […]


RIFAN Armaments Programme, Stage 2

RIFAN Armaments Programme, Stage 2

EADS Defence & Security, DCNS and Rohde & Schwarz consortium receives go-ahead from DGA to implement RIFAN armaments programme, stage 2, for French Navy. Preliminary studies carried out successfully and on schedule in 2009. Solid partnership between large systems integrator […]


US 7th Fleet Controls Tomahawk Launch from 5,000 Miles Away

US 7th Fleet Controls Tomahawk Launch from 5,000 Miles Away

USS CHEYENNE, At Sea: Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Cheyenne (SSN-773) in conjunction with Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet and members of Naval Special Warfare Group (NSWG) 3 successfully fired a Block IV-E Tomahawk Land Attack Missile May 5. The missile […]


SECNAV Announces Five New Principles for Navy Acquisitions

SECNAV Announces Five New Principles for Navy Acquisitions

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md: Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced five governing principles for Navy and Marine Corps acquisitions at the Navy League’s annual Sea, Air, Space symposium May 5. Designed to address the affordability of procurement programs, these principles […]


Russia set to keep Typhoon class nuclear subs

Russia set to keep Typhoon class nuclear subs

Russia’s Typhoon class strategic nuclear-powered submarines will remain in service with the Navy until 2019, the Navy commander said on Friday. The world’s largest Typhoon class submarines entered service with the Soviet Navy in the 1980s. Three of the six […]


 
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