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US Navy Tries to Cover Up New Carrier’s Exploding Cost

US Navy Tries to Cover Up New Carrier’s Exploding Cost

Recently, the Project On Government Oversight reported on the unaffordability of the Navy’s long-term shipbuilding budget and on the fact that its acquisition plans will actually cost much more than the service expects. According to the Congressional Budget Office, which […]


Navy Tests New Unmanned Underwater Vehicle at JEBLC-FS

Navy Tests New Unmanned Underwater Vehicle at JEBLC-FS

The U.S. Navy completed tests on the GhostSwimmer unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story (JEBLC-FS), Dec. 11. GhostSwimmer is the latest in a series of science-fiction-turned-reality projects developed by the chief of naval operations’ Rapid […]


Historic Leap: Navy Shipboard Laser Operates In Persian Gulf

Historic Leap: Navy Shipboard Laser Operates In Persian Gulf

ARLINGTON, Va: Officials at the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced today the laser weapon system (LaWS) – a cutting-edge weapon that brings significant new capabilities to America’s Sailors and Marines – was for the first time successfully deployed and […]


F-35C Completes First Night Flight Aboard Aircraft Carrier

F-35C Completes First Night Flight Aboard Aircraft Carrier

The F-35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter conducted its first carrier-based night flight operations aboard an aircraft carrier off the coast of San Diego Nov. 13. Navy test pilot Lt. Cmdr. Ted “Dutch” Dyckman piloted F-35C test aircraft […]


F-35C Initial At-Sea Testing Progressing Aboard USS Nimitz

F-35C Initial At-Sea Testing Progressing Aboard USS Nimitz

The F-35C Lightning II, the carrier variant of the Joint Strike Fighter, continues initial sea trials aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) off the coast of Southern California. Through Nov. 6, the fourth day of at-sea testing, two […]


US Navy Establishes New Missile Defense Base in Romania

US Navy Establishes New Missile Defense Base in Romania

Commander, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia (CNREURAFSWA) established Naval Support Facility (NSF) Deveselu Friday, Oct. 10, during an establishment and assumption of command ceremony on base. NSF Deveselu, formerly a disused Romanian airfield, is the first Navy base to […]


US Navy’s Autonomous Swarmboats Can Overwhelm Adversaries

US Navy’s Autonomous Swarmboats Can Overwhelm Adversaries

A technological breakthrough will allow any unmanned surface vehicle (USV) to not only protect Navy ships, but also, for the first time, autonomously “swarm” offensively on hostile vessels, officals at the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced Oct. 5. The […]


US Navy Establishes Information Dominance Forces

US Navy Establishes Information Dominance Forces

The Navy established the Information Dominance Forces Command (NAVIDFOR) as the U.S. Navy’s newest Type Command, Oct. 1. NAVIDFOR is a global readiness-focused TYCOM, responsible for organizing, manning, training, equipping (MT&E) and identifying requirements for all Navy Information Dominance (ID) […]


Navy Integrates Weapon Systems with Unmanned Vehicles for New Surface Warfare Capability

Navy Integrates Weapon Systems with Unmanned Vehicles for New Surface Warfare Capability

Navy engineers used technologies supporting the science of integration to guide live gun fire onto distant targets, demonstrating a new integrated surface warfare capability in a maritime environment, Sept. 29. Military and civilian leaders observed as unmanned surface and air […]


 
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