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US Navy orders next-generation hovercraft

US Navy orders next-generation hovercraft

The US Navy on Friday ordered the first of its next-generation landing craft, with options for eight more, as it moves to replace its aging hovercraft fleet, the Pentagon announced. The contract with defense development firm Textron totaled $213 million […]


Raytheon and US Navy Begin MALD-J Super Hornet Integration

Raytheon and US Navy Begin MALD-J Super Hornet Integration

The U.S. Navy and Raytheon Company have begun integrating the Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer variant into the U.S. Navy’s fleet of F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets. The integration process will include a series of risk reduction activities and technology demonstrations. […]


US moves new forces to Gulf in sign to Iran: report

US moves new forces to Gulf in sign to Iran: report

The United States has moved new forces into the Gulf to keep strategic waterways open and strike deep within Iran in the event of a regional military escalation, the New York Times reported Tuesday. The Times cited senior officials as […]


Northrop to Deliver Advanced Threat Warning Sensors to the US Navy

Northrop to Deliver Advanced Threat Warning Sensors to the US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman an early operational production contract to deliver Advanced Threat Warning (ATW) sensors, an integral component of the Department of Navy Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (DoN LAIRCM) system. Under the terms of the $25.5 […]


US Navy Engages Speeding Boat with Raytheon Griffin Missile

US Navy Engages Speeding Boat with Raytheon Griffin Missile

The U.S. Navy proved the ability of Raytheon Company’s Griffin B missile to engage rapidly moving small boats during a recent live-fire demonstration. “This demonstration shows the Griffin missile’s effectiveness in engaging the type of small, fast-moving boats used by […]


US Navy Littoral Combat Ship Delivered Two Months Early

US Navy Littoral Combat Ship Delivered Two Months Early

The Lockheed Martin-led industry team delivered the nation’s third Littoral Combat Ship, Fort Worth (LCS 3), to the U.S. Navy two months ahead of schedule. The delivery followed the ship’s successful Acceptance Trials on Lake Michigan in May. “By delivering […]


US sees strategic role for Vietnam’s southern port

US sees strategic role for Vietnam’s southern port

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Sunday a former port used by US forces in the Vietnam War could play a pivotal role in the American military’s shift towards the Asia-Pacific. Panetta’s visit to Cam Ranh Bay was the first […]


US Navy destroyers steal the show in ‘Battleship’

US Navy destroyers steal the show in ‘Battleship’

US Navy sailors tend to be overlooked when it comes to Hollywood blockbusters, but the new action movie “Battleship” features American destroyers and their crews in the starring role, waging war against hostile aliens in the Pacific Ocean. The Pentagon […]


General Dynamics Delivers Submarine Mississippi to US Navy Ahead of Schedule

General Dynamics Delivers Submarine Mississippi to US Navy Ahead of Schedule

General Dynamics Electric Boat today delivered the nuclear-powered attack submarine Mississippi (SSN-782) to the U.S. Navy 363 days ahead of contract schedule and more than $60 million below target cost. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics […]


 
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