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ITT Exelis to Upgrade Self-protection on US Navy F/a-18 Aircraft

ITT Exelis to Upgrade Self-protection on US Navy F/a-18 Aircraft

ITT Exelis has been awarded a $238 million contract to begin full-rate production of the AN/ALQ-214 on-board jammer system on the F/A-18 aircraft. This system (AN/ALQ-214 (v)4/5) is smaller and lighter than its predecessor and can be installed on both […]


US Navy Fires Raytheon Griffin Missile From RAM Launcher

US Navy Fires Raytheon Griffin Missile From RAM Launcher

The U.S. Navy achieved a first when it fired Raytheon’s combat-proven Griffin B missile from a Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) launcher. “Griffin enables sailors to defend against small, fast-moving surface craft employed by pirates and other non-traditional threats,” said Harry […]


US Navy Names Five New Submarines

US Navy Names Five New Submarines

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today the next five Virginia-class attack submarines will be named the USS Illinois, the USS Washington, the USS Colorado, the USS Indiana, and the USS South Dakota. Mabus named the Virginia-class submarines to […]


Navy Unveils First Fleet P-8A Poseidon to Public, Maritime Community at Annual Symposium

Navy Unveils First Fleet P-8A Poseidon to Public, Maritime Community at Annual Symposium

The U.S. Navy made history March 28 when the newest multi-mission maritime aircraft, P-8A Poseidon, graced invited guests with its first public appearance as a member of the patrol and reconnaissance community, and opened the doors to its Integrated Training […]


US Navy Carrier Air Wing 14 Deactivation Cancelled

US Navy Carrier Air Wing 14 Deactivation Cancelled

The Navy directed U.S. Pacific Fleet and Naval Air Forces to stop, and reverse the deactivation process for carrier air wing (CVW) 14 in a memo dated March 20. The National Defense Authorization Act, signed into law Dec. 31, 2011, […]


US Forces Poised to Deal with Iran Threat

US Forces Poised to Deal with Iran Threat

The United States says its military forces in the Persian Gulf region are prepared to deal with any threat from Iran. Top Iranian officials have said they might close the Strait of Hormuz, a move that would disrupt world oil […]


Admiral Details Challenges, Opportunities of Pacific Fleet

Admiral Details Challenges, Opportunities of Pacific Fleet

As America’s focus shifts to the Asia-Pacific region, the U.S. Pacific Fleet is well-placed to protect national interests and connect with regional nations, Pacific Fleet’s commander, Adm. Patrick Walsh, said. Adm. Cecil Haney will replace Walsh as the commander of […]


US Navy Invests In Electronic Warfare Simulator Development

US Navy Invests In Electronic Warfare Simulator Development

Through the next 10 years, the U.S. Navy’s EW Simulator Development program should see steady annual funding. With the increasing production over the next several years of new flying platforms – the EA-18G and the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter – […]


For US Navy, Asia is crucial priority: admiral

For US Navy, Asia is crucial priority: admiral

The US Navy views the Asia-Pacific region as a top strategic priority even as it faces possible budget cuts that could curtail other global missions, the naval chief said Wednesday. With China’s clout rising and its military might expanding, President […]


 
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