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US Navy’s RQ-21A Small UAV Begins Flight Tests

US Navy’s RQ-21A Small UAV Begins Flight Tests

The Navy successfully launched its newest small unmanned aircraft without using a runway Sept. 10 at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, Calif. A little more than two years into its engineering, manufacturing and development phase, the RQ-21A Small Tactical […]


US Navy Signs Specs for Next-Gen SSBN

US Navy Signs Specs for Next-Gen SSBN

The Navy formalized key ship specifications for both the United States’ Ohio Replacement and United Kingdom’s Successor Programs in a document signed Aug. 31 at the Washington Navy Yard. Rear Adm. Thomas J. Eccles, chief engineer and deputy commander Naval […]


China Naval Modernization: Implications for US Navy Capabilities

China Naval Modernization: Implications for US Navy Capabilities

The question of how the United States should respond to China’s military modernization effort, including its naval modernization effort, has emerged as a key issue in U.S. defense planning. The question is of particular importance to the U.S. Navy, because […]


Boeing Receives US Navy Contracts for SLAM ER and Harpoon Missiles

Boeing Receives US Navy Contracts for SLAM ER and Harpoon Missiles

Boeing on June 29 received a firm-fixed-price contract from U.S. Naval Air Systems Command for the production of nearly 90 Harpoon Block II missiles and associated hardware for the U.S. and four foreign militaries. The $145.1 million contract also includes […]


Panetta Accelerates Stennis Carrier Strike Group Deployment

Panetta Accelerates Stennis Carrier Strike Group Deployment

The Navy will deploy the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis and its strike group four months early and shift its destination to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, DOD officials said here today. The deployment late this summer […]


Navy Closer to Landing UAV On Aircraft Carrier

Navy Closer to Landing UAV On Aircraft Carrier

A team from the Navy Unmanned Combat Air System program office tested communication software for the Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during its sea trials, July 7-10. […]


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 […]


 
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