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US Navy to Christen Future USS Zumwalt, New Class of Destroyer

US Navy to Christen Future USS Zumwalt, New Class of Destroyer

The Navy will christen the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) April 12, during a ceremony at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine. The lead ship and class are named in honor of former Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) […]


US Navy to Deploy Electromagnetic Railgun Aboard JHSV

US Navy to Deploy Electromagnetic Railgun Aboard JHSV

The U.S. Navy plans to install and test a prototype electromagnetic railgun aboard a joint high speed vessel in fiscal year 2016, the service announced today. This test will mark the first time an electromagnetic railgun (EM railgun) has been […]


Northrop to Build Five More MQ-8C Fire Scouts for the US Navy

Northrop to Build Five More MQ-8C Fire Scouts for the US Navy

Northrop Grumman will build five additional U.S. Navy MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters, which allow ship commanders to extend their intelligence-gathering capabilities far beyond the horizon. Final assembly of the aircraft will take place at the company’s Unmanned Systems Center […]


Scale Model WWII Craft Takes Flight with Fuel from the Sea Concept

Scale Model WWII Craft Takes Flight with Fuel from the Sea Concept

Navy researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Materials Science and Technology Division, demonstrated proof-of-concept of novel NRL technologies developed for the recovery of carbon dioxide (CO2) and hydrogen (H2) from seawater and conversion to a liquid hydrocarbon fuel. […]


All Systems Go: Navy’s Laser Weapon Ready for Summer Deployment

All Systems Go: Navy’s Laser Weapon Ready for Summer Deployment

Navy engineers are making final adjustments to a laser weapon prototype that will be the first of its kind to deploy aboard a ship late this summer. The prototype, an improved version of the Laser Weapon System (LaWS), will be […]


China to have nuclear missiles on submarines soon: US admiral

China to have nuclear missiles on submarines soon: US admiral

China for the first time will likely have subs equipped with long-range nuclear missiles later this year, part of an increasingly potent submarine fleet, a top US officer said Tuesday, The head of US Pacific Command, Admiral Samuel Locklear, said […]


US Navy Christens 6th LCS Ship

US Navy Christens 6th LCS Ship

Austal christened the future USS Jackson (LCS 6) March 22 at its state-of-the-art shipyard in Mobile, Ala. Jackson is the first of 10 Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) that the U.S. Navy has awarded to Austal as prime contractor. The […]


Fiscal Year 2014 US Navy Destroyer Contract Awards Announced

Fiscal Year 2014 US Navy Destroyer Contract Awards Announced

Today, the Navy announced two separate contract awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 destroyers. The first contract award funds one FY 2014 DDG 51 Arleigh Burke Class destroyer under a previously awarded FY 2013-2017 multiyear procurement (MYP) contract with Huntington […]


US Navy destroyer to conduct more Black Sea drills: commander

US Navy destroyer to conduct more Black Sea drills: commander

A US Navy guided-missile destroyer will remain in the Black Sea to conduct more exercises with allied ships, its commander said on Saturday, the eve of a breakaway vote in Crimea. The USS Truxtun this week conducted joint exercises with […]


 
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