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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 […]


Fiscal Year 2014 Littoral Combat Ship Contract Awards Announced

Fiscal Year 2014 Littoral Combat Ship Contract Awards Announced

Today, contract modifications were issued to Lockheed Martin Corporation and Austal USA under their respective Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) block buy contracts to add funding for construction of two fiscal year 2014 Littoral Combat Ships each. These are the seventh […]


US destroyer en route to Black Sea for ‘routine’ drills

US destroyer en route to Black Sea for ‘routine’ drills

A US guided-missile destroyer is en route to the Black Sea but naval officials said Thursday it was a “routine” deployment that was planned before the crisis unfolded in Ukraine. The USS Truxtun departed the Greek port of Souda Bay […]


Lockheed Lays Keel of 11th Littoral Combat Ship

Lockheed Lays Keel of 11th Littoral Combat Ship

The Lockheed Martin-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s eleventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Sioux City, in a ceremony held at Marinette Marine Corporation. The industry team is building Freedom-class LCSs for the […]


U.S. Navy Tests Infrared Search and Track on Boeing Super Hornet

U.S. Navy Tests Infrared Search and Track on Boeing Super Hornet

The U.S. Navy recently tested, for the first time on a Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft, the Infrared Search and Track (IRST) sensor that will find hard-to-detect targets over long distances. Boeing and Lockheed Martin are developing and integrating IRST, […]


US would ‘help’ Philippines in South China Sea: Navy chief

US would ‘help’ Philippines in South China Sea: Navy chief

The United States will “help” the Philippines in the event that China occupies disputed islands in the South China Sea, the US Chief of Naval Operations said Thursday. Admiral Jonathan Greenert also stressed that the US would honour its mutual […]


 
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