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Third US Littoral Combat Ship Completes Acceptance Trials

The nation's third Littoral Combat Ship, USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), successfully completed its U.S. Navy acceptance trials and will be delivered to the...

Upgraded Aegis Weapon Systems Operational on US Navy Cruisers

MOORESTOWN, N.J.: The U.S. Navy, supported by Lockheed Martin, successfully completed Combat System Ship Qualification Trials for upgraded Aegis Combat Systems installed aboard two...

Fifth Fleet unsure threat to US warships was Iranian

Agence France-Presse, DUBAI: The US Navy's Fifth Fleet in Bahrain said on Thursday there was "no way to know" if a threat radioed to...

Northrop Grumman to Support US Navy Submarines

Northrop Grumman, NEWPORT NEWS: Northrop Grumman Corporation was awarded a contract option from the U.S. Navy for work to support the Los Angeles, Ohio,...

China concerns over USS Kitty Hawk's Taiwan Strait passage

Xinhua News Agency, A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said Tuesday that China had expressed grave concerns to the United States over USS Kitty Hawk...

Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical UAS Enters Production Phase

The Department of the Navy announced May 15 that the RQ-21A Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (STUAS) received Milestone C approval authorizing the start...

Talisman UUV Surges Through Sea Trials

BAE Systems, PORTSMOUTH, UK: Development of Talisman M, the BAE Systems unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV), is surging ahead following its inaugural sea trials in...

Russia sends additional missile cruiser to Indian Ocean

SEVASTOPOL: The Moskva missile cruiser will set sail on Friday on a long-range tour of duty, which will culminate with exercises in the Indian...
Ilyushin Il-38N maritime patrol aircraft

Russia Upgrades Pacific Fleet Naval Aviation

The Pacific Fleet’s naval aviation will receive the first An-140-100 transport this December. The second airplane will be delivered in the first six months...
SeaRAM Anti-ship Missile Defense System

First SeaRAM missile fired from a US Navy Littoral Combat Ship

Weapon system tracks and engages target in LCS 4 exercise For the first time, the U.S. Navy successfully fired a tactical missile from a SeaRAM...