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Abraham Lincoln Passes First Underway Cyber Inspection

Abraham Lincoln Passes First Underway Cyber Inspection

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) passed a first-of-its-kind afloat Department of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) command cyber readiness inspection (CCRI), July 14, while the ship was conducting training at sea. A CCRI is an in-depth inspection and analysis of […]


Navy UCAS Achieves Milestone Aboard Eisenhower

Navy UCAS Achieves Milestone Aboard Eisenhower

A team from the Navy Unmanned Combat Air System program office (PMA-268) accomplished the first carrier touchdown of an F/A-18D surrogate aircraft, emulating an unmanned vehicle, using systems developed as part of the Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) […]


X-47B Can Operate From an Aircraft Carrier

X-47B Can Operate From an Aircraft Carrier

The U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman have completed a demonstration of the ship-based software and systems that will allow the X-47B unmanned air vehicle to operate from the deck of an aircraft carrier. The test, conducted July 2 in the […]


F-35C Starts Carrier Suitability Testing

F-35C Starts Carrier Suitability Testing

Flown by test pilot Lt. Cmdr. Eric “Magic” Buus, F-35C test aircraft CF-2 lands at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey June 25. CF-2 and the F-35 integrated test team from Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. are at the […]


China’s Aircraft Carrier Is A Highly Vulnerable Extravagance

China’s Aircraft Carrier Is A Highly Vulnerable Extravagance

It has been more than twenty years since the U.S. Navy had a major naval vessel as a target in the event of war. In the 1970s and 1980s the Soviet Navy produced a series of major surface combatants to […]


First China aircraft carrier sea trial next week

First China aircraft carrier sea trial next week

China’s first aircraft carrier, Varyag — a remodeled Soviet-era vessel — will go on sea trials next week, a report said Tuesday, amid escalating tensions in the South China Sea. China’s top military official reportedly confirmed earlier this month that […]


Britain facing tough choices over Libya campaign: navy

Britain facing tough choices over Libya campaign: navy

Britain could have to make tough choices about its military priorities if the Libya campaign drags on, the head of the Royal Navy said Monday, in comments that called recent defence cuts into question. Admiral Mark Stanhope, the First Sea […]


China navy to stage exercise in western Pacific

China navy to stage exercise in western Pacific

China said Thursday it would conduct naval training drills in the western Pacific later this month, state media reported, amid lingering fears among Beijing’s neighbors about its military ambitions. The exercises will take place in international waters and are “not […]


PLA chief confirms first China aircraft carrier

PLA chief confirms first China aircraft carrier

A top Chinese military official has confirmed that Beijing is building an aircraft carrier, marking the first acknowledgement of the ship’s existence from China’s secretive armed forces. In an exclusive interview published Tuesday, the Hong Kong Commercial Daily quoted Chen […]


 
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