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Navy Successfully Conducts DDG 1000 Round Testing

Navy Successfully Conducts DDG 1000 Round Testing

The long range land attack projectile (LRLAP), designed for the DDG 1000 Advanced Gun System, successfully completed two live-fire tests at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, the Navy announced Sept. 22. The mission, conducted Aug. 30, was […]


US Navy Orders Two More DDG 1000 Destroyers

US Navy Orders Two More DDG 1000 Destroyers

The U. S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, a $1.8 billion contract for the construction of DDG 1001 and DDG 1002, the next two ships in the Zumwalt-class program. DDG 1001 is […]


Russia’s new attack submarine goes for sea trials

Russia’s new attack submarine goes for sea trials

Russia’s first Graney class nuclear-powered attack submarine set course on Monday for scheduled sea trials, the Sevmash shipyard said. The Severodvinsk has been under construction at the Sevmash shipyard in northern Russia since 1993 and was launched in June last […]


Turkey will protect its aid ships for Gaza: PM

Turkey will protect its aid ships for Gaza: PM

Turkey’s naval forces would escort Turkey’s humanitarian aid ships bound for the Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, the Anatolia news agency reported late Thursday. “We have humanitarian aid to be sent there. And our humanitarian aid will […]


K-MAX Completes US Navy Unmanned Cargo Assessment Tests

K-MAX Completes US Navy Unmanned Cargo Assessment Tests

The Lockheed Martin-led unmanned K-MAX team successfully completed a five-day Quick Reaction Assessment (QRA) for the U.S. Navy’s Cargo Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) program. “The autonomous flying K-MAX is designed to resupply Marines on the battlefield and in remote locations,” […]


Australian-Made Anti-Ship Radar Latest Weapon In Navy’s Arsenal

Australian-Made Anti-Ship Radar Latest Weapon In Navy’s Arsenal

Navy’s new anti-ship missile defence radar system has been released for initial operational use after achieving outstanding results from the trial of the system off the coast of Australia and Hawaii. The new multi-phased array radar system has been installed […]


Navy Set to Launch Experimental TacSat-4 Spacecraft

Navy Set to Launch Experimental TacSat-4 Spacecraft

The Naval Research Laboratory announced Aug. 30 that its Tactical Satellite IV (TacSat-4) is scheduled to launch from the Alaska Aerospace Corporation’s Kodiak Launch Complex Sept. 27 aboard an Orbital Sciences Corporation Minotaur-IV+ launch vehicle. The satellite will allow forward […]


China says aircraft carrier ‘attained objectives’

China says aircraft carrier ‘attained objectives’

China’s first aircraft carrier “attained the anticipated objectives” during its maiden sea trial earlier this month, the country’s defence ministry said Wednesday, state media reported. The carrier was back at its shipyard where refurbishment and testing would be carried out, […]


First Navy Trainer Completes Biofuel Flight

First Navy Trainer Completes Biofuel Flight

The Navy’s alternative energy program expanded Aug. 24 when a T-45 training aircraft completed a successful biofuel flight at Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, Md. The “Salty Dogs” of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23 flew the high-performance […]


 
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