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First F-35 With Mission Systems Arrives At Navy Test Site

First F-35 With Mission Systems Arrives At Navy Test Site

NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md.: The first mission systems-equipped Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II test jet joined the fleet at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., today. Piloted by F-35 Test Pilot Dave “Doc” Nelson, the short […]


Chief of Navy Outlines the RAN’s Strategic Vision

Chief of Navy Outlines the RAN’s Strategic Vision

The Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Russ Crane, AO, CSM, RAN, has unveiled the blueprint for Navy’s future, launching the new edition of Australian Maritime Doctrine in Canberra. While the recent Defence White Paper outlined what’s in store for Navy […]


Canada Announces National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy

Canada Announces National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy

OTTAWA, Ontario: The Government of Canada today announced the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy, a long-term plan that will create good jobs in high-tech industries across Canada and provide much needed ships for the Canadian Navy and the Canadian Coast Guard. […]


Northrop Navigation Systems for Italian Navy Submarines

Northrop Navigation Systems for Italian Navy Submarines

FREIBURG, Germany: Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by the Italian shipyard Fincantieri to deliver two full navigation suites for the second pair of U212A class submarines being built for the Italian Navy. This new contract represents the […]


Strategies for Maintaining the Navy’s and Marines Inventories of Fighter Aircraft

Strategies for Maintaining the Navy’s and Marines Inventories of Fighter Aircraft

The United States Navy and Marine Corps operate a fleet of more than 1,100 tactical fighter aircraft that provide air-to-air and air-to-ground combat capabilities. Those aircraft include Hornets (F/A-18A, B, C, and D), Super Hornets (F/A-18E and F), and Harriers […]


S.Korea stages anti-submarine drill amid tensions

S.Korea stages anti-submarine drill amid tensions

SEOUL: South Korea’s navy Thursday staged a major anti-submarine exercise, its first show of strength since tensions with North Korea flared over the sinking of one of Seoul’s warships. About 10 ships including a 3,000-tonne destroyer and three patrol boats […]


Navy Needs F-35’s Capabilities, Admiral Says

Navy Needs F-35’s Capabilities, Admiral Says

WASHINGTON: The Navy needs the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter’s fifth-generation capabilities, the service’s acting director of air warfare said yesterday. Navy Rear Adm. Michael C. Manazir spoke to reporters because he wanted to “completely dispel the rumor that […]


An Analysis of the Navy’s Fiscal Year 2011 Shipbuilding Plan

An Analysis of the Navy’s Fiscal Year 2011 Shipbuilding Plan

The Navy is required by law to submit a report to the Congress each year that projects the service’s shipbuilding requirements, procurement plans, inventories, and costs over the coming 30 years. Since 2006, CBO has been performing an independent analysis […]


US, S.Korea to conduct anti-submarine, navy exercises

US, S.Korea to conduct anti-submarine, navy exercises

Seoul: The US announced Monday anti-submarine and other naval exercises with Seoul in the “near future” as South Korea halted trade with the North in retaliation for the sinking of one of its warships. The announcements came after an international […]


RIFAN Armaments Programme, Stage 2

RIFAN Armaments Programme, Stage 2

EADS Defence & Security, DCNS and Rohde & Schwarz consortium receives go-ahead from DGA to implement RIFAN armaments programme, stage 2, for French Navy. Preliminary studies carried out successfully and on schedule in 2009. Solid partnership between large systems integrator […]


 
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