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Upgraded Aegis Weapon Systems Operational on US Navy Cruisers

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 Navy ships. The Navy determined that the Aegis Combat Systems aboard the cruisers USS Mobile Bay […]


Valiant Shield exercise begins at Joint Region Marianas

Valiant Shield exercise begins at Joint Region Marianas

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam: Air Force bombers, fighters, tankers and support aircraft from the Pacific theater are arriving and making preparations for Valiant Shield 2010. The U.S. Pacific Command exercise, which runs Sept. 12 through 21, and will be […]


Northrop Grumman Supplies Radars for Spanish Navy Ships

Northrop Grumman Supplies Radars for Spanish Navy Ships

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.: Northrop Grumman is upgrading the navigation radar systems for two Spanish Navy Santa Maria Class frigates. The ships are being fitted with Northrop Grumman’s new-generation Sperry Marine VisionMaster FT™ navalized radars, which are replacing the existing radar sets. […]


US weighed shooting down runaway robotic helicopter: admiral

US weighed shooting down runaway robotic helicopter: admiral

Washington: US commanders considered shooting down an unmanned navy helicopter that flew out of control towards the US capital last month before communications were restored, a top US officer said Thursday. Admiral Sandy Winnefeld, who oversees the country’s air defenses, […]


China needs carrier-killer missile: press

China needs carrier-killer missile: press

Beijing: China needs a “carrier-killer” missile deterrent as a counter-balance to US naval supremacy in the Pacific, the state-controlled press said Monday. “China undoubtedly needs to build a highly credible anti-carrier capability,” the Global Times said in an editorial. “Not […]


Portable Undersea Training Range Ready to Exercise

Portable Undersea Training Range Ready to Exercise

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND PATUXENT RIVER, Md.: The Portable Undersea Training Range, located at the Pacific Missile Range Facility Kauai, Hawaii, completed a major operational evaluation in July. During the test, the range, also known as PUTR, accomplished key performance […]


Thai Offshore Patrol Vessel Takes Shape

Thai Offshore Patrol Vessel Takes Shape

BANGKOK, Thailand: Construction of the first BAE Systems designed Offshore Patrol Vessel for the Royal Thai Navy is now well underway in Thailand, as demonstrated this week at a formal keel laying ceremony at Bangkok Dock, the Company’s local partner. […]


Prototype Threat Warning Systems Delivered to US Navy

Prototype Threat Warning Systems Delivered to US Navy

ORLANDO, Fla.: Lockheed Martin achieved a major milestone in the Joint and Allied Threat Awareness System (JATAS) Technology Demonstration program by delivering three prototype systems to the U.S. Navy for testing. JATAS will provide the next generation threat warning system […]


Navy Seeks Amendment to Protect F/A-18 Acquisition

Navy Seeks Amendment to Protect F/A-18 Acquisition

WASHINGTON: U.S. lawmakers will attempt to pass an amendment to the FY10 Defense Authorization Act that will protect the Navy’s multiyear acquisition of 124 F/A-18E/F Super Hornets and E/A-18G Growlers. The act approved the original procurement plan, but, because contract […]


 
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