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US Navy: Chinese warship fired laser at US aircraft

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii: A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft was lased by People’s Republic of China (PRC) navy destroyer 161 on Feb....
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US, Saudi Bilateral Maritime Security Exercise Begins

JUBAIL, SAUDI ARABIA: The U.S. Navy and the Royal Saudi Naval Forces are participating in exercise Nautical Defender 20 (ND 20), Feb. 23-27. ND is...

Raytheon, US Navy test first Standard Missile-2 from restarted production line

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Navy successfully flight tested the first SM-2 surface-to-air missile from the company's restarted production line. The SM-2...

USS Ross (DDG 71) en route to the Black Sea

MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) began its north-bound international strait transit en route to the Black Sea Feb....

US Navy Deploys First Destroyer with Counter-UAS Laser

The U.S. Navy recently installed the first Optical Dazzling Interdictor, Navy (ODIN), a laser weapon system that allows a ship to counter unmanned aerial...

Sikorsky Receives Second Contract to Build Presidential Helicopters

VH-92A test helicopters flying and validating mission capabilities Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), will build six production VH-92A® Presidential Helicopters under a contract...

US Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group Opens Cyber Foundry

The U.S. Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group (NCWDG) celebrated the opening of the Cyber Foundry with a ribbon cutting ceremony Feb. 18. The Cyber Foundry...
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USS Maine Successfully Tests Second Trident II D5LE Missile

Eastern Pacific: The U.S. Navy conducted a scheduled one-missile test flight of an unarmed life-extended Trident II (D5LE) missile from USS Maine (SSBN-741), an...

US navy Signs $2.3 Billion UH-60 Helicopter Renewal Contract

Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support (NAVSUP WSS) renewed a $2.3 billion H-60 Seahawk Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract with Lockheed Martin Rotary...

Keel Laid for Future USNS Cherokee Nation (T-ATS 7)

A keel laying ceremony was held Feb. 12 for the future USNS Cherokee Nation (T-ATS 7), the second ship of the Navy's Navajo class...