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BAE Systems to Provide U.S. Navy with Modernized Mk 45 Guns

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $46.8 million contract option to deliver four additional Mk 45 Naval Guns. The contract modification calls...
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US Navy Tests New Joint-Air-to-Ground Missile on AH-1Z Helicopter

The Navy successfully completed its first Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) flight test on the AH-1Z helicopter Dec.5 at Patuxent River. During the flight, aircrew...

USS Wasp Joins 7th Fleet

The amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) entered U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations Jan. 6, after completing nearly two months of disaster...

NAVAIR Hosts First Orientation Flight In A CH-53K King Stallion

Naval Air Systems Command and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, hosted a ‘first of its kind’ orientation flight in the CH-53K King Stallion for...

US aircraft carriers in rare Pacific operation amid North Korea tensions

Three US aircraft carriers will stage joint drills in the western Pacific for the first time in a decade, the US Navy said Thursday,...

Major Expansion of U.S. Navy Amphibious Warfare Fleet?

The decision to use the LPD-17 design as the baseline for the LX(R) has opened up a major discussion on the future size and...

USS Abraham Lincoln Tests F-35C Lightning II at Sea

The Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) became one of the few ships in the fleet to trap and launch the F-35C...

Training, maintenance issues beset overseas US Navy ships

Foreign-based US Navy ships are suffering a slew of problems that are raising risks and impacting military readiness, a government watchdog warned on Thursday...

Latest Aegis Combat System is Successful Against Medium Range Ballistic Missiles

USS JOHN PAUL JONES, At Sea: The USS John Paul Jones, supported by the U.S. Navy, Missile Defense Agency and Lockheed Martin, successfully fired...

Pentagon chief pledges ‘broad’ probe into navy accidents

US Defence Secretary James Mattis on Monday said the Pentagon will undertake a broad investigation into multiple accidents after the second severe collision involving...