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Unmanned Refueling Aircraft Passes First Test Flight

PATUXENT RIVER, Maryland: The Navy and Boeing successfully completed the first test flight of the MQ-25, the first operational carrier-based unmanned refueling aircraft, Sept....

Raytheon Evolved Seasparrow Missiles Enter Low Rate Production

The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company a $190 million low-rate initial production contract for ESSM Block 2 missiles featuring a new guidance system with...

UK Joins International Maritime Security Mission in the Persian Gulf

The United Kingdom has reaffirmed its commitment to freedom of navigation and safe passage through the Gulf by playing a leading role in a...

Naval Ships Converge for Talisman Sabre ’19

CORAL SEA: Seventeen ships from the United States, Australia, Canada and Japan sailed together in formation for a massive photo exercise July 10, to...

MQ-8C Fire Scout achieves initial operational capability

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND: The Navy declared initial operational capability of the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter June 28 clearing the way for fleet...

US sends Patriots, warship to Middle East amid Iran tensions

The US government has approved the deployment of a Patriot missile defence battery and another warship to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between...

US Navy’s version of F-35 jet ‘ready for combat’

The US Navy's version of the F-35 stealth fighter jet is "ready for combat," officials said Thursday, marking another milestone in the development of...

Engineer warriors of the land and sea – A look back at RIMPAC 2018

MARINE CORPS TRAINING AREA BELLOWS, Hawaii: In today's interconnected global arena, deployment readiness is contingent on Soldiers' ability to work in partnership with other...

US conducts latest South China Sea sail-by amid trade talks

A US Navy guided-missile destroyer today sailed near disputed islands in the South China Sea where Beijing has built military installations, as trade talks...

US-Japan Advance New Amphibious Capability

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) became the first U.S. Navy ship in the 7th Fleet to conduct amphibious operations with...