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Seventh Littoral Combat Ship Takes Shape

Seventh Littoral Combat Ship Takes Shape

A Lockheed Martin-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Detroit. The event was part of a time-honored keel laying ceremony that took place at the Marinette Marine Corporation […]


Boeing Delivers 5th Production P-8A Poseidon Aircraft to US Navy

Boeing Delivers 5th Production P-8A Poseidon Aircraft to US Navy

Boeing on Nov. 2 delivered the fifth production P-8A Poseidon aircraft to the U.S. Navy. The P-8A is one of 24 low-rate initial production (LRIP) maritime patrol aircraft that Boeing is building for the Navy as part of contracts awarded […]


Northrop and ITT Partner for US Navy’s Next-Gen Jammer

Northrop and ITT Partner for US Navy’s Next-Gen Jammer

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) and ITT Exelis (XLS) are teaming to bring together the best of industry to offer unique solutions for the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) program. The two companies have been involved in electronic warfare and […]


Northrop to Supply Machinery Control System for LHA-7

Northrop to Supply Machinery Control System for LHA-7

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a $50.6 million contract by prime contractor Huntington Ingalls Industries to supply the Machinery Control System (MCS) for the U.S. Navy’s LHA-7 amphibious assault ship. The MCS controls the major shipboard systems including the […]


US Navy to Commission Amphibious Assault Ship

US Navy Amphibious Assault Ship LHA 6

The Navy will christen the amphibious assault ship, America (LHA 6), on Oct. 20, during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony in Pascagoula, Miss. The Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Mrs. […]


Littoral Combat Ship Shore-Based Training Facility Realigns

Littoral Combat Ship Shore-Based Training Facility Realigns

The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Shore-Based Training Facility (LTF) was internally realigned from Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS) Detachment San Diego to CSCS’ Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Training Center (FLEASWTRACEN), Oct. 1. The LTF is the first surface warfare training […]


Navy’s Second Joint High Speed Vessel Launched

Navy’s Second Joint High Speed Vessel Launched

The future USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2) launched Oct. 1, in Mobile, Ala., marking a key milestone in the ship’s construction process. JHSV 2 is a versatile, non-combatant, transport ship that will be used for fast intra-theater transportation of troops, […]


Fueling the Fleet, Navy Looks to the Seas

Fueling the Fleet, Navy Looks to the Seas

Refueling U.S. Navy vessels, at sea and underway, is a costly endeavor in terms of logistics, time, fiscal constraints and threats to national security and sailors at sea. In Fiscal Year 2011, the U.S. Navy Military Sea Lift Command, the […]


US, China Team Up for Counterpiracy Exercise

US, China Team Up for Counterpiracy Exercise

Guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill and other U.S. Navy assets participated in a counterpiracy exercise with Chinese naval elements near the Horn of Africa yesterday. The exercise, the first bilateral counterpiracy exercise ever conducted between the United States and […]


US Navy’s RQ-21A Small UAV Begins Flight Tests

US Navy’s RQ-21A Small UAV Begins Flight Tests

The Navy successfully launched its newest small unmanned aircraft without using a runway Sept. 10 at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, Calif. A little more than two years into its engineering, manufacturing and development phase, the RQ-21A Small Tactical […]


 
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