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The $1 Trillion Jet • F-35 Joint Strike Fighter • Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck Ops

The $1 Trillion Jet • F-35 Joint Strike Fighter • Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck Ops

The Navy made aviation history Nov. 3 as an F-35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter conducted its first arrested landing aboard the aircraft . US Navy’s $1 Trillion F-35 Jet Makes Historic Landing On USS Nimitz The Navy […]


From Research to Railgun: Revolutionary Weapon at Future Force EXPO

Electromagnetic Railgun

The Electromagnetic Railgun –a weapon that will play a significant role in the future of the U.S. Navy — will be on display to the public for the first time on the East Coast Feb. 4-5 at the Naval Future […]


US Navy, Boeing Deliver 21st P-8A to Fleet Operators

US Navy, Boeing Deliver 21st P-8A to Fleet Operators

The Navy received the final production P-8A Poseidon aircraft of 2014 on Jan. 8 marking 21 deliveries to fleet operators in Jacksonville, Fla. “Boeing last month delivered the eighth P-8A Poseidon of 2014, completing all planned deliveries to the U.S. […]


Navy Names New Virginia-Class Attack Submarine

Navy Names New Virginia-Class Attack Submarine

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today that SSN 795, a Virginia-class attack submarine, will bear the name USS Hyman G. Rickover. Mabus named the submarine to honor U.S. Navy Admiral Hyman G. Rickover, the man credited for developing […]


Amphibious Squadron Five/11th MEU Transits from U.S. 5th Fleet to US 7th Fleet

Amphibious Squadron Five/11th MEU Transits from U.S. 5th Fleet to US 7th Fleet

After an extensive operational period with a variety of operations and exercises, two of the three ships of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), along with embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), departed the U.S. 5th Fleet area of […]


US Navy Christening Fifth Joint High Speed Vessel

US Navy Christening Fifth Joint High Speed Vessel

The Navy will christen the future USNS Trenton (JHSV 5) Jan. 10 during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony in Mobile, Alabama. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Virginia Kamsky, chair and chief executive of […]


US Navy Tries to Cover Up New Carrier’s Exploding Cost

US Navy Tries to Cover Up New Carrier’s Exploding Cost

Recently, the Project On Government Oversight reported on the unaffordability of the Navy’s long-term shipbuilding budget and on the fact that its acquisition plans will actually cost much more than the service expects. According to the Congressional Budget Office, which […]


Navy Tests New Unmanned Underwater Vehicle at JEBLC-FS

Navy Tests New Unmanned Underwater Vehicle at JEBLC-FS

The U.S. Navy completed tests on the GhostSwimmer unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story (JEBLC-FS), Dec. 11. GhostSwimmer is the latest in a series of science-fiction-turned-reality projects developed by the chief of naval operations’ Rapid […]


Historic Leap: Navy Shipboard Laser Operates In Persian Gulf

Historic Leap: Navy Shipboard Laser Operates In Persian Gulf

ARLINGTON, Va: Officials at the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced today the laser weapon system (LaWS) – a cutting-edge weapon that brings significant new capabilities to America’s Sailors and Marines – was for the first time successfully deployed and […]


 
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