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Four US littoral combat ships to operate out of Singapore by 2018

The littoral combat ship Independence (LCS 2)

Four US warships designed to fight in coastal areas similar to Southeast Asian waters will operate out of Singapore by 2018, a senior US Navy official said Tuesday, further underscoring Washington’s military tilt to Asia. The “rotational deployment” of the […]


U.S. Navy Pursuing Its Own Offset Strategy Led by the Rail Gun

Electromagnetic Railgun

The Department of Defense is struggling to define a strategy for recapturing the high ground in military technology and countering the proliferation of so-called anti-access/area denial (A2AD) threats. Senior Pentagon officials acknowledge that the military’s ability to project power and […]


LRASM Prototype is Three-for-Three on Successful Flight Tests

LRASM: Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile

Initiated in 2009 in collaboration with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force, DARPA’s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) program has been investing in advanced technologies to provide a leap ahead in U.S. surface warfare capability. The LRASM program aims […]


US Navy Demos Synthetic Guidance Technology with Tomahawk Missile

A synthetically guided Tomahawk cruise missile

A synthetically guided Tomahawk cruise missile successfully hit its first moving maritime target Jan. 27 after being launched from the USS Kidd (DDG-100) near San Nicolas Island in California. The Tomahawk Block IV flight test demonstrated guidance capability when the […]


New arrest in US Navy bribery scandal

New arrest in US Navy bribery scandal

A former top US Navy officer was arrested Tuesday over a bribery scandal centered on a Singapore-based contracting firm, in which seven people have already pleaded guilty, officials said. Paul Simpkins, 60, was arrested in Virginia and charged with conspiracy […]


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 […]


 
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