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USS Gerald R. Ford Passes Aircraft Compatibility Testing

The aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) completed Aircraft Compatibility Testing (ACT) Jan. 31, following 16 days at sea, during which the crew launched and recovered 211 aircraft, testing five different airframes,...

HII acquires Hydroid, forms alliance with Kongsberg

American military shipbuilding company Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has entered into an agreement to acquire Hydroid Inc. a provider of advanced marine robotics to the defense and maritime… [[ This is a content summary...

Brazil declares its intention to privatise NUCLEP

The Brazilian federal government is seeking to sell the company Nuclebrás Equipamentos Pesados (NUCLEP) as part of a wider programme to raise an estimated USD323 billion over the next few years through auctions of...

UK discloses 2027 in-service date for Type 31 frigate

It has emerged that the first Type 31 general purpose frigate for the UK Royal Navy (RN) is not scheduled to enter service until mid-2027, casting serious doubts over the government’s long-standing commitment to...

LRASM integration planned for P-8A Poseidon

The US Navy (USN) is moving forward with the integration of the Lockheed Martin AGM-158C Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) on the Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, and has also revealed plans to...

Navy And Boeing Tested Unmanned EA-18G Growlers

The U.S. Navy and Boeing [BA] flew two autonomously controlled EA-18G Growlers using a third aircraft as a mission controller in late 2019. Boeing spokesman Justin Gibson told Defense Daily the autonomously controlled Growlers...

DOT&E Criticizes Knifefish Testing Environment As Too Limited

The Pentagon’s top weapons tester said the Knifefish unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV) testing environment was too similar to how developers trained the system’s classification algorithm. While testing was adequate under the scope of test...

Eying China, Navy Refits P-8 Plane For Deeper Strike

Submarines, spy planes, and surface ships are all getting an overhaul as the Navy worries about Chinese precision standoff weapons holding the US fleet at bay. …read more Read more here:: Breaking Defense (Naval)

Pentagon confirms fielding of new nuclear weapon

The U.S. Department of Defense has officially confirmed that U.S. Navy has fielded the new W76-2 low-yield submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) warhead. The warhead is a modification of the existing W76, which is used...

Pentagon confirms fielding of new nuclear weapon

The U.S. Department of Defense has officially confirmed that U.S. Navy has fielded the new W76-2 low-yield submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) warhead. The warhead is a modification of the existing W76, which is used...

Pentagon confirms fielding of new nuclear weapon

The U.S. Department of Defense has officially confirmed that U.S. Navy has fielded the new W76-2 low-yield submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) warhead. The warhead is a modification of the existing W76, which is used...

Pentagon confirms fielding of new nuclear weapon

The U.S. Department of Defense has officially confirmed that U.S. Navy has fielded the new W76-2 low-yield submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) warhead. The warhead is a modification of the existing W76, which is used...

LM Delivers 1st Block 8.1 Upgrade HC-130J to USCG

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) representatives joined U.S. Coast Guard leaders and crew members for a ceremony on Jan. 31 at the Coast Guard Aviation Logistics Center in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, celebrating the completion...

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