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Category: Naval

US Navy’s Third MLP Completes Launch and Float-Off

The US Navy’s third Mobile Landing Platform (MLP), Lewis B. Puller successfully completed launch and float-off at the General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO) shipyard Nov…. [[ This is a content summary...

USS Laboon Deploys for Exercise Bold Alligator 2014

The guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) departed Naval Station Norfolk Nov. 4 to participate in Exercise Bold Alligator 2014 (BA14). Bold Alligator 2014 is a two-week, multinational exercise… [[ This is a content...

USS Fort Worth Prepares for First Deployment

Sailors from littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) completed final certifications for the ship’s inaugural deployment while underway participating in Task Group Exercise (TGEX) Oct…. [[ This is a content summary only....

F-35C Continues Trials aboard USS Nimitz

The F-35C Lightning II, the carrier variant of the Joint Strike Fighter, continues initial sea trials aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) off the coast of Southern California. Through… [[ This is...

USS Rodney M. Davis Takes Part in CARAT Brunei

The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) arrived Nov. 9 to participate in the 20th iteration of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise… [[ This is a...

USS Forrest Sherman Undergoes Underwater Hub Change Out

Carrier Strike Group 12’s commander visited Arleigh Burke-class Aegis destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) during an underwater hub change out at Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

DSCA releases South Korean PAC-3 notification

Key Points The DSCA has released a notification on a possible USD1.405 billion sale of PAC-3 missiles and interceptors to South Korea The notification is the latest in a series of attempts by Washington...

US DoD gaining ground on UAV sense and avoid systems

Key Points Currently deployed ground-based sense and avoid systems are performing well The DoD is seeking scalable airborne sense and avoid capability for a range of UAVs Advances are being made in unmanned aerial...

IAI CEO sees shift in focus towards ISR

Key Points IAI shifts focus towards ISR capabilities to reflect naval market requirements IAI CEO sees ISR as main global mission for navies Naval vessel and equipment supplier Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is seeing...

RAN starts HMAS Anzac combat system testing

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has started testing the HMAS Anzac’s combat systems, in preparation for the vessel’s sea qualifications trials, which are part of the anti-ship missile defence (ASMD) upgrade. …read more Source::...

US Navy’s Triton UAS – Poseidon’s perfect partner

Northrop Grumman is developing the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) for the US Navy to provide long-endurance maritime surveillance. The biggest UAS ever operated by the navy, Triton will fly missions of up...

US Navy’s eighth Independence-variant LCS christened

The US Navy’s eighth Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) has been christened USS Montgomery (LCS 8) at Austal’s mobile shipyard in Alabama, US. …read more Source:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Britain Struggles With Costs for New Frigates

Britain’s Defence Ministry will miss the deadline to award a contract to BAE Systems to build the Royal Navy’s new Type 26 frigate, according to sources, who say it could take months before the...

Most Read News, November 03 – 09, 2014

USS Jimmy Carter Propulsion Deal Goes to DRS Technologies DRS Power & Control Technologies is being awarded a $17,9 million modification to a previously awarded… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my...

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