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Mabus Sticks With UCLASS Approach (& Unisex Uniforms)

ROSLYN, VA: Ray Mabus likes robots. The Navy Secretary has declared the F-35 will be “the last manned strike fighter” the service ever buys and invested heavily in unmanned aircraft, boats, and submersibles. But...

Image of the Day: US Navy Vessels Meet in Celebes Sea

While sailing in the Celebes Sea, three US Navy’s vessels met for a replenishment-at-sea on May 14. The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), left, pulls alongside the Military Sealift… [[ This is...

TRO Marine Sensors aboard USS Anchorage

Pronghorn Technologies, LLC announced the ongoing collaboration and evaluation of its Total Residual Oxidant (TRO) Marine Sensors aboard the US Navy’s USS Anchorage (LPD 23), one of the most… [[ This is a content...

Freedom Class LCS to Receive TRS-4D AESA Radars

Airbus Defense and Space, Inc. is now under contract with its affiliate, Airbus Defence and Space GmbH, to provide an additional TRS-4D naval radar for the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS)… [[ This...

International Port Security Conference

This year’s 6th annual International Port Security conference will convene in London on 3rd and 4th June. With the current threats and tragedies occurring in the Mediterranean, never has such a conference been so...

Seychelles CG, MPU Train with FGS Bayern

During their recent port visit to Port Victoria in the Seychelles crew members from EU Naval Force warship, FGS Bayern, provided sea training to members of the Seychelles Coast Guard (SCG) and the… [[...

French Navy’s Battle Group Returns Home

The vessels of French Navy’s Battle Group returned home to Toulon naval base. The first to arrive was the nuclear attack submarine Améthyste (S605), followed by the Navy’s aircraft… [[ This is a content...

FS Var, HMS Richmond Rendezvous in the Indian Ocean

Combined Task Force 150’s (CTF-150) flagship, French Ship (FS) Var, had on-going interactions in the Indian Ocean with Her Majesty’s Ship (HMS) Richmond, who has been operating in direct support to… [[ This is...

QinetiQ Marine Structural Analysis & Technical Services

The System Design Authority is part of Maritime Platform Systems, which itself is part of the Ships Operating Centre within the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) organisation. …read...

Russia could bring back Mi-14

The Russian Navy has reportedly expressed interest in resurrecting the once-feared nuclear-capable Mi-14 anti-submarine helicopter. In the 1990s, Washington insisted on their decommissioning, along with strategic bombers and ballistic missiles. Following the news two...

John C. Stennis Takes Part in Armed Forces Day Parade

Sailors stationed aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and throughout the Northwest region participated in Bremerton’s 67th Annual Armed Forces Day Parade May 16. Capt. Kavon Hakimzadeh, Stennis’… [[ This is a content...

US Navy Subs to Get Northrop Grumman’s VMS

The U.S. Navy has approved the use of Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Voyage Management System (VMS), version 9.3, onboard SSN and SSGN nuclear powered submarines. The VMS software package will… [[ This is a content...

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