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Navy May Reduce Planned Buys Of Northrop Grumman Tritons

PATUXENT RIVER, Md.–The Navy may decrease the number of Northrop Grumman [NOC]-built MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft it plans to buy because they have proven to be more reliable than expected and fewer may be...

Navy Orders DSIT’s AquaShield Diver Detection Sonar

DSIT Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN ), announced today that a leading Mediterranean Navy has placed an order for its AquaShield™ Diver Detection Sonar (DDS) system. The system is...

Video: Navy Fires Tomahawk Cruise Missiles at Syria

The U.S. Navy has released two new videos showing the service launching Tomahawk cruise missiles against Islamic State targets in Syria. The first shows Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles, or TLAMs as they’re known in...

USS Gary to Start Final Deployment

The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) is scheduled to depart on an independent deployment to the U.S. 4th Fleet area of responsibility, Sept. 24. Gary will… [[ This is...

USS Constitution Virtual Tour Soon on Google Maps

USS Constitution worked with Google Maps to record a virtual tour of ‘Old Ironsides’ this morning aboard the ship. Google Maps photographed the ship to create a virtual 360-degree… [[ This is a content...

ESPS Navarra Assists Yacht in the Gulf of Aden

In the early morning of Friday 19 September, EU Naval Force frigate, ESPS Navarra, came to the assistance of a stricken yacht in the Gulf of Aden. The yacht had been detected on the...

Boeing, Liquid Robotics to Work on Maritime Defense Products

Boeing and Liquid Robotics, the market leader in unmanned ocean vehicles, today signed a global, multi-year teaming agreement for collaboration on product development, maritime services and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

Four Canadian Navy Vessels to Retire

As the Royal Canadian Navy undergoes its most extensive peacetime modernization in history, Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), announced September 19 the upcoming… [[ This is a content summary...

SIGNALIS’ Company Profile

SIGNALIS is a leading specialist on marine traffic control and coordination, harbour security, port management, maritime and land border surveillance systems, as well as other related radar processing applications. …read more Source:: Naval Technology...

USS Philippine Sea Departs Jebel Ali, UAE

Guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea departed Jebel Ali after a scheduled port visit, Aug. 6. The crew enjoyed liberty and the opportunity to participate in a community relations (COMREL)… [[ This is a content...

HMS Argyll, USS TR Sail Together

Royal UK Navy frigate HMS Argyll and the nuclear-powered US Navy super-carrier the USS Theodore Roosevelt joined up in shortly after taking part in the 200th birthday celebrations of the US National… [[ This...

HMS Iron Duke Back at Sea

Following a two week, mid deployment maintenance check – HMS Iron Duke has returned to sea. The Portsmouth based frigate has just spent two weeks in the South African port of Simon’s Town,… [[...

BRP Ramon Alcaraz Takes Part in “Show The Flag” Mission

Following its successful participation in Multilateral Naval Exercise Kakadu 2014 in Australia and port visit to Surabaya, Indonesia, BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16) arrived in Zamboanga, Philippines,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

USS Roosevelt Leaves Jebel Ali, UAE

Guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) departed Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates (UAE), after a scheduled port visit Sept. 4. The visit gave Sailors an opportunity to explore the rich… [[ This is a...

Image of the Day: EA-18G Growler Takes Off from USS GW

An EA-18G Growler from the Shadowhawks of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 141 takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington took… [[ This is a...

Valiant Shield 2014 Concludes

The fifth iteration of Valiant Shield came to a close here Sept. 23 after nine days of joint air, land and sea interoperability training between the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Army. …...

Lockheed Martin Bags US Navy’s Electronic Warfare Deal

The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin an additional $147 million contract to upgrade the fleet’s electronic warfare defenses against evolving threats, such as anti-ship missiles. Under this… [[ This is a content summary only....

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