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Future USS Delbert D. Black Completes Builders Trials

The future USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) successfully completed Builder’s trials Feb. 22 after spending three days underway in the Gulf of Mexico. The trials were conducted by the shipbuilder, Huntington Ingalls Industries...

US signs deals with India for MH-60R, Apache helicopters

The United States has signed deals with India to provide the South Asian country with military helicopters worth a total of more than USD3 billion. “Today we expanded our defence co-operation with agreements for...

Shenyang resumes production of carrier-borne J-15 fighters

Images released on 21 February in an announcement by the Shenyang Aircraft Company (SAC), a subsidiary of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), indicate that the manufacturer has resumed production of its carrier-borne...

Shenyang resumes production of carrier-borne J-15 fighters

Images released on 21 February in an announcement by the Shenyang Aircraft Company (SAC), a subsidiary of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), indicate that the manufacturer has resumed production of its carrier-borne...

DDG-119 Finishes Builder’s Trials, Acceptance Trials Next

The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer future USS Delbert D. Black (DDG-119) finished builder’s trials on Feb. 22, the Navy said Monday. DDG-119’s shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries’ [HII] Ingalls Shipbuilding Division conducted the trials while the...

USS Ross (DDG 71) en route to the Black Sea

MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) began its north-bound international strait transit en route to the Black Sea Feb. 23, 2020, to conduct maritime security operations and enhance regional...

Japan assumes command of Combined Task Force 151

For the fourth time since 2013, Japan has taken command of Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 at a short ceremony at Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) headquarters in Bahrain, relieving the Kuwait Navy of… [[...

DARPA’s Assured Autonomy shifts into higher gear

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA’s) Assured Autonomy programme is scaling up in its second phase to incorporate larger neural networks and more challenging environments for autonomous systems, the head of the...

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DoD Plans W93 To Succeed W76 and W88 SLBM Warheads

The Defense Department plans to use the proposed Mk 7 W93 submarine-launched nuclear ballistic missile (SLBM) warhead to eventually replace the current W76 and W88 warheads without increasing the size of the nuclear stockpile,...

TRANSCOM Wants To Keep 23 Tankers DoD Cut In 2021

Retiring the KC-135s and KC-10s before the new KC-46 tanker comes on line will have “significant impacts” on TRANSCOM’s ability to fulfill its wartime mission, says Gen. Stephen Lyons. …read more Read more here::...

US Navy Deploys First Destroyer with Counter-UAS Laser

The U.S. Navy recently installed the first Optical Dazzling Interdictor, Navy (ODIN), a laser weapon system that allows a ship to counter unmanned aerial systems. The first system was installed on the Arleigh Burke-class...

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