U.S. Navy hoisted up the real aircraft for jammer pod developmental tests

Enginers of the U.S. Navy Naval Air Systems Command hoisted up the real EA-18G Growler carrier-based electronic warfare aircraft undergo testing of Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band (NGJ-MB) pod in the Air Combat Environmental Test and Evaluation Facility anechoic chamber at Naval Air Station Patuxent River. The NGJ-MB Engineering Development Model (EDM) pods, developed by the […]

March 21, 2020
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U.S. Navy and U.S. Army jointly tests hypersonic glide body

The U.S. Department of Defense has reported that the Navy and Army jointly executed the launch of a common hypersonic glide body (C-HGB), which flew at hypersonic speed to a designated impact point. A common hypersonic glide body (C-HGB) launched from Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai, Hawaii, at approximately 10:30 p.m. local time, March 19, […]

March 21, 2020
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U.S. Navy and AC-130W Gunships conduct joint operations in Arabian Gulf

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command has announced that U.S. Navy Cyclone-class patrol coastal ships (PC) and P-8A Poseidon aircraft assigned to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) conducted a first of its kind joint exercise with AC-130W Stinger II gunships assigned to Special Operations Command Central (SOCCENT), March 8 and 9. The exercise, which is designed […]

March 15, 2020
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Chinese destroyer shot laser at U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft

A People’s Republic of China (PRC) navy destroyer 161 shot a weapons-grade laser at a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft in a recent move that U.S. Pacific Fleet dubbed “unsafe and unprofessional” in a statement Thursday. The incident took place on Feb. 17 in the Philippine Sea about 380 miles west of Guam […]

February 28, 2020
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U.S. Navy test first SM-2 surface-to-air missile from restarted production line

U.S. weapons maker Raytheon Co. has reported that it partnered with the U.S. Navy to successfully flight test the first SM-2 surface-to-air missile from the restarted production line. The SM-2 Block IIIB missile launched, flew and provided accurate telemetry data to the range, and engaged an airborne Navy target. SM-2 allows navies to defend against anti-ship missiles […]

February 27, 2020
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Pakistani Navy Commissions New Damen Corvette

The Pakistan Navy has commissioned a 2300 Tonnes Corvette PNS YARMOOK (F-271) – a Damen OPV 1900 – in a ceremony held at Constanta Port, Romania on 13th February 2020. Attending the event was Vice…

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February 14, 2020
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Japan begins testing air-launched variant of new anti-ship missile

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) has begun testing the improved version of the Type-12 surface-to-ship missile in an air-launched configuration designed for the P-1 maritime patrol aircraft. According to several media reports, a P-1 patrol aircraft equipped with four modernized air-based Type-12 missiles made its first test flight from the Naval Air Facility Atsugi […]

February 11, 2020
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