U.S. Navy sponsoring development of a cloud-computing environment

The U.S. Navy is working to develop a technologically advanced cloud-computing environment for enhancing the agility and responsiveness of naval warfighters, according to an Office of Naval Research service news release. “The Office of Naval Research (ONR) and the U.S. Navy’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program are sponsoring the development of a cloud-computing environment […]

September 17, 2019
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USS Normandy departs for deployment

The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60) departed for its deployment, according to a Navy news release. USS Normandy Normandy and ships from Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 28 are deploying to support maritime security operations and in international waters across the globe. The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60) departed Naval Station Norfolk on […]

September 15, 2019
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U.S. Navy receives first E-2D Hawkeye with aerial refueling capability

The U.S. Navy Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 120 (VAW-120), also known as “Greyhawks”, receive the first improved version of E-2D Advanced Hawkey airborne early warning surveillance aircraft with aerial refueling capability. The first E-2D Hawkeye aircraft, with an installed aerial refueling retrofit kit, will join the “Greyhawks” fleet, increasing the Navy’s battlespace awareness and integrated […]

September 12, 2019
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U.S. Marines simulate tactical airfield seizure

U.S. Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit conduct rapid airfield seizure exercise from ships of the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group to Ie Shima Training Facility in order to set conditions to establish a forward arming and refueling point (FARP), according to a recent service news release. The 31st MEU and Amphibious Squadron 11, aboard […]

September 12, 2019
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USS Comstock arrives in Kodiak for a port visit during large-scale amphibious training exercise

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45) arrived in Kodiak, Alaska, for a port visit during the large-scale amphibious training exercise. Approximately 3,000 U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel participate in  Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise (AECE) 2019, a joint training exercise that tests expeditionary logistical capabilities in the Arctic region and prepares joint […]

September 12, 2019
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General Dynamics showcases new Bluefin-12 autonomous unmanned underwater vehicle

General Dynamics Mission Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, showcased the new Bluefin-12 autonomous unmanned underwater vehicle at Defense and Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2019. The Bluefin-12 is a lightweight medium-class unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) designed to deliver mission critical data and complete high-consequence and changing missions. This new vehicle builds upon the proven Bluefin autonomy […]

September 12, 2019
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U.S. Marine Corps prepares to choose a Next-Generation Light Armored Vehicle

The U.S. Marine Corps prepares to choose a new combat vehicle to replace the Light Armored Vehicle (LAV), according to a statement issued Monday by Office of Naval Research. The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has announced that it sponsoring research to develop the next-generation Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle (ARV), in preparation to replace current fleet […]

September 11, 2019
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USS Olympia fast-attack submarine completes around-the-world deployment

The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Olympia (SSN 717) returned to its homeport in Pearl Harbor after conducting an around-the-world deployment, the U.S. Navy reported Sunday. USS Olympia conducted a seven-month deployment in support of maritime security operations with allies and partners to ensure high-end warfighting capabilities in this era of great power competition. “Olympia […]

September 9, 2019
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U.S. Navy submarine tests four nuclear capable Trident II D5 missiles

The U.S. Navy has reported on Friday that has Ohio class of nuclear-powered submarine tested four life-extended Trident II D5 missiles to validate their performance. “The U.S. Navy conducted four scheduled missile test flights of unarmed Trident II (D5) missiles from USS Nebraska (SSBN-739), an Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, off the coast of Southern California this week,” a […]

September 7, 2019
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