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GAITHER — Exactly 103 years after he was born at Fort Douglas in Johnson County and some 76 year after he was killed at Pearl Harbor, U.S. Navy Fireman ... At the end of the service, U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Rod DeWalt, deputy commander of the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command in Little Creek, ...
YOKOSUKA, Japan — A Salisbury native and 2015 Salisbury High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard USS Blue Ridge. Fireman Michael Dyson is a machinist's mate aboard the ship operating out of Yokosuka, Japan. The ship routinely deploys to protect alliances, enhance partnerships, ...

The use of unmanned technologies is not a new concept, but how we develop and use them to exploit the vast oceans will influence the U.S. Navy's ability to operate in our home waters and around the world. To protect our national interests and keep our soldiers and sailors safe, we must be continually ...
Virginia-class submarine John Warner conducts sea trials off the Virginia coast. The mayor of Naples, Italy, does not want the nuclear-powered submarine coming near his "city of peace." (Chris Oxley/Huntingon Ingalls Industries via AP). The fast-attack Virginia-class submarine John Warner fired six ...
The other day, the U.S. Navy was about to issue a contract — nothing remarkable for an organization that awards dozens each week. Then the contracting office realized that the specific division of the company they wanted to work with was in a joint venture with Chinese smartphone maker Huawei. All of a ...
The U.S. Navy officially christened the fourth vessel to bear the USS Indianapolis name in the Fincantieri Marinette Marine Shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin on the border of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The new combat ship was reportedly christened on Saturday and launched into the Menominee River ...

Comtech Telecommunications announced that during its third quarter of fiscal 2018, its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data, which is part of Comtech's Commercial Solutions segment, received a $59 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Naval Warfare ...
Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has awarded a contract to Curtiss-Wright for the delivery of main propulsion steam turbines and related auxiliary equipment. The equipment is set to be installed on-board the US Navy's Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier, the future ...
Media around the world is acknowledging Southwest Airlines Captain Tammie Jo Shults for her role in landing a Boeing 737-700 airliner after the port (left) jet engine disintegrated and damaged the aircraft's wing and fuselage during a routine flight from New York's La Guardia airport to Dallas, Texas on ...
The pilot's voice was calm yet focused as her plane descended with 149 people on board. “Southwest 1380, we're single engine,” Tammie Jo Shults, a former fighter pilot with the U.S. Navy, said. “We have part of the aircraft missing so we're going to need to slow down a bit.” She asked for medical ...
The Groton Town Police Department is searching for a missing sailor. Police said 24-year-old Tyler E. Jacob, a U.S. Navy sailor, was last seen Tuesday morning when he left his Groton home. He has not been seen since. Jacob was riding his blue 2014 Honda CBR motorcycle with Connecticut plate ...
The US Navy has awarded a new contract to Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division to provide a range of services in support of the USS Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) programme. The $27m cost-plus-award fee contract will see the company offer services such as liaison and ...
The US Navy's USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier has reached the Philippines, and reports from pilots on board the ship paint a troubling picture of growing tensions with China. US officials told the Wall Street Journal early in April that intelligence officers detected China moving radar and communications jamming ...
The US Navy has completed the final developmental test for the integration of the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C on-board the US Navy's F-35 C Lightning II aircraft as part of a collaboration with Raytheon. The successful completion of the test is expected to help keep the low-cost, air-to-ground JSOW ...
MARINETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The Lockheed Martin hosted the christening ceremony for the 17th Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard Wednesday. Ship sponsor Jill Donnelly christened LCS 17, the future USS INDIANAPOLIS, in Navy tradition by breaking a champagne ...
How to Make the U.S. Navy Great Again. A U.S. Navy F/A-18 launches from the USS Carl Vinson in this. It is imperative that America's fleet reach 355 ships within the next ten years. There is, in fact, a path to achieve this goal that is both achievable and affordable. Roger WickerJerry Hendrix. April 18, 2018.
SASEBO, Japan – A Cedar Park native and 2009 Summit Christian Academy High School graduate is in Japan while serving in the Navy. Petty Officer 2nd Class Sara Sexton is a mass communication specialist serving with Commander, Task Force 70, forward-deployed to Yokosuka, Japan. She is responsible for telling the ...

The US Navy is under fire for allegedly stealing hundreds of millions of dollars worth of intellectual property, including software and a high-speed ship design, but the sailing branch insisted that it respects intellectual-property rights. The Navy is entangled in two long-running federal court cases involving IP ...
The U.S. Navy's submarine fleet is one of the largest of the world, and certainly the largest and best equipped in the world. This infographic shows the six dozen nuclear-powered underwater titans of the U.S. Navy. The U.S. Navy's undersea fleet is larger than the surface fleet of most countries.
The U.S. Navy provided two P-8A Poseidons, a P-3 Orion, a submarine and the destroyer USS Laboon. Exercises like these sharpen tactical proficiency and signal to Moscow that NATO can track and defeat Russia's naval forces, said Michael Petersen, director of the Naval War College's Russia Maritime ...
In this Thursday, March 15, 2018 photo, preparations are under way for the commissioning of the U.S. Navy Virginia-class attack submarine PCU (pre-commissioning unit) Colorado (SSN 788) at the naval submarine base in Groton, Conn. The submarine will be the USS Colorado and begins service ...
As it was in the 1950s, so it is now. Sea power furnishes the Trump administration military options in its confrontation with North Korea, but none of them promises easy, quick, or painless results. Thankfully, this is not lost on high-ranking defense officials. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, to name one, ...
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Two American and one UK submarines on a military exercise in the Arctic are being supported by a temporary base on a moving sheet of ice that includes a dining hall for 50 staff, a runway for fixed-wing aircraft and toilets designed to protect the region's fragile ecosystem from the ...
Okinawa, Japan (CNN) After two fatal accidents last year, the US Navy is reevaluating its operations. CNN got an exclusive 360° look at life on the U.S.S. Ashland off the coast of Japan.
MANAMA, Bahrain -- Iranian naval forces appear to have deliberately halted their provocations of U.S. Navy ships in the Persian Gulf in recent months, a U.S. military official said Thursday. According to Navy Cmdr. William Urban, spokesman for U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, there have been no ...
A US Navy (USN) Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet crashed on 14 March with the loss of both crew members. A Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA)-213 aircraft from Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana in Virginia was attempting to land at NAS Key West (Boca Chica Field) in Florida when the incident occurred at about ...
Unlike the low-enriched uranium that powers our country's nuclear power plants (and warships of China and France), the U.S. Navy uses highly enriched uranium — identical to the stuff in our nuclear weapons. Three big risks arise from this. First, we are running out of such bomb-grade uranium for the ...
The railgun tests demonstrated it at lower firing rates and … shorter ranges. Now the US Navy is working on the engineering to increase the firing rates and the 80- to 100-mile range. Richardson indicated the weapon had yet to reach that range in spite of predictions. “That involves a number of technologies ...
US Navy Closely Watching Russian Spy Ship Passing Georgia Submarine Base. © AFP 2018/ ... The US Navy reported Friday that they were monitoring the Viktor Leonov's activities near Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, home to six of the US Navy's 14 Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines. The other ...
The guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) fires a Mark 45 5-inch gun during a live-fire exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Morgan K. Nall/Released). Following the release of new national security and defense strategies, the Navy is undertaking a new Fleet ...
The US Navy (USN) will acquire commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) aircraft as part of its effort to replace its Bell Helicopter TH-57 Sea Ranger training helicopter, according to a key officer. Rear Admiral Scott Conn, director of the air warfare office of the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV N98), told the Senate ...
Boeing is currently conducting ground tests on its prototype aircraft designed for the U.S. Navy's MQ-25 program, according to Aviation Week. The Navy is looking for an unmanned tanker that can operate from an aircraft carrier and pass fuel to other carrier-based jets, such as the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet ...
China's push to increase its military power and build new economic ties around the world have top U.S. military brass concerned. Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer and Marine Corps Commandant General Robert Neller referenced ongoing Chinese expansion in their testimonies Wednesday at the ...
The U.S. Navy's newly-commissioned $440 million warship has been stuck in Montreal since Christmas Eve and locals are starting to get politely annoyed of the USS Little Rock's noise. The USS Little Rock was commissioned back in December 2017 in Buffalo, New York, and will remain stuck in Montreal ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — When the U.S. Navy sought the first female sailors to serve on submarines, Suraya Mattocks raised her hand because she thought it would be a cool job, not because she wanted to blaze a trail. She did anyway. It has been eight years since the Navy lifted its ban on women in ...
The guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) transits the Atlantic Ocean. Truxtun will be the sole hybrid destroyer in the fleet for the time being because the Navy is moving to cancel the program aimed at making destroyers more fuel efficient. (U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Danny Ray Nunez Jr).
The U.S. Navy remains frustrated by its inability to connect the F-35's logistics software with the other logistics software programs it uses. Efforts to integrate the F-35's Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) with the Navy's other internal logistics systems is thwarted by developer Lockheed Martin's ...
Paper Notes China's 'Unhappiness' Over US Navy Vietnam Visit. A Chinese Communist Party newspaper says Beijing is unhappy and remaining vigilant over the first visit by a U.S. aircraft carrier to a Vietnamese port since the Vietnam War. March 7, 2018, at 6:19 a.m.. March 7, 2018, at 6:19 a.m.. U.S. News & World Report.
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – The U.S. Navy has started testing and training of submarines under sea ice off Alaska's north coast that takes place every other year. Three U.S. submarines and a British sub will take part in the five-week exercise that the Navy calls ICEX 2018. The Navy will set up a temporary ...
The arrival of three U.S. navy ships including the USS Iwo Jima amphibious assault ship in waters off Cyprus has prompted observers to suggest their presence could be linked to ExxonMobil's drilling for gas in the area, the GreekReporter news website said . “Although the exercise was planned months ...
On Tuesday, US Navy Adm. Scott Swift, the head of US Pacific Fleet, said the military budget lacked transparency and that China's "intent is not clearly understood." On Wednesday, US Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer — asked about Russian and Chinese activity in relation to the newest US National Security Strategy— ...
Sparton Corp. and Ultra Electronics Holdings announced the award of subcontracts valued at $28.4 million to their ERAPSCO joint venture, for the manufacture of sonobuoys for the United States Navy. The award involves a contract release for sonobuoy requirements under ERAPSCO's five year contract.
The Navy is moving to scrap 136 legacy Hornets to make room for newer planes and cut the costs of maintaining burned out aircraft. (U.S. Navy). WASHINGTON ― The U.S. Navy is moving to scrap almost 140 older Hornet fighters from its inventory and accelerate the transition to newer Super Hornet ...
F-35B Stealth Fighter Deploys For 1st Time Aboard U.S. Navy Ship in Indo-Pacific. A detachment of F-35Bs arrived aboard a U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship cruising in the Indo-Pacific region this week. By Franz-Stefan Gady for The Diplomat. March 06, 2018. A detachment of F-35Bs, the U.S. Marine Corps' short take-off ...
The U.S. Navy could soon take a cue from Hollywood's action-packed scripts and add a new weapon to its arsenal: lasers. The Navy on Thursday awarded Lockheed Martin Corp. a $150 million contract to develop a high-powered laser system. The company will design such a system with hopes of being ...
The Navy accepted delivery of the future littoral combat ship Manchester during a ceremony in Mobile, Ala., on Feb. 28, 2018. (Lt. Roof/U.S. Navy). WASHINGTON ― The U.S. Navy has received the future littoral combat ship Manchester in Mobile, Alabama. Wednesday's transfer of the vessel from the Austal USA to the Navy ...
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy has nominated the head of its Europe-based U.S. Sixth Fleet as its next four-star fleet boss. Vice Adm. Chris Grady, a career surface warfare officer from the cruiser/destroyer world, will replace Adm. Phil Davidson, who is widely expected to be the President Trump's ...
The paper said the drugs involved included LSD and ecstasy, among others, and that at least a dozen US Navy personnel were under suspicion. The Journal report said some of those being investigated were serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan as well as on shore in Japan. Suspicions ...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) -- French aviators are now in Hampton Roads to train with the U.S. Navy. 27 pilots from the French Navy are conducting air–to–air and air–to–ground training at local installations including Naval Air Station Oceana and Naval Station Norfolk. An alliance spanning centuries is ...
A Navy sailor was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of stealing 20 grenades from a U.S. warship in San Diego. Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Aaron A. Booker was charged with one count of possession of stolen explosives, which vanished last year from Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney ...


 

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