USS McCampbell Leaves Japan for Modernization in Portland, Oregon

July 1, 2020 – USS McCampbell (DDG 85) departed Yokosuka, Japan, July 2, for Portland, Oregon, to complete a scheduled a 17-month Depot Modernization Period (DMP). The United States values Japan’s contributions to the peace, security, and stability of the Indo-Pacific and its long-term commitment and hospitality in hosting U.S. forces forward-deployed there. These forces, along with their counterparts in…

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FCC Designates Huawei and ZTE as National Security Threats

June 30, 2020—The Federal Communications Commission today took a major step in its ongoing efforts to protect U.S. communications networks from security risks. Specifically, the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau formally designated two companies—Huawei Technologies Company (Huawei) and ZTE Corporation (ZTE), as well as their parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries—as covered companies for purposes of the agency’s November 2019…

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Navy SEAL Foundation Announces $10 Million Leadership Gift from Philanthropist Ken Griffin

June 30, 2020 – The Navy SEAL Foundation (NSF), America’s premier non-profit organization serving SEALs and the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) community, today announced the largest grant in the organization’s distinguished 20-year history. Philanthropist and Citadel Founder and CEO Ken Griffin’s $10 million gift will expand critical programming and high-quality care for SEALs and their families, including support for NSF…

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GNB Industrial Power Provides Back-up Battery Systems for Los Angeles-class Subs

June 30, 2020 – GNB Industrial Power, a Division of Exide Technologies LLC, was recently awarded a delivery order for five additional stationary back-up power battery banks for the U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class submarines. The award is part of the latest five-year contract awarded to Exide by the Department of Defense for main storage lead-acid battery systems for the U.S.…

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Growing our shipbuilding enterprise and creating more opportunities for Australian industry

July 1, 2020 – The Morrison Government is investing an unprecedented $75 billion in Australia’s maritime capabilities over the next decade, including more than $50 billion in the regeneration and expansion of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) maritime platforms through the naval shipbuilding enterprise. This significant investment builds on the Government’s 2017 Naval Shipbuilding Plan, and will enhance Australia’s warfighting…

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Three Navies Train Together in Mediterranean

June 29, 2020 (Google Translation) – On June 24, the Jeanne d’Arc 2020 group conducted a series of sea training courses (PASSEX) in the central Mediterranean with the US Navy Bataan helicopter carrier and the amphibious ship San Giorgio de la Marina Militare. On this occasion, the Jeanne d’Arc group, consisting of the amphibious helicopter carrier Mistral and the La…

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