Marshal Shaposhnikov on Trials After Four Year Modernization

July 10, 2020 (Google Translation) – Today, the modernized Pacific Fleet frigate “Marshal Shaposhnikov” first entered the Sea of ​​Japan for the stage of factory sea trials. On the basis of the Dalzavod Center for Ship Repair Center JSC in Vladivostok, the ship carried out repairs on bottom-outboard fittings and hull structures, installed new equipment. As part of the modernization,…

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Cubic Awarded Contract to Deliver Sharklink Systems for US Navy

July 8, 2020 – Cubic Corporation today announced its Cubic Mission Solutions (CMS) business division was awarded a sole source, five year contract worth approximately $9 million, from Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) for the production of Communication Data Link System –Technical Refresh (CDLS-TR) equipment. Under the contract, Cubic will deliver its Sharklink system for use on two CVN…

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Inside the History of Detachment Puget Sound

July 8, 2020 – Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD) has several detachments scattered across the United States, all of which specialize in key areas that support the warfighter. Carderock’s Detachment Puget Sound in Washington State is a facility that supports the Pacific and Atlantic Fleets with assessment of submarine acoustic signatures and other technical support, but it was…

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‘Built with pride in Barrow’ – the latest piece of Dreadnought makes a move

July 6, 2020 – The newest section of the first Dreadnought submarine to be built at BAE Systems’ yard in Barrow has been moved, as work on the first of class continues. The Dreadnought program is one of the most complex engineering projects ever undertaken and employs more than 7,000 people across industry and MOD, with thousands more in the…

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USS Ross Completes Availability Early at Repair Maintenance Center Detachment Rota

July 9, 2020 – On July 1, Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center (FDRMC) detachment Rota completed the USS Ross (DDG 71) Surface Incremental Availability (SIA) two days early, ensuring the ship’s readiness for continued operational tasking. Ross serves as one of the Navy’s four forward deployed Arleigh Burke-class destroyers homeported in Rota, Spain that support NATO’s regional security and ballistic…

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Elbit Systems Integrates a mini-UAS Onboard the Seagull Unmanned Surface Vessel

July 9, 2020 – Elbit Systems is expanding the operational capabilities of the Seagull Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) beyond Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) and Mines Countermeasure (MCM). Trials conducted in recent weeks were dedicated to the integration of a mini-Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), onboard the Seagull USV, further enhancing its intelligence gathering capabilities. The shipborne mini-UAS is capable of point water…

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Air Detachment Brings Extended Combat Capability to Rotationally Deployed LCS

July 10, 2020 – With advanced technology, the air detachment aboard Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) is an integral part of crew complement, delivering situational awareness and combat capability well beyond ship-based sensors during their rotational deployment to the Indo-Pacific region. A part of the “Wildcards” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23, Air Detachment (Det.)…

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