Japan Applauds Australian Efforts Toward North Korea

February 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – Australia’s vigilance and surveillance activities against illegal maritime activities, including the “ship-to-ship” of North Korean-registered vessels In response to illegal maritime activities, including the “ship-to-ship” of North Korean-flagged vessels prohibited by a UN Security Council resolution, Australia will hold the U.S. Forces Japan in Japan from early March to late March under the UN…

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Twin Otters Transport US Navy Scientists in Alaska

February 22, 2021 – From February 13 to 21, 2021, members of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s 440 Transport Squadron took part in “ARCEX 21” near Deadhorse, Alaska. With two, ski-equipped CC-138 Twin Otters, the squadron assisted the United States Navy’s Arctic Undersea Laboratory with the creation of ski-plane landing zones, while supporting the movement of personnel and equipment as…

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Lockheed Martin Awarded Fourth And Fifth Production Lots For Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles

Feb. 12, 2021 – Lockheed Martin was awarded a $414 million contract from the U.S. Navy and Air Force for Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) production. This is the largest LRASM production contract in the history of the program. The combined Lot 4/5 contract continues production of the air-launched variant of LRASM, now operational on the U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F and…

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Royal Netherlands Navy Contracts With RTSYS for 7 Training Targets

February 24, 2021 – RTSYS is proud to confirm a multi-million euro contract with the State of the Netherlands for the supply of 7 SEMA: PORTABLE & RECOVERABLE ASW TRAINING TARGET. SEMA has been awarded as the easiest Autonomous Underwater Vehicle to operate and to offer the widest range of acoustic training capabilities: acoustic echo-repeater (1 to 33 kHz); 5…

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National Shipbuilding Suppliers Association Elects Chris Deegan to the Board

February 22, 2021 – Chris Cikanovich, Chairman of the Board of the American Shipbuilding Suppliers Association (ASSA), announced today that Chris Deegan, President and Chief Executive of Gibbs & Cox has been elected to the National Board of Directors. Deegan joined Gibbs & Cox as the Engineering Group Vice President in 2013. After three years, he was promoted into the…

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Curtis Wilbur Transits Taiwan Strait

February 24, 2021 – USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit February 24 (local time) in accordance with international law. The ship’s transit through the Taiwan Strait demonstrates the U.S. commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific. The United States military will continue to fly, sail, and operate anywhere international law allows. Curtis Wilbur returned to…

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