Supply Tech Shares a Personal Connection to DSCR Aircraft

When David Buonconsiglio began his job as a supply technician for Defense Logistics Agency Distribution at Richmond, Virginia, on Defense Supply Center Richmond two months ago, it didn’t take him long to get reacquainted with a memory from his past. “Finding out that there was an old friend here made me happy,” Buonconsiglio said. That old friend Buonconsiglio is referring…

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Operation Atalanta Updates Red Sea Transit Recommendation

On May 19th, the Hong-Kong-flagged sailing boat SV LAKOTA, which was sailing inside the Yemeni territorial waters south-east of Hodeidah, reportedly due to GPS failure, encountered armed unidentified individuals on-board at least two boats, according to the evidence provided by the trimaran. With warning shots reportedly fired, the crew of SV LAKOTA estimated to be under direct threat and performed…

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NATO’s Operation Sea Guardian in the Mediterranean

NATO’s maritime task group concluded its third round of focused patrols in the Western Mediterranean Sea as part of NATO’s Operation Sea Guardian (OSG) on May 12. Led by NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) in Northwood, OSG is a fusion of information designed to create a comprehensive picture of daily activities in the Mediterranean. OSG units comprised flagship Italian Navy…

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USS Ronald Reagan CSG Sails for 2022 Deployment

The U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and its strike group departed Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY) May 20, to support security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. During this routine at-sea period, Ronald Reagan, its strike group ships, the embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 5 and Destroyer Squadron (DESRON)…

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Cellula Robotics Partners on RAN SeaWolf XLUUV Project

Cellula Robotics Ltd. (Cellula) is pleased to announce we are six months into a contract with Trusted Autonomous Systems (TAS), to develop the next generation of fuel cell powered, Extra-Large Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (XLUUV). Funded by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and in collaboration with sovereign sub-contractors, project SeaWolf is set to debut the first 12m XLUUV hull in the…

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SECNAV Names DDG-131 USS Telesforo Trinidad

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Carlos Del Toro announced today that a future Arleigh Burke-class destroyer will be named USS Telesforo Trinidad (DDG 139). The future USS Telesforo Trinidad (DDG 139) will honor Fireman 2nd Class Telesforo De La Cruz Trinidad, the only Filipino in the U.S. Navy to be awarded the Medal of Honor. “My first time learning about…

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Missiles Program Names Italy as 28th International Partner

The Air-to-Air Missiles Program Office acquired Italy as its 28th Air Intercept Missile (AIM)-9X International Partner, Dec. 17. The Italian Embassy in Washington, D.C., notified the Navy International Programs Office that the Italian Air Force accepted and signed the Letter of Offer & Acceptance (LOA) provided by the United States Government. Italian Air Force officials signed the LOA Nov. 19,…

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