Bollinger Delivers 38th Fast Response Cutter

April 3, 2020 – Bollinger Shipyards LLC yesterday delivered the USCGC HAROLD MILLER to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Florida. This is the 161st vessel Bollinger has delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard over a 35 year period and the 38th Fast Response Cutter delivered on the current program. The USCGC HAROLD MILLER is the third of three…

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Data System From USS Enterprise to Be Installed on Future USS JFK

April 3, 2020 – Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division, Keyport Detachment San Diego’s Fleet Test and Evaluation Center (FTEC) supplied the Pre-Commissioning Unit John F. Kennedy (CVN-79) with a repurposed AN/USQ-167 Common Data Link System (CDLS) that was salvaged from the decommissioned USS Enterprise (CVN-65). The carrier-based CDLS provides an Undersea Warfare (USW) capability that allows aircraft carriers to…

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MCM USV testing continues despite Coronavirus limitations

April 2, 2020 – The Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) Off-board Systems Development Branch are continuing to meet mission requirements during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Surface Vehicle (MSM USV) project team is supporting contractor testing onboard NSWC PCD using the Coastal Test Range (CTR). This effort is sponsored by the Program Executive…

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Statement From SECNAV on Relief of CO Aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt

April 2, 2020 – Statement from the Acting Secreatry of the Navy Thomas B. Modly, regarding the relief of the Commanding Officer of USS Theodore Roosevelt. ————— Good afternoon. Thank you again for your diligence and courage in keeping the American people informed as we all deal with the profound ramifications, and rapid developments, associated with this crisis. I am…

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Boeing Statement on KC-46 Agreement

April 2, 2020—Boeing Defense, Space & Security President and CEO Leanne Caret issued the following statement regarding Boeing’s KC-46 agreement with the U.S. Air Force: The Air Force and Boeing will make the KC-46 synonymous with aerial refueling excellence. The agreement we announced today takes advantage of new remote vision systems technologies that are orders of magnitude better than what…

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Boeing Awarded U.S. Navy Contract Modification for Additional MQ-25 Aircraft

April 2, 2020 – The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a contract modification for three additional MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueling aircraft, bringing the total number of aircraft Boeing is manufacturing to seven. “We’re honored to have the Navy’s confidence in our system design and performance that is evident from this additional order,” said Dave Bujold, Boeing’s MQ-25 program director. “This…

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Fassmer to deliver MPV70 MKII for the Ecuadorian Navy

Ecuador’s ASTINAVE EP shipyard selected Fassmer’s MPV70 MKII design for the Armada del Ecuador new Multipurpose Combat Vessel program. The MPV70 MKII is a novel design, part of a family of new Fassmer naval vessels focusing on the combination of support and patrol roles, providing fleet-level asset optimization as well as enhanced capabilities for disaster relief and humanitarian aid. The…

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Colombia Cruise Services Statement on Venezuelan Coast Guard’s Naiguata Sinking

April 1, 2020 – In the early morning hours of the 30th of March 2020 (local time), the cruise vessel RCGS RESOLUTE has been subject to an act of aggression by the Venezuelan Navy in international waters, around 13.3 nautical miles from Isla de Tortuga with 32 crew member and no passengers on board. When the event occurred, the cruise…

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