Boeing Delivers 100th P-8A Poseidon Built for the U.S. Navy

May 14, 2020 — The U.S. Navy received its 100th P-8A aircraft from Boeing today as the global fleet, which also includes the Indian navy and the Australian and U.K. air forces, approaches 300,000 flight hours of hunting submarines and providing aerial reconnaissance capabilities around the world. “We’re honored by the Navy’s faith and confidence in our employees and the…

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USS Florida Returns to Kings Bay After Extended Forward Deployment

May 13, 2020 – The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Florida (SSGN 728) returned to its homeport of Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia, May 9, after operating forward deployed for more than two years supporting the U.S. Africa, Central and European Combatant Commands. For over 800 days, Florida provided unprecedented strike and special operation mission capabilities, bringing mission flexibility and…

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Scaling Agility, Navy Doubles Tech Bridge Locations

May 13, 2020 – In the Navy’s effort to harness innovation, James Geurts, assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development, and acquisition, today announced the expansion of the Tech Bridge initiative by six locations, doubling the number of off-base collaboration spaces available to the Department of the Navy (DON) and regional partners. “I’m proud of how much the Naval…

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