BAE Systems’ Next-Generation Stealth Missile Seekers Improve Capability and Affordability

July 26, 2021 – BAE Systems, Inc. has received a $117 million contract from Lockheed Martin to produce next-generation missile seekers for the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM). The seeker technology enables LRASM to detect and engage specific maritime targets in contested environments with less dependence on traditional navigation systems. The next-generation seeker design reduces overall missile costs. We’re committed…

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From Steamboat to Nuclear Powered Ship Opened in Kronstadt

July 25, 2021 (Google Translation) – Within the framework of the ceremonial acceptance of the second stage of the Museum and Historical Park “Island of Forts”, the opening of the historical site “From a steamboat to a nuclear-powered ship” took place. The second stage of the historical park contains new sites; a historical zone has been created here, telling about…

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Rappahannock, Alan Shepard Train with RAN during Talisman Sabre 21

USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204) and USNS Alan Shepard (T-AKE 3) participated in Exercise Talisman Sabre 21 (TS21), a large-scale, bilateral military exercise between Australia and the United States, which began July 18 off the northeast coast of Australia. “Providing maritime logistics to the fleet is essential to the welfare of our Sailors and Marines and critical to warfighting at sea,”…

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Damen to Provide Rudders & Steering Gear for F110 Frigates

July 26, 2021 – Spanish shipbuilder Navantia has contracted Damen Marine Components (DMC) for a series of rudders and steering gear systems. The equipment is for five vessels that Navantia is constructing for Armada Española – the Spanish Navy. These next-generation vessels are of the F110 frigate class. DMC’s scope involves supplying Navantia with Twin Van der Velden ATLANTIC Rudders…

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NECC commander, MDSU-1 conduct survey of USS Arizona

Rear Adm. Joseph A. DiGuardo Jr., commander, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC), participated in an underwater survey of the USS Arizona Memorial, July 16. The survey was conducted during a visit to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, and was a collaborative effort between MDSU-1 and the National Park Service. “Any day you are…

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USCGC Harriet Lane Home After Successful Drug Patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane returned home to their homeport in Portsmouth, after a 72-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea, Sunday. Harriet Lane’s crew performed counter-drug and migrant interdiction operations in support of the Coast Guard 7th District and Joint Interagency Task Force-South. Throughout the patrol, the crew of the Harriet Lane worked in conjunction with a diverse array of…

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