NSWC Dahlgren Working on Hypersonic Weapons

Traveling from Los Angeles to New York by passenger jet takes just over five hours. Hypersonic flight at Mach 20 fewer than 10 minutes. High-speed feats such as this are not theoretical proposals. Indeed, NASA and the space programs of other countries attain those velocities with every spacecraft that achieves earth orbit. However, Russia is developing new missiles capable of…

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NUSHIP Stalwart to Call Geraldton Home

The City of Greater Geraldton can today be confirmed as the ceremonial homeport of a supply ship set to be commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy Fleet next month. Minister for Defense Industry and Member for Durack Melissa Price said NUSHIP Stalwart’s formalized partnership with the City of Greater Geraldton and the local Yamatji People would strengthen Geraldton’s enduring connection…

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CACI Awarded Prime Position on Technical Services Support

CACI International Inc announced today that it was awarded a prime position on the U.S. Navy’s Technical Support Services (TSS) contract supporting Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education (MPT&E). The contract, awarded by the U.S. Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, is a six-year multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity and has a ceiling value of $575 million. Under the contract, CACI will…

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Admiral Grigorovich Joins Russian Mediterranean Flotilla

The frigate “Admiral Grigorovich” of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) began the passage of the Black Sea straits of the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles in the direction of the Mediterranean Sea October 28th. The crew of the frigate makes a planned transition from the Black Sea to the far sea zone. Earlier, the crew of the “Admiral Grigorovich” during a…

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USS Alabama Completes 100th Patrol

The Ohio-class nuclear-powered ballistic-missile submarine USS Alabama (SSBN 731) recently returned to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor after completing its 100th patrol. The patrol was completed by Alabama Blue Crew who departed early May. Alabama joined a select group, alongside USS Alaska (SSBN 732) and USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730), as the third Ohio-class submarine to reach this milestone. “100 patrols…

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Rolls-Royce Celebrates 25 Years of mtu Series 2000 & Series 4000

With more than 100,000 engines sold, and with over 320 million operating hours under their belts, Rolls-Royce’s mtu Series 2000 and Series 4000 engines are a real success story. Rolls-Royce is now celebrating the 25th anniversary of these engines which have been setting new standards in their class for a quarter of a century. Rolls-Royce Power Systems has already shipped…

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Montrose Replaces Artisan Radar Antenna in Bahrain

Engineers supporting Royal Navy operations in the Gulf completed a first – replacing HMS Montrose’s principal radar in theatre, without sending her 7,500 miles home to Plymouth. Artisan – Advanced Radar Target Indication Situational Awareness and Navigation is the principal medium-range eyes of the Fleet, fitted to all frigates and capital ships. It can see targets up to 200 kilometers…

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JS Shiranui Makes Port Call in Haiphong

On October 26, the Indo-Pacific dispatch unit’s escort ship “Shiranui” conducted Japan-Vietnam goodwill training with the Vietnam Navy patrol boat “266” in the waters around Haiphong. The unit also made a goodwill visit to Haiphong, Vietnam from the 24th to the 26th. Through this goodwill training, in addition to improving tactical skills, we aimed to promote mutual understanding and friendly…

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Future USS Fort Lauderdale Completes Builder’s Trials

The future USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28), the Navy’s 12th San Antonio class-amphibious transport dock ship, conducted builder sea trials, October 26th. Fort Lauderdale will be homeported in Norfolk. Builder’s trials consist of a series of in-port and at-sea demonstrations that allow the Navy and the shipbuilder, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding Division to assess the ship’s systems and…

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