Curtiss-Wright and Teledyne FLIR Defense Sign Agreement

Curtiss-Wright Corporation announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Teledyne FLIR Defense to supply unmanned systems and integrated solutions to the U.S. nuclear power market and Department of Energy (DOE). Mobile unmanned systems (MUS), including drones, robotics, and submersibles, play a critical role in industrial and defense applications by automating operations and eliminating the need for humans…

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CNO & Texas Congresswoman Visit Industry Partners

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday traveled to Fort Worth and visited Lockheed Martin February 10 with Texas Representative Kay Granger. Gilday and Granger toured facilities and received updates about F-35C Lightning II advancements and capabilities, joint all-domain operations, anti-surface warfare and weapon technology. “The work that we’re doing here in Fort Worth in partnership with Lockheed Martin…

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Teamwork Illuminates Spot 9, New Landing Site for F-35B

A first round of shipboard testing off the West Coast in January demonstrated that a team effort to increase warfighter capability by adding nighttime landing support for U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) F-35B flight operations on LHA(R) America-class Amphibious Assault ships succeeded brilliantly. The Chief of Naval Operations Director for Expeditionary Warfare (OPNAV N95) and the Marine Corps in July 2021…

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Icebreaker Buran Keep Sea Lanes Open for Baltic Fleet Ships

The crew of the diesel-electric icebreaker “Buran” of the Leningrad naval base of the Baltic Fleet of the Western Military District (ZVO) carried out ice breaking in the waters of the Gulf of Finland to maintain the constant readiness of warships and navigation of civilian ships. The average ice thickness, despite the warm weather at the base points, reaches 40…

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Black Sea Fleet Minesweepers Train for Minelaying

The crews of the sea minesweepers (mtsch) “Valentin Pikul” and “Vitse-Admiral Zakharyin” of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) worked out the setting of minefields in one of the sea combat training ranges. During the exercise, the crews of the minesweepers escorted the ships behind the trawls with the forcing of a simulated minefield, hit targets imitating sea mines from artillery…

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