Second Evolved Cape Class Patrol Boat Launched

The Morrison Government continues to keep Australia’s borders safe while supporting jobs, with the second of six Evolved Cape Class Patrol Boats launched today at the Austal Ships shipyard in Henderson, Western Australia. Minister for Defence Industry, Melissa Price MP said the vessel’s launch was a demonstration of the Coalition Government’s ongoing commitment to its continuous naval shipbuilding program. “I…

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GA-ASI: 30 Years of UAS Innovation

With more than 1,000 aircraft delivered and 7 million flight hours logged by its U.S. and allied partners across its fleet of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) is celebrating 30 years of excellence in 2022. “Thirty years is an important milestone,” said GA-ASI President David R. Alexander. “We’re proud to have made an important contribution…

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Northrop Grumman to Modernize E-6B Mercury Fleet

Northrop Grumman Corporation announced it was recently awarded the Integrated Modification and Maintenance Contract for the U.S. Navy’s E-6B Mercury platform, a derivative of the commercial Boeing 707 aircraft. The work will be performed at Northrop Grumman’s Aircraft Maintenance and Fabrication Center in Lake Charles. “We are laser focused on providing the most relevant capabilities while improving mission readiness,” said…

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Salcombe is First Stop for Magpie in an Epic 2022

The picture-postcard Devonshire resort of Salcombe was the first port of call for one of the Royal Navy’s smallest vessels – and the town’s affiliate – at the start of her 2022 deployment: HMS Magpie. The ship – named after the only warship to be commanded by the late Duke of Edinburgh – is the RN’s sole Inshore Survey Boat,…

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General Atomics Delivers Supports for Columbia Class

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced today that it has delivered to the U.S. Navy the first of two Bearing Support Structures (BSS) for installation in the first Columbia-class submarine currently under construction. GA-EMS has been under contract with Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD) since 2019 to fabricate and deliver the BSSs according to exacting Navy specifications and…

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