Damen Chooses Leonardo to Equip New German Frigates

Leonardo’s OTO 127/64 LightWeight (LW) Vulcano naval defense systems have been selected by Damen to equip German Navy’s new four F126 frigates, with the addition of two optional vessels. In addition, the contract includes the supply of support for maintenance activities, simulators for crew training and on-board activities for the integration and commissioning of the system. The OTO 127/64 LW…

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SECNAV Names T-AO 212 Ship Ruth Bader Ginsburg

US Navy file photo of class leader T-AO-205 John Lewis Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro announced today that a future John Lewis-class replenishment oiler (T-AO) ship will be named USNS Ruth Bader Ginsburg to honor the former Supreme Court Justice and women’s rights activist. The future USNS Ruth Bader Ginsburg (T-AO 212) will be the first U.S. Navy…

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VMA-214 Transitions to VMFA-214 for F-35B

Marine Attack Squadron 214, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, conducted a re-designation ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, March 25, 2022. As part of the transition from the AV-8B Harrier to the F-35B Lightning II, VMA-214 was re-designated as Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 214. The F-35B Lightning II is replacing the AV-8B Harrier to introduce…

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