Curtiss-Wright Supports US Torpedo Upgrade Programs

Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that it was selected by Progeny to provide Modular Open System Approach (MOSA) computers and digital processing modules for use in the U.S. Navy’s MK54 and MK48 torpedo upgrade programs. The contract has an estimated lifetime value of $70 million. “We are very proud to have been selected by Progeny to provide our rugged commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS)…

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Northern Viking: Naval Maneuvers in the North Atlantic

Temperatures around freezing point, restricted visibility, stormy seas – the frigate “Sachsen” rides through the meter-high waves of the North Atlantic. An enemy submarine threatens Iceland’s supplies. NATO ships are supposed to keep the sea routes free. “In all places!” resounds from the ship’s loudspeaker system of the “Saxons”. “The German maritime patrol aircraft P-3C Orion reported a submarine in…

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Rogers, Wittman’s Concerns on Biden’s Shipbuilding Plan

U.S. Representatives Mike Rogers (R-AL), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, and Rob Wittman (R-VA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Sea Power and Projection Forces, released a statement voicing concern regarding President Biden’s shipbuilding plan. “China is the pacing threat – this is something we’ve consistently heard from our military Commanders. However, it seems that President Biden…

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Navy Memorial Celebrates Successful Blessing of the Fleet

The United States Navy Memorial hosted its 31st Blessing of the Fleet ceremony on Saturday, April 9th in Washington, D.C. following the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade. This ceremony was free and open to the public, marking the Navy Memorial’s first major event coming out of the pandemic. Over 1,100 people witnessed the ceremony in person on Navy Memorial Plaza,…

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Royal Navy Ships Head Home After Arctic Operations

Royal Navy ships have started to return to their home ports after spending weeks in the frozen fjords of Norway. HMS Albion was welcomed back to Plymouth, followed by HMS Richmond. The pair have been working alongside other UK ships and units on NATO exercise Cold Response which saw 30,000 personnel from 26 nations train together in Arctic warfare. Type…

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CAES Continues Partnership with Raytheon on SPY-6

CAES, a leading provider of mission critical electronics for aerospace and defense, has won a full-rate Hardware Production and Sustainment (HP&S) award from Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a division of Raytheon Technologies to provide fully tested, Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) at the Radar Module Assembly (RMA) level, to the U.S. Navy’s AN/SPY-6 (series) radar Distributed Receiver/Exciter (DREX) modules. This award…

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Wärtsilä Writing Off Russian Business Unit

Wärtsilä strongly condemns the war in Ukraine. Human rights, safety and prosperity are very important for Wärtsilä, and we value a peaceful and stable business environment wherever we operate. After Russia’s attack on Ukraine, Wärtsilä immediately suspended all deliveries, sales, orders, and bidding to Russia. We are complying with all current and will comply with all future trade sanctions applicable…

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Abraham Lincoln CSG Conducts Exercises with the JMSDF

The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (ABECSG), along with JS Inazuma (DD 105) and JS Kongo (DDG 173), from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) completed bilateral exercises in the Philippine Sea and East China Sea, April 18, 2022. USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), USS Mobile Bay (CG 52) and USS Spruance (DDG 111) of Carrier Strike Group Three (CSG…

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