Development of Uncrewed Helicopter Supports 100 UK Jobs

A cutting-edge uncrewed aircraft demonstrator will be designed and developed in a £60 million contract awarded to Leonardo. Driving innovation in future naval capability, the project will support up to 100 highly skilled engineering jobs at Leonardo’s Yeovil site. Testing the viability of larger uncrewed aircraft for the Royal Navy, the three-tonne demonstrator, less than a fifth of the weight…

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NSWC Dahlgren Institutes Rehousing Initiative

When technology is constantly evolving, eventually the equipment used to operate high-power systems loses functionality. However, this doesn’t mean that the equipment can’t still serve a purpose. What is unusable to one person is valuable to another. Command leadership at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) recognizes the potential to repurpose inactive systems and hardware for multiple different applications,…

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CNS Marinero Fuentealba Mission to Islotes Evangelistas

During the day of this July 14, the Oceanic Patroller 83 “Marinero Fuentealba”, made landfall in the vicinity of Evangelistas islets, to carry out the relief of naval servers from the remote lighthouse located in the area. The operation was carried out by means of a Naval Helicopter from the Grupo Aeronaval Sur, which was embarked on the Oceanic Patrol…

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DoD Announces All-domain Anomaly Resolution Office

On July 15, 2022, Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks, in coordination with the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), amended her original direction to the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence & Security by renaming and expanding the scope of the Airborne Object Identification and Management Group (AOIMSG) to the All-domain Anomaly Resolution Office (AARO), due to the enactment of the National…

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Kier BAM JV Joins Devonport Royal Dockyard 10 Dock Refurbishment

Kier BAM Joint Venture (KBJV) has been appointed by Babcock International Group to support in the delivery of a refurbishment project at Devonport’s 10 Dock facility in Plymouth, Devon. The appointment follows a previous announcement by Babcock of a series of major infrastructure projects at Devonport where over the next 10 years state of-the-art facilities will be developed to meet…

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USS San Jacinto Arrives in Split, Croatia

USS San Jacinto (CG 56) arrived in Split, Croatia for a scheduled port visit, July 20, 2022. San Jacinto, deployed with the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) to the U.S. Naval Forces Europe (NAVEUR) area of operations, demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s continued commitment to the collective defense of the European region and to strengthening relationships with allies and…

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New LCACs on Future USS Fort Lauderdale to Norfolk

The Navy’s newest amphibious transport dock ship is transporting the Navy’s newest connectors to their new homeport, highlighting the significant capabilities being delivered to the Navy from the Gulf Coast. Ship to Shore Connector, Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) 103 and 104, received a lift of opportunity (LOO) aboard future USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28), July 16. During LPD 28’s…

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