Frigate Ingraham Expended as a Target

U.S. joint forces conducted coordinated multi-domain, multi-axis, long-range maritime strikes in the Hawaiian Islands Operating Area during a sinking exercise on the decommissioned guided missile frigate ex-USS Ingraham, August 15. Units from Vinson Carrier Strike Group (VINCSG), Submarine Forces Pacific, 1 Marine Expeditionary Force/3rd Marine Air Wing, III Marine Expeditionary/3rd Marine Division, and U.S. Army Multi-Domain Task Force participated in…

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Amentum and Kūpono form Joint Venture to Support PMRF

February 10, 2021 – A joint venture formed by Amentum and Kūpono, one of its protégé partners and an Alaka’ina Foundation company, was recently selected to perform range and base operations for the U.S. Navy under a single-award, hybrid contract. Koa Lani JV LLC, the new joint venture, will provide range and base operations support services at the Pacific Missile…

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Corona Navy Innovation Contributes to Successful ICBM Intercept Test

November 24, 2020 – As USS John Finn (DDG 113) launched the SM-3 Block IIA Intercept Test near Hawaii Nov. 16, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona Division engineers worked quietly behind the scenes. Finn, an Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) System-equipped destroyer, successfully intercepted and destroyed an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) target during a flight test demonstration where the…

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