Navantia Opens Washington DC Sales Office

February 21, 2019 (Google Translation) – Navantia expands its international presence with the opening of a new commercial delegation in Washington, USA, which has taken place today, with the assistance of the President of Navantia, Susana de Sarriá, accompanied by the Ambassador of Spain, Santiago Cabanas and representatives of the Ministry of Defense Spain , Spanish Navy and American and…

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Coast Guard establishes temporary security zone for State of the Union address

The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish a temporary security zone in designated waters in the National Capitol Region for the State of the Union address on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. The security zone will be in effect from noon until 11:59 p.m., which will limit or prohibit navigation by commercial and recreational boaters. The security zone will include the…

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NTS Adds EMI/EMC Testing at Naval Shock Testing Facility

October 30, 2018 – National Technical Systems, Inc. (“NTS”), the leader in qualification testing, inspection, and certification solutions in North America, is pleased to announce the addition of electromagnetic interference (EMI) and interoperability testing to its Rustburg, Virginia naval research and test facility. “We’re proud to be known as the premier independent lab in the United States capable of providing…

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New Advanced Vertical Lift Center Showcases Bell’s Innovative Flight Solutions

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, opened its new Advanced Vertical Lift Center (AVLC) May 23rd in the Washington, D.C. metro area. This office provides a unique setting for Bell’s military customers, partners and policy makers to interact with technology that is defining the future of vertical lift (FVL). Bell is increasing its presence in the region to offer opportunities…

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Bollinger delivers the 28th Fast Response Cutter

Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the USCGC NATHAN BRUCKENTHAL, the 28th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the U.S. Coast Guard.The Coast Guard took delivery on the 29th of March, 2018 in Key West, Florida.The vessel’s commissioning is scheduled for July, 2018 in Washington D.C. We are proud to announce the delivery of the latest FRC, the USCGC NATHAN BRUCKENTHAL,” said Ben…

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Holding Russia Accountable for Its Destabilizing Behavior

On March 4, Russia used a military-grade nerve agent to attempt to murder a British citizen and his daughter in Salisbury. This attack on our Ally the United Kingdom put countless innocent lives at risk and resulted in serious injury to three people, including a police officer. In response to this outrageous violation of the Chemical Weapons Convention and breach…

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United States Navy Memorial Welcomes New COO Aboard

The United States Navy Memorial has announced the arrival of Brenda Osuch as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Osuch specializes in personal and business development, strategic planning, and has held several leadership positions at the National Association for the Education of Young Children. She was formerly the association’s Senior Director of Association Operations, Director of Business Planning and Analysis,…

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Secretary General welcomes strong US commitment to NATO

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited the White House on Wednesday (12 April 2017) for his first meeting with President Donald J. Trump and his security team. Following the meeting, Mr. Stoltenberg welcomed the “very strong commitment of the United States to the security of Europe” as demonstrated “in words but also in deeds.” The two leaders agreed on the…

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NATO Secretary General to visit the United States

April 10, 2017 – The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will visit the United States from Tuesday, 11 April to Thursday, 13 April 2017. On Wednesday, 12 April, Mr. Stoltenberg will participate in an official wreath laying Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. He will then meet the President of the United States, The Honorable Donald J. Trump, at the…

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Coast Guard patrol over Washington DC

March 20, 2017 – Members of Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City recently took part in a familiarization patrol over Washington D.C., Thursday. While today marks the first official day of Spring, the cherry blossoms that give pastel hues to the city were unfortunately destroyed by recent cold weather. Air Station Atlantic City staffs the National Capital Region Air Defense Facility…

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Coast Guard awards navigation system contract

January 27, 2017 – The Coast Guard’s Command, Control and Communications Engineering Center (C3CEN) awarded a contract to FLIR Maritime US, Inc., of Nashua, New Hampshire, Wednesday, for the Scalable Integrated Navigation System, Two (SINS-2). The single award Firm Fixed Price Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract is valued at $50 million and consists of a five-year base with a five-year option. The…

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