Monday, September 16, 2019

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  • Navy Pushing to Sustain Lethal Capacity with New DASN Office - PENTAGON — The Navy has created a new leadership position — deputy assistant secretary of sustainment — in its work to sustain and grow lethal capacity and move faster to respond to the growing size of the fleet.  “Building a workforce aligned to mission is critical to competing and winning,” James Geurts,...
  • Marine Corps Sets New Milestone with GA-ASI MQ-9A Reaper UAV - SAN DIEGO — Over the last year, the U.S. Marine Corps’ Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 1 (VMU-1) blazed a trail of firsts and was awarded the 2018 Marine Corps Aviation Association Unmanned Aircraft Squadron of the Year.  A major component of the squadron’s accomplishments included use of the MQ-9A...
  • Navy Shallow-Draft LCS Increases U.S. Access, Presence in Southeast Asia - ARLINGTON, Va. — When the littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Montgomery (LCS 8) visited Davao City, a port on the Philippine island of Mindanao, earlier this summer, it was the first port call there of a U.S. Navy ship in who knows how long.    Speaking to reporters Sept. 11 in...
  • Navy EOD Group Praises Mk18 UUV Performance in Aleutian Waters - ARLINGTON, Va. — The commodore of a Navy explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) group has praised the performance of the unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) that were used in a recent exercise in the Bering Sea off the Aleutian island chain.   “The technology that is being incorporated in the Mk18 Mod 1...
  • Navy E-2D With Aerial Refueling Joins Squadron - NORFOLK, Virginia – An E-2D Advanced Hawkeye capable of aerial refueling landed at Naval Station Norfolk Sept. 9, officially marking the arrival of this upgraded aircraft to the fleet, Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic Public Affairs said in a Sept. 12 release.      “This is an important day for naval aviation as we...

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Navy Shallow-Draft LCS Increases U.S. Access, Presence in Southeast Asia

ARLINGTON, Va. — When the littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Montgomery (LCS 8) visited Davao City, a port on the Philippine island of Mindanao, earlier this summer, it was the first port call there of a U.S. Navy ship in ...

Navy EOD Group Praises Mk18 UUV Performance in Aleutian Waters

ARLINGTON, Va. — The commodore of a Navy explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) group has praised the performance of the unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) that were used in a recent exercise in the Bering Sea off the ...

Navy E-2D With Aerial Refueling Joins Squadron

NORFOLK, Virginia – An E-2D Advanced Hawkeye capable of aerial refueling landed at Naval Station Norfolk Sept. 9, officially marking the arrival of this upgraded aircraft to the fleet, Commander, Naval Air Force Atlan...

Navy, Marine Corps Beef Up Relief Efforts in the Bahamas

ARLNGTON, Va. — The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps have increased their forces involved in relief and rescue efforts in the Bahamas as recovery efforts continue after Hurricane Dorian devastated some of...

Coast Guard Continues Response to Hurricane Dorian in Bahamas

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Coast Guard is continuing rescue-and-recovery operations in the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.  As of 9 a.m. on Sept. 8, Coast Guard forces had rescued 308 people in the...