Sunday, August 25, 2019

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  • Fortem Proposes DroneHunter UAS as Ship-Defense System - WASHINGTON — Fortem Technologies has developed a counter-UAS (unmanned aerial system) that could be used to protect ships as well as sites on land from localized drone threats. Fortem displayed its DroneHunter UAS in Washington at the Defense. Protection. Security. 2019 exposition sponsored by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems...
  • Gilday Takes Office as 32nd CNO at Ceremony - WASHINGTON — Adm. Michael M. Gilday succeeded Adm. John M. Richardson as the chief of naval operations in ceremonies Aug. 22 at the Washington Navy Yard. Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer, who presided over the ceremonies, praised Gilday. “As Adm. Richardson begins his well-deserved retirement, I know he’s leaving feeling...
  • Maritime Administrator Details Priorities for His Agency at Navy League Breakfast - ARLINGTON, Va. — The man in charge of the Maritime Administration (MARAD) laid out his priorities for the agency in a speech that included course corrections for the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, shoring up the Ready Reserve Force and defending the Jones Act. Maritime Administrator Mark Buzby, a retired Navy...
  • BAE to Enhance F-35’s Electronic Warfare Capabilities - NASHUA, New Hampshire — BAE Systems has received a Block 4 modernization contract award from Lockheed Martin to enhance the offensive and defensive electronic warfare capabilities of the F-35 Lightning II fighter, BAE said in a release. Under the contract, BAE Systems will modernize its AN/ASQ-239 Electronic Warfare/Countermeasures (EW/CM) system...
  • Top Marine Combat Development Officer: Corps Seeks Families of Unmanned Systems - The Marine Corps’ top combat development officer told an unmanned systems forum that the Corps is looking for families of unmanned systems that will allow small units to persist and survive inside an enemy’s weapons-engagement zone, such as those China is creating in the Western Pacific. One of the key...

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Fortem Proposes DroneHunter UAS as Ship-Defense System

WASHINGTON — Fortem Technologies has developed a counter-UAS (unmanned aerial system) that could be used to protect ships as well as sites on land from localized drone threats. Fortem displayed its DroneHunter UAS in W...

Gilday Takes Office as 32nd CNO at Ceremony

WASHINGTON — Adm. Michael M. Gilday succeeded Adm. John M. Richardson as the chief of naval operations in ceremonies Aug. 22 at the Washington Navy Yard. Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer, who presided over the ceremon...

BAE to Enhance F-35’s Electronic Warfare Capabilities

NASHUA, New Hampshire — BAE Systems has received a Block 4 modernization contract award from Lockheed Martin to enhance the offensive and defensive electronic warfare capabilities of the F-35 Lightning II fighter, BAE ...

Coast Guard’s Newest National Security Cutter Arrives in Hawaii

HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Midgett (WMSL-757) arrived Aug. 16 at its new homeport in Honolulu, the Coast Guard Pacific Area said in a statement.  The Midgett is the eighth of the Coast Guard’s na...

Hawaii Welcomes Third Sentinel-Class Coast Guard Cutter

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter William Hart (WPC-1134) arrived in Honolulu Harbor on Aug. 17, becoming the third 154-foot fast-response cutter homeported in Hawaii, the Coast Guard 14th District said in a release. T...