Tuesday, November 24, 2020

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Admiral: Submarine-Launched UAS Proving ‘Awesome Capability’

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Navy has developed and demonstrated a submarine-launched unmanned aerial system (SLUAS) for beyond line-of-sight targeting solutions and deployed it to the fleet in September 2020, the Navy’s submarine procurement admiral said.  Rear Adm. Dave Goggins, program…

Admiral: Block VI Virginia SSN Leads to Next-Generation SSN

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Navy has announced features for the Block VI version of the Virginia-class nuclear-powered submarine (SSN), which will be the steppingstone to the next-generation SSN (SSNX).  “Block VI continues that trend of delivering increasingly capable and lethal…

Admiral: Navy Needs Steady Course on Unmanned Underwater Vehicles

ARLINGTON, Va. — The U.S. Navy is pushing hard to field more and different types of operational unmanned undersea vehicles (UUVs) but needs a steady-growth approach to match technology with testing and training.   The UUV progress is “very promising and…

Marines’ Presidential Helicopter Headed for IOC in July

ARLINGTON, Va. — The next generation of executive transport helicopter for the president of the United States is planned for Initial Operational Capability (IOC) in July 2021, a Navy spokeswoman said, but the decision of when to place the aircraft…

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