Monday, September 16, 2019

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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 the islands.  In a Sept. 9 Pentagon briefing, Jonathan R. Hoffman, assistant…

Coast Guard to Open Polar Security Cutter Project Office in Pascagoula

PASCAGOULA, Miss. — Representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard Acquisitions Program are scheduled to preside over a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 11 in Pascagoula to formally open the service’s Polar Security Cutter Project Resident Office, the Coast Guard’s 8th District said in a release.   The Project Resident…

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 Bahamas, the Coast Guard 7th District said in a release. …

Coast Guard Repatriates 27 Migrants to the Dominican Republic

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 27 migrants Sept. 5 to the Samaná, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of two illegal migrant voyages in Mona Passage waters off Puerto Rico, the Coast Guard 7th District said in…

USS Nebraska Tests Four Trident II D5 Missiles

SAN DIEGO — The U.S. Navy conducted four scheduled missile test flights of unarmed Trident II (D5) missiles from USS Nebraska (SSBN 739), an Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, off the coast of Southern California, U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Programs Public…

Raytheon OKs Next Phase of Next-Generation Jammer Mid-Band Program

EDGEWOOD, N.Y. — Raytheon Co. has authorized CPI Aerostructures Inc. to begin production of pod structures and air-management system (AMS) components for the system demonstration and test article (SDTA) phase of the Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band (NGJ-MB) program, CPI Aero…