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Forty GE LM2500 Marine Gas Turbines to Power 10 DDG 51 Destroyers

EVENDALE, Ohio — GE’s Marine Solutions announced in a Nov. 29 release that 40 LM2500 marine gas turbines will power the U.S. Navy’s next-generation of DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class destroyers. The Navy awarded firm construction contracts to Huntington Ingalls Industries…

Coast Guard Repatriates 11 Migrants to Cuba

MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo crew repatriated 11 Cuban migrants Nov. 29 to Cuba, the 7th Coast Guard District said in a release. A good Samaritan located a rustic vessel approximately 18 miles southeast of Islamorada on…

First Heliborne AOEW Pod for Navy Expected in Late 2019

WASHINGTON — Lockheed Martin expects to produce the first engineering development model (EDM) of a heliborne electronic warfare pod by late 2019, a company official said. Orders for materials for the ALQ-218 Advanced Offboard Electronic Warfare (AOEW) pods began last…

Navy to Commission Guided-Missile Destroyer Thomas Hudner

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Navy will commission its newest guided-missile destroyer, the future USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116), during a ceremony at Flynn Cruiseport in Boston Dec. 1. The future USS Thomas Hudner honors naval aviator and Medal of Honor…

Northrop Grumman Announces Next Generation Jammer-Low Band Team

BALTIMORE — Northrop Grumman Corporation has teamed with Harris Corp. and Comtech PST for the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer–Low Band (NJG-LB) Demonstration of Existing Technologies (DET). Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) awarded Northrop Grumman a $35 million, 20-month contract…

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