Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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6 Littoral Combat Ships to be Commissioned This Year

It will be a busy 2019 for the Littoral Combat Ships, with six vessels set to be commissioned by the end of the year, a program official said at Navy League’s annual Sea-Air-Space symposium on Wednesday. Three of the commissionings…

Saudi LCS Construction to Begin by End of 2019

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Construction on a version of the Littoral Combat Ship for the government of Saudi Arabia is on track to start by the end of this calendar year, according to a Navy official. Ghadeer Halim, deputy program…

Raytheon, Navy Conduct Joint Test of Excalibur N5

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The U.S. Navy and Raytheon conducted a joint test of the Excalibur N5 munition with an eye toward firing it from Arleigh Burke-class destroyer Mk 45 guns, according to a Raytheon official. The Navy has not…