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‘Compliant’ Doesn’t Mean Secure, Navy CIO Says

TYSONS CORNER, Va. — The Department of the Navy has a security problem, and it’s embedded in the institutional culture, according to the Navy’s top informational technology executive. “We are losing the Department of Navy’s information every day. And we’re…

New Shotgun-like Ammo Could Shield LCS from Drones

ARLINGTON, Va. – Naval ordnance experts will be testing heavy weapons precision ammunition, that could hit enemy drones “like a shotgun blast,” offering a counter-unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS) shield for littoral combat ships (LCS). Rogue civilian drones and enemy attack…

Unmanned Watercraft for Expeditionary Warfare Progressing Rapidly

ARLINGTON, Va. — The development of unmanned watercraft for expeditionary warfare has been progressing rapidly, said the program manager of U.S. Navy Unmanned Maritime Systems. “We made a tremendous amount of progress in the expeditionary warfare area in 2019,” Capt….

Navy Awards Second Multi-Year Electronic Warfare Systems Contract to Lockheed-Martin for E-2D Carrier-based Early Warning Aircraft

WASHINGTON — Lockheed Martin is progressing with a second multi-year contract to upgrade electronic warfare (EW) systems on the Navy’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye carrier-based early warning aircraft.  The five-year, $50.9 million contract covers continued digital upgrading of AN/ALQ-217 Electronic Support Measure (ESM) systems for the Advanced Hawkeyes, including the remaining 75 E-2D aircraft the Navy is expected…

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