Monday, September 16, 2019

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Navy EOD Group Praises Mk18 UUV Performance in Aleutian Waters

ARLINGTON, Va. — The commodore of a Navy explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) group has praised the performance of the unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) that were used in a recent exercise in the Bering Sea off the Aleutian island chain.   “The…

Navy E-2D With Aerial Refueling Joins Squadron

NORFOLK, Virginia – An E-2D Advanced Hawkeye capable of aerial refueling landed at Naval Station Norfolk Sept. 9, officially marking the arrival of this upgraded aircraft to the fleet, Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic Public Affairs said in a Sept. 12 release.     …

Coast Guard Repatriates 18 Migrants to the Dominican Republic

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) repatriated 18 migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel just off the Dominican Republic Sept.11 following the interdiction of two illegal migrant voyages Sept. 8…

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 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. …

Geurts: Navy Cloud Migration Showcases Agility, Innovation

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Navy Department’s recent completion of migration of some networks to a server cloud is seen as an example the kind of procurement agility and innovation the Navy is looking for in its programs servicewide. “The Navy…

Knifefish UUV Enters Low-Rate Initial Production

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Navy has awarded a contract to begin low-rate initial production (LRIP) for the Knifefish Surface Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (UUV), a key mission module for the littoral combat ship’s Mine Countermeasures Mission Package. Naval Sea…

Fortem Proposes DroneHunter UAS as Ship-Defense System

WASHINGTON — Fortem Technologies has developed a counter-UAS (unmanned aerial system) that could be used to protect ships as well as sites on land from localized drone threats. Fortem displayed its DroneHunter UAS in Washington at the Defense. Protection. Security….