Friday, October 23, 2020

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Navy EOD Releases Strategic Guidance for Next 10 Years

CORONADO, Calif. — Navy EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) released its force-shaping blueprint for the next 10 years as its leadership looks to mold the military’s maritime EOD force into one that best supports the U.S., its allies and partner nations…

DARPA Awards PARC Contract to Expand Ocean Knowledge

PALO ALTO, Calif. — PARC, a Xerox company, has been awarded a contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for the next development phase in the Ocean of Things, a project to expand what scientists know about the…

SECDEF Announces 3 Flag Officer Nominations

ARLINGTON, Va. — Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper announced Oct. 21 that the president has made the following nominations:  Rear Adm. (lower half) Richard D. Heinz for appointment to the rank of rear admiral.  Heinz is currently serving…

Coast Guard Sets Record for Illegal Fishing Vessel Interdictions

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews interdicted a record-setting number of lanchas throughout the Gulf of Mexico for fiscal year 2020, the Coast Guard 8th District said in an Oct. 20 release.  Since October 2019, Coast Guard assets…

U.S. Navy Opens Tech Bridge Network in London

ARLINGTON, Va. — The U.S. Navy’s acquisition chief announced on Oct. 20 the establishment of the London Tech Bridge — the Navy’s first such innovation center outside the United States, NavalX Public Affairs said in a release.  “London Tech Bridge makes 13…

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