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Huntington Ingalls Starts Construction on Columbia-Class Subs

Huntington Ingalls Industries hosted a ceremonial first-cut-of-steel event today at its Newport News Shipbuilding division to mark the start of advance construction for the Columbia-class submarine program, the company announced in a press release. The event also marked the first…

SAIC to Build Propulsion for Navy Mk48 Torpedo From Scratch

ARLINGTON, Va. — With the U.S. Navy resuming manufacture of Mk48 torpedoes for its submarines after a two-decade hiatus, the engineering effort to restore the industrial capability to build the torpedo has required some resourcefulness on the part of defense…

Romanian Navy Chief Warns of ‘New Iron Curtain’

According to Vice Adm. Alexandru Mîrşu, chief of the Romanian naval forces staff, efforts to improve security and stability in the Black Sea region have taken a step back, thanks to the aggressive activities of the Russian Federation. The Black…