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.     …

USS Nebraska Tests Four Trident II D5 Missiles

SAN DIEGO — The U.S. Navy conducted four scheduled missile test flights of unarmed Trident II (D5) missiles from USS Nebraska (SSBN 739), an Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, off the coast of Southern California, U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Programs Public…

USS Wasp Departs 7th Fleet Area of Operations

OKINAWA, Japan — The amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) departed U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations as part of a scheduled homeport shift on Sept. 4, the ship’s public affairs office said in a release. Wasp, which replaced…

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…