Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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International ‘Gray Zone’ Actions Challenge Blue-Water Navy

Despite the current heavy focus on great power competition, the Navy must retain and build its ability to engage in irregular maritime conflict, which historically has always been a fundamental part of maintaining maritime security, a panel of historians and…

Senator: SECNAV ‘Gets It’ on Importance of Arctic

WASHINGTON — Alaska’s junior senator, a member of the Armed Services Committee, is critical of the Pentagon’s lack of support for a strategic Arctic port but is pleased that the nation has a Secretary of the Navy who understands the…

NAVSEA Releases Naval Power and Energy Systems Roadmap

WASHINGTON – Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) released the Naval Power and Energy Systems Technology Development Roadmap, providing an evolutionary strategy to meet future weapon and sensor systems power requirements, June 26, the command said in a release of the…

LCS Indianapolis Completes Acceptance Trials

MARINETTE, Wis. — Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 17, the future USS Indianapolis, completed acceptance trials in Lake Michigan, Lockheed Martin said in a June 26 release. This is the ship’s final significant milestone before the ship is delivered to the…

Future LCS USS Cincinnati Delivered to Navy

MOBILE, Ala. — Austal USA delivered its 10th Independence-variant littoral combat ship to the U.S. Navy, the company announced in a release, as the future USS Cincinnati(LCS 20) will be the 18th LCS to enter the fleet. “It’s so exciting…

Navy to Christen Guided-Missile Destroyer Daniel Inouye

ARLINGTON, Va. — The U.S Navy will christen its newest Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, the future USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118), during a 10 a.m. ceremony June 22, in Bath, Maine, the Defense Department announced. The future USS Daniel…

Upgraded RAM Missile Ready for U.S. Navy

PARIS — The U.S. Navy successfully completed a series of guided flight tests for Raytheon Co.’s Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) Block 2A short-range, surface-to-air missile, the company said in a release. Testing occurred at Naval Air Warfare Center in China…