Thursday, January 23, 2020

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President Signs Budget Boosting Navy Ship, Aircraft Procurement

ARLINGTON, Va. — The fiscal 2019 defense budget, part of a multiagency appropriations bill signed into law Sept. 28 by President Donald J. Trump, reflects the will of Congress to plus-up Navy Department ship and aircraft procurement. The law appropriates…

Navy to Combine F-35C Replacement Training Squadrons in 2019

Navy to Combine F-35C Replacement Training Squadrons in 2019ARLINGTON, Va. — The Navy plans to deactivate one of its two F-35C fleet replacement training squadrons next year and combine its aircraft and personnel within the other replacement training squadron. According…

ONR Delivers Capability to Navy Divers

ARLINGTON, Va. — For U.S. Navy deep-sea divers, time is of the essence. While operating 100 feet down, with little to no natural light — often in frigid temperatures and limited oxygen — time is everything. But for divers, time…

Phase I Complete for Navy’s Range Support Aircraft Replacement

NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The Tactical Airlift Program Office (PMA-207) Commercial Modifications and Range Support (CMARS) Team accepted delivery of its newest commercial-derivative aircraft platform on July 30, Naval Air Systems Command said in a Sept. 6…

Rolls-Royce to Power Boeing MQ-25 UAV for U.S. Navy

INDIANAPOLIS — Rolls-Royce engines have been selected by Boeing to power the U.S. Navy’s new MQ-25 Stingray unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which will provide unmanned, carrier-based air-to-air refueling, Rolls-Royce announced in a Sept. 6 release. The U.S. Navy has awarded…