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State Dept. Approves Possible Sale of Defense Systems for Romania

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Romania of Naval Strike Missile (NSM) Coastal Defense Systems (CDS) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $300 million, the Defense…

General Atomics Begins SeaGuardian Validation Flights in Japan

HACHINOHE, AOMORI PREFECTURE, Japan — General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) kicked off a series of validation flights on Oct. 15 for Japan Coast Guard (JCG) in Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. GA-ASI is working with Asia Air Survey (AAS) in…

Textron Systems, Shield AI to Collaborate on Multi-Domain Autonomy

HUNT VALLEY, Md., and SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Textron Systems Corp., a Textron Inc. company, and Shield AI, the artificial intelligence (AI) software company focused on operationalizing AI for maneuver by enabling systems to operate on the edge in denied environments,…

General Atomics, Boeing Partner on High-Energy Laser Weapon System

SAN DIEGO — General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) and Boeing are partnering to jointly pursue opportunities for a 100 kW-class scalable to 250 kW-class High Energy Laser (HEL) weapon system to support a variety of air and missile defense applications,…

SAIC Wins $49.5M U.S. Navy Contract for Saudi C4ISR Upgrades, Refurbishment

MCLEAN, Va. — The U.S. Navy awarded Science Applications International Corp. a $49.5 million single-award task order to continue to provide the Royal Saudi Naval Forces support services for command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) upgrade…

Tanker loading crude damaged by floating mine in Yemen

A Maltese-flagged tanker has reportedly been damaged by a mine while taking on crude on October 3 outside the Yemeni port of Bir Ali. MV Syra reportedly suffered significant damage, resulting in a oil spill. The Iranian Press News Agency (IP)…

Recruiters Concentrate Efforts, ‘Swarm’ in Key Markets

Sporting spectacles such as the Pro Bowl and Boston Marathon draw big crowds. Now they are also drawing swarms of U.S. Navy recruiters. Recruiters have always gravitated to where the potential applicants may be, to talk about Navy opportunities. Navy…

Bainbridge Answers Distress Call

GULF OF OMAN (NNS) — The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) responded to a distress call from the M/V Kokuka Courageous in the Gulf of Oman the morning of June 13. The Bainbridge received a call from…

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