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US Navy begins LRASM, F/A-18 integration testing

The US Navy has begun initial integration testing of its long-range anti-ship missile (LRASM) onto the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet at Patuxent River’s Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23 facility. The program’s flight test team conducted missile load and fit...

Record Defense Budget Eyed to Counter China’s Growing Naval Presence

The Defense Ministry will request a record 5.091 trillion yen ($41 billion) for fiscal 2016 to counter Chinese maritime advances, sources said. Tilt-rotor transport aircraft and amphibious vehicles are on the menu to strengthen surveillance capabilities by the Self-Defense Forces...

Rohde & Schwarz equips the Royal Navy’s Type 26 GCS with an integrated communications system

Rohde & Schwarz has received an order from BAE Systems to equip the Type 26 Global Combat Ship (T26 GCS) with an integrated communications system for the British Royal Navy. The solution was selected based on its proven technology,...

U.S. Marines Corps declares the F-35B operational

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Marine Corps' F-35B Lightning II aircraft reached initial operational capability July 31, 2015 with a squadron of 10 F-35Bs ready for world-wide deployment. Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 (VMFA-121), based in Yuma, Arizona, is the first...

Destroyer USS The Sullivans Damaged after missile explodes after launch

The following is the complete July 22, 2015 statement from the Naval Sea Systems Command on the July 18 incident. On July 18 at approximately 9 a.m. (EDT) a Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) test missile exploded after suffering a malfunction as...

Eighth Italian FREMM laid down

The eighth FREMM ship for the Italian Navy has been laid down at the Riva Trigoso shipyard, OCCAR has announced. The new ship will be in the general purpose (GP) configuration. The FREMM will be delivered to the navy at...

Lockheed Martin Receives Additional Electronic Warfare Contract to Protect the Navy’s Fleet

YRACUSE, N.Y., July 23, 2015 - The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $154 million contract to upgrade the fleet's electronic warfare defenses against evolving threats, such as anti-ship missiles. Under this low-rate initial production contract for Block...
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Naval Group launches ARA Contraalmirante Cordero, the fourth and last Argentine Offshore Patrol Vessel

The last of the four Offshore Patrol Vessel 87 (OPV 87) ordered to Naval Group by the Argentinean Navy,...
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