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USS Ronald Reagan begins underway operations in the Indo-Pacific

The forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), along with supporting Commander Task Force 70 units, began underway operations in the...

Lockheed Martin to upgrade US Navy’s Submarine’s EW System

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Syracuse, New York, is awarded a $20,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-incentive-fee and firm-fixed-price contract for engineering and technical...

US Navy’s Newest Ship USS Tulsa Commissioned

The littoral combat ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16) was commissioned as the US Navy's newest surface combatant in a ceremony in San...

Future USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) Completes Acceptance Trials

The future USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) successfully concluded acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico Feb. 8, following a series of in-port...

BAE Systems has received $114.5m contract to Modernize USS Bulkeley

BAE Systems has received a $114.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to perform maintenance and modernization of the guided-missile destroyer USS...

US Submarine Participates in JMSDF SUBCOMP

A U.S. Navy Los Angeles-class attack submarine will participate in the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Submarine Competition (SUBCOMP) in waters south...

U.S. Navy’s LCS Will Conduct Drug Interdiction Patrols This Year

A Littoral Combat Ship, with an embarked Coast Guard law enforcement detachment, will hunt for drug runners in U.S. Southern Command later...

U.S. Navy Successfully Conducts AN/SPY-6(V) Radar Ballistic Missile Test

The U.S. Navy's AN/SPY-6(V)1 Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) successfully tracked a ballistic missile target, Jan. 31. The short range ballistic missile...

U.S. Navy builds new surface attack drone ships

The U.S. Navy is building two new large drone ships to coordinate synchronized attacks, perform command and control across fleets of Unmanned...

US Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Billings (LCS 15)

The US Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Billings (LCS 15) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM), shipyard,...

USS South Dakota was commissioned today (Feb 2) at the U.S....

USS South Dakota is the 17th Virginia-class attack submarine and the seventh Virginia-class Block III submarine. Virginia-class submarines are built to operate...

Keel Laid for Future USS Carl M. Levin

The keel of the future USS Carl M. Levin (DDG 120) was ceremoniously laid at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) shipyard,...

HII Awarded $15.2 Billion Block Contract For Two Ford-Class Aircraft Carriers

For the first time in more than three decades, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division was awarded a multi-ship contract...

General Atomics awarded $19.7M for EMALS parts for USS Gerald R....

General Atomics won a $19.7 million contract to manufacture, test, and deliver Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch Systems (EMALS) spare parts to support the US Navy’s CVN-78 aircraft...

USS South Dakota (SSN 790) Commissioning Ceremony

The US Navy will commission its newest fast attack submarine, the future USS South Dakota (SSN 790), during an 11 a.m. (EST)...

U.S. Navy commissions Zumwalt-class destroyer USS Michael Monsoor

The U.S. Navy on Saturday (Jan 26.) commissioned its newest Zumwalt-class destroyer USS Michael Monsoor. "USS Michael Monsoor is one of the most...

USS Porter arrives in Riga, Latvia

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Riga, Latvia, Jan. 23, 2019, for a scheduled port visit. "We would...

Lockheed Martin And Fincantieri Marinette Marine Awarded Contract To Build Littoral...

Construction will begin in second half of 2019 The U.S. Navy awarded the Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) team a fixed-price-incentive-fee...

USS Donald Cook arrives in Batumi, Georgia

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) arrived in Batumi, Georgia, Jan. 21, 2019 for a scheduled port visit. Donald...

USS Donald Cook entered the Black Sea

USS Donald Cook transited the Turkish Straits and entered the Black Sea Jan. 19, 2019 to conduct maritime security operations in...

The future USS Michael Monsoor Leaves BIW for California

The future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), the second ship in the Zumwalt-class of destroyers, departed General Dynamics’ Bath Iron Works (BIW) shipyard in...

U.S. EP-3 Intercepted in the Black Sea

On Nov. 5, 2018, a U.S. EP-3 Aries aircraft flying in international airspace over the Black Sea was intercepted by a Russian SU-27. This...

The U.S. Navy is upgrading its MK 132 GMLS for the...

The U.S. Navy is upgrading its MK 132 Guided Missile Launching Systems for the Evolved  Seasparrow Missile (ESSM) Block 2 Work has commenced on the...

Helicopter Crash on board USS Ronald Reagan

A U.S. Navy MH-60 Seahawk assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan...

U.S. Secretary of the Navy Names Newest Two Littoral Combat Ship

U.S. Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced that the next Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship will be named USS Santa Barbara (LCS 32)...

USMC F-35B Conducts First Combat Strike in U.S.CENTCOM AOR

The Marine Corps F-35B, Lightning II, conducted its first combat strike in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility in support of Operation Freedom’s...

U.S. Navy’s Columbia-class submarines

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $480.6 million contract modification to continue the development of the lead Columbia-class submarine, the...

Joint U.S. Forces Team for Exercise Valiant Shield 2018

U.S. military forces from the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command are scheduled to participate in exercise Valiant Shield (VS) 2018, Sept. 16-23, around the Marianas Island...

The U.S. State Department has approved possible sale of six P-8A...

The U.S. State Department has approved possible military sales worth $2.6 billion to South Korea, including six P-8A Poseidon maritime reconnaissance aircraft. The Boeing-made Poseidon...

U.S. Navy ships in the Hampton Roads area are preparing for...

Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command ordered all Navy ships in the Hampton Roads area to get underway ahead of Hurricane Florence. There are nearly 30...

The U.S. Navy fired two of its submarine commanders last week.

The relief of Capt. Gregory R. Kercher, head of the submarine Florida’s gold crew, arrived four days after the Navy fired the commanding officer...

F-35C Lightning II Conducts Operational Test-1 Aboard USS Abraham Lincoln

F-35C Lightning II aircraft from Strike Fighter Squadron 125 are conducting their Operational Test-1 (OT-1) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN...

Iwo Jima Completes Six Month Deployment

Nearly 1,200 Sailors aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) returned to their homeport of Mayport, Fla., Aug. 9, following...

USNS Burlington (EPF 10) Successfully Completes Acceptance Trials

The U.S. Navy’s 10th Expeditionary Fast Transport ship, Burlington, successfully completed Acceptance Trials, Aug. 3 after two days of underway evaluation in the Gulf of...

Exercise PANAMAX 2018 Kicks off in Mayport

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet (USNAVSO/FOURTHFLT) hosts the Combined Force Maritime Component Command (CFMCC) portion of the annual exercise PANAMAX from July...

Egyptian Naval Force (ENF) commenced exercise Eagle Salute 18 on July...

Eagle Salute 18 is a multilateral surface exercise to enhance interoperability and war-fighting readiness, fortify military-to-military relationships and advance operational capabilities of all participating...

U.S. Navy FFG(X) program

The U.S. Navy has awarded contracts to five companies to exercise options for Guided Missile Frigate (FFG(X)) Conceptual Design, said in the statement by...

Royal Bahrain Navy Upgrades its Frigate Sabha

The U.S. State Department has approved a possible military sale for support services of the Royal Bahrain Navy frigate Sabha. The Royal Bahrain Naval Service...

Virginia-class submarine USS JOHN WARNER SSN785 returned home to Norfolk after...

Virginia-class submarine USS JOHN WARNER SSN785 returned home to Norfolk Wednesday (July11) after a six-month Sixth Fleet European deployment. She launched 6 Tomahawk cruise...

The cost to repair collision-damaged destroyer USS FITZGERALD DDG62 keeps going...

The cost to repair collision-damaged destroyer USS FITZGERALD DDG62 keeps going up, with Huntington Ingalls Industries  getting another $27.5 million to fix and modernize...

New Zealand Defence Force to Strengthen Engagement in Asia-Pacific

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has deployed Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS Te Mana to the Asia-Pacific over the next five months,...

USS Farragut forced into maintenance in Norway

US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class USS Farragut (DDG 99) was underway as part of the Harry S. Truman carrier strike group when a cooling fan...

U.S., Thailand Conclude CARAT Thailand 2018

The 24th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise between the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, and Royal Thai Navy concluded in Pattaya,...

USS Harry S. Truman Arrives in Marseille, France

The Nimitz class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) arrived in Marseille, France, for a regularly scheduled port visit, June 21. "We look...

U.S. Navy Commissions Newest USS Omaha

The U.S. Navy on Saturday commissioned its newest warship, the USS Omaha, a futuristic, $440 million vessel named for the Nebraska hometown of billionaire...

USS Little Rock Stuck in Montreal, Ship Might Not Leave Until...

USS Little Rock Stuck in Montreal, Ship Might Not Leave Until Spring USS Little Rock (LCS-9), the latest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship to join the...

USS Fitzgerald Arrives in Pascagoula for Restoration

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) arrived in Pascagoula, Mississippi, Jan. 19, aboard heavy lift vessel MV Transshelf inward bound...

Commander of Bahrain Navy Visits USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)

Commander of Bahrain Navy Visits USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) US Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) welcomed the commander of the Royal...

Kraken Kits Out US Navy AUV with Real-Time Sonar

Kraken Robotics developed a real-time synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) system that has been integrated and tested onboard a US Navy REMUS 600 autonomous underwater...

The U.S. Navy will test a new laser weapon

The U.S. Navy will test a new laser weapon aboard the San Antonio-class amphibious ship Portland as early as this fall. The integration of a...

The U.S. Navy sent a P-8A aircraft to assist in...

The U.S. Navy sent a P-8A aircraft  to assist in an international search and rescue (SAR) effort in the East China Sea, Jan. 7,...

USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) departs for Western Pacific deployment

 USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) is scheduled to depart San Diego for a regularly scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific, Jan. 4. The guided-missile cruiser...

USS Omaha on its way to home port, commissioning

The USS Omaha is en route to its new home port of San Diego, and the date is set for the new littoral combat...

Boeing unveils a drone capable of landing on an aircraft carrier

Boeing unveils a drone capable of landing on an aircraft carrier, as U.S. Navy competition heats up Boeing recently offered a first glimpse of its...

USS James E. Williams Returns Home.

The guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) returned to its Naval Station Norfolk homeport Dec. 23, completing a seven-month deployment to the...

U.S. Navy Accepts Delivery of USNS City of Bismarck

The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of its ninth Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) vessel, USNS City of Bismarck (EPF 9), Dec 19. EPFs are shallow draft,...

Japan to buy Aegis Ashore missile defense systems

Japan’s Cabinet on Tuesday (19 Dec) approved a plan to purchase a set of costly land-based U.S. missile combat systems to increase the country’s...

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc.  company, today announced that its V-280...

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc.  company, today announced that its V-280 Valor has achieved first flight. The V-280 Valor is a next-generation tiltrotor that is...

HII gets $63m contract for USS Fitzgerald repair

Huntington Ingalls has won $63 million modification contract for the execution of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) emergent repair and restoration. This effort shall provide for...

USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) returned to its homeport at Norfolk...

The guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) returned to its homeport at Norfolk Naval Station, Dec. 15, following an eight-month deployment to the...

The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Little Rock (LCS 9).

The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS),  USS Little Rock (LCS 9), during a ceremony Saturday held on Dec. 16,...

Lincoln Completes First F-35 Carrier Qualification

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) successfully completed Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS) Carrier Qualifications for the F-35C Lightning II program, carrier...

USS Fitzgerald departs Yokosuka for Pascagoula

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) departed anchorage in Yokosuka Harbor  Dec. 9, aboard heavy lift vessel MV Transshelf bound...

USS Coronado Returns to San Diego

Littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) and the "Wildcards" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 returned home from an 18-month deployment, Dec....

Lockheed Martin Space Systems is being awarded a modification to a...

Lockheed Martin Space Systems is being awarded a modification to a previously awarded contract for Trident II (D5) submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) deployed system...

USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) visits in Agadir, Morocco

The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) arrived in Agadir, Morocco, Nov. 28., for a scheduled port visit. "Our crew is really excited...

Lockheed Martin and Indra Partner to Provide State-of-the-Art AESA Radar to...

Lockheed Martin and Indra Partner to Provide State-of-the-Art AESA Radar to Worldwide Anti-Air Warfare Platforms Indra and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently signed a Heads...

USS John S. McCain Departs Subic Bay en route to Yokosuka

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) departed Subic Bay, Philippines aboard heavy lift transport vessel MV Treasure in...

Russian jet makes ‘unsafe’ intercept of US Navy aircraft

  A U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon surveillance plane had an “unsafe interaction” with a Russian SU-30 fighter jet this Saturday that used its afterburners as...

The USS Fitzgerald was placed on a lift transport vessel to...

The USS Fitzgerald, a U.S. Aegis destroyer that was damaged when it collided with another vessel in June, was placed on a lift transport...

BAE Systems has been awarded a modified contract to complete the...

BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair Inc. has been awarded a modified contract to complete the fitting out availability process for the USS Portland...

Turkish Navy decommissions 74 year old submarine rescue ship TCG AKIN.

Turkish Navy decommissioned 74 year old submarine rescue ship TCG AKIN (Ex USS Greenlet) on Nov 16. USS GREENLET had been commissioned on May 29,...

U.S. Navy admits aircrew drew penis in the sky

U.S.Navy officials were faced with an unusual controversy after residents of Okanogan County, Washington noticed a sky drawing many said looked like male genitalia...

USS Olympia returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam

The crew of the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Olympia (SSN 717) returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hawaii following the successful completion...

MQ-4C Trition UAV to the US Navy at its facility at...

Northrop Grumman announced on Friday (Nov 10), that it has delivered the first operational MQ-4C Trition UAV to the US Navy at its facility...

A Three-Carrier Naval Force is Finishing A Multi-Day Exercise in The...

A three-carrier naval force is finishing a multi-day exercise in the Western Pacific, demonstrating the Navy's unique capability to operate multiple carrier strike groups as a...

The US Navy has awarded $22.4 million contract to BAE Systems

The US Navy has awarded a $22.4 million contract to BAE Systems to exercise options for post-shakedown availabilities (PSA) for the USS Little Rock and USS...

The U.S. Navy has conducted its first test of Hypersonic Missile

The U.S. Navy has conducted its first test of a new hypersonic missile. The test was announced by Vice Adm. Terry Benedict, the director of...

The Indian Navy has made an offer to share real-time commercial...

The Indian Navy has made an offer to share real-time commercial data and intelligence inputs with 10 countries of the Indian Ocean littorals during...

The guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) departed Joint Base Pearl...

The guided-missile destroyer USS O'Kane (DDG 77) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for an independent deployment to the Western Pacific, Nov. 3. O'Kane has a...

Austal successfully completed acceptance trials on expeditionary fast transport USNS City...

Austal successfully completed acceptance trials on expeditionary fast transport USNS City of Bismarck on Oct. 20 in the Gulf of Mexico, the company said...