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Huntington Ingalls Industries Starts Fabrication of Amphibious Assault Ship Bougainville (LHA...

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division officially started fabrication of the America-class amphibious assault ship Bougainville (LHA 8) on Monday (Oct.15). The start of...

US-Japan Advance New Amphibious Capability

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) became the first U.S. Navy ship in the 7th Fleet to conduct amphibious operations with...

USS Decatur Has Close Encounter With Chinese Warship

Arleigh Burke guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG-73) was approached Sunday (Sept 30) morning in the South China Sea by a Chinese warship in what...

US Navy awards $9 billion in contracts for 10 Arleigh Burke...

The U.S. Navy awarded Bath Iron Works a contract valued at $3.9 billion for the construction of four Arleigh Burke-class destroyers. It also awarded Huntington...

First in Class Ship, Future USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205), Starts...

A ceremony was hosted at General Dynamics-National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (GD-NASSCO) shipyard to celebrate the start of construction of the Navy's first John Lewis-class Fleet...

Sailor Struck by Propeller Aboard USS George HW Bush

The sailor died aboard the US aircraft carrier George H. W. Bush. He was fatally wounded by the propeller of a Grumman E-2 Hawkeye...

Austal USA, Lockheed Martin Awarded FY 2018 LCS Hulls

Austal USA and Lockheed Martin were awarded contract modifications to build the Navy’s Fiscal Year 2018 batch of Littoral Combat Ships, the Pentagon announced...

US clears further E-2D Hawkeye package for Japan

The US State Department said Monday (Sep 10) it is ready to approve the sale of up to nine early-warning military planes to Japan,...

BAE Systems has been awarded a $146.3 million contract to modernizing...

BAE Systems has been awarded a $146.3 million contract by the U.S. Navy to modernizing the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64). Under the...

Raytheon gets $60m to deliver torpedoes to US and Taiwanese Navy.

The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Raytheon a $60 million contract modification for work on the delivery of torpedoes and related support...

Austal’s Littoral Combat Ship Charleston (LCS 18) completes acceptance trials for...

Austal’s Littoral Combat Ship Charleston (LCS 18) completes acceptance trials for the US Navy. The completion of acceptance trials is the last major milestone required...

The latest littoral combat ship, future USS Wichita completes acceptance trials...

The latest littoral combat ship, future USS Wichita completes acceptance trials on Lake Michigan LCS 13, the future USS Wichita, is the seventh Freedom-variant LCS...

MQ−8C Fire Scout makes its European debut

MQ−8C Fire Scout makes its European debut at the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) on July 13, 2018. The Fire Scout at RIAT will be...

U.S., Lebanon Armed Forces Complete Resolute Response 18

U.S. and Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) participated in exercise Resolute Response (RR) 18 at Jounieh Naval Base, Lebanon, June 25-July 6. RR18 is an annual...

Ensign Aboard USS Jason Dunham Dies Following Small Boat Accident in...

A U.S. sailor assigned to guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG-109) has died from injuries following a Sunday (July 8) small-boat incident in the...

U.S.Navy Buys First V-22 CODs as Part of $4.2B Award to...

U.S.Navy Buys First V-22 CODs as Part of $4.2B Award to Bell-Boeing The U.S. Navy bought its first CMV-22 Ospreys for use as carrier onboard...

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...

Lockheed Martin Corp. will continue its research on hypersonic technology. 

Lockheed Martin Corp. will continue its research on hypersonic technology. The $11.8 million contract awarded by Strategic Systems Programs provides for Hypersonic Booster technology development...

AUSTAL awarded US$16 million contract for additional LCS design services.

Austal Limited (Austal) today announced (June 26) the United States Department of Defense has awarded Austal USA US$16,303,195 for a cost-plus-fixed fee to a...

Huntington Ingalls Industries Delivers Virginia-Class Submarine Indiana (SSN 789) to U.S....

Huntington Ingalls Industries Delivers Virginia-Class Submarine Indiana (SSN 789) to U.S. Navy  Huntington Ingalls Industries’  Newport News Shipbuilding division delivered the newest nuclear-powered fast...

USS Coronado Underway for MQ-8C Fire Scout Testing

USS Coronado (LCS 4) began underway operational testing of the Navy's newest unmanned helicopter, the MQ-8C Fire Scout, off the coast of San Diego,...

Lockheed Martin has successfully fired two Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASMs)

Lockheed Martin announced on Wednesday (May 23) it has successfully fired two production representative Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASMs) from a U.S. Air Force B-1B. In...

USS Milwaukee Fires Missiles, Kicks Off LCS Missile Module Developmental Testing

USS Milwaukee Fires Missiles, Kicks Off LCS Missile Module Developmental Testing The Freedom variant littoral combat ship USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) conducted a live-fire missile...

Exercise Chesapeake 2018

The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWBCSG) and French Carrier Air Wing (Groupe Aerien Embarque) departed Norfolk May 7 to begin combined exercise...

Harpoon Block II+ anti-ship missile completes operational test shot.

Harpoon Block II+ anti-ship missile completes operational test shot. The U.S. Navy is closer to delivering the new Harpoon Block II+ missile to the fleet...

U.S. Navy Seeks to Prosecute Top Officers for Crashes

Five officers involved in two U.S. Navy ship collisions last year that killed a total of 17 sailors are being charged with negligent homicide,...

USS Carney departs Alexandria, Egypt

USS Carney departs Alexandria, Egypt The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) departed Alexandria, Egypt, Jan. 17, 2018, after a port visit that...

USN to test Saab’s ASW training system in 2018

The Swedish defense firm Saab is set to demonstrate for the U.S. Navy an underwater drone that simulates a submarine, making it easier for...

USS Carney Departs Brindisi, Italy

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) departed Brindisi, Italy, Jan. 2, 2017, after a scheduled port visit. The port visit was the...

Northrop Grumman is awarded $255m for MQ-4C Triton production contract

Northrop Grumman is being awarded $255,309,325 for fixed-price-incentive modification to a previously awarded advanced acquisition contract for the Lot 3 low-rate initial production of...

Royal Australian Navy’s new capability

The Royal Australian Navy is set to become the first foreign force using Raytheon’s sensor-netting system that creates a real-time composite network picture for...

BAE Systems has received a $45.3 million contract from the U.S....

BAE Systems has received a $45.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to modernize the guided missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68). The Anzio will...

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,...

The U.S. Navy is closer to delivering its new Long Range...

The U.S. Navy is closer to delivering its new Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) after completing another milestone test flight from an Air Force ...

Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Returns to Washington After Deployment

Washington-based ships assigned to Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 returned Dec. 10, just in time for the upcoming holidays following a six-month deployment...

USS Michael Monsoor cut short its first sea trials

The second stealthy destroyer being built for the U.S. Navy cut short its first sea trials because an equipment failure prevented testing of propulsion...

USS Michael Monsoor departed the shipyard for at-sea trials.

Future USS Michael Monsoor, the US Navy's newest stealth destroyer & 2nd of 3 Zumwalt-class destroyers being built by Bath Iron Works, departed the...

USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) visits in Odessa-Ukraine

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) arrived in Odessa, Ukraine, Nov. 29, 2017, for a scheduled port visit. While...

USS San Diego Arrives In Souda Bay, Greece

The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) and embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Souda Bay, Greece,...

Search ends for Sailors in C-2A crash

 The U.S. Navy ceased search and rescue operations at 10:00 a.m. Japan Standard Time on Nov. 24 for three Sailors not immediately recovered after...

Navantia and Bath Iron Works team for the US Navy Future...

Navantia of Spain and U.S.General Dynamics Bath Iron Works have signed a teaming agreement to collaborate on the U.S. Navy’s next-generation FFG(X) Guided Missile...

France’s CATG Departs Port for a Bilateral Deployment

France’s amphibious task group (CATG), comprised of the French Navy Mistral-class amphibious assault ship LHD Tonnerre and the Horizon-class air defense destroyer Chevalier Paul,...

USNS Comfort returned to Naval Station Norfolk afternoon providing life-saving medical...

US Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) returned to Naval Station Norfolk afternoon providing life-saving medical care to the people of Puerto Rico. Comfort...

The United States will need to spend more than $1.2 trillion...

The United States will need to spend more than $1.2 trillion over the next 30 years to follow through with plans to modernize and...

Guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin returns after 7-month deployment.

The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin returned to Norfolk Friday (Nov 16)after seven months abroad. The Oscar Austin had been supporting U.S. naval operations...

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...