Future destroyer 'Rafael Peralta' completes Alpha trials

The future USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) sets sail for the first time to conduct initial at-sea builder's trials off the coast of Maine. Photo: General Dynamics, Bath Iron Works

The U.S. Navy said its future guided-missile destroyer USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) successfully completed Alpha ...

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US, UK minehunters team up for Persian Gulf MCM drills

U.S. and Royal Navy mine countermeasures ships with two MH-53 helicopters from HM-15 Detachment Two during US-UK Mine Countermeasures Exercise 17-1. Photo: US Navy

Minehunters from the US and UK kicked off the mine countermeasures exercise 17-1 in the Persian Gulf with a ...

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US and Royal Navy officers discuss carrier operations

L-R: Captain Crawford USN, Vice Admiral Crawford USN, Commander Saybolt USN, Mr Jason Lawrence, Commander Park RN, Captain Wright RN, Commodore Jameson OBE RN, Commander Farrant RN. Photo: Royal Navy

Senior lawyers from the US Navy and the Royal Navy met at the stone frigate HMS Excellent for formal joint talks ...

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USS Essex upgraded for F-35B operations

USS Essex. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy is currently modifying its Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD-2) to make it capable of ...

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US Navy helicopter squadron conducts mine warfare drills

The MH-53E Sea Dragon departs the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) flight line over St. Andrews Bay for an Airborne Mine Countermeasures mission off the coast of Panama City, Florida on Oct. 6, 2016. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s helicopter mine countermeasures squadron (HM) 15 carried out annual airborne mine countermeasures ...

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US Navy speeds up production of APKWSTM laser-guided rockets

APKWS. Photo: BAE Systems

The U.S. Navy has contracted BAE Systems to manufacture Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWSTM) ...

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LCS post shakedown contract boosts Austal's support business

Photo: Austal

The U.S. Navy has awarded Austal USA a contract to provide engineering and management services support of the Post ...

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Australian naval officers complete Aegis course in US

Members of the Royal Australian Navy, Navy civilians and Lockheed Martin employees celebrated the conclusion of their Aegis Combat System training. Photo: Lockheed Martin

Australian naval officers recently graduated from a two month Aegis combat systems course at the Combat Systems ...

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HMCS Vancouver visits Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

HMCS Vancouver file photo

Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Vancouver arrived in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, October 18 to conduct a goodwill visit ...

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US amphibious dock landing ship arrives in Cambodia

From left, the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42), the Military Sealift Command fleet oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl, the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard and the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur steam in formation in the South China Sea, Oct. 13, 2016. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) arrived in ...

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John Lewis-class oilers to be powered by Rolls-Royce engines

Rendering of TAO-205 Fleet Oiler. Photo: NASSCO

Rolls-Royce announced that it has signed a contract to supply diesel generators, propellers and shaft lines for the ...

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USS Mesa Verde concludes Haiti disaster relief mission

Hatians watch as Marines with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit unload 50 kg bags of rice at a remote village in the Republic of Haiti. Photo: US Navy

Amphibious transport dock USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) left the coast of Haiti October 13 after providing humanitarian ...

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US Navy contracts BAE for air traffic systems support

An MH-60S Knighthawk takes off from the flight deck aboard amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7). Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a five-year contract potentially worth $52 million to provide essential ...

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ERAPSCO lands $200M US Navy contract for sonobuoy delivery

Sonobuoys being loaded onto an MH-60 R Sea Hawk helicopter. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded ERAPSCO a  $203.7 million contract modification to build up to 141,500 sonobuoys for Navy ...

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Leonardo to provide radars for US Navy's MQ-8C Fire Scout

An MQ-8C Fire Scout prepares to land on the guided-missile destroyer, USS Jason Dunham. Photo: Northrop Grumman

Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced Monday that its Osprey active electronically scanned array AESA radar has been ...

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MCM exercise Clear Horizon starts in South Korea

Naval representatives from the U.S., Republic of Korea and United Nations Sending States, gather at the Commander, Republic of Korea Fleet base for the opening ceremony of Clear Horizon. Photo: US Navy

The first iteration of the international mine countermeasure (MCM) exercise Clear Horizon 2016 started in Busan, ...

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USS Coronado enters Singapore

USS Coronado (LCS 4) arrives at Changi Naval Base to begin a rotational deployment in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) arrived at the Singaporean Changi Naval Base to begin a ...

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USS San Francisco returns from last deployment

USS San Francisco transits under the Golden Gate bridge as it departs San Francisco Bay. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS San Francisco (SSN 711) and her crew returned to Naval ...

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Ronald Reagan carrier strike group visits South Korea

The U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), steams in formation with ships from Carrier Strike Group Five (CSG 5) and the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) during Exercise Invincible Spirit. Photo: US Navy

Units from from the U.S. Navy’s Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 5 arrived in Busan for a port visit, October 16. ...

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USS Zumwalt officially joins the US Navy fleet

Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) pierside at Canton Port Services on Oct. 13, 2016. Photo: US Navy

USS Zumwalt, the U.S. Navy’s newest and most technologically advanced warship, officially joined the fleet ...

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GD contracts Babcock for Successor missile tube work

Impression of how the UK’s new nuclear submarines may look. Photo: British MoD

UK’s Babcock International Group announced Thursday that it has been awarded a contract from General Dynamics ...

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Navy lieutenant commander pleads guilty in Fat Leonard case

GDMA inflated an invoice to the U.S. Navy for potable water and trash removal services for the USS Essex to cover for Debord's expenses while he was in Singapore. Photo: Illustration/US Navy

A U.S. Navy lieutenant commander on Thursday pleaded guilty in federal court where he admitted to accepting bribes ...

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US Navy works on skin-inspired hydrogel to fight biofouling

A U.S. Navy sailor scrapes barnacles from the bottom of a rigid-hull inflatable boat aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Photo: US Navy

Barnacle clusters that inevitably form on ships have always been a problem for seafarers as they slow the ship down ...

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USS Whidbey Island departs UAE after mid-voyage repairs

Sailors and marines form a working party to stow supplies during a replenishment-at-sea aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41). Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) and embarked Marines of the 22nd Marine ...

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US Coast Guards awards $125M for SAR system support

Photo: US Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded General Dynamics Mission Systems a $125.6 million follow-on contract to provide ...

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Bravo Industries acquires Brazilian defense company

Illustration. Brazilian navy frigate BRP Greenhalgh (F-46). Photo: US Navy

U.S.-based defense and logistics group Bravo Industries announced it has completed negotiations for the acquisition ...

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