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U.S. Navy christens newest aircraft carrier

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The U.S. Navy has christened its newest Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier, USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), during a ceremony on Saturday, December. 6, at the Newport News Shipbuilding. John F. Kennedy is the second aircraft carrier of the Gerald R. Ford class, slated to replace USS Nimitz (CVN 68), when that ship is […]

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U.S. Navy uses fleet of commercial helicopters

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The U.S. Navy has reported the new footage that showed that it uses a civil registration helicopter fleet in support of aircraft carriers and other warships. The Scramble Magazine was first to report that the civil registered helicopter fleet operated on behalf of U.S. Naval Forces. The publication drew attention to the recently published photo, […]

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Lockheed Martin to equip future Spanish frigates with latest radars

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Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp, announced on Thursday that it recently signed a contract with Navantia to equip five new F-110 multimission frigates and their land-based test site (Centro de Integración de Sistemas en Tierra or CIST) – with Lockheed Martin’s first naval installation of its solid state S-band radar. The new F-110 […]

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Photo: USS Harry S. Truman transits Atlantic Ocean

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The eighth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, USS Harry S. Truman, transits across the Atlantic Ocean as part of the support of the U.S. 6th Fleet. The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is conducting operations in U.S. 6th Fleet to support maritime security operations in international waters, alongside our allies […]

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U.S. Navy to christen its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship

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The Navy will christen its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Mobile (LCS 26), during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony Saturday, Dec. 7, in Mobile, Alabama. U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, representing Alabama’s first district, will deliver the christening ceremony’s principal address. His wife, Rebecca Byrne, president and CEO of the Community Foundation […]

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U.S. Navy’s newest warship sinks vessel in western Atlantic

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The U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command has confirmed that Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) sinks a vessel in the western Atlantic on November 23. A Navy news release states that USS Detroit (LCS 7) sank derelict vessel encountered during deployment to the U.S. Southern Command’s area of responsibility. Also was released footage […]

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U.S. Navy taps General Dynamics for 9 new nuclear-powered fast attack submarines

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General Dynamics Electric Boat, wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, is awarded a multi-year modification to previously-awarded contract for construction of nine new Virginia-class submarines, eight with Virginia Payload Module (VPM), according to a recent Department of Defense news release. The Virginia-class attack submarine is the U.S. Navy’s latest undersea warfare platform and incorporates the […]

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USS Harry S. Truman begins flight operations in U.S. Sixth Fleet

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U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa said Sunday that the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) begins flight operations in U.S. Sixth Fleet to support maritime security operations in international waters, alongside our allies and partners. Deploying ships and aircraft of the strike group, commanded by Rear Adm. Andrew J. Loiselle, include flagship USS Harry S. […]

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USS John P. Murtha amphibious transport dock ship returns from 7-month deployment

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The U.S. Navy said that the amphibious transport dock ship USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26), returned to San Diego. The Sailors and Marines of the John P. Murtha, part of the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), returned to their homeport of San Diego, Nov. 27, following a successful seven-month deployment to the 7th and […]

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Leaked photo: General Atomics offers possible Japenese helicopter destroyer conversion into aircraft carrier

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Pictures of a possible Japanese helicopter destroyer JS Izumo conversion into a full-fledged aircraft carrier have appeared on social media. Japan has grand ambitions to upgrade one of its largest warship, the so-called helicopter destroyer JS Izumo, into a full-fledged aircraft carrier capable of launching the F-35C fighter jets and E-2 all-weather airborne early warning […]

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