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U.S. Navy fast-attack submarine USS Jefferson City departs Pearl Harbor

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The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Jefferson City (SSN 759) departs Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard after completing an engineered overahul to prolong the life of the submarine, according to a statement issued Monday by Commander Submarine Forces Pacific. “During the shipyard period, shipyard employees and the crew performed multiple repairs, conducted preventative maintenance, and installed […]

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U.S. Army conducts large-scale air assault training exercise

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U.S. Army 25th Combat Aviation Brigade completed the large-scale air assault training exercise, according to a recent service news release. Air assault is the movement of ground-based military forces by vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft—such as the helicopter—to seize and hold key terrain which has not been fully secured, and to directly engage enemy […]

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U.S. Navy completes conversion former attack submarine into training ship

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The U.S. Navy announced that Norfolk Naval Shipyard successfully completed the conversion of USS La Jolla (SSN 701) into a nuclear power moored training ship. La Jolla is the first of two next-generation training ships converted at NNSY to become land-based platforms for training nuclear Sailors at the Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) in Charleston, […]

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U.S. Navy to return USS Harry S. Truman back to sea after completing repairs

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The U.S. Navy has announced repairs to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) are complete and added that all efforts are being made to return the carrier and air wing to sea to conduct operations. In August, the Navy announced an emergent maintenance requirement for an electrical issue aboard Truman, according […]

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U.S. Air Force’s new HH-60W combat rescue helicopter arrives at Eglin

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The U.S. Air Force has announced that its newest combat rescue helicopter arrived at Eglin Air Force Base to begin developmental testing. The HH-60W Combat Rescue helicopter touched down at Duke Field, its new home with the 413th Flight Test Squadron. A second HH-60 delivery arrived the following day. The five-hour flight from the Sikorsky Developmental […]

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Huntington Ingalls begins fabrication of newest 4,500-ton national security cutter

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The Navy’s largest shipbuilder, Huntington Ingalls, officially started fabrication of the U.S. Coast Guard’s newest 4,500-ton national security cutter. Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division marked the start of fabrication of the future Calhoun (WMSL 759). The start of fabrication signifies that the first 100 tons of steel have been cut. Known as the Legend-class, national security cutters […]

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U.S. Army awards contract to BAE Systems for advanced radar jamming technology

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BAE Systems, Britain’s biggest defense company, announced that it was awarded research and development funding through the U.S. Army to create an advanced radar jamming technology. According to a statement issued Monday by leading British defense firm, the technology aims to improve air survivability and mission effectiveness for U.S. Army rotary-wing aircraft and unmanned aerial […]

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U.S. Army successful complete test of AH-64E Apache modernized radar

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The U.S. Army completed the AH-64E Apache Follow-On Test and Evaluation II (FOT&E II) for the AN/APG-78 LONGBOW Fire Control Radar (FCR). The LONGBOW system is manufactured by a Joint Venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. The system is short-range, multimode surveillance and fire-control radar and target acquisition system. According to a recent Northrop […]

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U.S. Air Force tests new snowmobile loading system for CV-22 aircraft

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The U.S. Air Force has begun testing the newest Snowmobile Loading And Transportation System that was specially developed for CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft. The snowmobile perhaps is the most unconventional cargo in the arsenal of Special Operations Wing CV-22 Osprey, but currently, this type of special vehicle is very actually for covert military operations in […]

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U.S. Air Force F-16s conducts bilateral exercise with Israeli F-35i Adir-fighters

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The U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets assigned to the 480th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, conducted a bilateral exercise in southern Israel, about 60 km north of Eilat, in support of Blue Flag 2019 exercise. The Israeli and U.S. Air Forces demonstrated their partnership and combined air power by focusing […]

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