An AV-8B Harrier aircraft damaged during a hard landing on board a US Navy amphibious assault ship has been rapidly repaired and returned to service using additive manufacturing (AM) technology, according to Naval Air Systems Command...Show More Summary
Prior to Operation Desert Storm, it was established naval doctrine that aircraft carriers could never operate in the Persian Gulf. The area was so small it left the great behemoths vulnerable to shore-based rockets or raids by small torpedo boats. Show More Summary
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The new superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy said he does not now believe there is "a cultural issue" in Navy sports with the kind of lax oversight of athletes that is being investigated at the U.S. Air Force Academy, but if there is "we're going to take care of it."
As we reported yesterday, VX-23 'Salty Dogs' made history with the first seamless carrier operations between an unmanned combat drone and a F/A-18 Hornet. The video below gives us a glimpse of what the Navy's air combat capability of the future will look like. Read more...
Briefly: Cool photo of the M61A2 Vulcan nose cannon in a FA-18E Super Hornet jet fighter taken by its pilot — Spencer Abbot, commanding officer of the Strike-Fighter Squadron 27 Royal Maces, based at Naval Air Facility Atsugi, in Japan. It looks like the cockpit of an A-Wing jumping into hyperspace. More »
U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) awarded General Atomics (GA) an initial sole-source contract for Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) and Advanced
Agreement will bolster US air and naval presence in northern Australia to project more power into the Asia Pacific.
Russia has ordered a batch of Kamov Ka-52K 'Hokum B' naval attack helicopters for the Russian Navy's Mistral-class landing helicopter dock (LHD) vessels.Speaking to IHS Jane's, a Russian defence industry source stated that the order included 32 Ka-52K helicopters. Show More Summary
More than 800 Australian Navy, Army and Air Force personnel are on their way home after taking part in RIMPAC, the world’s largest naval exercise, which concluded in Hawaii today.
Notice Type: Presolicitation NoticePosted Date: 28-JUL-14Office Address: Department of the Navy; Naval Air Systems Command; Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division Dept. 1; Commander, NAWCWD, Code 210000D, 429 E. Bowen Rd - Stop 4015...Show More Summary
The caption to the above photo from DVIDS; A quick reaction force with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response prepares to depart Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, in support of a military assisted departure from the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, Saturday, July 26, 2014. The Department of State, in coordination with the U.S. […]
Israel intensified its bombardment of Gaza Wednesday, killing four children on a beach in an apparent naval salvo and launching deadly air strikes, as regional leaders sought to end the killing. The punishing air campaign aimed at halting cross-border rocket […]
Israel continues with its air and naval bombardments of Gaza as hospitals struggle to cope with casualties.
Israel's chief military spokesman announced that "we have been instructed by the political echelon to hit Hamas hard," and recent developments bear that out: Israel's air and naval strikes against Gaza continued today, as rockets similarly continued to rain down on Israel from Gaza. Israel says it has pursued about...
The U.S. Navy's biggest destroyer, the Zumwalt, will be the first American Naval ship to run off electric propulsion since a line of escort ships in the 1940s - and it will be powered by engines originally meant for commercial airliners. Read more...
As the number and variety of air, space and surface-based threats to our naval fleets continue to proliferate, defending against them all is getting harder and harder. But equipped with this new unified threat detection system from Raytheon, our Arleigh Burke-class destroyers will know what’s coming from 30 times farther away. More »
As the number and variety of air, space, and surface-based threats to our naval fleets continue to proliferate, defending against them all is getting harder and harder. But equipped with this new unified threat detection system from Raytheon, our Arleigh Burke-class destroyers will know what's coming from 30 times farther away. Read more...
As the Navy prepares to deploy its first laser weapon on a ship later this summer, Office of Naval Research (ONR) officials announced June 11 that they have finished awarding contracts to develop a similar weapon to be used on ground...Show More Summary
Seventy years after the D-Day landings in Normandy, the Royal Air Force remembers June 6, 1944 by recreating some historic images from the day - though not the kind you might expect. As naval forces made landfall on D-Day, a II (AC) Squadron Mustang took to the sky above, bringing back some of the first images of the landings. Show More Summary
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