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04 Aug 2020
Austal USA and the U.S. Navy’s Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) program successfully completed integrated trials on the future USNS Newport (EPF 12), in the Gulf of Mexico. The ship is now ready to be delivered to the U.S. Navy.
03 Aug 2020
The Russian Navy will begin trials of new modular systems by the end of the summer. They include weapons and equipment carried in ordinary sea containers which can be loaded on various warships and plugged into onboard power supplies and controls.
02 Jul 2020
The U.S. Navy is looking to decommission 8 vessels in 2021. Pending approval from Congress, the plan would see the first four Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) being mothballed.
06 Jun 2020
Ghost Fleet Overlord test vessels continue to inform and accelerate the U.S. Navy’s Large and Medium Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) programs
25 May 2020
The future USS Oakland (LCS 24) successfully concluded acceptance trials here May 22, following a series of in-port and underway demonstrations in the Gulf of Mexico.
21 May 2020
Sailors aboard USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), working with engineers and technicians from Navy Surface Warfare Centers, successfully executed a “structural test fire” of the Mark 46 MOD 2 Gun Weapon System (GWS) on the Naval Air Weapons Center Weapons Division Sea Test Range, Point Mugu, May 16.
17 May 2020
Tension are deescalating in mid-May 2020 in the South China Sea with the withdraw of Chinese and Malaysian ships over a maritime dispute regarding oceanic mineral and oil reserves claimed by Malaysia, China, and Vietnam. The U.S. Navy responded by sending warships in late April: the USS America (LHA-6) and its escorts USS Bunker Hill (CG-52) and USS Barry (DDG-52).
13 May 2020
A U.S. Navy ship conducted presence operations near Panamanian flagged drillship, West Capella, May 12.
05 May 2020
The US Navy Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) intends to award Lockheed Martin a new order for Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) testing assets to achieve P-8 Poseidon MPA program requirements, according to a contract opportunity published on April 20.