The U.S. Navy commissioned Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 17, USS Indianapolis – the nation’s ninth Freedom-variant LCS – in Burns Harbor, Indiana on October 26, 2019. This milestone places the ship, built by the Lockheed Martin-led team into active service.
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13 Oct 2019
At PACIFIC 2019, the naval defense exposition held last week in Sydney, Australia, Navantia Australia, the local branch of Spanish shipbuilding group Navantia, unveiled a new Joint Support Ship (JSS) design for both the domestic and export market.
04 Oct 2019
The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the United States Navy (USN) are participating in the second edition of Exercise Pacific Griffin from 24 September to 11 October 2019.
04 Oct 2019
Following its recent test from a Littoral Combat Ship, Naval News reached out to NAVSEA to ask if the next generation anti-ship missile of the U.S. Navy already has its "RGM" designation...
22 Sep 2019
The U.S. Navy held a keel-laying and authentication ceremony for the future USS Savannah (LCS 28) at Austal USA’s shipyard Mobile, Ala., on Sept. 20.
27 Aug 2019
The Program Executive Officer for Unmanned and Small Combatants (PEO USC) granted Milestone C approval to the Knifefish Surface Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Undersea Vehicle Program. The decision clears the way for low-rate initial production (LRIP) of the system, PEO USC announced Aug. 23.
19 Aug 2019
GlobalData press release With Western defense budgets increasing and continued growth in Asia-Pacific, there is ...
04 Aug 2019
The U.S. Navy commissioned Littoral Combat Ship USS Billings (LCS 15) in Key West, Florida on August 3 2019. The ship, built by a Lockheed Martin-led team, is now in active service in the U.S. Navy fleet.
09 Jul 2019
The U.S. Navy declared initial operational capability (IOC) of the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter June 28 clearing the way for fleet operations and training.