The United States' State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Australia of twelve MH-60R Multi-Mission helicopters for an estimated cost of $985 million. The 'Romeos' would likely replace the six MRH90 'Taipan' currently in-service with the Royal Australian Navy.
Tag Archives : United States
24 Aug 2021
The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) released a Request for Information (RFI) in mid-August 2021 seeking a Wing-in-Ground (WIG) cargo aircraft for the US military. DARPA set some requirements for the WIG plane...
10 Jul 2021
USSOCOM’s PEO Maritime presented updates on ongoing Naval Special Warfare (NSW) programs during SOFIC 2021 Virtual Expo. Peter Ong reports on what caught his attention.
18 Jun 2021
The U.S. Navy plans to decommission 15 ships FY2022: 7 cruisers, 4 littoral combat ships, 1 amphibious ship, 2 attack submarines and 1 fleet tug.
16 Apr 2021
At the end of March, 2021, Naval News asked the U.S. Marine Corps several questions related to Force Design 2030...
28 Jan 2021
The Coast Guard commissioned the 41st fast response cutter (FRC), Charles Moulthrope, in Portsmouth, Virginia, Jan. 21. The cutter is the first of six FRCs to be assigned to Patrol Forces Southwest Asia and stationed in Manama, Bahrain.
24 Nov 2020
PETER THE GREAT BAY - On Nov. 24 (local time) USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) asserted navigational rights and freedoms in the vicinity of Peter the Great Bay in the Sea of Japan.
15 Nov 2020
As reported earlier in the Naval News’ Land Based Anti-Ship Missiles (LBASM) article, the U.S. ...
11 Nov 2020
The United States' State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) of up to 19 MQ-9B...
04 Nov 2020
Taiwan has requested to buy four (4) Weapons-Ready MQ-9B Remotely Piloted Aircraft; two (2) Fixed ...