The Lockheed Martin-led shipbuilding team launched Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 21, the future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul into the Menominee River at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine Shipyard. Ship sponsor Jodi J. Greene, Deputy Under Secretary of the U.S. Navy for Policy, christened LCS 21 just prior to launch.
Tag Archives : US Navy
08 Jun 2019
The amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) and French Navy aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle (R 91), and its escort ships, conducted drills while sailing together, June 7.
03 Jun 2019
Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $65 million advance acquisition contract for long-lead components for the manufacture and delivery of three LRIP Lot 5 MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft for the US Navy and the Australian Defense Force (ADF).
31 May 2019
The US Navy's future John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) aircraft carrier reached a key milestone on May 29, when the island house was lowered onto the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier at the Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News Shipbuilding division.
27 May 2019
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) hosted a ceremonial first-cut-of-steel event today at its Newport News Shipbuilding division to mark the start of advance construction for the Columbia-class submarine program, the US shipyard said on May 23, 2019.
27 May 2019
To encourage innovation, experimentation, and combat readiness, Vice Adm. Richard Brown, Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (CNSP), announced the establishment of Surface Development Squadron ONE (SURFDEVRON ONE) during a ceremony, May 22.
22 May 2019
RE2 Robotics, a US developer of human-like robotic manipulator arms, announced yesterday that they have received $3 million in funding from the US Navy's Office of Naval Research (ONR) to develop a dexterous, underwater robotic hand with tactile feedback.
20 May 2019
The F/A-18 Service Life Modification program has received its second contract to induct 12 jets. The program extends the life of existing Super Hornets from 6,000 to 10,000 flight hours. In 2023 the program will begin converting the jets into the new Block III configuration.