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Secret UK defence documents found at bus stop

Classified documents from Britain's defence ministry containing details about a British warship and Russia's potential reaction to its passage through the Black Sea have been found at a bus stop in southern England, the BBC reported on Sunday (June...

India and U.S. conduct joint military exercises

U.S. Navy and Indian armed forces again joined together to conduct integrated sea and air exercises off the coast of India, June 23-24. The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG 5) participated in joint multi-domain engagements with the Indian Navy...

Austal USA Awarded $44m LCS Contract Modification

Austal announced that the United States Department of Defense has awarded Austal USA a modification to a previously awarded Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program contract, June 23, 2021. The modification provides Austal with a total potential additional value of...

The first weapon system for the USMC’s new LRUSV: Hero-120

The first weapon system for the United States Marine Corps’ new Long Range Unmanned Surface Vessel (LRUSV) has been confirmed. The UVision Air Ltd. Hero-120 Organic Precision Fires (OPF) smart loitering munition system and Multi-Canister launcher will be integrated...

Ronald Reagan CSG exercises with Republic of Singapore Navy

Ships and aircraft from the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG 5) and the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) conducted integrated bilateral training, June 17. CSG 5 sailed in international waters with RSN’s Formidable-class frigate RSS Intrepid (69) and the...

USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Completes First Full Ship Shock Trial Event

On Friday, June 18, the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) successfully completed the first scheduled explosive event as part of Full Ship Shock Trials (FSST). The first-in-class aircraft carrier was designed using advanced computer modeling methods, testing, and analysis...

CSG-1 arrives in Hawaiian Islands Operating Area

 U.S. Navy units assigned to Carrier Strike Group CSG-1 are operating in the Hawaiian Islands Operating Area and continue to integrate operations with the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard. “Operating in Hawaii provides unique opportunities for...

Boeing, ESG and Lufthansa Technik Partner for Potential German P-8A Poseidon Fleet Support

Boeing signed agreements today with ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH and Lufthansa Technik that outline joint efforts to explore potential areas of collaboration in systems integration, training, support, and sustainment work. The signed memorandum of understanding may lead to more...

Austal Australia Delivers 11th Guardian-Class Patrol Boat

Austal Australia has delivered the eleventh Guardian-class Patrol Boat (GCPB) to the Australian Department of Defence on June 18. The vessel, the RKS Teanoai II, was then gifted by the Australian Government to the Government of the Republic of Kiribati at...

FS Languedoc Captures Drugs Worth $4.3 Million

French Marine Nationale ship FS Languedoc, assigned to Combined Task Force (CTF) 150, seized 902 lbs (409 kg) of heroin worth over $4.3 million dollars during a maritime counter-narcotics operation, June 6.  Within twenty-four hours of entering the Combined Maritime...
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