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Littoral combat ship USS Savannah delivered to U.S. Navy

Austal USA has delivered its 14th Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) to the U.S. Navy, from the company’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama on June 28, 2021, builder Austal USA announced on Monday. Achieving significant gains in production efficiency, the future...

Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group joins 5th Fleet

The CSG’s arrival marks the first time Ronald Reagan has entered the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations (AOO) since 2012. The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), flagship of the Ronald Reagan carrier strike group (CSG), along with...

Collins completes Milestone C for TCTS II Air Combat Training System for the U.S. Navy

Collins Aerospace, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp., has successfully completed Milestone C for the U.S. Navy’s Tactical Combat Training System II (TCTS II) program. In addition, Collins Aerospace was awarded the first production order for TCTS II. TCTS Inc....

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...

USS Thomas Hudner conducts port visit in Kiel

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) conducted a four-day port visit in Kiel, Germany, on June 22, 2021, the U.S. Navy 6th Fleet announced. The port visit took place after participating in the 50th iteration...

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...

U.S. Sixth Fleet announces participation for Sea Breeze 2021 multinational exercise

U.S. Sixth Fleet formally announces participation in the upcoming annually held Exercise Sea Breeze 2021 (SB21) cohosted with the Ukrainian Navy, June 21, 2021. The exercise is taking place from June 28 to July 10 in the Black Sea region...

USS Laboon visits Romania

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) conducted a three-day port visit in Constanta, Romania, June 18-20, 2021, as part of their mission to conduct presence operations in the Black Sea region and participate in the Romanian-led...

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...

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