Maritime Security

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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kimball returns to homeport after final sea trials

Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) returns to its homeport in Honolulu after conducting final sea trials near Hawaii Aug.…

U.S. Navy awards contract to Rafael for TopLite electro-optical sights

One of Israel’s largest defense firms, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. has received a $13,3 million contract order for TopLite…

U.S. Navy awards contract to General Dynamics for procurement of F/A-18’s Gatling guns

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, was awarded a modification to a previously awarded…

U.S. Marine Corps’ F-35B completes simulated defensive combat air patrol with AIM-9X missile

The U.S. Marine Corps' F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) stealth aircraft successfully completed simulated defensive combat air patrol with live…

USS Ramage deploys to provide ballistic missile defense for U.S. Navy fleet

The U.S. Navy has announced that the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) deployed from  Naval Station Norfolk…

U.S. Navy complete first system-level tests of Raytheon’s newest air surveillance radar

The U.S. Navy successfully completed the first system-level tests of the newest Raytheon's radar for aircraft carriers and amphibious warfare…

U.S. Navy selects Lockheed Martin for self-defense systems of large-deck amphibious ships and aircraft carriers

The U.S. Department of Defense and Lockheed Martin announced an agreement worth about for $55.96 million for combat system engineering…

U.S. Marines conducts AAV crew-served weapons training in Japan

U.S. Marines with 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, conduct Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) crew-served weapons training on Camp Hansen,…