Saturday, September 25, 2021

Maritime Security

U.S. Marine Corps robotic launcher becomes global sensation

A new robotic vehicle equipped with two Naval Strike Missiles has become an “internet sensation” after Large Scale Exercise in Hawaii. The newest robotic combat vehicle has become the hero of news reports around the world and footage...

U.S. Navy awards contract to Austal to modernize east coast-based Littoral Combat Ships

Australian shipbuilder Austal announced that its business unit Austal USA was awarded maintenance and modernization contracts from the U.S.Navy for east coast-based Littoral Combat Ships. According to a company statement, the awards, announced by the U.S. Department of...

U.S military is now seeking a ground-effect craft

The Pentagon's research division, which is called DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), has released its request for information to industry seeking technologies that would support the development of new Agency's efforts focused on novel seaplane and...

U.S. Marines’ huge new CH-53K helicopter enters initial operational test

The U.S. Navy's Naval Air Systems Command announced on Tuesday that the new CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopter from Sikorsky for the United States Marine Corps officially enters Initial Operational Test and Evaluation. "The CH-53K King Stallion officially enters...

U.S. Navy moving forward with large autonomous submarine development

The U.S. Navy is moving forward with a key step in developing a large autonomous submarine, according to a recent Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Keyport news release. In June, Naval Undersea Warfare Division Keyport was selected as the...

U.S. Marine Corps awards contract to GaardTech for robotic enemy vehicles

A Brisbane-based firm said on Wednesday it had got an order for delivering full-sized targets mimicking enemy combat vehicles for the U.S. Marine Corps. "GaardTech received order from the USMC for live-fire robotic enemy vehicles for an upcoming OS training...

Indian Navy formally inducts first two MH-60R Seahawk helicopters

The Indian Navy has formally inducted into service the first two of 24 Lockheed Martin MH-60R Seahawk multirole helicopters it ordered in late 2020 for $2.12 billion. Indian Officials said the Navy received the naval multirole helicopters in...

U.S. Navy rescue helicopter crashes near Mt. Hogue, California

The U.S. Navy reported that its MH-60 Knighthawk helicopter crashed near Mt. Hogue, California at approximately 5 p.m. on July 16, while conducting search and rescue (SAR) operations. In a release late Saturday, the service said all four...

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