Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Maritime Security

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...

U.S. Marine Corps showcase ‘combat power’ during impressive elephant walk

Personnel from the U.S. Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), equipped with the CH-53E Super Stallions, MV-22B Ospreys and based at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in California, staged the impressive "Elephant Walk"...

U.S. Navy gets one step closer to receive fleet of large unmanned ships

The U.S. Navy is a step closer to receive its fleet of unmanned surface ships that could potentially save lives and increase efficiency if utilized in maritime missions. Currently, the Navy is moving forward with a key step...

Lockheed Martin awarded $160M for HIMARS production

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp. has received a $160 million contract modification for production of M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (M142 HIMARS) and support requirements, according to a Jul. 14 announcement. The contract modification provides for the...

U.S. Marines conducts amphibious night raids in Japan

The dark night wouldn’t allow the human eye to see anything further than two feet ahead, but that didn’t stop the Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) from conducting their amphibious night raid on Ukibaru...

U.S. spy planes intercepted by Russian fighter jets over Black Sea

U.S. surveillance aircraft planes were intercepted and escorted by Russian fighter jets during a flight over neutral waters over the Black Sea. According to Russia’s National Defense Management Center, Su-30SM and Su-27 fighter jets were scrambled to intercept...

Russian Navy says it is tracking U.S. Navy high-speed transport vessel in Black Sea

The Russian military is tracking a U.S. Navy expeditionary fast transport USNS Yuma (T-EPF 8) in the Black Sea, the National Defense Control Center reported on Thursday. "The forces and means of the Black Sea Fleet have begun...

Russia releases video of U.S. Navy P-8A aircraft intercept

The Russian Ministry of Defense released a video showing a pair of Su-30SM fighter jets that intercepts U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft over the Black Sea on Tuesday evening. According to a press release...

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