Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Maritime Security

U.S. Marine Corps awards contract to Northrop Grumman for XM914E1 chain guns

The U.S. Department of Defense said Thursday that Northrop Grumman won a contract with a maximum ceiling of $81 million for the delivery of up to 300 XM914E1 30mm x 113mm chain guns for the Marine Corps. The...

U.S. Navy destroyer successfully intercepts ballistic targets

The U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa has announced on Tuesday that as part of the ongoing At-Sea-Demo/Formidable Shield 2021 exercise, the Navy Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) fired two Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) interceptors to...

U.S. Marines receives newest hand-held devices to deter enemy drones

The Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response - Central Command has announced that U.S. Marines have received newest hand-held devices that are designed to detect and deter enemy drones. The Marines also participated in Counter-Unmanned Aircraft...

French Navy will receive more H160 helicopters

Just last week, Airbus Helicopters reported that the French Armament General Directorate (DGA) has confirmed an option for two more H160s for the French Navy. As noted by the company, these aircraft will join the fleet of...

Raytheon secures $16,7M contract modification for mine countermeasure assets

The U.S. Department of Defense said on Wednesday that Raytheon Missiles and Defense has received $16,7 million modification to a previously awarded contract to procure production Airborne Mine Neutralization Systems.  The contract modification, from Naval Sea Systems Command,...

U.S. Navy awards contract to Huntington Ingalls for REMUS 300 unmanned underwater vehicle

The U.S. Navy announced it has reached an agreement with America’s largest military shipbuilding company Huntington Ingalls for two REMUS 300 unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs). “REMUS UUVs have been used by the U.S. Navy for their defense operations for...

U.S. Marines complete the longest convoy in recent history

In one of the longest military convoys in recent history, U.S. Marines with 2nd Transportation Battalion, part of 2nd Marine Logistics Group, drove 18 vehicles approximately 2,500 miles from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina to...

Two U.S. Navy training aircraft collide in mid-air in Texas

The Chief of Naval Air Training has confirmed that two T-45 Goshawk training aircraft from Training Squadron 22 collided in mid-air in Ricardo, Texas, at approximately 11:00 CST Monday.  "One aircraft was able to safely land at Naval...

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