Friday, January 21, 2022

Topic: NAVY

US Navy helicopter crashes in Virginia while trying to make an emergency landing

A U.S. Navy MH-60S "Knighthawk" helicopter crashed while trying to make an emergency landing on Wednesday in Virginia, Navy and state officials said. The Virginia State Police reported...

US Navy awards $1,6B contract for V-22 Osprey support

Bell Boeing Joint Project Office (JPO) has been awarded a $1,6 billion four-year contract to continue support of the V-22 Osprey aircraft, according to the U.S. Department...

Raytheon awarded $578 million for SM-2 missiles for U.S., allies

Raytheon Missile System in Tucson has been awarded $578,3 million to procure Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) production requirements, according to the U.S. Department of Defense contract announcements. The deal, which was a...

USS Jefferson City fast-attack submarine conducts change of homeport

The U.S. Navy announced on Thursday that the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Jefferson City (SSN 759) arrived at Naval Base Guam following a change of homeport...

USS Iwo Jima prepares for homeport shift to Norfolk

The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) departed from Naval Station Mayport, Florida, Dec. 10, commencing the ship’s homeport shift to Norfolk, Virginia. According to...

USS Oakland ready to receive new long-range, precision-strike weapon

The U.S. Navy's Independence-variant littoral combat ship, USS Oakland (LCS 24), has received a new launch module for long-range, precision-strike weapon. According to a recent Navy news release,...

US Navy commissions new guided-missile destroyer Daniel Inouye

The U.S. Navy Wednesday commissioned its new Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118), at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.  On 8 December, Bath-built DDG 118 officially becomes...

Key West fast attack submarine returns to home port in Guam

The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) returned to its home port in Guam. According to the U.S. Navy, Key West is one of...

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