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  • 12 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Raytheon Company and the U.S. Navy showcased the operational capability of the Joint Standoff Weapon in challenging back-to-back flight tests. Launched from F/A-18F Super Hornets, at approximately 25,000 feet, two JSOW II C air-to-ground weapons flew preplanned routes before destroying simulated cave targets.   “These test shots further validate JSOW’s ability to deliver decisive battlefield […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Navy’s first air-to-ground network-enabled weapon capable of attacking stationary land and moving maritime targets – the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1  – has recently achieved full operational capability. As a result of this, all US squadrons are now outfitted with JSOW C-1, Naval Air Systems Command said in an announcement. “Formal declaration of full […]

  • 10 August 2011
    Research & Development

      The U.S. Navy completed the first free-flight test of Raytheon Company’s (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon C-1, bringing the world’s only net-enabled standoff weapon with moving maritime target capability closer to initial operational capability. JSOW is a family of low-cost, air-to-ground weapons that employs an integrated GPS-inertial navigation system and terminal imaging infrared seeker, […]

  • 22 August 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has begun integrated testing (IT) of Raytheon Company’s (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1. During its first flight in IT, the JSOW C-1 was retargeted to strike a large moving ship target. “This flight test further demonstrates that JSOW C-1 can receive third party target updates in-flight, retarget after release, and […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Navy completed integrated test and evaluation of its first maritime, network-enabled weapon, the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1 Jan. 7 at the Sea Range at Point Mugu, California. The final developmental free flight test of the JSOW C-1 demonstrated the weapon’s effectiveness against maritime moving targets, an essential capability to support the Navy’s […]

  • 30 December 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon has secured an $80.5 million contract modification for the procurement of 200 full rate production Lot 10 AGM-154C-1 Joint Standoff Weapons (JSOWs)for the United States Navy. In addition, the contract provides for associated support equipment and one performance characterization test. JSOW is an interoperable air-to-ground weapon system that employs an integrated GPS-inertial navigation system […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has recently shared a video of an F/A-18 E/F strike aircraft firing the newest Joint Standoff Weapon, JSOW C-1, to sink the decommissioned frigate USS Rentz. The F/A-18 E/F fighter jet from USS Ronald Reagan’s air wing deployed the weapon during the U.S. exercise Valiant Shield 117 nautical miles northeast of Guam on September 13. Sailors from Carrier […]

  • 18 May 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy Sailors Drive Potent New Riverine Boat It’s small, fast, heavily armed, networked and one of a kind. But the new coastal command boat just starting to operate in this region is giving sailors in the Persian Gulf a taste of the swift and bad-ass boats coming to the brown-water Navy.  Construction of Royal Navy’s HQ in […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. ships and aircraft used live fire munition to sink a decommissioned U.S. Navy guided missile frigate in waters 30,000 feet deep and 117 nautical miles northeast of Guam on September 13. The boat sank in five hours after sustaining 22 missile hits, finally succumbing to hellfire missiles shots by the “Golden Falcons” of HSC 12. The […]

  • 26 January 2015

    The commanding officer of the dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) announced the 2014 Sailor of the Year (SOY), Junior Sailor of the Year (JSOY), and Bluejacket of the Year (BJOY) award recipients during the ship’s holiday party in San Diego, Dec. 12. Machinist’s Mate 1st Class Ronald Swift, a native of Chicago, […]

  • 11 December 2014

    The commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 4 announced the Sailor of the Quarter (SOQ) and Junior Sailor of the Quarter (JSOQ), Nov. 25, for the first quarter of the fiscal year 2015. Legalman 1st Class Miranda Fuller of Las Vegas, and Yeoman 2nd Class James Gray of Dallas, were named Sailor of the Year and […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus concluded a visit to Senegal Aug. 22, the last stop on a multi-nation visit focused on reinforcing existing partnerships with African nations. “Senegal is the backbone of the Navy and Marine Corps’ martime cooperation in West Africa,” said Mabus. “We have a strong and important relationship through exercises, training, […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy has celebrated the 16th anniversary of the Navy’s first Endurance-class Landing Ship Tank (LST), RSS Endurance.   16 years ago on 14 Mar 1998, the Navy’s first Endurance-class Landing Ship Tank (LST), RSS Endurance, was launched into service by Singaporean First Lady Mrs Tony Tan. Since her commissioning, RSS Endurance […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Training & Education

    U.S. Navy announced on Feb. 7th, 2017, that it completed routine tank tightness testing for the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility. All operating tanks continue to pass leak detection criteria of Title 40 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations. The Navy began its latest tank testing November 2016 and completed the tests Feb. […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Training & Education

    21 Sailors were advanced to the rank of chief petty officer (CPO) during a CPO pinning ceremony held on board the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), Sept. 14. The Sailors, 20 assigned to Makin Island and one from embarked Amphibious Squadron Five, received their CPO collar devices and combination covers following six […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    NAVSUP Global Logistics Support (GLS) announced the command’s top Sailors for 2012, Jan. 11. “Through their diligence, devotion to duty and commitment to their respective commands, our Sailor of the Year selectees demonstrate the best of our NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Centers (FLC) and sites around in supporting the warfighter, the warfighters’ operational efforts and theater […]