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  • 29 August 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Raytheon a $349 million contract to complete the first phase of work on the Maritime Strike Tomahawk program. The project is being undertaken to allow the US Navy to field an anti-ship variant of the Block IV Tactical Tomahawk. The project started in 2016 with the navy […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Raytheon Company and the U.S. Navy have successfully tested communications advancements to the Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile.   During a Feb. 19 flight test, a Raytheon-built Tomahawk Block IV missile, launched from the USS Sterett, flew a preprogrammed route while receiving updates from a simulated maritime operations center and from advanced off-board sensors updating […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Navy has recently contracted the manufacturer of Tomahawk missiles to begin integrating a new multi-mode seeker into the Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile which will allow the weapon to engage moving maritime targets. Under a contract worth $119 million, Raytheon is expected to deliver this new capability for the Tomahawks by 2022. The new seeker development […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Raytheon Company completed successful back-to-back Tomahawk cruise missile flight tests that validated recent software improvements. The upgrades improve weapon system performance.   In the first test, the nuclear submarine USS Hampton (SSN 767) fired a Tomahawk Block IV from the sub’s vertical capsule launch system. The missile flew a pre-planned mission […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Authorities

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) launches a Tomahawk cruise missile to conduct strikes against ISIL targets as seen from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).   George H.W. Bush and Philippine Sea are part of Carrier Strike Group 2, supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Authorities

    Guided missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) has launched Tomahawk missiles against Yemen’s Houthi fighters in response to repeated anti-ship missile launches at U.S. Navy destroyer USS Mason. In the morning hours of October 13, USS Nitze struck and destroyed three radar sites in Houthi-controlled territory on Yemen’s Red Sea coast. The strikes were authorized by U.S. president Barack Obama […]

  • 5 April 2011

      Royal Navy submarine HMS Triumph returned to HM Naval Base Devonport from the Mediterranean on Saturday 2 April after supporting international efforts to protect civilians in Libya over the past two weeks. Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles fired by the Trafalgar Class submarine were part of the coalition cruise missile strikes designed to defeat Colonel […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) returned from a six-month deployment to its homeport at U.S. Naval Submarine Base, New London, Connecticut, May 12. Under the command of Cmdr. Bill Solomon III, Pittsburgh returned from the U.S. European Command area of responsibility where the crew executed the chief of naval operation’s maritime […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Responding to challenges from ‘near-peer’ competitors, the U.S. Navy has released a new surface force strategy under which it will strengthen its naval power at and from the sea. The objective of the strategy is to achieve and sustain sea control which the navy sees as a pre-requisite to achieving the other objectives of all domain […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    According to a U.S. Navy press statement, USS Antietam, a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser, and USS McCampbell, an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer will be representing the United States in Visakhapatnam, India. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson has arrived to India February 2 and will stay till February 6 to help deepen maritime partnerships between […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer, USS Nitze (DDG 94), departed Nov. 29 on a seven-month deployment to the 6th Fleet area of operations. The ship will conduct maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in and around the waters of Europe and Africa. “The U.S. Navy has routinely deployed throughout Europe and Africa […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Equipment & technology

    Lockheed Martin’s Maritime Systems and Sensors division from Moorestown, New Jersey has received a USD 54.70 million contract modification to incrementally fund the Aegis Platform Systems Engineering Agent (PSEA) activities and Aegis Modernization Advanced Capability Build engineering.   The Aegis Platform Systems Engineering Agent manages the in-service combat systems configurations as well as the integration […]

  • 16 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    After completing a nine-month deployment in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet Areas of Operations (AOR), the ships and squadrons of the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) returned to their homeports in Norfolk, Va., Whidbey Island, Wash. and Mayport, Fla., Nov 15. The GHWB CSG is comprised of the aircraft carrier USS […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754) changed command during  a ceremony at the Naval Base Guam chapel on August 5. Cmdr. Steven Tarr III took charge of the submarine from Cmdr. David Lammers. Capt. Jeffrey Grimes, Joint Region Marianas Chief of Staff and former commander of Submarine Squadron (SUBRON) 15, was the guest […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Training & Education

    Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Toledo (SSN 769) returned to Naval Submarine Base New London following a regularly scheduled deployment, April 25. Under the command of Toledo, Ohio, native Cmdr. Michael Majewski, Toledo and crew returned from a deployment to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility where they executed the chief of naval operations’ […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Training & Education

    The Los Angeles fast-attack submarine USS Montpelier (SSN 765) returned to Naval Station Norfolk from a regularly scheduled deployment Feb. 17. Under the command of Cmdr. Thomas A. Winter, Montpelier is returning from the European Command area of responsibility where it executed the nation’s maritime strategy in supporting national security interests and maritime security operations. […]

  • 30 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Sailors on the Navy’s newest destroyer are scheduled to arrive with their ship at Naval Base San Diego, July 1. The guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110), the 60th Arleigh Burke class destroyer, was built in Pascagoula, Miss. and commissioned during a ceremony at the Alabama State Docks in Mobile, Ala. June […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company completed a successful field test of an advanced Electronic Support Measure (ESM) seeker installed in a Block IV Tomahawk missile as part of the company’s new product improvement program. The ESM seeker incorporates a state-of-the-art processor and antenna to locate and track moving and fixed emitting targets. The seeker’s capability was validated in […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Industry news

    Within the framework of Block IV full-rate FY12 production contract, Raytheon Company delivered the 3000th Tomahawk Block IV missile to the US Navy. The Tomahawk Block IV missile is a surface- and submarine-launched precision strike stand-off weapon designed for long-range precision strike missions. The missile is currently in use by the US Navy’s surface combatants […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company a $254.6 million contract to procure Tomahawk Block IV tactical cruise missiles for fiscal year 2013. The contract calls for Raytheon to build and deliver Tomahawk Block IV cruise missiles, conduct flight tests and provide life-cycle support. Production and delivery of the missiles is scheduled to begin in 2013. […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy together with Raytheon as the developer completed two flight tests of the Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile to demonstrate how missions can now be planned in real time to strike time-sensitive targets. Two Tomahawk missiles containing inert warheads were launched from the vertical launch system of USS Pinckney (DDG 91) at the Naval […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Authorities

    Ducommun Incorporated has received contracts valued, in aggregate, at approximately $7.3 million from Raytheon to continue producing a variety of interconnect and electronic assemblies for the U.S. Navy’s Tomahawk cruise missile through 2016. The Tomahawk can be launched from a ship or submarine and can fly into heavily defended airspace more than 1,000 miles away […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Louisville (SSN 724) entered Changwon, South Korea for a port visit during its deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The submarine arrived at the U.S. Fleet Activities Chinhae, the only U.S. Navy Base in Mainland Asia, on December 8. “Our highly-trained crew is proficient in all core mission capabilities, from anti-submarine […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy has test fired two Tomahawk cruise missiles from the newly designed submarine payload tubes on the Virginia-class USS North Dakota (SSN-784) for the first time ever. The tests took place in the Gulf of Mexico near Florida and proved the submarine’s ability to load, carry and vertically launch Tomahawk missiles from the new Block […]

  • 25 March 2011

      LaBarge, Inc. , a provider of electronics manufacturing services (EMS), has been awarded contracts valued at $4.5 million from Raytheon Missile Systems to continue to provide complex cable harnesses for the Tactical Tomahawk cruise missile. The U.S. Navy deploys Tactical Tomahawk missiles from surface ships and submarines. The Tomahawk is the Navy’s precision strike, […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company successfully completed a passive seeker test designed for a Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile using company-funded independent research and development investment.   The captive flight test, using a modified Tomahawk Block IV missile nose cone, demonstrated that Raytheon’s advanced, next-generation; multi-function processor can enable the cruise missile to navigate to and track moving […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy recently introduced an upgraded tactical Tomahawk weapons control system (TTWCS) to the fleet, after its predecessor spent more than a decade in service. The Tomahawk Weapons System Program Office (PMA-280) has maintained the system since 2004 with incremental updates, but a more significant hardware and software modernization was required. “It is critical that the Tomahawk weapons […]

  • 8 June 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company has been awarded with a $337,840,145 contract for procurement of 361 Tomahawk Block IV All-Up-Round Missiles for the US Navy. This effort provides for the procurement of 238 VLS missiles and 123 CLS missiles. Today’s Tomahawk Block IV can circle for hours, shift course instantly on command and beam a picture of its […]

  • 7 April 2017

    As we earlier reported, the U.S. Navy ships, USS Porter and USS Ross were involved in today’s strike attack on Syria. A total of 59 Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles (TLAMs) targeted aircraft, hardened aircraft shelters, petroleum and logistical storage, ammunition supply bunkers, air defense systems, and radars. The following videos from the ships show the […]