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  • 22 January 2020

    The Royal Australian Navy has opened a centralized warfighting agency, designed to enhance the navy’s lethality in times of conflict. As explained, the Maritime Warfare Centre merges the Royal Australian Navy Test and Evaluation Authority (RANTEA) and Australian Maritime Warfare Centre (AMWC) into a centralized body to support current and future capabilities to fight and […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Portsmouth-based HMS Richmond has been putting her ship’s company through their paces during operational sea training.   Designed to test the full capability of a type 23, Richmond has been conducting high intensity warfighting exercises in all environments, from air through to anti submarine operations. However there are also a number of exercises that test […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Officers from the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) invited instructors from Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC) aboard for training, August 7. San Diego’s Commanding Officer, Capt. Carl W. Meuser, said: We in the surface community recognized that we weren’t as focused on warfighting as we could be, but […]

  • 4 March 2015

    Arleigh-burke class guided missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) visited Kure to strengthen their close ties with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and collaborate on tactical doctrine and warfighting concepts, Feb. 26-28. During the visit, Lassen and JMSDF JS Ise (DDH 182) hosted warfighter exchange discussions and Lassen hosted a reception on board which […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The U.S. Naval Information Warfighting Development Center (NIWDC) in Norfolk, Virginia, has reached initial operational capability, Commander, Naval Information Forces (NAVIFOR), Rear Adm. Matthew Kohler, announced on March 27. The centers aim will be to develop and implement doctrine and tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) for information warfare (IW) and provide advanced IW warfighting training to […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation announced Monday that it will submit a bid for the U.S. Navy Consolidated Afloat Network and Enterprise Services (CANES) full deployment contract.  “The CANES program is critical to modernizing the Navy afloat network for enhanced security, affordability and delivering relevant capabilities to the warfighter,” said Mike Twyman, vice president and general manager […]

  • 11 June 2015

    US Naval officers and midshipmen gathered at Naval Base San Diego (NBSD) to celebrate the establishment of the Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC) June 9. The ceremony, led by Vice Adm. Thomas Rowden, commander, Naval Surface Forces, introduced the new advanced tactics and training command to those gathered on the waterfront at […]

  • 28 September 2011

      Newly appointed Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert released his Sailing Directions to the Navy following the CNO change of command ceremony, Sept. 23. The CNO’s Sailing Directions lay out a course for the Navy and can be looked upon as a user’s guide that describes the Navy’s mission and the CNO’s […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy ships from the amphibious ready group assembled around USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) got underway from Morehead City, North Carolina, June 21, to start the navy’s first East Coast surface warfare advanced tactical training (SWATT) exercise. In addition to Kearsarge, ships taking part in the first East Coast SWATT include USS Arlington (LPD 24) […]

  • 23 May 2019

    The US Navy has established a new squadron that will be in charge of integrating unmanned surface vessels (USV) and support fleet experimentation to accelerate delivery of new warfighting concepts and capabilities to the fleet. The new squadron has been re-designated from Zumwalt Squadron ONE (ZRON ONE) to Surface Development Squadron ONE (SURFDEVRON ONE), which […]

  • 17 December 2014

    Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Michelle Howard visited Naval Air Station (NAS) Key West and conducted an all-hands call, Dec. 15. During Howard’s visit, she toured annexes, received a first-hand look at on-base housing provided by Balfour Beatty Communities and addressed Sailors and Coast Guardsmen on the prospective future of warfighting. During the […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Navy’s counter-IED program has entered full-rate production after Northrop Grumman Corporation received a $57.7 million contract for work on the systems. Known as the Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) Electronic Warfare (JCREW), the systems are software-programmable jammers that provide protection from device-triggered improvised explosive devices (IEDs). JCREW has dismounted, mounted and […]

  • 15 May 2012
    Industry news

    Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced on May 14 that it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic for the procurement of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS), network and communications equipment and related support services. The multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract has a one-year base period, four one-year options, […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    US defense contractor Lockheed Martin announced it has delivered the first Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASM) to the US Air Force, achieving early operational capability (EOC) status ahead of schedule. The air-launched LRASM variant, integrated onboard the B-1B bombers, provides an early operational capability meeting the offensive anti-surface warfare Increment I requirement. After successfully completing […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company, was selected as one of several prime contractors to provide mission readiness support services to U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM) and its directorates under a General Services Administration Schedule Multiple-Award Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). The five-year, multiple-award BPA has a 12-month base period and four […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $321.8 million sole-source contract to continue the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) integration and test phase. The integration and test contract will allow Lockheed to carry out further flight testing and integration of LRASM onto the U.S. Air Force B-1B and the U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F aircraft. The anti-ship missile is […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has awarded Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) a contract to continue to provide Program Objective Memorandum (POM) assessment planning and warfare support analysis to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. The contract has a period of performance of five years and a total contract value of $167 million.  SAIC is one […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Officers from the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) received training from Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC), July 28. The hour-long training focused on the new generation of surface warfare tactical experts known as warfare tactics instructors (WTIs). SMWDC stood up on June 9 in an effort to develop junior surface […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Boeing has delivered the 100th Ship’s Signal Exploitation Equipment (SSEE) system to the U.S. Navy, marking a milestone in the service’s ability to receive and process information vital to executing its missions. This delivery is part of an ongoing effort to meet the current contractual obligation of 113 systems, with more production expected in the […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F) released its updated strategic plan, May 6, during a media roundtable at the Pentagon. Vice Adm. Jan E. Tighe, commander, FCC/C10F, met with members of the media to discuss the plan and the Navy’s way forward in the cyberspace domain. Tighe explained the reason for the update: A lot of work […]

  • 22 June 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Raytheon Company  and its international partners will introduce a new ground-based Evolved SeaSparrow Missile at the Paris Air Show. The ground-based ESSM features multi-use capabilities for both naval and land-based applications. “Raytheon Missile Systems and its global industrial partners are working to expand ESSM into the ground-based air defense (GBAD) mission area,” said Royal […]

  • 9 June 2015

    Twelve staff members of the forthcoming Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC) closed their San Diego office April 24-May 1 to get underway with the USS John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group (JCS CSG) for the command’s maiden exercise. A pilot event, SMWDC held the first ever Surface Warfare Advanced Tactical Training (SWATT) […]

  • 16 February 2012
    Equipment & technology

      A new automated chemical warfare agent detection capability that successfully passed operational tests aboard USS Mason (DDG 87) will be installed on warships throughout the fleet, Navy officials announced Feb. 15. The Navy plans to install the new system – designed to quickly alert warfighters to the presence of chemical warfare agents – on […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has signed a $2.68 billion indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for the purchase of thousands of additional APKWS laser-guided rockets, BAE Systems said. This type of a contract enables the US Navy to purchase APKWS guidance kits over a five-year period, representing full-rate production lots 8-12. To meet growing demand, BAE Systems […]

  • 7 July 2011

      STG, Inc. (STG) has been awarded a contract to support the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center–Atlantic (SSC-A). STG will perform work related to the Navy Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems located at worldwide shore and ship operational commands, centers and facilities. It is a multiple award IDIQ with […]

  • 13 March 2015

    Ticonderoga class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) was named the 2014 Unit Tactics Award recipient for Commander, Carrier Strike Group 5, March 9. In a message announcing the award, the awardees were recognized for their exceptional preparedness and warfighting skill, which is key to improving warfighting readiness. The award is based on accomplishments over […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company demonstrated its latest variant of the combat-proven Griffin® missile, the Griffin Block III, throughout a series of test shots culminating in several direct hits against a variety of static and moving targets.   “The Griffin is already well known for its ability to destroy targets with pin-point accuracy using an advanced GPS and […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy is set to profit from new electromagnetic maneuver warfare (EMW) capabilities which are emerging from laboratories to make an operational impact in the fleet, US Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) leaders announced on November 1. The announcement is the result of US Navy investing in electromagnetic maneuver warfare while new […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a $173 million performance-based logistics contract to provide support and sustainment services for the LITENING advanced targeting system. Under the five-year agreement, Northrop Grumman will provide logistics support, technical support to the field, aircrew and maintenance training, depot repairs and other associated services. Northrop Grumman will support the LITENING […]