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For the First Time, An MQ-25 Stingray Drone Refuels Another Aircraft Mid-Flight
For the First Time, An MQ-25 Stingray Drone Refuels Another Aircraft Mid-Flight

7 Jun 2021, 15:26 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / On June 4th, an MQ-25 Stingray successfully refueled an F/A-18 Super Hornet mid-flight for the first time in the history of aviation

 
USS Ross Firing a SM-2 Missile Is the Most Magnificent Thing You’ll See Today
USS Ross Firing a SM-2 Missile Is the Most Magnificent Thing You’ll See Today

7 Jun 2021, 08:00 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Watch U.S. Navy destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) conduct an awesome missile launch during a Live Fire With a Purpose exercise.

 
U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon Aircraft Lead Coordinated Harpoon Missile Launch Mission
U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon Aircraft Lead Coordinated Harpoon Missile Launch Mission

4 Jun 2021, 08:44 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Poseidon maritime patrol and surveillance aircraft successfully fire Harpoon missiles against target barge, for the first time in an European setting.

 
The U.S. Navy’s Undersea Warfare Combat System Is Getting an Upgrade
The U.S. Navy’s Undersea Warfare Combat System Is Getting an Upgrade

31 May 2021, 15:13 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / The Naval Surface Warfare Center and Pennsylvania State University’ s Applied Research Laboratory are working on modernizing Navy's sonar capabilities.

 
Here’s How They Get Airplane Munitions Ready on the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
Here’s How They Get Airplane Munitions Ready on the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower

28 May 2021, 14:30 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Short video released by the U.S. Navy shows how the bombs and missiles of USS Dwight D. Eisenhower's planes are getting ready for their missions

 
Supersonic Target Vehicle Coyote Is Key for U.S. Navy Anti-Missile Defense
Supersonic Target Vehicle Coyote Is Key for U.S. Navy Anti-Missile Defense

18 May 2021, 16:20 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Northrop Grumman was awarded a production contract for additional Coyotes, the supersonic sea-skimming target vehicles used by the U.S. Navy.

 
Navy Legends USS Iwo Jima and HMS Queen Elisabeth Meet During NATO Exercises
Navy Legends USS Iwo Jima and HMS Queen Elisabeth Meet During NATO Exercises

18 May 2021, 08:20 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / U.S. Exercise Ragnar Viking and Royal Navy's Strike Warrior converged in the North Atlantic Ocean for their final stages

 
U.S. Military Aircraft and Ships Look Stunning on the Alaska Background
U.S. Military Aircraft and Ships Look Stunning on the Alaska Background

14 May 2021, 12:34 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / During the 2-week long Northern Edge military exercise in Alaska, some of the most impressive U.S. Navy ships and U.S. Air Force aircraft flexed their skills.

 
USS New Orleans Takes Part in Amphibious Air Assault During Exercise in Japan
USS New Orleans Takes Part in Amphibious Air Assault During Exercise in Japan

12 May 2021, 11:07 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / USS New Orleans (LPD 18) is ready to show off its amphibious skills during Jeanne D’Arc (ARC) 21 joint military exercise.

 
USS Miguel Keith Is the First Navy Ship to Proudly Bear This War Hero’s Name
USS Miguel Keith Is the First Navy Ship to Proudly Bear This War Hero’s Name

10 May 2021, 15:43 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / U.S. Navy announced the commissioning of their newest Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) ship, with an inspiring story behind her name.

 
Navy Test Shows F/A-18 Aircraft and AARGM-ER Missile’s Seamless Communication
Navy Test Shows F/A-18 Aircraft and AARGM-ER Missile’s Seamless Communication

10 May 2021, 11:07 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / U.S. Navy's next-generation guided missile is one step closer to becoming fully operational, after proving compatibility with the F/A-18 Super Hornet.

 
Shark Skin-Inspired Surfaces to Help U.S. Navy Underwater Vehicles Move Faster
Shark Skin-Inspired Surfaces to Help U.S. Navy Underwater Vehicles Move Faster

8 May 2021, 17:54 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / The U.S. Navy announced in a press release that it is designing "bioinspired shark skin-like surfaces" that could aid the military UUVs movement.

 
USS Gerald R. Ford Completes Qualification Tests, Shows Outstanding Performance
USS Gerald R. Ford Completes Qualification Tests, Shows Outstanding Performance

6 May 2021, 11:11 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / World's largest aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) reaches first milestone after successfully completing her Qualification Trials period.

 
Joint U.S. Combat Forces Launch the Biggest Military Training Exercise in Alaska
Joint U.S. Combat Forces Launch the Biggest Military Training Exercise in Alaska

5 May 2021, 07:19 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Northern Edge 2021 (NE21), a complex joint force training exercise, was recently launched in Alaska, where it will continue for the following weeks.

 
Navy Gets Green Light for State-of-the-Art Air Combat Training System
Navy Gets Green Light for State-of-the-Art Air Combat Training System

4 May 2021, 07:56 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Navy's newest "train like you fight" Tactical Combat Training System has received Milestone C approval and will soon enter production.

 
Destroyer USS John Finn's Drone-Guided Missile Obliterates Distant Target
Destroyer USS John Finn's Drone-Guided Missile Obliterates Distant Target

27 Apr 2021, 13:02 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / The U.S. Pacific Fleet week-long military exercise on the coast of California ends with an impressive SM-6 missile launch.

 
Navy’s New USS Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee Destroyer Has a Story to Tell
Navy’s New USS Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee Destroyer Has a Story to Tell

26 Apr 2021, 09:35 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Inspired by a woman, but lethal nonetheless, the USS Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee guided-missile destroyer is ready to live up to its name

 
Meet the Newest U.S. Navy Combat Ship – The USS Oakland (LCS 24)
Meet the Newest U.S. Navy Combat Ship – The USS Oakland (LCS 24)

19 Apr 2021, 09:39 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / The U.S. Navy presented the latest combat ship to join the fleet, the USS Oakland, the third one to carry this historic name.

 
Tom Cruise Couldn’t Stop Grinning During Aerial Stunts for Top Gun: Maverick
Tom Cruise Couldn’t Stop Grinning During Aerial Stunts for Top Gun: Maverick

10 Apr 2021, 08:18 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / “I am a very physical actor and I love doing them,” Cruise says of doing his own stunts. “I have broken a lot of bones,” but the feeling of exhilaration is real

 
U.S Navy’s EA-18G Growler About to Get Even Better at Electronic Warfare
U.S Navy’s EA-18G Growler About to Get Even Better at Electronic Warfare

22 Mar 2021, 16:11 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / EA-18G Growler deployed by the U.S. Navy is entering a five-year long modernization process that would make it even better at electronic warfare