NEW DELHI: India on Saturday will commission its first-ever squadron of naval supersonic fighters, the MiG-29K “air superiority” jets, which will eventually operate from the decks of aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya ( Admiral Gorshkov) as well as the indigenous aircraft… Continue reading
Rolls-Royce has been awarded a $35 million contract extension for repair and overhaul of T56 engines on US Navy aircraft.
The services contract covers depot-level repair of the T56 Series III engine modules to support fielded P-3 and derivative aircraft,… Continue reading
An internet bandwidth upgrade being rolled out on the E-6B Mercury aircraft, the nation’s airborne strategic command platform, is expanding the jet’s capability to support the nation’s leaders in a crisis.
The Internet Protocol Bandwidth Expansion (IPBE) upgrade was recently… Continue reading
Protecting sailors and U.S. Marines from prolific threats is a 24-7 need
BAE Systems has been awarded a $20 million contract to develop an advanced prototype system that detects mines and obstacles in near-shore waters for the U.S. Navy and… Continue reading
SEATTLE, April 2, 2013 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] handed over the seventh production P-8A Poseidon to the U.S. Navy on schedule March 29, marking the first delivery from the second low-rate initial production contract awarded in November 2011.
The maritime… Continue reading
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the signing of a contract with the Philippine Navy for three AW109 Power maritime helicopters plus two options. The helicopters will be used for a wide range of naval missions including economic… Continue reading
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems Awarded $19 Million for U.S. Navy F/A-18 Mission Computers
The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems a $19.3 million contract to produce Type-3 advanced mission computers (AMC) for the F/A-18E/F and E/A-18G Super Hornet aircraft. General Dynamics has delivered F/A-18 advanced mission computers since 2002. General Dynamics… Continue reading
Next-Generation Unmanned Helicopter System Provides GreateThe U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman a contract valued at more than $71 million to produce six additional next-generation Fire Scout unmanned helicopters. The Fire Scout endurance upgrade, designated the MQ-8C and based… Continue reading
An U.S. military plane assigned to a Washington state Naval Air Station on Whidbey Island crashed on Monday morning during a routine training flight, killing all three crew members on board, Navy officials said.
The plane, a Northrop Grumman… Continue reading
Sustainability efforts put forth by one of the Navy’s E-2/C-2 aircraft program teams were recently recognized with the 2012 Chief of Naval Operations Environmental Award.
The CNO’s office announced Feb. 21 the Environment, Safety and Occupational Health (ESOH)… Continue reading
Naval aviators are evaluating energy-saving refueling practices as part of a program aimed at standardizing fleet-driven energy best practices that do not adversely impact mission or safety.
The Naval Aviation Energy Conservation (Air ENCON) Program is driving the fleet-wide… Continue reading