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U.S. Navy Enginers Hoisted EA-18G Growler Fighter Jet For Testing Of Next Generation Jammer Pod

U.S. Navy Enginers Hoisted EA-18G Growler Fighter Jet For Testing Of Next Generation Jammer Pod

The U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band (NGJ-MB) developmental pod recently completed a portion of developmental testing in the Air Combat Environmental Test and Evaluation Facility anechoic chamber at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. Enginers of the U.S. Navy Naval Air Systems Command hoisted up the real EA-18G Growler …

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Watch: U.S. Navy & AC-130W Gunships Conducted Joint Maritime Strike Against Hostile Ships

Watch: U.S. Navy & AC-130W Gunships Conducted Joint Maritime Strike Against Hostile Ships

The U.S. Navy just demonstrated it can coordinate with AC-130 gunships for a maritime strike against potential hostile surface ships. U.S. Naval Forces Central Command has announced that U.S. Navy Cyclone-class patrol coastal ships (PC) and P-8A Poseidon aircraft assigned to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) conducted a first …

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U.S. Navy Cuts F-18 Super Hornet Production To Develop Next-Generation Fighter Jet

U.S. Navy Cuts F-18 Super Hornet Production To Develop Next-Generation Fighter Jet

According to the USNI report, the U.S. Navy wants to truncate production of the legacy F/A-18E/F Super Hornet in favor of pumping money into accelerating the development of its long-gestating next-generation carrier-based fighter program, the service revealed in its Fiscal Year 2021 budget request. Next year’s order of two dozen …

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Russian Fighter Jets Buzzed U.S. Navy Destroyer In The Black Sea

Russian Fighter Jets Buzzed U.S. Navy Destroyer In The Black Sea

A United States Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer operating in international waters in the Black Sea experienced several close interactions by Russian aircraft on December 23. USS Ross (DDG 71) encountered multiple, aggressive flight maneuvers by Russian aircraft that were performed within close proximity of the ship. Two Russian SU-24 …

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U.S. Navy RQ-4A Drone Suffers Major Damage During Takeoff In Middle East

U.S. Navy RQ-4A Drone Suffers Major Damage During Takeoff In Middle East

U.S. Navy RQ-4A BAMS-D (Broad Area Maritime Surveillance – Demonstrator) drone suffered major damage during a takeoff attempt while operating in the Middle East. The incident, first reported by USNI News on December 12, happened on Nov. 26, 2019. The service’s $180-million RQ-4A Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Demonstrator (BAMS-D) was attempting to …

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