Tag Archives: U.S. Navy

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

Two Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band pods, attached to an EA-18G Growler, undergo testing in the Air Combat Environmental Test and Evaluation Facility anechoic chamber at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. (U.S. Navy photo) The U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band (NGJ-MB) developmental pod recently completed a portion of developmental …

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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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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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Satellite Imagery Shows U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Chased By 20 Iranian Fast Attack Boats

Satellite Imagery Shows U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Chased By 20 Iranian Fast Attack Boats

On Dec. 4, 2019, Iranian state news agency has released a satellite image shows U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) transited the Strait of Hormuz escorted by 20 Iranian Revolutionary Guard small craft. According to media reports, a group of twenty Iranian Revolutionary Guard small craft ‘harassed’ …

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