Quantcast
Last updated on April 19, 2014 at 17:21 EDT

Latest Navy Stories

2013-12-03 23:32:46

Comark, a leader in the design and manufacture of rugged computer and display solutions for the Military and Mobile markets has successfully completed full environmental testing of its updated 20” family including MIL-901D Grade-A lightweight shock test. Medfield, MA (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The upgraded 20” LCD family includes a rugged touch display as well as a full panel-PC / HMI. The LED enhanced 20” LCD provides a native resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) in support of legacy...

Unique Simulation-based Training And Experimentation Unveiled
2013-12-03 14:01:17

Office of Naval Research A unique system that merges the virtual and real worlds to train Sailors for combat scenarios was unveiled Dec. 2 in Orlando. The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is demonstrating the Fleet Integrated Synthetic Training/Testing Facility (FIST2FAC) at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference, commonly referred to as I/ITSEC. Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Matthew L. Klunder will discuss FIST2FAC and training technologies for the...

2013-11-29 23:24:43

The U.S. Navy awarded 914 companies, including Client Solution Architects LLC (CSA), a new or renewed spot on the Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (ID/IQ) SeaPort-e acquisition program for services procurements program. The government estimates $5.3 billion of services will be procured each year under these SeaPort-e contracts. Mechanicsburg, PA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 The U.S. Navy awarded 914 companies, including Client Solution Architects LLC (CSA), a new or renewed spot on...

2013-11-11 12:20:35

Military Sealift Command exercises second one-year option WOOD DALE, Ill., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR) announces the Military Sealift Command (MSC) has exercised a second one-year renewal option for AAR's Airlift division to ferry critical supplies to U.S. Navy ships in the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans, and the Arabian Gulf. Military Sealift Command is the leading provider of ocean transportation for the Navy and the U.S. Department of Defense, operating...

2013-11-05 16:20:41

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics NASSCO today hosted a keel laying ceremony for the USNS Lewis B. Puller, the third ship in the Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) class. The ship is named in honor of Lewis B. Puller, the most decorated U.S. Marine in history and the only one to be awarded five Navy Crosses. Mrs. Elizabeth Glueck was the honoree for the keel-laying ceremony. She is the wife of Lieutenant General Kenneth J. Glueck, Jr., deputy commandant for...

2013-11-04 08:20:50

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) and Triumph Aerostructures - Vought Aircraft Division, a subsidiary of Triumph Group, Inc., have successfully demonstrated the structural strength of the U.S. Navy's Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) wing. This is a key capability that will allow the aircraft to descend from high altitudes to make positive identification of targets of interest during surveillance missions. (Logo:...

2013-10-22 16:21:45

Jerry Krill's Cooperative Engagement Capability allowed Navy battle groups to act as one COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The man behind a revolutionary network technology designed to aid in U.S. Navy fleet defense will be honored November 12, 2013, by the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering at the annual Innovation Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The event will begin at 4:00 pm in the Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building, and will...

2013-10-14 12:20:18

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of the government shutdown, despite provisions in the Pay Our Military Act, Catholics at Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in Georgia are being denied religious services, according to the complaint filed by the Thomas Moore Law Center. The Catholic priest who serves this community has been prohibited from even volunteering to celebrate Holy Mass without pay, and was told that if he violated that order, he could be...

2013-10-01 20:20:08

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The checkered flag has waved on this year's Coronado Speed Festival held September 21-22 at Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI), the flagship event for the nation's only Fleet Week celebration in 2013. Concluding its 16(th) year, the annual "Race at the Base" was granted special permission to run by the Pentagon. Both race fans and the community eager to learn more about the U.S. Navy that serves them were not disappointed....

2013-09-24 08:21:49

Navy Launches Four Missiles in Tests SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has conducted four successful test flights of the Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missiles built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]. The U.S. Navy launched the unarmed missiles Sept. 10 and 12 in the Atlantic Ocean from a submerged Ohio-class submarine home-ported at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia. This event marked the 145(th), 146(th), 147(th) and 148(th) successful test...


Latest Navy Reference Libraries

Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout
2013-09-24 15:48:13

The Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout is an unmanned autonomous helicopter that is used by the United States Armed Forces for reconnaissance missions, situational awareness, and targeting assistance for ground, air, and sea bound soldiers. There are four variants of this UAV, two of which were derived from Schweizer helicopters. The first MQ-8 version, known as the RQ-8A, was used after the Navy retired their RQ-2 Pioneers. The Navy wanted an updated UAV with specific guidelines, including...

Ronald Evans Jr.
2012-10-25 11:30:42

Ronald Ellwin Evans, Jr. was an astronaut that worked with NASA on the Apollo missions and served as a Captain in the United States Navy. Evans is one of the twenty-four astronauts to fly to the moon. . Evans was born on November 10, 1933 in St. Francis, Kansas. He graduated from Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas. Boy Scouts of America played a huge role in Evans youth as he attained the highest level of Life Scout. Evans then went on to study at the University of Kansas...

Frederick Hauck
2012-10-18 14:05:34

Frederick Hauck is a retired Captain and pilot in the United States Navy, and a NASA astronaut. He was born Frederick Hamilton "Rick" Hauck on April 11, 1941 in Long Beach, California. He was raised in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C., and he graduated from  St. Albans School in Washington, D.C. in 1958. He then went on to attend Tufts University as a Navy ROTC student, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from in 1962. He was commissioned upon graduation and reported...

0_c86586e35f5e7435141f80c5b1ce5c47
2010-11-18 18:23:59

Pete Conrad was an American naval officer, astronaut and engineer, and he was the third person to walk on the Moon. He was born Charles "Pete" Conrad, Jr. on June 2, 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While his legal name was Charles, his mother gave him what would be his lifetime nickname, Pete. The Great Depression had a tough impact on the Conrad family, but they pulled through it. Conrad has always been bright and intelligent; however, he suffered from dyslexia, a condition that was not...

0_d47a9f0902d41e04225d52622ee66970
2010-10-29 20:50:05

Jim Lovell is a former NASA astronaut and a retired captain in the US Navy. He was born as James "Jim" Arthur Lovell, Jr. on March 25, 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio. During his childhood, Lovell was interested in rocketry, and built flying models. His father died in a car accident when he was young. Lovell graduated from Juneau High School in Wisconsin. Later he attended the University of Wisconsin"“Madison for two years. He then transferred to the United States Naval Academy, and entered in the...

More Articles (5 articles) »