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All Systems Go: Navy's Laser Weapon Ready for Summer Deployment

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:02am
Navy engineers are making final adjustments to a laser weapon prototype that will be the first of its kind to deploy aboard a ship late this summer.

Scale Model WWII Craft Takes Flight with Fuel From the Sea Concept

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 8:11am
Navy researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Materials Science and Technology Division, demonstrated proof—of—concept of novel NRL technologies developed for the recovery of carbon dioxide (CO2) and hydrogen (H2) from seawater and conversion to a liquid hydrocarbon fuel.

Navy to Deploy Electromagnetic Railgun Aboard JHSV

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 8:07am
The U.S. Navy plans to install and test a prototype electromagnetic railgun aboard a joint high speed vessel in fiscal year 2016, the service announced today.

US 7th Fleet MH370 Update

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 7:20am
The U.S. Navy team operating the towed pinger locator (TPL) onboard Australian defense vessel Ocean Shield detected pinging signals, April 6. The detected signals are consistent with sounds that would come from a black box.

San Diego Family Safe Onboard Vandegrift

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 9:38pm
On April 6, 2014 Sailors from Oliver Hazard Perry—class frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) assisted in the rescue of a family with a sick infant via the ship's small boat as part of a joint U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and California Air National Guard rescue effort.

USS Coronado Commissioned in Namesake City

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 8:09pm
More than 4,000 guests watched as the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) joined the Navy's surface fleet during a commissioning ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado, Calif., April 5.

US, ROK Forces Wrap Up Exercise Ssang Yong 2014

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 7:53pm
Sailors and Marines from Expeditionary Strike Group Seven (ESG 7) and the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (3rd MEB), along with their counterparts from the Republic of Korea (ROK), wrapped up exercise Ssang Yong 2014, April 5.