U.S. Navy News
Littoral Combat Ships are Massively Upgrading Their Weapons Systems
Littoral weapons include an over-the-horizon Naval Strike Missile and mid-range defensive interceptors such as SeaRAM and Rolling Airframe Missile.
The Navy has High Aspirations for its Multidimensional, Very Lightweight Torpedo
The Very Lightweight Torpedo can be dropped from the air, fired from small submarine launch tubes or even undersea drones
Navy Develops Paradigm-Changing Power Systems Key to Fire Lasers & Ship Weapons
An evolving Northrop Grumman effort around the Integrated Power and Energy Systems, or IPES consolidates and maximizes on-board power distribution
U.S. Navy Deploys Constellation-class Frigates with Massive Firepower
Designed by Fincantieri Marinette Marine, the 7400-pound ship will be armed with 32 missile-firing Vertical Launch Systems able to fire SM-3, SM-6 and Tomahawk missiles.
Navy Aims to Deploy Coveted Osprey Into 2060 & Beyond? Modernization Kicks into High Gear
Not only does an Osprey offer considerable ranges such as a 450 nautical mile combat radius, but it can also transport Marines, weapons and high-value cargo for great distances over land and maritime environments
Maritime Warfare Milestone Event: Carrier-Launched Stealth 5th-Gen F-35C Deployed
The F-35C has been “deployed” for the first time by flying from the deck of the USS Carl Vinson.
USS Ford's "Advanced Weapons Elevators" War Ready: Accelerates Attack Speed of F-35s & F/A-18s
F-35Cs or F/A-18s will be able to refuel and reload on a much faster timetable with the elevators
Columbia-class Nuclear-Armed Submarines to Patrol Ocean in 2030. Stave off Nuclear Strike
The submarines will be armed with upgraded Trident II D5 nuclear-armed missiles
Could US Navy & NATO Force in Black Sea Save Ukraine?
The US Navy likely operates with maritime superiority over the Russians, and a Marine Corps amphibious landing could bring a two-front conflict for occupying Russian forces
Russia’s Project 20380 Corvettes: Can They Compete with the Navy LCS Fleet?
Some of the Corvettes weapons and attributes do seem aligned with or analogous to some elements of the US Navy LCS fleet
Navy Moves its New Abrams-Tank Carrying Amphibious Transport Craft to War
New Ship-to-Shore Connectors offer emerging computer technology that can decrease crew size while introducing new levels of autonomy
Video: US Moves to Counter Chinese Operational Hypersonic Weapons
Video: US Moves to Counter Chinese Hypersonic Weapons
China's JL-3 Missile Could Hit the West Coast from Anywhere in the Pacific Ocean
The now-in-development JL-3 will reportedly operate with an ability to travel as far as 5,600 miles
China's New Nuclear-Armed JL-3 Sub-Launched Missiles Hold Continental US at Risk
China already operates six Jin-class SSBNs, or nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines
China is Arming its Stealthy New Destroyer with Missile Defense
This marks a huge step toward rivaling, challenging or maybe even matching the U.S. ship-based Aegis System for ballistic missile defense.
Seawolf Submarine Collision Surfaces Importance of "Fly-by-Wire" Technology
"Fly-by-wire” technology allows for depth, speed and descent to be regulated by computer automation - preventing unwanted collisions
Can China's Carrier-Launched, Stealthy J-31 Fighter Jet Rival a F-35?
The answer may partially depend on the number of People’s Liberation aircraft carriers in operation