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The U.S. Navy Orders Longer Endurance Fire Scouts

The U.S. Navy is ordering eight enhanced unmanned helicopters to be delivered by Northrop Grumman under the designation MQ-8C Fire Scout Endurance program. The Navy plans to deploy 28 such helicopters.

Cracks Could Jeopardize Navy Plans to deploy LCS to Singapore

The U.S. Navy’ plans to base four Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) in Singapore. The lead ship of the LCS class, USS Freedom is expected to embark on a 10 month demonstration deployment to the area in 2013 but a recently published report highlighting a number of malfunctions questions the vessels readiness and ability to operate far from its base.

US Navy Receives the First P-8A Poseidon

Boeing has delivered the first production P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft to the U.S. Navy. This aircraft is the first of 13 anti-submarine warfare,...

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