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Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility Receives New Raytheon Air Defense Radar

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The U.S. Navy‘s Pacific Missile Range Facility has received a new Raytheon AN/SPY-6 air and missile defense radar for the base’s advanced radar development evaluation laboratory. AN/SPY-6’s installation pushed forward the Air and Missile Defense Radar Program into its next phase of execution for flight tests and live test campaigns at PMRF with air …

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Navy Christens Second Zumwalt-Class Destroyer as USS Michael Monsoor

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The U.S. Navy held a christening ceremony Saturday for the second Zumwalt-class destroyer (DDG 1001) at General Dynamics‘ shipyard in Bath, Maine. Ret. Navy Vice Adm. Joseph Maguire acted as principal speaker at the event to mark the USS Michael Monsoor‘s entry into service, the Defense Department said Friday. The ship is named after Michael Monsoor, a Navy …

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Michael Rogers: Cyber Guard Exercise to Teach Defense/Economic Sectors About Cyber Strategies

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The Joint Chiefs of Staff-hosted Cyber Guard exercise has discussed lessons on possible cyber threat scenarios and response strategies, DoD News reported Saturday. Karen Parrish writes approximately 800 representatives from 100 organizations including the Department of Homeland Security, Defense Department, Federal Aviation Administration and FBI participated in the nine-day event. “I believe it’s our ability …

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USPTO Issues Patent for Naval Research Lab’s Seawater Carbon & Hydrogen Extraction Process

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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for the Electrolytic Cation Exchange Module‘s seawater carbon and hydrogen extraction process developed by the Naval Research Laboratory’s material science and technology division. NRL researchers designed E-CEM  to extract carbon dioxide and hydrogen gas, materials needed to produce synthetic liquid hydrocarbon fuels, the U.S. Navy …

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Navy Adm. Kurt Tidd: Southcom Seeks Help to Disrupt Illicit Networks in Latin America & Caribbean

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U.S. Southern Command leader and U.S. Navy Adm. Kurt Tidd has outlined the security challenges posed by illicit networks in Latin America and the Caribbean, DoD News reported Thursday. Cheryl Pellerin writes criminals and terrorists use illicit networks for smuggling drugs, wildlife, bulk cash, weapons, people, illegal logging and mining activities to raise money. The report said the U.S. …

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