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Navy to Update USS America Amphibious Assault Ship for F-35 Integration

The U.S. Navy is scheduled to start installing updates on the USS America amphibious assault ship to support the operations of the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft aboard the vessel, The National Interest reported Wednesday. British defense contractor BAE Systems said USS America will undergo a series of hull, mechanical and electrical …

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Navy, Marine Corps Conclude Joint ‘Exercise Alligator Dagger’

The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps have completed a joint exercise with a nighttime helo-borne raid to demonstrate both military branches’ capabilities to conduct a raid on a simulated enemy communications node. Marines and sailors of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group and 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit conducted Exercise Alligator …

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Mark Glover: Navy Considers M-Code, GPS-Inertial Navigation Combo to Counter GPS Jamming Threats

A Navy official has detailed the service branch’s plans for new positioning, navigation and timing platforms to counter threats posed by GPS jammers in an interview with C4ISR & Networks published Wednesday. Capt. Mark Glover, program manager for the Navy’s Communications and GPS Navigation Program Office, told the publication the Navy’s PMW/A-170 has …

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Boeing-Bell Osprey Takes First Presidential Support Flight

The Marine Corps deployed several Osprey aircraft Saturday to escort a presidential flight to the island of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, CNN reported Saturday. Greg Clary writes the MV-22 tilt rotor planes transported White House staff, media representatives and Secret Service agents during the weekend. Boeing and Bell Helicopter jointly …

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