Tag Archives: U.S. Navy

NAVWAR Demos TIPPERS Wireless Tracking System

NAVWAR

The Naval Information Warfare Systems Command tested a wireless tracking technology that aims to help the U.S. Navy decrease the spread of COVID-19 during the Trident Warrior 2020 event. The Navy plans to demonstrate the system aboard a vessel and carry out experimental efforts through October.

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Future USS St. Louis Reaches Homeport

USS St. Louis

The U.S. Navy's 22nd littoral combat ship has arrived at its homeport of Mayport, Fla. Slated for commissioning in August, the future USS St. Louis (LCS 19) is the service branch's 10th Freedom-class vessel and the seventh ship to bear the name. 

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Navy Commissions USS Tripoli Amphibious Assault Ship

USS Tripoli

The U.S. Navy has commissioned the USS Tripoli or LHA 7 amphibious assault ship without a traditional large ceremony due to restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The ship, third of its name, is now part of the naval force and has begun normal operations.

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Joint Tactical Networking Center Renames DoD Comms Product Marketplace

JTNC

The Joint Tactical Networking Center (JTNC) has updated the Tactical Communications Marketplace to reflect the inclusion of an inventory for commercial joint communications products. The Joint Communications Marketplace will work to present waveform technologies, tactical radios and other offerings via a virtual interface.

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General Dynamics Commences Construction of Fourth Navy Expeditionary Sea Base

General Dynamics

General Dynamics' National Steel and Shipbuilding Company has started the assembly of the U.S. Navy's fourth expeditionary sea base vessel. Expeditionary sea bases function as mobile sea bases and are built to support various missions including special operations and aviation mine countermeasure activities. 

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