MK 54

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Name: MK 54
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Opinion: A New Era in Anti-Submarine Warfare

Graphic by Jeff Benson.China and Russia’s submarine forces are flexing their prowess in the undersea domain by operating further from their respective country’s homeport – in some cases within striking distance of the United States.Given the expansion ... [Published USNI - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Defense News Roundup: Raytheon Ships Torpedoes As the U.S. Navy Raises CANES

Source: (link opens a PDF).So what has the Pentagon been up to this week?Between "base" spending levels, and supplementary spending on overseas contingency operations, the to spend about $11.8 billion a week in fiscal 2014, of which $6.2 billion goes ... [Published Nasdaq - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Contracts for August 20, 2014

CONTRACTSNAVYBAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services, Inc., Rockville, Maryland (N00039-14-D-0121); General Dynamics C4 Systems, Taunton, Massachusetts (N00039-14-D-0122); Global Technical Systems,* Virginia Beach, Virginia (N00039-14-D-0123); Northrop ... [Published United States Department of Defense - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Raytheon Wins $59M to Upgrade LWT Torpedo

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, is being awarded a $59,159,691 modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-6410) to exercise an option for the production of MK54 Mod 0 Lightweight Torpedo (LWT) Kits, and related ... [Published Defense-Aerospace - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Raytheon to repair and upgrade Navy's inventory of Mark 54 lightweight air-launched torpedoes

Undersea warfare experts from the Raytheon Co. Integrated Defense Systems segment in Portsmouth, R.I., will build kits to repair and upgrade the Mark 54 lightweight hybrid torpedo under terms of a $59.2 million contract modification announced Wednesd ... [Published Military Aerospace Electronics - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Navy prepares to ramp-up production of P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol jets for U.S. and Australia

U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft experts are making plans to ramp-up production of the Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol jet for U.S. and Australian naval forces.Officials of the Naval Air Systems Command at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Md., awarded ... [Published Military Aerospace Electronics - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Torpedo finds target

Navy has bought 24 new helicopters, which will form NUSQN 725 based at HMAS Albatross.THE navy’s newest helicopter, the MH-60R Romeo, has passed another milestone with the successful firing of its Mk 54 torpedo.Navy has bought 24 new helicopters, which ... [Published South Coast Register - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

RAN's test firings of Mk54 LWT from Seahawk

The RAN has completed three test firings of the Mk 54 lightweight torpedo from an MH-60R Seahawk maritime helicopter.You need to be an ADM Premium Online Subscriber to see this article in full ... [Published Australian Defence Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: MK 54, MH-60R Sea Hawk
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Australian Navy’s Romeo helicopter launches Mk54 torpedoes

The Royal Australian Navy's (RAN) MH-60R Romeo maritime combat helicopters have successfully fired Mk54 lightweight torpedoes, as part of the ongoing deployment to the Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Centre (AUTEC).During the tests, a Romeo helicopter ... [Published Naval Technology - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

RAN conducts tests of Mk 54 torpedoes from naval helicopter

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has completed three test firings of the Mk 54 lightweight torpedo from an MH-60R Seahawk maritime helicopter, a Department of Defence spokesperson confirmed on 21 July.The test firings were conducted at the US Navy's (USN's) ... [Published Jane's - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

NUSQN 725 Successfully launches first Mk 54 torpedo

In only seven months of operating the MH-60R ‘Romeo’ Maritime Combat Helicopter, NUSQN 725 has achieved successful Mk 54 torpedo firings during the current deployment to the Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Centre (AUTEC).In a Royal Australian ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Raytheon to provide torpedo integration on Alenia Aermacchi aircraft for Turkish Navy

LONDON - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will serve as weapons integrator for Italian aircraft manufacturer Alenia Aermacchi, providing 31 months of engineering services support for integration of MK 54 and MK 46 torpedoes onto the Alenia Aermacchi ATR-72-600ASW ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jul 17 2014]

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Opinion: A New Era in Anti-Submarine Warfare [Published USNI - Aug 27 2014]
Defense News Roundup: Raytheon Ships Torpedoes ... [Published Nasdaq - Aug 26 2014]
Defense News Roundup: Raytheon Ships Torpedoes ... [Published Motley Fool - Aug 25 2014]
Raytheon Wins $59M to Upgrade LWT Torpedo [Published Defense-Aerospace - Aug 21 2014]
Raytheon to repair and upgrade Navy's inventory... [Published Military Aerospace Electronics - Aug 21 2014]
Contracts for August 20, 2014 [Published United States Department of Defense - Aug 20 2014]
Navy prepares to ramp-up production of P-8 Pose... [Published Military Aerospace Electronics - Aug 19 2014]
Torpedo finds target [Published South Coast Register - Jul 29 2014]
Armed & Versatile: Sikorsky’s ‘Battlehawk’ Heli... [Published Defense Industry Daily - Jul 28 2014]
US Federal Business Opportunity: Department of ... [Published ITbriefing - Jul 24 2014]
RAN's test firings of Mk54 LWT from Seahawk [Published Australian Defence Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
Australian Navy’s Romeo helicopter launches Mk5... [Published Naval Technology - Jul 22 2014]
RAN conducts tests of Mk 54 torpedoes from nava... [Published Jane's - Jul 21 2014]
Navy Romeos fire first Mk 54 torpedoes [Published Australian Aviation Magazine - Jul 21 2014]
NUSQN 725 Successfully launches first Mk 54 tor... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 19 2014]
Raytheon to provide torpedo integration on Alen... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jul 17 2014]
Raytheon to provide torpedo integration on Alen... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 17 2014]
Raytheon to provide torpedo integration on Alen... [Published Financial Services - Jul 17 2014]
Turkey Requests MK 48 Torpedoes From USA [Published TURKISHNAVY.NET - May 15 2014]
Torpedo Launchers [Published Think Defence - Mar 18 2014]
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NUSQN 725 Successfully launches first Mk 54 tor... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 19 2014]
In only seven months of operating the MH-60R ‘Romeo’ Maritime Combat Helicopter, NUSQN 725 has achieved successful Mk 54 torpedo firings during the current deployment to the Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Centre (AUTEC).In a Royal Australian ...
Raytheon to provide torpedo integration on Alen... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jul 17 2014]
LONDON - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will serve as weapons integrator for Italian aircraft manufacturer Alenia Aermacchi, providing 31 months of engineering services support for integration of MK 54 and MK 46 torpedoes onto the Alenia Aermacchi ATR-72-600ASW ...
Raytheon to provide torpedo integration on Alen... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 17 2014]
Raytheon Company will serve as weapons integrator for Italian aircraft manufacturer Alenia Aermacchi, providing 31 months of engineering services support for integration of MK 54 and MK 46 torpedoes onto the Alenia Aermacchi ATR-72-600ASW maritime ...
Turkey Requests MK 48 Torpedoes From USA [Published TURKISHNAVY.NET - May 15 2014]
On 12 May 2014, the State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Turkey for MK 48 Mod 6 Advanced Technology All-Up-Round (AUR) Warshot torpedoes and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support ...
Torpedo Launchers [Published Think Defence - Mar 18 2014]
Whilst we are on the subject of torpedo launchers. J+S Limited of Barnstable have just won a contract to supply the Royal Thai Navy (via DSME) with an integrated torpedo launcher for their new frigate design, the DW 300H The contract was agreed ...
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Raytheon to provide torpedo integration on Alen... [Published Financial Services - Jul 17 2014]
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