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First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Gabrielle Giffords signs initials onto future littoral combat ship bearing her name

MOBILE, Alabama -- Welding gun in hand, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords etched her initials Wednesday into an aluminum plate to be welded onto the littoral combat ship that will carry her name.Giffords, who is still recovering from an ... [Published Huntsville Times - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

DoD: Sequestration Cuts Reduce Nat'l Security

More than $1 trillion in sequestration-related defense cuts, slated for now through 2021, "would significantly increase risks both in the short- and long-term," according to a report released Monday by the Pentagon."If sequestration-level cuts persist, ... [Published Military.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Next generation of high-tech destroyers takes to the seas

The Navy recently christened the USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), the first of the Navy’s newest class of destroyers, representing the next-generation of multi-mission surface combatants. The ceremony took place April 12 at General Dynamics’ Bath Iron Works shipyard ... [Published Defense Systems - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

DRS to supply electric power support for US Navy DDG-51 ships

DRS Technologies Inc., a US-based defense contractor, has announced that it will be providing electric power support for the US Navy's DDG 51 class ships by designing and building energy storage modules, or ESM, that will function as a ship-wide uninterruptable ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

NavWeek: Future Lock

This month has been a U.S. Navy futurist’s dream.The Navy not only detailed major milestones for its electromagnetic railgun and the Laser Weapon System (LaWS), but christened its most technologically advanced – as well as controversial – destroyer in ... [Published Aviation Week - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: DDG-1000, US Navy, Laser
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Rolls-Royce congratulates US Navy on christening of USS Zumwalt

Rolls-Royce congratulated the US Navy on the christening of the USS Zumwalt, the first of its new and highly sophisticated DDG 1000 multi-mission destroyer class of ship. The 600 foot long all-electric ship was christened by sponsors Ann Zumwalt and Mouzetta ... [Published Marine Link - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

US Navy christens first Zumwalt-class destroyer

The US Navy has christened the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) in a ceremony at the General Dynamics Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine, US.The lead ship in the navy's newest and most-advanced destroyer class has been named to honour the former chief ... [Published Naval Technology - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Rolls Royce : congratulates US Navy on christening of USS Zumwalt, first DDG 1000 multi mission destroyer

, Rolls-Royce congratulated the US Navy on the christening of the USS Zumwalt , the first of its new and highly sophisticated DDG 1000 multi-mission destroyer class of ship. The 600 foot long all-electric ship was christened by sponsors Ann Zumwalt and ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Chinese Navy new toys: improved Yuan-class sub and Type 055 destroyer

2014-04-09 (from janes.com ) — New Chinese-sourced imagery shows that the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) continues to modify its Type 041 Yuan class conventional submarine and that it is making progress towards a new large destroyer or cruiser.On ... [Published China Defense Mashup - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. Navy Christened USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), New Class of Destroyer

:18aNavalForces News - USATheU.S. Navy christened the USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) April 12, during a ceremonyat General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine. The leadship and class are named in honor of former Chief of Naval Operations(CNO) Admiral ... [Published Navy Recognition - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

U.S Navy will christen Zumwalt

The lead ship and class are named in honor of former Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Elmo R. “Bud” Zumwalt Jr., who served as the 19th CNO from 1970-1974.Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. In accordance ... [Published Turkish Maritime - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

PLAN surface combatant fleet now and future

With the recent induction of No. 172 and the appearance of Type 055 full scale land simulation structure, there has been some questions about how many of these ships will join PLAN and the number of sailors that will need to be trained to operate them. ... [Published Information Dissemination - Apr 11 2014]

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"We’ve got to make sure we understand the mission of these vessels and how it fits into our needs across the globe to project American power" Byrne said
"The services would acquire 17 fewer Joint Strike Fighters, five fewer KC-46 tankers, and six fewer P-8A aircraft."
...to develop this large energy storage system for the US Navy," said Roger Sexauer, President of the DRS Maritime and Combat Support Systems Group. "This ESM system is a great initiative by the Navy which should offer tremendous fuel savings for naval surface combatants. We are happy to participate as the Navy's partner in this important development effort."
During the ceremony Don Roussinos, Rolls-Royce, President – Naval said: "Rolls-Royce congratulates the US Navy on the christening of its most technologically advanced – and first all-electric – multi mission destroyer class of ship."

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Gabrielle Giffords signs initials onto future l... [Published Huntsville Times - 17 hours ago]
Navy to deploy an EM railgun aboard JHSV [Published Norfolk Navy Flagship - 22 hours ago]
DoD: Sequestration Cuts Reduce Nat'l Security [Published Military.com - Apr 16 2014]
Pentagon report finds sequestration cuts would ... [Published Stars and Stripes - Apr 16 2014]
Next generation of high-tech destroyers takes t... [Published Defense Systems - Apr 15 2014]
DRS to supply electric power support for US Nav... [Published Individual.com - Apr 15 2014]
NavWeek: Future Lock [Published Aviation Week - Apr 15 2014]
Rolls-Royce congratulates US Navy on christenin... [Published Marine Link - Apr 15 2014]
Navy christens most expensive stealth destroyer... [Published Russia Today - Apr 14 2014]
China Mixing Military Modernization, ‘Tailored ... [Published China Defense Mashup - Apr 14 2014]
Rolls Royce : congratulates US Navy on christen... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 14 2014]
Chinese Navy new toys: improved Yuan-class sub ... [Published China Defense Mashup - Apr 14 2014]
US Navy christens first Zumwalt-class destroyer [Published Naval Technology - Apr 14 2014]
Military Budgets Fall in the West, Rise in Chin... [Published National Defense Magazine - Apr 13 2014]
U.S. Navy Christened USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), Ne... [Published Navy Recognition - Apr 13 2014]
U.S. Navy Names 1st Zumwalt-Class Destroyer » [Published World Maritime News - Apr 13 2014]
King delivers remarks at christening of USS Zum... [Published Portland Daily Sun - Apr 12 2014]
Introducing the Ballistic Missile Defense Ship [Published Aviation Week - Apr 12 2014]
U.S Navy will christen Zumwalt [Published Turkish Maritime - Apr 11 2014]
PLAN surface combatant fleet now and future [Published Information Dissemination - Apr 11 2014]
7th Fleet Admits LCS Not Suited for Pacific [Published Military.com - Apr 11 2014]
DRS to develop energy-storage modules for DDG 5... [Published Naval Technology - Apr 11 2014]
In defence of defence [Published Trenton Trentonian - Apr 11 2014]
House Votes to Restore Funding to Military [Published Washington Free Beacon - Apr 10 2014]
Now Available: The Global Soldier Modernization... [Published SBWire - Apr 10 2014]
Navy Makes Plans for New Destroyer for 2030s [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 10 2014]
Navy Makes Plans for New Destroyer for 2030s [Published Military.com - Apr 09 2014]
Navy Proceeds With Plan to Build Carrier-Based ... [Published National Defense Magazine - Apr 09 2014]
The Navy is in Decline and the CNO Believes the... [Published Information Dissemination - Apr 09 2014]
V-22 Tiltrotor Could Revolutionize Naval Logist... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 09 2014]
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PLAN surface combatant fleet now and future [Published Information Dissemination - Apr 11 2014]
With the recent induction of No. 172 and the appearance of Type 055 full scale land simulation structure, there has been some questions about how many of these ships will join PLAN and the number of sailors that will need to be trained to operate them. ...
House Votes to Restore Funding to Military [Published Washington Free Beacon - Apr 10 2014]
House Republicans demonstrated on Thursday their support for restoring funding to a U.S. military that could shrink to its lowest size in decades as global threats rise. The House  approved  Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R., Wis.) budget on a party-line vote. Ryan’s ...
Navy Makes Plans for New Destroyer for 2030s [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 10 2014]
The U.S. Navy is in the very early stages of developing a new destroyer -- called the Future Surface Combatant -- which will replace the existing Arleigh Burke-class destroyers and enter service by the early 2030s, Navy leaders told Military.com.Navy ...
The Navy is in Decline and the CNO Believes the... [Published Information Dissemination - Apr 09 2014]
The Navy is bureaucratically trying to kill a carrier it believes it can no longer afford.  It is proposing long term lay-up of eleven cruisers as a fall-back force structure preservation measure.  It is truncating its small surface combatant program ...
Finmeccanica Proposes 76mm Gun for LCS [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 08 2014]
Finmeccanica is proposing that the OTO Melara 76mm gun be configured onto the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship as part of an effort to improve the lethality and survivability of the shallow-water , multi-mission vessel.The naval artillery piece would replace ...
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