USS Ponce (LPD-15)

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First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Bahrain hosting major naval drill

NAVAL forces from more than 40 countries will gather in Bahrain next month to take part in one of the largest maritime operations in the Gulf.The International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) is being hosted by Bahrain-based US Naval Forces Central ... [Published Gulf Daily News - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Research demonstrates effectiveness of solid-state lasers in varied conditions

MONTEREY, Calif. - Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) student Navy Ens. Chris Fussman recently presented findings to U.S. Navy leadership in the Pentagon that refutes some common misconceptions surrounding the use of ship-borne, high-power lasers, an area ... [Published DVIDS - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Fall naval exercise aims to keep international waterways free

MANAMA, Bahrain — The U.S. Navy plans to host a large-scale international mine countermeasures exercise in the Middle East this fall, U.S. 5th Fleet officials announced Sunday.More than 40 nations from six continents are expected to participate in the ... [Published Stars and Stripes - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

CNO Tours Navy Electromagnetic Railgun and Directed Energy Facilities, Hosts All Hands Call

DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) -- Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) leaders briefed Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert on technologies ranging from the electromagnetic railgun to the laser weapon system during his visit ... [Published Navy News Stand - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

CNO’s Navigation Plan Steers Steady Course Between Readiness and Modernization

1:55 PMBy RICHARD R. BURGESS, Managing EditorARLINGTON, Va. — In an update to his guidance to the fleet and the Navy’s establishment, the chief of naval operations (CNO) steers a steady course of maintaining readiness and pursuing a fleet modernization ... [Published SeaPower Magazine - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Military Wants Laser-Armed Humvees to Shoot Down Drones

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Illustration: Office of Naval Research Laser weapons mounted aboard U.S. Navy ships and large trucks have already shown the power to shoot down flying drones during test trials. That early success has encouraged ... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Jun 16 2014]
First reported May 08 2014 - Updated May 08 2014 - 1 reports

Navy Scientist Honored for Leadership in Making Laser Weapons a Reality in the Fleet

DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) — The scientist leading Navy Laser Weapon System efforts was commended May 7 at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) annual honor awards ceremony. NSWCDD Commander Capt. Brian Durant presented the Navy Meritorious ... [Published militaryfeed.com - May 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Navy prepares to take railgun to sea

The General Atomics Blitzer, one of two railguns being tested by the US Navy at Dahlgren, Virginia. The US Navy has completed another round of tests in its quest for the ultimate ship’s gun: a functional weapon based on railgun technology. The next ... [Published Ars Technica - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

All Systems Go: Navy's Laser Weapon Ready for Summer Deployment

ARLINGTON, Va. - Navy engineers are making final adjustments to a laser weapon prototype that will be the first of its kind to deploy aboard a ship late this summer.The prototype, an improved version of the Laser Weapon System (LaWS), will be installed ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

On Midrats 6 Apr 14 -Episode 222: USS PONCE (AFSB(I)-15) Lessons with CAPT Jon N. Rodgers Jr., USN

Please join us on Sunday at 5pm (EDT) for Midrats Episode 222: USS PONCE (AFSB(I)-15) Lessons with CAPT Jon N. Rodgers Jr., USN As with most concepts and good ideas, you really don't know what you need and how you need to do it until you put Sailors ... [Published EagleSpeak - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats and … – Insurance News Net (press release)

Federal Information & News Dispatch, Inc. Chairman Thornberry, Ranking Member Langevin, members of the Committee, I am pleased to come before you today to testify about the state of the Department of Defense’s science and technology (S&T) program. I am ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 28 2014]

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"Operations will include mine countermeasures, diving operations, small-boat exercises, maritime security operations, co-ordinated with industry and commercial shipping, unmanned underwater vehicle operations, port clearance tactics, and a visit, board, search and seizure seminar."
"Closure of any strategic waterway will have worldwide economic and national security consequences. For example, this region’s strategic waterways are a global commons for the free flow of food, consumer goods, raw materials and energy for nations in and outside the region" Hontz said
"You are the test and evaluation national treasure that makes the surface fleet more lethal and more survivable" Greenert told more than 400 military government, and contractor personnel from Naval Support Facility Dahlgren, NSWCDD, Aegis Training and Readiness...
"We're confident we can bring together all of these pieces in a package that's small enough to be carried on light tactical vehicles and powerful enough to counter these threats" said Brigadier General Kevin Killea, vice chief of naval research and commanding general of the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory, in a press release...

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Bahrain hosting major naval drill [Published Gulf Daily News - Sep 13 2014]
Research demonstrates effectiveness of solid-st... [Published DVIDS - Sep 08 2014]
Fall naval exercise aims to keep international ... [Published Stars and Stripes - Sep 08 2014]
CNO Tours Navy Electromagnetic Railgun and Dire... [Published Navy News Stand - Sep 07 2014]
CNO’s Navigation Plan Steers Steady Course Betw... [Published SeaPower Magazine - Aug 19 2014]
U.S. Military Wants Laser-Armed Humvees to Shoo... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Jun 16 2014]
Navy Scientist Honored for Leadership in Making... [Published militaryfeed.com - May 08 2014]
Navy prepares to take railgun to sea [Published Ars Technica - Apr 08 2014]
All Systems Go: Navy's Laser Weapon Ready for S... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 08 2014]
U.S. Navy to test laser weapon aboard ship in P... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 08 2014]
On Midrats 6 Apr 14 -Episode 222: USS PONCE (AF... [Published EagleSpeak - Apr 04 2014]
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligen... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 28 2014]
U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics Contract for ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 18 2014]
"Offshoring" the Flotilla Combatant [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 11 2014]
Budget plan: Pentagon panics over possibly losi... [Published Space Daily - Mar 11 2014]
Navy to deploy laser defense [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - Mar 09 2014]
US to deploy first ship with laser weapon this ... [Published Silicon Republic - Mar 07 2014]
World Maritime Brief, 21 February 2014 [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Feb 21 2014]
Navy readies to deploy first warfare laser onbo... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Feb 18 2014]
U.S. Navy to deploy ‘Star Wars’-like laser syst... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 17 2014]
Lockheed Martin Shows Off High-Power Fiber Lase... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Feb 07 2014]
US military reveals laser can down drones, mortars [Published Space Daily - Dec 12 2013]
Hagel: Attacking Iran Still an Option [Published Antiwar.com - Dec 07 2013]
Fact Sheet for USS Ponce (LPD-15) [Published Silobreaker - Mar 20 2011]
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U.S. Military Wants Laser-Armed Humvees to Shoo... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Jun 16 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Illustration: Office of Naval Research Laser weapons mounted aboard U.S. Navy ships and large trucks have already shown the power to shoot down flying drones during test trials. That early success has encouraged ...
Navy Scientist Honored for Leadership in Making... [Published militaryfeed.com - May 08 2014]
DAHLGREN, Va. (NNS) — The scientist leading Navy Laser Weapon System efforts was commended May 7 at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) annual honor awards ceremony. NSWCDD Commander Capt. Brian Durant presented the Navy Meritorious ...
Navy prepares to take railgun to sea [Published Ars Technica - Apr 08 2014]
The General Atomics Blitzer, one of two railguns being tested by the US Navy at Dahlgren, Virginia. The US Navy has completed another round of tests in its quest for the ultimate ship’s gun: a functional weapon based on railgun technology. The next ...
All Systems Go: Navy's Laser Weapon Ready for S... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 08 2014]
ARLINGTON, Va. - Navy engineers are making final adjustments to a laser weapon prototype that will be the first of its kind to deploy aboard a ship late this summer.The prototype, an improved version of the Laser Weapon System (LaWS), will be installed ...
U.S. Navy to test laser weapon aboard ship in P... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 08 2014]
The Navy plans to install a laser weapon prototype on a ship this summer for at-sea testing in the Persian Gulf.The technology, called the Laser Weapon System, will be the first of its kind to be deployed, the Navy said.The idea is that the laser could ...
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