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Navy Danville native Commander Jason Hammond recently deployed aboard the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70). Hammond is the ship's operations officer. The operations department manages the combat direction center and is responsible for all operational planning,...
The Navy turned a page of aviation history Tuesday when it successfully launched an unmanned aircraft from the deck of the Norfolk-based USS George H.W. Bush. The took place at 11:18 a.m. off the coast of Virginia, the Navy said in a statement. The test...
For the first time in naval aviation history, a drone was catapulted off the deck of an aircraft carrier and soared into flight. The U.S. Navy conducted the test Tuesday from aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush off the Virginia coast with its X-47B...
In a historic feat for the U.S. Navy, a stealthy bat-winged drone was catapulted off an aircraft carrier's flight deck before it soared above the Atlantic and into the blue sky. On Tuesday morning, the X-47B experimental drone was launched from the...
— It would be a whale of a party. There is a good chance it won't happen. The committee seeking to bring Super Bowl L or LI to South Florida revealed the details of a progressive hosting proposal submitted Wednesday to the NFL. It features an...
The Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier is rescheduled for a launch in November instead of July as originally planned, the Daily Press reported. The Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding had originally planned for a July launch but more time is needed to build...
Huntington Ingalls Industries, which owns Newport News Shipbuilding, is focused on carrying out several important contracts. Huntington Ingalls made its annual presentation to investors in Pascagoula, Miss., on Wednesday. A year ago, the company was...
With two years under his belt at the helm of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Mike Petters offered a sunny take on the Newport News company's future Wednesday. Petters, president and CEO of the United States' largest shipbuilding company, made an annual...
The automatic budget cuts under sequestration have focused attention on many important details of military budgeting. How long are the furloughs? What will happen to on-base services like child care? Others are looking at longer-term questions apart...
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced this week that President Obama had nominated the following Navy captains for rear admiral, lower half. -- Capt. William J. Galinis, currently serving as commanding officer, Norfolk Ship Support Activity. --...
Government agencies are already taking steps to comply with automatic spending cuts that took effect March 1. Some examples: ___ AIRCRAFT CARRIER One of the Navy's premiere warships, the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, sits pierside in...
President Barack Obama made a late appeal for compromise to stave off across-the-board cuts Tuesday in a speech at Newport News Shipbuilding. He called sequestration – the budgetary term for the cuts – an ugly word, and an even uglier...
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