The Navy issued a sources sought announcement on Nov. 17, conducting market research on opportunities to improve the interoperability and supportability of the Zumwalt-class destroyers by replacing unique components with analogous common Navy surface combatant components. The concept is called the ...

The U.S. 5th Fleet has started a three-week long unmanned and artificial intelligence integration event in the Middle East, dubbed Digital Horizon, with 15 unmanned systems and 17 industry partners. The event began on Nov. 23 and is based in Bahrain. The Navy boasted it will employ several new ...

Boeing [BA] said on Nov. 22 its High Altitude Anti-Submarine Warfare Weapon Capability (HAAWC) achieved initial operational capability (IOC) status from the Navy. This weapon allows the Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to deploy Mk 54 torpedoes from near or below the aircraft’s ...

The Israeli government and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. recently conducted an interception test of a naval version of the Iron Dome air defense system. The company and Israeli government announced the successful test on Nov. 16. The naval version of the system, dubbed the C-DOME, was ...