US Navy Demos Laser Weapon System on USS Ponce
The US Navy's Laser Weapon System atop the USS Ponce is a solid-state fiber laser that can snuff out incoming threats at a distance.
Navy Hair Regulations See Expansion For Females
New hair regulations for women in the US Navy include the addition of two-strand braids and larger buns.
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102 Sikorsky Helicopters Headed to US Army, Navy via $1.3 Billion Contract
The deal with Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. includes the UH-60M Black Hawk, the HH-60M, MH-60S and the MH-60R Seahawk helicopters.
Navy’s Reconnaissance and Detection Expendable Rover Successfully Debuts
The Reconnaissance and Detection Expendable Rover (RaDER) has the capability for fielding numerous explosive hazard defeat (EHD) mission packages.
Navy’s New Coveralls Withstand Accidental Fire Test
Navy coveralls withstand several minutes of hot sparks without rapidly burning or melting.
US Navy Makes New Closure Available For Men’s Service Dress Whites
The new 1.5-inch, nickel-plated closure will help "improve the fit and function of the collar" and serve as a fix for the current Velcro closure.
Navy’s F-35C Lightning II Makes First Carrier Landing
US Navy's F-35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter taking part in two-week long initial at-sea Developmental Testing I.
New Navy Survey Measuring Body Dimensions
New body dimensions study being used to update sizing data in U.S. Navy patterns for uniforms and organizational clothing.
Navy Receives First New MK VI Patrol Boat Since the 1980s
The Navy received the the first of 10 new MK VI boats from Safe Boats International in an effort to refresh its patrol boat fleet.