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US Navy to Evaluate Kraken Sonar

Kraken Robotics Inc.‘s wholly owned subsidiary, Kraken Robotic Systems Inc., has been selected by the U.S. Office of the Secretary of Defense, Comparative Test Office, to participate in a Foreign Comparative Testing (FCT) program in support of a U.S. Navy Program of Record managed by the Naval Sea Systems Command, EOD Program Office. The FCT is designed to test selected

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U.S. Coast Guard Discusses Its Developing Role in the Arctic

SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard’s Pacific Area commander discussed the service’s strategic outlook for the Arctic, its new class of polar security cutters, and its efforts to improve maritime domain awareness in the high latitudes. The keynote speech given by Vice Adm. Linda Fagan was during the Arctic Encounter Symposium in Seattle, Washington. The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) recently

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Market Report Discusses Trends in Anti-Submarine Warfare

Anti-submarine warfare has once again risen high on the agenda for NATO’s maritime forces. Ahead of the inaugural Anti-Submarine Warfare conference, Defence IQ compiled a market report detailing ongoing ASW and submarine programs from nations around the world. The report offers information about: · Key ASW programs and requirements in countries including: Australia, Belgium, France, India, Italy, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore

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US Navy Updates Protocol for Reporting UFOs

The U.S. Navy is drafting new guidelines for personnel to report unauthorized and unidentified aircraft sightings—what were previously called “unidentified flying objects” or UFOs. The Navy said, in a statement to Politico, that it is not “endorsing the idea that its sailors have encountered alien spacecraft” but rather “acknowledging that there have been enough strange aerial sightings by credible and

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Amphibious Transport Dock Ship Participates in Exercise in Thailand

An amphibious transport dock ship commissioned by the U.S. Navy participated in the Cobra Gold exercise in Thailand Feb. 12-23, 2019. During the exercises, the ship, USS Green Bay, launched assault amphibious vehicles (AAVs) from its well deck. USS Green Bay is forward deployed to Sasebo, Japan as part of Commander, Amphibious Force 7th Fleet and is operating in the

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