Navy

LCS 24 completes acceptance trials

The future USS Oakland (LCS 24) successfully concluded acceptance trials May 22, following a series of in-port and underway demonstrations in the Gulf of Mexico. During trials, the final milestone prior to

VIDEO: Navy zaps drone with laser weapon

Drones present an increasing threat to naval operations. Last July we reported on the incident in the Strait of Hormuz in which the USS Boxer downed an Iranian drone. Subsequent reports revealed

GAO reports on Navy ship maintenance under MAC-MO

A report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office finds that since shifting to the Multiple Award Contract-Multi Order (MAC-MO) contracting approach for ship maintenance work in 2015, the Navy has increased competition