Tag: US Navy

US Navy C-2 Aircraft Crashes With 11 On Board

Reading Time: 2 minutes A US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers has crashed into the sea off the coast of Japan. Eight people have been rescued after the plane crashed into the Philippine Sea en route to an aircraft carrier. The C-2 “Greyhound” aircraft crashed into the Pacific about 90 miles northwest of Okinotorishima, a Japanese atoll, Defense […]

Boeing Wins $122Mln for Navy Aircraft Spare Parts

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing won almost $123 million to provide aircraft spare parts for the US Navy, the Department of Defense said in a press release. “The Boeing Company [of] St. Louis, Missouri has been awarded a maximum $122,800,001 delivery order against a five-year base contract with one five-year option period for aircraft spare parts,” the release stated […]

China Denies Intercepting US Navy Surveillance Aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes China’s Defense Ministry on Sunday denied intercepting a US Navy surveillance aircraft, saying its fighter jets were verifying the US aircraft and that the operation was lawful, professional and safe. Two Chinese J-10 fighter jets tried to intercept a US Navy surveillance aircraft over the South China Sea on Thursday, US officials said. Meantime, China’s […]

Navy F-35C Pilots Test New High-Tech Helmet

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Navy has been training with and testing high-tech adjustments to the stealthy carrier-launched F-35C’s Helmet Mounted Display to better enable targeting, sensor data viewing and pilot awareness of flight information such as airspeed, heading and altitude, service and industry developers explained. Development and operational pilot training of the aircraft is underway after four F-35C […]

CAE Wins Defence Contracts Valued at More than C$100 Million

Reading Time: 1 minute CAE announced that it has won defence contracts valued at more than C$100 million to provide a range of training and support services for global military customers. Some of the key contracts include the United States Air Force exercising a contract option for CAE USA to continue providing KC-135 tanker aircrew training services; the United […]