A 3D printer makes a plastic copy of a door plate aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), which is underway conducting routine operations in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations. (Courtesy of the U.S. Navy and Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Grant G. Grady)

The US Navy Way of the Future is 3-D Printing (Learn More, Multi-Video)

On August 24, 2018, the USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer faced a problem that didn’t have a quick solution: A bolt from a hangar bay door roller assembly...
The U.S. Coast Guard Ready for Rescue Challenge invites you to submit a concept for a solution that helps make a person in the water easier to find. The best solutions will be effective, affordable, and hold the potential for wide adoption by recreational boaters. (Courtesy of the McMurdo Group, an Orolia company)

$255K Ready for Rescue Challenge to Develop New Boater Safety Solutions

As the nation’s maritime first responder, the U.S. Coast Guard is devoted to helping boaters in distress. Within this mission, one critical issue is finding people in the water. Towards that end, the...

Navy Accepts Delivery of USS Sioux City & USS Wichita (See in Action)

The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of two Littoral Combat Ships (LCSs), the future USS Sioux City (LCS 11) and USS Wichita (LCS 13), during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine...
The Stiletto/Thunderstorm project is looking for new ways of detection, tracking and identification of swimmers and divers in a port or harbor.

Seeking Harbor/Port Security Techs to Detect & Track Swimmers & Divers

By John Keller, Military & Aerospace Electronics U.S. military researchers are reaching out to industry to find relative mature harbor and port security technologies able to detect and track swimmers and divers violating security perimeters in...
Unhindered by costly fuel or aeronautic maintenance the Aerostat systems provide unmatched ISR capabilities. Their true strengths are observed with their Maritime ISR showings as the Aerostat is not “just a balloon” but a persistent, unmanned, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance platform for Homeland Security and for U.S. allies across the world.

TCOM Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards (Video)

TCOM LP, a global leader for innovative, cost-effective airborne persistent surveillance solutions, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the company's Persistent Surveillance Aerostats have been...
The future USS Cooperstown is one of eight ships in various stages of construction at Fincantieri Marinette Marine.

Team Freedom Lays Keel on Nation’s 23rd Littoral Combat Ship (Video)

The Lockheed Martin-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy's 23rd Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Cooperstown, in a ceremony held at Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wisconsin. Ellen...
Homegrown terrorism and mass shootings have sadly become everyday news in the US. As a result, the demand for explosives detection dogs as a deterrent against such crimes is on the increase with one major problem: there are not enough dogs to meet the growing need. The AKC Detection Dog Task Force is working to help with this national security issue. (Courtesy of the AKC)

Calling All K9 Teams: US Dog Detect-ion Conf (Learn More, Multi-Video)

The American Kennel Club will host the 2018 AKC US Dog Detection Conference Tuesday, August 28th – Thursday, August 30th, 2018 in Durham, NC to explore solutions to the shortage of domestic dogs for explosives detection...
DHS has reported in a new report that more than 600,000 foreign travelers who entered the US legally in 2017, ended up overstaying on those visas.

DHS Outlines Biometric Exit Progress for Overstayers (Learn More, Videos)

In the past five years, the number of international travelers passing through US airports has increased by more than a fifth, to 124.2 million in 2017. Last year alone, US Customs and...
Two MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to the "Black Knights" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) rescued five mariners in distress July 27 near Hawaii's westernmost inhabited island.

USS Carl Vinson Spearheads Hawaiian Fishing Boat Rescue

Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) rescued five mariners in distress July 27 near Hawaii's westernmost inhabited island. The mariners issued a distress call after their 36-foot vessel ran aground...

Coast Guard Offloads More than 12,500 lbs of Seized Cocaine

More than 5 tons of cocaine seized in international waters off the Eastern Pacific Ocean from early June to mid-July was offloaded by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton...