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The largest drug interdiction of USCGC Hamilton history

MIAMI— The largest drug interdiction in USCGC Hamilton history with 26,250 pounds in cocaine and 3,700 pounds in marijuana worth approximately​ 504 million dollar were downloaded yesterday, Monday, at Port Everglades. The Coast Guard’s strong international relationships, with key partners like Canada along with our specialized capabilities and unmatched authorities, allow for a unity of Leer másThe largest drug interdiction of USCGC Hamilton history[…]

USS Sioux City seized 49 million cocaine in the Caribbean

The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Sioux City (LCS 11) with embarked USCG Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) 102 seized over $49 million in suspected cocaine, Oct. 11-12, 2021. On Oct. 11, a suspected drug smuggling go-fast vessel (GFV) was spotted by a maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) and Sioux City was vectored in for an intercept. Leer másUSS Sioux City seized 49 million cocaine in the Caribbean[…]

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Coast Guard and partners rescue 17 mariners in 2 days

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Over the course of two days -from Wednesday to Thursday- Coast Guard crews, partner agencies and volunteers responding to three maritime emergencies rescue a total of 17 mariners in dire straits off the Alaska, California and Micronesia coasts.​ ​All three cases highlight the importance of mariners properly equipping and training for survival Leer másCoast Guard and partners rescue 17 mariners in 2 days[…]

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Coast Guard veteran Mike Swierc turns 100-year-old

Coast Guard story by Petty Officer 1st Class Corinne Zilnicki Nearly 80 years have passed since Mike Swierc vaulted over the side of a ship hundreds of yards off Utah Beach during the first wave of the D-Day invasion. But for Mr. Swierc, a 100-year-old Coast Guard veteran, the memories of those fateful days and Leer másCoast Guard veteran Mike Swierc turns 100-year-old[…]

Boeing awarded contract for five P-8A Poseidon for Germany

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 28, 2021 —The U.S. Navy today awarded Boeing [NYSE: BA] a production contract for five P-8A Poseidon aircraft for Germany. First deliveries are slated to begin in 2024 when the P-8A Poseidon will eventually replace Germany’s fleet of P-3C Orion aircraft. “We’re pleased to have finalized this sale to Germany and to expand Leer másBoeing awarded contract for five P-8A Poseidon for Germany[…]

Pentagon and Lockheed Martin agree to F-35 production rebaseline

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) and the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) industry team have agreed on an F-35 Lightning II production rebaseline. This agreement ensures predictability and stability in the production process while recovering the aircraft shortfall realized over the last year during the COVID-19 pandemic. With this F-35 Lightning Leer másPentagon and Lockheed Martin agree to F-35 production rebaseline[…]

Boeing entrega el primer F/A-18 Block III a la Navy

Arlington, Va, 27 de septiembre de 2021 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] entregó el primero de los 78 aviones F/A-18 Super Hornet Block III encargados por la U.S. Navy. El Block III proporciona el F/A-18 más interconectado y con mayor capacidad de supervivencia construido hasta el momento, preparado con un plan de inserción de tecnología que le Leer másBoeing entrega el primer F/A-18 Block III a la Navy[…]

JTF-Bravo redeploys after support to JTF-Haiti due Haiti earthquake

Story by Capt. Annabel Monroe, Joint Task Force Bravo SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras – In support of the whole-of-government effort led by the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance, Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-Bravo) joined forces as members of Joint Task Force-Haiti (JTF-Haiti) to deliver much-needed aid as rapidly as possible to victims Leer másJTF-Bravo redeploys after support to JTF-Haiti due Haiti earthquake[…]

Lockheed Martin LMXT: America’s Next Strategic Tanker

MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] introduces the LMXT as America’s next strategic tanker ― built in America by Americans for Americans. Offered in response to the U.S. Air Force’s KC-Y Program, the LMXT represents the newest chapter in Lockheed Martin’s 60+ year history of producing and delivering tanker and cargo aircraft for the Leer másLockheed Martin LMXT: America’s Next Strategic Tanker[…]

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