USS Vandegrift Returns to San Diego following Rescue at Sea

Republished from Navy News Service Release Date: 4/9/2014 9:51:00 PM By Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet Public Affairs SAN DIEGO (NNS) — The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) arrived at Naval Base San Diego April 9 following the rescue of a family with a sick infant on a disabled sailboat approximately 1,300 […]

All Systems Go: Navy’s Laser Weapon Ready for Summer Deployment

Republished from Navy News Service Release Date: 4/7/2014 12:02:00 PM From Office of Naval Research ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) — Navy engineers are making final adjustments to a laser weapon prototype that will be the first of its kind to deploy aboard a ship late this summer. Laser Weapon System The prototype, an improved version of […]