Navy



One of Helicopter Combatant Squadron 23’s MQ-8B Fire Scouts prepares to land aboard littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) Oct. 6, 2016, in the Pacific Ocean. Currently on a rotational deployment in support of the Asia-Pacific Rebalance, Coronado is a fast and agile warship tailor-made to patrol the region’s littorals and work hull-to-hull with partner navies, providing 7th Fleet with the flexible capabilities it needs now and in the future. (U.S. Navy photo/Michaela Garrison)

LCS Minehunting Package Near Completion

The first littoral combat ships are set to deploy with mine countermeasures packages, including airborne systems and unmanned technology, by the end of the decade,…





An F-35C Lightning II carrier variant, assigned to the Salty Dogs of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, approaches the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) Aug. 23, 2016, in the Atlantic Ocean. VX-23 is conducting its third and final developmental test (DT-III) phase aboard George Washington. The F-35C is expected to be Fleet operational in 2018. (U.S. Navy photo/Jonathan Price)

The Top 10 DoDBuzz Posts of 2016

Here’s a look at the 10 most read stories of the year on DoDBuzz: 1. Navy F-35C Landed So Precisely, It Tore Up a Runway…