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Indian Defence Ministry to discuss proposal on acquiring heavy weight torpedoes

Already delayed by many years, the Defence Ministry is expected to discuss a proposal for acquiring heavyweight torpedoes for the nuclear submarine...

Japan to buy $2.15B Aegis Ashore missile defense systems

The U.S. State Department has approved Japan's $2.15 billion purchase of two land-based Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense systems. Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission...

General Atomics awarded $19.7M for EMALS parts for USS Gerald R. Ford

General Atomics won a $19.7 million contract to manufacture, test, and deliver Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch Systems (EMALS) spare parts to support the US Navy’s CVN-78 aircraft...

Perfect Source for Understanding Voice and Data Link Networking

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USS South Dakota (SSN 790) Commissioning Ceremony

The US Navy will commission its newest fast attack submarine, the future USS South Dakota (SSN 790), during an 11 a.m. (EST)...

Exercise Cutlass Express 2019 Begins

Maritime forces from East Africa, West Indian Ocean nations, Europe and the United States, as well as several international organizations began the eighth...

USS Chung-Hoon Conducts Second Drug Bust in a Month

While conducting maritime security operations in the international waters of the Gulf of Aden, the guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) interdicted...

China establishes rescue center in South China Sea

China's Ministry of Transport opened a maritime rescue center in Yongshu reef of the Nansha Islands on Tuesday (Jan 29), to better...

Boeing Receives $2.4 Billion P-8A Poseidon Contract From U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a $2.4 billion production contract for the next 19 P-8A Poseidon aircraft. The contract includes 10...

Pakistan Navy to host multinational Naval Exercise Aman 2019 in February

The Pakistan Navy is set to host multi-national naval exercise ‘Aman 2019’ in February in the North Arabian Sea. More than 40 countries...

A Design for Maintaining Maritime Superiority

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Best Management Practices to Deter Piracy and Enhance Maritime Security in the Red Sea,...

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Chinese fleet returns from escort mission

A Chinese navy flotilla returned to Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, on Sunday (Jan 27) after completing its mission of escorting civilian...

U.S. Navy commissions Zumwalt-class destroyer USS Michael Monsoor

The U.S. Navy on Saturday (Jan 26.) commissioned its newest Zumwalt-class destroyer USS Michael Monsoor. "USS Michael Monsoor is one of the most...

Singapore Navy Launches Final Littoral Mission Vessel, Fearless

Senior Minister of State for Defence Heng Chee How officiated at the launching ceremony of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)'s eighth...

Italian Navy’s Ninth Multipurpose frigate “SPARTACO SCHERGAT” launched

The launching ceremony of the “Spartaco Schergat” frigate, the ninth of a series of 10 FREMM vessels – Multi Mission European Frigates,...

Russian Navy receives the newest minesweeper ship “Ivan Antonov”

The Russian Navy’s newest minesweeper ship, project 12700 "Ivan Antonov" was commissioned on Jan 26 with a ceremony held at Baltiysk. The ship...

USS Porter arrives in Riga, Latvia

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Riga, Latvia, Jan. 23, 2019, for a scheduled port visit. "We would...

India successfully tests Barak 8 missile

The Indian navy has performed a successful intercept of an aerial target using the Israeli made Ship launched Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile...

The Philippines to send warship to China fleet review

For the first time, the Philippines is sending one of its warships to a fleet review hosted by China in April, in...

USS Essex visits Thailand

The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) and the embarked 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Phuket for a...

Russian Navy escorts US destroyers that entered Baltic Sea

    The Russian Navy’s Boiky and Soobrazitelnyy corvettes are monitoring the US warships’ activity.   The Russian Baltic Fleet’s corvettes escorted the U.S. destroyers, Gravely...

USS Spruance Completes MDVR in Jebel Ali

The guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) departed Jebel Ali, after completing a mid-deployment voyage repair (MDVR), Jan. 13. MDVRs are maintenance periods...

Lockheed Martin And Fincantieri Marinette Marine Awarded Contract To Build Littoral Combat Ship 31

Construction will begin in second half of 2019 The U.S. Navy awarded the Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) team a fixed-price-incentive-fee...

USS Donald Cook arrives in Batumi, Georgia

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) arrived in Batumi, Georgia, Jan. 21, 2019 for a scheduled port visit. Donald...

Chinese naval fleets escort 3,400 foreign ships over past 10 years

China's naval fleets have escorted 3,400 foreign ships over the past 10 years, around 51.5 percent of the total escorted, according to...

USS Donald Cook entered the Black Sea

USS Donald Cook transited the Turkish Straits and entered the Black Sea Jan. 19, 2019 to conduct maritime security operations in...

Future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001) Set For San Diego Commissioning

The U.S. Navy’s newest Zumwalt-class destroyer, the future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), will be commissioned at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Jan....

Japan Navy Ship ‘Ikazuchi’ arrives at Sri Lanka’s Hambantota Port

Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, welcomed the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) ship 'Ikazuchi' arrived at the Port of Hambantota...