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The Finnish Navy received the first upgraded Hamina-Class Missile Boat

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The first modernised Hamina-class vessel has been delivered Finnish Navy (Merivoimat), Finnish Navy announced on 15th January via official website. Work to refit...

Egypt conducts “QADER 2020” exercise with the participation of combined units

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Egyptian Armed Forces has conducted "Qader 2020" large scale exercise with attendance of the Naval Force, the Special Forces, and the Border...

Japan launches new Ocean Survellience Ship “AKI”

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The naming and launch ceremony for the newest Ocean Surveillance Ship “AKI” was held at Mitsui E&S shipbuilding Co. Tamano Shipyard on...

Naval Group delivers ARA Bouchard OPV to Armada Argentina

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The Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) L’Adroit has adopted the Argentinian flag and becomes the A.R.A. BOUCHARD. The first one of the four OPVs...

“NAVIRIS” JV consists of Fincantieri and Naval Group is fully operational

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The first board meeting of Naviris, the joint venture between Fincantieri and Naval Group, took place, Naval Group has announced on 14th...

Zaliv Shipyard in Crimea to build Helo-Carrier for the Russian Navy

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The Zaliv Shipyard in Crimea confirmed its technical readiness to build two universal amphibious assault ships for the Russian Navy, the Shipyard...

HMAS Toowoomba leaves home for sixth Middle East deployment

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According to the announcement of the Royal Australian Navy on 13rd January, The Anzac Class frigate HMAS Toowoomba has departed her homeport...

Keel laid for future USS John Basilone at Bath Iron Works...

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According to the announcement of the U.S. Navy, The keel of the future USS John Basilone (DDG 122) was ceremoniously laid at...

Russia and Japan navies to hold drills in the Gulf of...

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The Russian Baltic Fleet’s guard ship Yaroslav Mudry, the tanker Yelnya and the sea tug Viktor Konetsky accomplishing their long-distance deployment missions...

Why are the decks of Russian ships red?

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The decks of the Russian ships are painted with a "red lead" rustproofing/anti-corrosive paint. Many nations do this but then topcoat the...

China’s first Type 055 destroyer Nanchang commissioned

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The Nanchang, China's first Type 055 guided-missile destroyer, was commissioned in the People's Liberation Army Navy on Sunday morning in the port...

Naval Tejas LCA lands on INS Vikramaditya for the first time

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A prototype of the naval version of the light combat aircraft landed and took off from the India's sole aircraft carrier INS...

U.S. approves Singapore to buy up to 12 F-35B stealth fighters

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The U.S. State Department on 9 January approved the possible Foreign Military Sale of F-35B Short Take-Off and Vertical Landing (STOVL) stealth...

Indian aircraft carrier Vikrant to be delivered to navy in 2021

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INS Vikrant likely to be commissioned by early 2021 according to the Indian  PTI News Agency.    The manufacturing of the country’s first indigenous...

U.S. 2nd Fleet Declares Full Operational Capability

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Seven months after reaching initial operational capability, U.S. 2nd Fleet achieved full operational capability Dec. 31. Since its reestablishment in August 2018, Vice Adm....

Indonesian Military on Full Alert in North Natuna Sea After Border...

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The Indonesian Military has raised combat alert for its forces stationed in the Natuna archipelago – in the south part of the disputed South China Sea...

Inspiring Author of Naval Tactics Wayne Hughes Died at Age 89

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A life dedicated for the navy comes to the end, naval tactician Wayne Hughes, dean emeritus at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School...

Brazil to sign the contract for Tamandare class frigates in February

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According to an article shared by Defesa Aérea&Naval news portal of Brazil on 30th December, after a year of uncertainty, the Brazilian...

Russian Navy commissions new Alexandrite Class Minesweeper

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According to the Russian local press, a ceremony was held to commission the newest Alexandrite Class Minesweeper, Vladimir Emelyanov (Pennant Number :...

FMM awarded $1.3 billion USD contract to build four MMSC for...

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According to the press release of Fincantieri on 27th December, the U.S. Navy awarded a Lockheed Martin-led team, which includes Fincantieri Marinette...

Iran, Russia and China completed trilateral exercise

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All the planned stages of the joint naval drills named "Marine Security Belt" between Iran, Russia and China have been successfully completed,...

USS Ross leaves the Black Sea

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After patrolling about 2 weeks, the U.S. Navy's Arleigh Burke class destroyer USS Ross has left Black sea on 28th December, the...

Russia launches Project 636.6 diesel electric-powered submarine Volkhov

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A launch ceremony held for the Project 636.3 diesel-electric submarine Volkhov for the Russian Navy at the Admiralty Shipyard in St. Petersburg...

The supply tanker “Academician Pashin” is ready to enter service for...

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The new sea tanker Academician Pashin has successfully completed its trials and the vessel is ready to join the Northern Fleet’s logistics...

China tested submarine launched JL-3 Missile

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China conducted a test of its next-generation JL-3 submarine-launched missile, The Washington Times (WT) reported, citing Pentagon officials who spoke on condition...

Iran to hold four-day naval drills with China and Russia

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Russia, Iran and China will hold four-day joint naval maneuvers that will kick off on December 27, spokesman for the Iranian Armed...

Russia launched Nuc-Powered Yasen-M Class Submarine

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Russian Navy's new nuclear-powered Yasen-M (Project 885M) class submarine Novosibirsk launched today (Dec 25) at Sevmash Shipyard. The Russian Navy currently operates the...

Fire occurred at US Navy’s Avenger Class MCM ship

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US Navy's Avenger Class Mine Countermeasures ship USS CHAMPION MCM 4 suffered a "main mechanical room" fire on Nov 29 at San...

Dutch government decides to build Combat Support Ship for the Navy

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According to the statement of Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) on 20th December, Cabinet of the Netherlands’ Government has submitted a so-called...

Russian Shipyard to provide spare part support to Indian Carrier

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The Sevmash Shipyard (part of Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation) provides technical assistance to the Indian Navy in servicing its aircraft carrier Vikramaditya,...

China commissioned two more Type 056 Jiangdao Class Frigate

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The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) recently commissioned two more Type 056/056A Jiangdao-class corvettes (47th and 48th) into service, according to...

Bangladesh procures two Chinese Type 053H3 frigates

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Senior Bangladeshi Navy officials received two Chinese Type-053H3 frigates, Jiaxing (Hull 521) and Lianyungang (Hull 522), in Shanghai Jiangnan Shipyard on December...

Raytheon awarded a contract with the U.S. Navy for SM-6 worths...

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Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is awarded a $1,030,728,427 fixed-price-incentive and cost-plus-fixed fee multi-year contract by US Navy for Standard Missile-6 (SM-6)...

Turkish Navy launched first indigenous Type-214 AIP Submarine

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Turkish state-owned Golcuk Naval Shipyard formally launched the first Type 214TN AIP submarine for Turkish Naval Forces Command on 22 December. The boat...

Russia conducts drills with Syrian naval assets

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The Russian and Syrian navies successfully held their first joint drills in the Mediterranean Sea, Head of the Drills Rear Admiral Alexander...

Mexican SIGMA Class Frigate ARM Reformer Completes Sea Trials

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The Mexican Navy has recently completed Sea Acceptance Tests (SAT) for its multi-purpose frigate DAMEN SIGMA 10514, ARM Reformer (POLA 101) ....

Turkish and Italian Naval Assets Conducted PASSEX at East-Med

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According to the statement at official website of the Turkish Navy on 15th December, Turkish O.H.Perry Class frigate TCG Gaziantep has conducted...

Russia to deliver cutting-edge naval assets at new year

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The CEO of the Severnaya Shipyard stated that they are set to deliver the frigate Admiral Kasatonov and the corvette Gremyashchiy to...

Russia to invest for the modernization of Tartus port

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Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Yuri Borisov has commented after meeting with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus that Russia will spend...

Canada handed over command of SNMG-2 to Italy

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According to the announcement of NATO Maritime Command (MARCOM) on 16 December, with a ceremony held at the Taranto Naval Base in...

China commissions second aircraft carrier “Shandong”

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China's second aircraft carrier, named Shandong (Pennant Number : 17), was delivered and commissioned to the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy on...

No Plans To Equip Russian Lada-Class Submarines With AIP-Constructor

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Russia's two new Lada-class (Project 677) conventional submarines will not be equipped with Air Independent Propulsion (AIP), Аlexander Buzakov, the head of...

French Frigate Courbet Seized 3.5 tons of drugs at the Gulf...

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French frigate Courbet seized more than 3.5 tonnes of cannabis resin off the Gulf of Oman On Friday (December 13). FS Courbet...

A floating dock with a decommissioned submarine sank in Sevastopol

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After the shocking fire incident at Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier of Russian Navy, a decommissioned floating dock with a decommissioned submarine sank...

Lethal fire occurred onboard Russian Aircraft Carrier, Kuznetsov

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Russia's only aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, caught fire on Thursday (Dec 12) during maintenance work in Russia's Arctic port in Murmansk,...

Israel Shipyards Delivered OPV-62 to Honduran Navy

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According to the domestic press of Honduras, The Honduran navy's new offshore patrol vessel (OPV), General José Trinidad Cabañas (FNH-2021), is planned...

Italy sends a frigate to East-Med to Protect ENI’s drill activities

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According to local press in Italy and Greek Times news portal, on December 6th, the frigate Federino Martinengo (F 596) was moored...

U.S. handovers the command of SNMG-1 to Norway

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Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) has changed its command from the United States to Norway, NATO MARCOM announced on 9th December. Royal...

Damen Shipyards lays keel of Nigerian Navy’s new Landing ship

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The Nigerian Navy began the construction of Nigeria’s latest Landing Ship Tank 100 with a keel-laying ceremony at Damen Shipyards, Sharjah, in...

Argentinian Navy Welcomes ARA Bouchard at Toulon

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Argentine flag hoisted to ARA Bouchard Multipurpose Maritime Patrol Ship with a ceremony held at Naval Group's facilites in Toulon on 6th...

All new Russian ships to have capability to carry Zircon Missiles

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All Russian warships of new Projects can carry Tsirkon hypersonic missiles, President of Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation Alexei Rakhmanov told reporters on...

DAMEN Completes Combat System Installation and Trials of Indonesian Frigate

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According to the press release of Damen Shipyards on 6th December, Damen Shipyards Group and its partner PT PAL have completed the...

First Gremyashchiy Class Corvette of the Russian Navy Starts Sea Trials

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According to the statement of the press office of the Russian Northern Fleet on Friday (6th Dec), the Project 20385 lead corvette...

Turkey’s Newest Armed UAV “AKINCI” Successfully Passed First Test Flight

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Turkey's newest armed drone "AKINCI" successfully completed its first test flight, the manufacturer Baykar Co. has announced on Friday (6th December). The AKINCI...

Russia’s newest Yasen-M class nuc-powered sub test-fires torpedo in the White...

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According to the press release of Russia’s Northern Fleet on 5th December, the latest Project Yasen-M multirole nuclear-powered submarine Kazan test-fired torpedo...

USS America arrives in Sasebo of Japan to Replace USS Wasp

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According to the press release of 7th Fleet of the U.S. Navy, Amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) joined the U.S....

U.S. Navy seizes suspected Iranian missile parts set for Yemen

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USS Forrest Sherman warship has seized a "significant cache" of suspected Iranian guided missile parts headed to rebels in Yemen, according to...

India Claims that Chinese Spy&Research Ship Entered Indian Waters

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According to the Indian Press, Chinese ‘Spy & research’ Ship SHI YAN 1 entered Indian territory near Port Blair in Indian Ocean...

Iranian Alvand Class Frigate Equipped with Indigenous CIWS

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A dangerous and unstable situation in the Middle East, as well as growing tensions and threats, forces Iran to modernise its military,...

Pakistan Hosts International Maritime Oil Spill Exercise “Barracuda-X”

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The 10th edition of International Exercise Barracuda formally commenced at the Headquarters Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) on  Monday (2nd December), with...

Russia sends naval assets to Atlantic for long-distance deployment

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A group of the Russian Northern Fleet’s naval assets has left the Severomorsk naval base and set off for its long-distance deployment...

Polish Navy Commissioned OPV After Waiting for 18 Years

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The Polish navy has commissioned new offshore patrol vessel (OPV) dubbed as "ORP Ślązak" (Pennant Number : 241) 18 years after the...

US Navy awards largest-ever shipbuilding contract to GDEB for submarines

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According to the press release of General Dynamics on 2nd December, The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a contract valued...

Spanish frigate Mendez Nunez back to home after 7 months of...

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Álvaro de Bazán-class frigate Méndez Núñez (F-104) of Spanish Navy (Armada Espanola) returned to home port Ferrol after completing a 7-month circumnavigation...

Russian Navy to Conduct Round-the-World Oceanographic Expedition

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The Russian Navy will conduct a round-the-world expedition in 2019-2020, announced Nikolay Evmenov, the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy. “In accordance with the...

The Netherlands to Send Frigate to French-led Task Group at the...

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The Dutch government has announced on 29th November that it would contribute a frigate to the European-led mission in the Strait of...

India’s First Indigenous Carrier’s Engines Fired Up

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The construction of India's first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier has reached the final stages. The engines onboard INS Vikrant being constructed at Kochi...

Iran, Russia, China to hold naval drills at late December

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The commander of Iranian navy has stated on 30 th November that joint Iranian, Chinese and Russian naval exercises in the Indian...

Russian Frigate Admiral Kasatonov holds missile-firing exercises in the White Sea

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According to a press release by Russian Northern Fleet on 29th November, Project 22350 frigate Admiral Kasatonov has test-fired cruise missiles Kalibr...

Iran’s new destroyer Dena to enter service by February 2020

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A new destroyer named “Dena” will join the Iranian military in February, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said on Friday (29th...

Criticism: Does the current course allow Russia to achieve Gorshkov’s dream?

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According to the reports of Russian Baltic Fleet's office on 27th November, a group of the Baltic Fleet’s warships led by the...

Pakistan Navy’s 4th Azmat-class FAC launched by Karachi Shipyard

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Pakistan Navy’s (PN) fourth Azmat-class fast attack craft equipped with missiles was launched by Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KSEW) on 27...

Russia celebrates the Marine Corps Day

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Every year on November 27, Russia celebrates the Marine Corps Day. It was established by order of the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy...

Russia Commissions First “Super Quiet” Submarine of Pacific Fleet

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The first Project 636.3 submarine of Russian Paficic Fleet, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, was delivered to Russian Navy by The Admiralty Shipyard, located in St....

French Corvette Commandant Birot Visits Batumi of Georgia

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French Aviso-Class Corvette Commandant Birot (F796), passed Turkish Straits and entered black sea last week, arrived Batumi port of Georgia on 22nd...

Russian Cruiser Arrives Cape Town for Joint Drills

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The Slava-class missile cruiser ‘Marshal Ustinov’ of the Russian Navy’s Northern Fleet has arrived at one of the world’s southernmost ports, South...

Philippine Navy’s first Jose Rizal Class frigate undergoes sea trials

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According to the press release of Philippine Navy (PN) on 22nd November, the first of the two multi-mission capable frigate of the...

Russia’s newest Borei Class submarine completes state trials

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The most advanced nuclear-powered submarine of Russian Navy, Knyaz Vladimir (Prince Vladimir), has completed the cycle of state trials and arrived at...

Schiebel’s Camcopter S-100 Fully Integrated to Mistral Helo Carrier

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According to a press release of Schiebel Group on 20th November, the French Armament General Directorate (DGA) announced that Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER® S-100...

Pakistan and Bahrain Conducts Al Jazeera 2019 Exercise

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A bilateral exercise SHAHEEN AL JAZEERA -2019 between Pakistan Navy's Special Service Group and Royal Bahrain Defence Force’s Special Operation Force (SOF)...

Russian Navy to Hold Submarine Rescue Drills with Vietnamese Navy

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According to the reports of Russian Pacific Fleet on 19th November, the rescue vessel Igor Belousov will take part in the Russian-Vietnamese...

Pacific Reach 2019 Sub-Rescue Exercise Conducted with Participation of Six Navies

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Pacific Reach 2019 Submarine Search and Rescue exercise has concluded off Australian west coast with attendance of six countries including Australia, Japan,...

Fincantieri Cuts Steel For the First MMSC of Saudi Navy

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As the beginning mark of production for the first Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) ship, a cut-steel event was conducted on Oct. 24...

Thales Successfully Completed Modernization of Two Thai Mine Hunters

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According to the press release of Thales on 18th November, Thales delivered two modernised and upgraded minehunting vessels to the Royal Thai...

Russia to Handover Ukrainian Vessels Seized at Kerch Strait

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According to the statement of the Federal Security Service’s Border Service in Crimea on 18th November, Russia will hand over Ukrainian warships,...

Babcock awards Type 31 Frigate Contract Worths £1.25 bn

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Defence company Babcock has confirmed it has been awarded a £1.25 billion (£250 million for per ship) deal to build five Type...

Airbus to develop rotary-winged UAV for naval vessels

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The prototype of Airbus Helicopters’ VSR700 unmanned aerial system has performed its first flight at a drone test centre near Aix-en-Provence in...

Israel Shipyards to Design&Build New Reshef Class as Replacement of Saar...

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The private shipbuilding company Israel Shipyards Ltd. has announced on November 13 the signing of an agreement with the Ministry of Defense...

Russian Cruiser Marshall Ustinov Conducts Drills with PLA and South African...

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As a part of the oversea policy of Russia, the Northern Fleet’s missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov performing long-distance deployment missions in the...

Yantar Shipyard Launches Voyevoda as lead rescue ship of Project 23700

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The Baltic shipyard Yantar (Yantar Shipyard, United Shipbuilding Corporation) launched the Voevoda emergency rescue vessel on 8 November 2019. The launching ceremony for...

HII Begins Fabrication Phase of New Cutter of USCG

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According to the press release of the giant shipbuilder of the U.S., Huntington Ingalls, on 12st November, Shipbuilding division officially started fabrication...

A new solution against asymmetric threats: Laser-Guided Missiles

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The asymmetric threat, which increases the uncertainty of war scene (called “Fog of the war” by Clausewitz), is a problem for the...

JMSDF and U.S. Navy Conducts Bilateral Annual Exercise 19

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The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the U.S. Navy began their bilateral maritime field exercise, Annual Exercise ‘19, in the waters...

Australia’s 3rd and Final Hobart Class Destroyer Completed Sea Trials

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According to the announcement of Australia Department of Defence on 9th November, the Royal Australian Navy’s third Hobart-class air warfare destroyer (AWD),...

Wreckage of USS Grayback Submarine Found After 75 Years

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A missing U.S. submarine , which was widely used in World War II, was found in Okinawa (off the coast of Japan)...

Canada’s 2nd Arctic Offshore Patrol Vessel Launched by Halifax Shipyard

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The Royal Canadian Navy’s second Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), the future HMCS Margaret Brooke, was launched on Sunday (10th November)...

US Navy’s first Flight III Arleigh Burke destroyer’s keel laid by...

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Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries hosted a keel laying ceremony for the US Navy’s first Flight III destroyer, the future USS Jack H....

Turkey-led INVITEX “Dogu Akdeniz-2019” Kicks off at East Mediterranean

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Amid the conflicts over the east Mediterranean, Turkey-hosted multinational invitation exercise (INVITEX) "Dogu Akdeniz-2019" has commenced at Aksaz Naval Base on 9th...

Russian Patrol Ship to make exercises with navies of South Med...

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The patrol ship Vasily Bykov, which proceeded through the Black Sea straits and joined the Russian Navy’s permanent Mediterranean task force on...

Russia in Negotiations to Build Project 12701 Minesweepers in India

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Rajnath Singh, Minister of Defence of India, visited his Russian counterpart Sergey Shoygu on 6th November in Moscow. The aim of the...

“Samudra Shakti” bilateral exercise held between India and Indonesia

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India and Indonesia navies has conducted "Samudra Shakti" bilateral naval exercises with the participation of anti-submarine warfare corvette INS Kamorta and multi-role...

Ukraine to request assistance of Turkey for project 58250 corvettes

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Relationships between Turkey and Ukraine has been growing for recent years. At President level, they made courtesy calls and during the visits,...

Pakistan Navy Successfully Tested “Zarb” Coastal Defence System

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According to the press release of Pakistan Navy Public Affairs, Pakistan Navy test fired land based anti-ship missile ‘Zarb’ on Tuesday (5th...

Russian Pacific Fleet Visits Brunei

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A task force of the Russian Pacific Fleet completed its visit to Brunei on Thursday and will continue fulfilling its mission in...

Russian Navy to Upgrade Three Nanuchka Class Corvettes

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Russia’s Defense Ministry plans to place an order for the upgrade of three more Project 1234 missile corvettes for the Pacific Fleet...

Helicopter Crash Occurred on Italian Destroyer

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According to the information gathered from sources, a helicopter crashed aboard the Italian destroyer yesterday night (6th November). Italian Navy's AW101 helicopter crashed...

Japan Launches Final Soryu Class Diesel Electric Submarine

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JMSDF held the naming and launch ceremony of the newest submarine named “TORYU” at Kobe Works, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. “TORYU” is...

Trident Jupiter 2019 Computer Based Exercise Commences at NATO JWC

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TRIDENT JUPITER 19-1, a two-level (strategic/operational) Computer-Assisted Command Post Exercise involving personnel from more than 30 NATO Member and Partner Nations, as...

Malaysia’s LCS project faced latency due to the contractor’s failure

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Royal Malaysian Navy has encountered a shocking incident about its LCS project. The Maharaja Lela (Gowind)-class littoral combat ship (LCS) programme is...

Royal Thai Navy selects Schiebel’s Camcopter S-100

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Schiebel wins competitive tender to supply its CAMCOPTER® S-100 System to the Royal Thai Navy (RTN), according to a press release made...

The Royal Saudi Navy Participates International Maritime Exercise

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The Royal Saudi Naval Forces are participating in the International Maritime Exercise 2019 (IMX 19), began on Sunday (3rd November) at Manama,...

Pakistan Navy Commissioned Survey Vessel “BEHR MASAH”

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According to the official press release of Pakistani Navy on 4th November, Pakistan Navy commissioned survey ship “Behr Massah” at a ceremony...

Turkish Navy successfully fires indigenous anti-ship missile ATMACA

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Manufacturing critical equipment for the armed forces is the main aim of many countries. This aim is not easy to realize, because...

Steel Cutting Ceremony for two Type 054 A/P Frigate of Pakistani...

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According to a press release of Pakistan Navy on 1st November, Steel cutting ceremony for two warships of Type 054 A/P Frigates...

Myanmar Navy’s Newest LPD visited Vladivostok

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According to the press service of the Russian Pacific Fleet, Myanmar Navy's new built Landing Platform Dock (LPD), "Moattama", visited the Russian...

Saab Delivered New Combat Boat “CB90 HSM” to Swedish Navy

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Swedish defense company Saab has introduced its new combat boat named "CB90 HSM" with a press release on their website on 24th...

NAVIRIS: A new Joint Venture including Fincantieri and Naval Group

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The new naval-mechanical collaboration between Italy and France is planned to be established by the end of the year. Following the announcement in...

Russia to establish two new air combat centres at Kaliningrad and...

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According to the Russian newspaper Izvestia, Russian Naval Aviation Command is planning to deploy two new air division headquarters at Kaliningrad and...

South Korea to enforce Navy with four additional PKX-B patrol boats

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According to the local sources at South Korea, Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction (HHIC) has announced on Thursday (1st November) that it...

Russia to equip Gremyashchyl-class corvettes with hypersonic Zircon Missile

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During his tour at the vessel in Russia’s northwestern city of Kaliningrad on Thursday (01 Nov) President Putin has declared that the...

China’s Second Aircraft Carrier to be Commissioned Soon

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The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy’s (PLAN) second aircraft carrier, the first domestically-built aircraft carrier, the Type 002 (CV-17), is being prepared...

Turkish Indigenous Rail Gun “Şahi-209” to be Integrated to Naval Assets

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The Turkish defence industry is growing day by day. As we shared before, they have been producing key equipment for the Turkish...

The newest nuclear-powered submarine of Russia fired Bulava during trials

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According to the report of Russia’s Defense Ministry on Wednesday(30th Oct), The Project 955A (Borei-A-class) lead nuclear-powered submarine Knyaz Vladimir (Prince Vladimir)...

Ten Russian submarines deploy at North Atlantic first time since the...

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According to the intelligence gathered from the Norwegian Army, more than eight nuclear-powered submarines sailed out from their homeports on the Kola...

Philippine Eyes on the Procurement of BrahMos Missile

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The Philippine Armed Forces is interested in acquiring the Indian-manufactured BrahMos missile, regarded as the world’s fastest supersonic missile. Last week, there...

Israel to abort the plans of purchasing the 6th submarine

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According to the domestic press in Israel, Israeli Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi plans to propose to the security cabinet that it...

Two new diesel submarines to be laid down by Russia

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According to the statement of Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov on Monday (28th Oct), The Admiralty Shipyard in St. Petersburg in...

Aircraft Carrier USS Gerald R.Ford set to sea trials after a...

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On 25th October, USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) got underway for sea trials from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding after...

Russia Launched “Armed Icebreaker” Ivan Papanin

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The lead vessel of a new class of Russian "ice-rated warships", the 8,500-ton ‘Ivan Papanin’, has been launched in St. Petersburg. After...

USS Indianapolis and USCGC Angela McShan commissioned with ceremony

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The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, USS Indianapolis (LCS 17), with a ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 26, in...

Third La Confiance-class OPV entered service for French Navy

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According to the announcement of French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly 18 October via Twitter, The French Navy (Marine Nationale)...

India and Saudi Arabia to hold bilateral naval drills

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India is planning to hold its first-ever joint naval exercise with Saudi Arabia amid tension in and around the Persian Gulf region. Prime...

Steel-cut ceremony held for the first FDI frigate of France

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France's giant defence company Naval Group announced that the steel-cutting ceremony of the first defence and intervention frigate (FDI) was held on...

Turkey’s defense exhibition, Defense Port Turkey, begins in Pakistan

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According to the state agency of Turkey, The fifth edition of the "Defense Port Turkey" exhibition began Thursday (24 Oct) in Islamabad/Pakistan. Over...

Russia’s first unmanned surface vessel, the Pioneer-M, will float at 2020

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According to the statements of CEO of Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard which is located in northwest Russia, they plan to float out the country’s...

Japan and China conducted naval drills after 8 years

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The Maritime Self-Defense Force of Japan has conducted “goodwill exercises” with the Chinese Navy for the first time in eight years, the...

The U.S. has approved the refurbishment of frigate sold to Bahrain

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The Defense Security Cooperation Agency of the U.S. has announced that the State Department approved a Foreign Military Sale (FMS) for the...

Operation Sea Guardian Assets Visit Turkish Naval Base

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According to the sources, Romanian Frigate ROS Regele Ferdinand (F-221), Bulgarian Frigate Verni (42) and Greek Frigate HS Navarinon (F-461) arrived Aksaz...

Why Egypt Consulted Russia to Strengthen Mistral Helo Carriers?

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According to an article of TASS agency, Russia is holding consultations with Egypt on the deliveries of armament and Ka-52 attack helicopters...

Brazil and Peru Continues Negotiations over Exchanging Warships

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According to the local press of Brazil, Vice President of Brazil Hamilton Mourão, who is holding the Presidency of the Republic, is...

U.S. Commenced International Maritime Exercise 2019 in the Persian Gulf

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The United States has officially kicked off the International Maritime Exercise 2019 (IMX 19) on 21st October, which involves 50 nations and...

Russian Navy’s Newest Frigate on State Trials

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According to the report of the press office of the Severnaya Shipyard on Monday (21st Oct), the Project 22350 (Admiral Gorshkov Class)...

Russian Nuclear Powered Submarine Failed to Fire Ballistic Missile During Exercise

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A Russian nuclear submarine, Ryazan, aborted the test firing of an intercontinental ballistic missile during Thunder-2019 strategic command and staff drills, the...

Researchers found second warship from WWII Battle of Midway

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A crew of deep-sea explorers and historians looking for lost World War II warships have found a second Japanese aircraft carrier that...

Japanese Sunken Aircraft Carrier “Kaga” Found Under the Pacific Ocean

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According to the news of Washington Post, hundreds of miles off Midway Atoll, nearly halfway between the United States and Japan, a...

Russian Navy Makes Missile Firings at Thunder-2019 Exercise

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According to the reports of Russian Ministry of Defence, Submarines of Russia’s Northern and Pacific Fleets live-fired ballistic and cruise missiles during...

Royal Thai Navy Launched Newly Built Frigate

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Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn ceremonially launched a newly-built navy frigate, named HTMS Bhumibol Adulyadej, on Wednesday (16th October). King of Thailand, accompanied by...

Russian Pacific Fleet Ships Visit Thailand

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Russia continues to show existenc at Asia-Pacific region via its Pacific Fleet. A group of the Russian Pacific Fleet’s ships consisting of...

Turkish Navy will Build Indigenous Submarine

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The growth at the Turkish defence industry continues to bear fruits. As shared before, they continue developing and building many naval equipments...

U.S.Navy’s Newest Expeditionary Sea Base Ship Completed Sea Trials

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According to the press release of the U.S. Navy, the newest expeditionary sea base (ESB) ship, Miguel Keith (ESB 5), successfully completed...

Bangladesh Warships Arrived India for Naval Drills

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Two ships of the Bangladesh Navy arrived Vishakhapatnam on Saturday (13rd Oct) to take part in a four-day naval exercise. The Bangladesh...

Sama Sama 2019 to be Commenced with Participation of U.S., Philippines,...

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According to the press release of the U.S.Navy Pacific Fleet, an opening ceremony was held for the "Sama Sama" Maritime Training Activity...

Polish Navy Launched “Albatros” Mine Hunter

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According to the announcement of the Ministry of Defence of Poland, the ORP "Albatros" (Pennant Number 602) minehunter was launched and baptized,...

Saudi Navy to Organize International Maritime Security Forum

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According to the Saudi Press Agency, the Saudi Royal Navy is in the preparation for an International Maritime Patrol Ships Forum between...

Japan Had to Cancel the Maritime Review After Typhoon

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Japan has canceled a maritime fleet review planned for Monday (14th Oct), a spokesman for the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMDSF) said,...

TAI Delivers 3 ANKA Armed UAVs to the Turkish Navy

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Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) delivered 3 ANKA armed drones to the Turkish Navy yesterday (Oct 12). One of the armed drones has...

DSME Signed Contract with ROK Navy to Build 3000-tons Submarine

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Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME), a major shipbuilder in South Korea, released news on Friday (11st October) that it has...

Next San Antonio Class LPD of the U.S. Navy Named as...

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According to the press release of the U.S. Navy, Secretary of the navy, Richard V.Spencer, named the next San Antonio-class amphibious transport...

Greece Negotiated with France to Procure Two Frigates

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While Turkey's operation to North Syria is widely discussed at the social media, MoD of France, Florence Parly, made an interesting announcement...

South Korea Plans to Reinforce Navy with Nuclear Powered Submarines

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According to South Korean Navy's report for their parliamentary audit released by South Korean domestic media, the South Korean navy said it...

Russian Submarine Performed Live Missile Firing at the Black Sea

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According to the reports of Russia’s Defense Ministry on Wednesday (9th October) Russian Kilo 636.3 class submarine Kolpino performed a live-fire exercise...

Turkish Led Multinational Mine Warfare Exercise: NUSRET-2019

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Exercise NUSRET 2019, a Turkish-led multinational Mine Warfare exercise, has commenced with the participation of allied countries of Turkey on the 4th...

China deploys guided-missile destroyer to Japan naval review

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  PLA Navy is to deploy a Type 052D guided-missile destroyer to Japan's naval review. China's state-owned CCTV reported Monday (Oct 7) the "Taiyuan"...

Another important day for the U.S. Navy.

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The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) and christened its newest attack submarine, the...

Algerian Kilo Class Submarine Conducts Kalibr Missile Firing

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The Algerian Navy has conducted live missile firings from two Kilo 636 class submarines on 29th September, in Oran (at western side...

Russia’s New Buyan-M Class Missile Corvette to Begin Sea Trials

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According to the report of the Black Sea Fleet’s press office, The Project 21631 small missile ship "Ingushetia" armed with Kalibr cruise...

Russia to Send a Fleet to Asia-Pacific

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While conflicts are increasing, Russia is planning to say "I am here" for the Asia-Pacific Region by showing existence with a fleet....

Russia’s New Mine Sweeper Begins Shipbuilders’ Sea Trials

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According to the press release of Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard’s press office, latest Alexandrite class minesweeper (Project 12700 ) Vladimir Yemelyanov has left the...

Pakistan Navy Conducts Live Missile Firings at RIBAT-2019 Exercise

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According to the press release of MoD of Pakistan, the Pakistan Navy is conducting Operational Exercise RIBAT-2019 to check operational preparedness of...

Last Adelaide Class Frigate Berths for the Last Time

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The Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) last Adelaide class guided-missile frigate, HMAS Melbourne, arrived at her mother port of Sydney on 27 September,...

Indian Navy’s First Aircraft Carrier Dock is Inaugurated

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Indian defence industry made a milestone step about maintaining of naval vessels. Indian defence minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Navy’s first aircraft...

Turkish Navy Welcomed 4th Indigenous Corvette TCG KINALIADA

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Today was the day to be proud for Turkish defense industry. Because 4th and the last MILGEM (ADA) Class Corvette TCG KINALIADA...

India launched P-17A class frigate INS Nilgiri

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India has launched the first of its seven planned Project 17 Alpha (P17A)-class stealth-capable frigates, the INS Nilgiri, today. “The INS Nilgiri is...

India, Japan and US navies Conduct Trilateral Malabar-2019 Exercise

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The naval forces of India, Japan and the United States participate in the trilateral maritime exercise Malabar, off the coast of Sasebo,...

Indian Frigate Tarkash Keeps Visiting African Ports

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The Indian Navy frigate INS Tarkash has arrived Maputo, Mozambique, for a three-day of port-visit as a part of her route across...

New Submarine of Brazilian Navy Sets for Sea Trials

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Brazilian Navy's new submarine, Riachuelo (S-40), is in the final preparations for the sea trials with a month latency, according to Brazilian...

US Coast Guard Seized Submarine While Smuggling Tons of Drugs

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The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) conducted a very succesful operation at the Pacific Ocean near South America. According to the statements made...

Brazilian ex-Aircraft Carrier Goes on a Sale

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The Brazilian Ministry of Defense has announced on Monday (23rd September) that decomissioned aircraft carrier Sao Paulo is on sale with an...

What’s Happening Between South Korea and Japan?

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According to a statement made by South Korean defense ministry’s press secretary on Tuesday (24th September), South Korea hasn't been invited to...

Russia Developed Enhanced Version of Oniks (Yakhont) Cruise Missile

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Russia’s Research and Production Association of Machine-Building has developed a sea-launched cruise missile with the 800km range capability and the increased accuracy...

China Welcomed Type 075 Amphibious Assault Ship

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China's first amphibious assault ship was launched in Shanghai on Wednesday (Sep 25), coming closer to the completion of its construction project.The...

DEFENCE EXPORTS

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SMi’s Defence Exports conference will return as the leading event for industry professionals and government officials around the world dealing with defense trade compliance....

Russian Corvette Smerch Conducted Live Missile Firing

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According to the press release of Russian Pacific fleet, upgraded corvette "Smerch" has held its first live-fire exercise, launching an Uran anti-ship...

Iran, Russia and China to Execute Joint Naval Exercises at Gulf...

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According to semi-official news agency of Iran, Tasnim, Iran is planning to hold naval drills with Russia and China at Gulf of...

India’s Second Scorpene Class Submarine Ready for Commissioning

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India's Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) has delivered another licence-built Kalvari (Scorpène)-class diesel-electric submarine (SSK) to the Indian Navy. She will be...

Egyptian and French Navies Conducted Bilateral Drills at Mediterranean

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The Egyptian and French naval forces conducted transient navy drills within the Mediterranean's northern fleet zone as part of the Armed Forces...

Seven Red Sea Countries Attend Red Wave-2 Exercise Hosted by Saudi...

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The Red Wave 2 joint drill, includes naval forces from seven Red Sea countries, started Sunday (22nd September) in Jeddah, according to...

Royal Navy Welcomes the Newest Offshore Patrol Vessel HMS Medway

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The Royal Navy's latest Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), HMS Medway (P-223) has been commissioned with a ceremony in Chatham. The ceremony is...

The Newest Hobart Class Destroyer of Australia Begins Sea Trials

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According to the press release of Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and statement of Australian Department of Defense (DoD), RAN's latest addition to...

Thailand’s First S26T Submarine’s Keel was Laid by China CSIC

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Keel laying ceremony for the Royal Thai Navy's first S26T submarine was held by Chinese shipbuilding group CSIC (China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation)...

Ukraine to Resume Building Project 58250 Class Corvette Project

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As a result of assuring political balance after presidency elections, Ukraine plans to strenghth its navy. Ukraine’s Defense Ministry has initiated works...

Saudi Arabia to Join Maritime Force at Gulf

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Saudi Arabia has decided to join on Wednesday (18th September) the International Maritime Security Construct - a US-led international alliance that aims...

SAAB to Provide Combat Systems for Finnish Corvette Program

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SAAB Press Center has announced that the Government of Finland selected Saab as the combat system provider and integrator for the Finnish...

SITMEX-19 has Commenced at Andaman Sea

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A maiden trilateral exercise named SITMEX-19, involving Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), Royal Thailand Navy (RTN) and Indian Navy (IN), has kicked...

U.S. Navy to Use Unmanned Technology for Hunting Mines

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After announcing world's largest autonomous warship against submarines, this week, the Pentagon announced that they had reached yet another major milestone in...

Turkish Navy Commenced Kararlilik-2019 Exercise At East Med

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Turkish Naval Forces has begun Kararlilik-2019 large scaled naval exercise on Monday (16th September). The exercise will last until 22nd September 2019...

US Destroyer Visited Beirut After Decades

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The U.S. destroyer, USS Ramage, docked at the Beirut Port early Saturday, being the first U.S. warship to do so in more...

Russian Navy Plans to Equip Submarines with Hypersonic Cruise Missiles

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The Russian Navy is expected to be the first country that equip submarines with hypersonic cruise missiles.Excellent speed of the missile would...

Russia Plans to Upgrade Oniks Antiship Missile

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The joint stock company NPO Mashinostroyeniya (an affiliate of the corporation Tactical Missile Corporation) plans to upgrade its supersonic anti-ship cruise missile...

Babcock Team 31 selected as preferred bidder for UK Type 31...

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Babcock Team 31 has been selected by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) as the preferred bidder to deliver its new warships....

Thailand to Complete Purchase of Chinese LPD

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The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) has signed a contract of procurement Chinese  Type 071E (Yuzhao)-class landing platform dock (LPD). The deal was...

BAE Systems Shows the Integration of the new USV with Royal...

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The unmanned surface vessel named "Pacific 24" Rigid Inflatable Boat (P24 RIB) will be integrated with the combat system of HMS Argyll,...

Russia’s New Amphibious Assault Ships to be Laid Down at 2020...

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According to the sources in Russia’s shipbuilding industry, Russia’s first two amphibious assault ships will be laid down at the Zaliv shipyard...

Russian Underwater Drone Carrier to Begin Sea Trials by 2020

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Russia’s special-purpose nuclear sub, the Belgorod, which will be the first basic carrier of Poseidon nuclear-capable underwater drones, will enter sea trials...

Russian Navy to Procure Four New Submarines at 2020

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According to Sevmash shipyard Director General Mikhail Budnichenko, the Russian Navy will get one nuclear submarine by the end of 2019 and...

USS Nebraska Tested Trident-II Missiles

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The U.S. Navy has reported on Friday that has Ohio class of nuclear-powered submarine tested four life-extended Trident II D5 missiles to...

Russian Cruiser Shows Existence at Arctic

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The Northern Fleet’s flotilla that is making a long-distance voyage to the Arctic left the Yenisei Gulf and entered the Kara Sea,...

Russian Baltic Fleet to Participate Indra-2019

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According to Russian Baltic Fleet officials, a group of the Baltic Fleet’s ships led by the guard ship Yaroslav Mudry will for...

Another Significant Discovery by Turkish Navy

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Turkish Navy's submarine rescue and towing ship TCG IŞIN made another significant discovery last week. The last discovery of the TCG IŞIN...

Iran and Russia to Conduct Joint Drills at Indian Ocean

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Iran and Russia will hold joint military exercises in the Indian Ocean, visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told a briefing...

Raytheon Begins Production of New Variant of ESSM

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Raytheon Co. has announced that the U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon a $190 million low-rate initial production contract for ESSM Block 2 missiles...

Russia’s First Floating Nuclear Reactor Underway to Arctic

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We easily guess that an average person would be irritated when read the title of the article. Nuclear race between Russia and...

General Dynamics NASSCO Awarded Contract for the Newest Expeditionary Sea Base...

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General Dynamics NASSCO, a business unit of General Dynamics, was awarded a contract from the U.S. Navy for newest expeditionary ships as...

Russian Cruiser Marshal Ustinov Visits Algeria

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According to press release of Russian Northern Fleet, RS Marshal Ustinov has made a business call at the port of Algiers. "The visit...

Sri Lanka Welcomed China Donated Frigate

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Sri Lanka welcomed its Chinese-donated new frigate, renamed as "SLNS Parakramabahu", with a comissioning ceremony at Colombo port on 22nd August. All...

Philippines to Procure Two More Corvettes from South Korea

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Cooperation between Philippines and South Korea is growing day by day. As we shared before, South Korea donated a corvette to Philippines...

Russian Submarines Fired Ballistic Missiles at Arctic Ocean and Barents Sea

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Russian nuclear-powered submarines of the 667BDRM Tula and 955 Yuri Dolgoruky projects fired ballistic missiles at the Kura range in Kamchatka and...

Russian Navy to Procure Six More Submarines at 2020

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Russia is looking forward to improve its submarine force at next year. According to Russian defence press, the Russian Navy will receive...

Russian Naval Group Entered Mediterranean as a part of its Deployment...

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A naval group of Russia’s Northern Fleet has passed the Strait of Gibraltar and entered the Mediterranean Sea as part of its...

China launches unmanned warship named JARI

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According to Chinese domestic media, China has launched a world-leading unmanned warship on 21st August, with its developer claiming the vessel is...

TRS-4D Naval Radars Succesfully Installed to U.S. Navy Freedom Class LCS

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TRS-4D naval radars manufactured by HENSOLDT Inc., known as sensor solutions provider, has successfully been installed the first two of the U.S....

U.S.Navy’s New Enterprise Air Survellience Radar Tracked First Targets

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Raytheon Co., one of the biggest defence companies of the world, has made an announcment from official website about SPY-6(V)2, the Enterprise...

57mm gun of BAE Systems selected for Indonesian Navy’s FAC

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According to press release of BAE Systems on 20th August, the initial contracts with government-owned shipbuilder PT PAL Indonesia include four 57...

Russian Corvette Smerch Conducted Missile Firings at Sea of Japan

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The upgraded missile corvette Smerch has held a live-fire exercise against a naval and an air target in order to check the...

Russia’s Newest Missile Corvette Begins Shipbuilders’ “Final” Trials

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Russian fleet keeps growing. After the newest diesel electric submarine begins trials at Baltic Sea, the Project 20385 missile corvette Gremyashchiy has...

Turkish Shipyard to Build Corvette for Turkmenistan

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Turkmenistan Navy has signed a contract with Turkish company "Gulhan & Dearsan Joint Venture" about the construction of a corvette according to...

Bahrain to Join Coalition Force at Persian Gulf

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It's announced by Bahrain officials during the visit by Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, chief of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) to the Bahraini capital...

Ocean Shield-19 was Conducted Longer than Planned

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Russia’s Ocean Shield-2019 naval exercise lasted nearly one week longer than planned, the commander-in-chief of Russia’s Navy, Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov, said in...

Ancestor of TOMAHAWK : RGM-59A Taurus

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Tomahawk (BGM-109), is one of the most famous and effective strategic cruise missile at our era. Even an average person who doesn’t...

Philippines Express Concern over Chinese Warships’ Violations

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Philippines headquarters expressed its concern over the passage of five more Chinese warships in Philippine waters on Thursday (15th August), saying it...

Thirteen Navies to Deploy at Rio For UNITAS 2019

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Brazil will host Operation UNITAS LX, the oldest multinational maritime exercise, which has been organized by the United States since 1959. The...

Russian Newest Diesel-Electric Submarine at Baltic Sea for Trials

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The Project 636.3 latest diesel-electric submarine Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, being built by Admiralty Shipyard for Russia’s Pacific Fleet, has moved to the Baltic Sea...

UK and Indian Navies Hold KONKAN Bilateral Exercise

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The 14th edition of KONKAN, annual bilateral exercises between Indian Navy and Royal Navy, is currently underway off the South Coast of...

Norway to Procure TRS-3D Naval Radar for the Coast Guard

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According to the press release of German based defence company, HENSOLDT, Norwegian Coast Guard will procure the latest version of its TRS-3D...

Steel Cut Ceremony for the Newest Type 26 : HMS Cardiff

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Cutting first piece of steel ceremony was conducted for the second Type 26 Global Combat Ship, HMS CARDIFF, by BAE Systems at...

Brazilian and Hellenic Navy Ships Conduct Bilateral Exercise

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In order to maintain the proficiency and interoperability of UNIFIL Maritime Task Force (FTM) vessel crews, Brazilian Frigate Union (F 45) and...

U.S. Invites Greece for Cooperation at Persian Gulf

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According to Greek sources, U.S. asked Greece to make a contribution to the multinational naval force that will monitor the Persian Gulf...

Russia’s Newest Frigate Begins Shipbuilder’s Final Trials

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According to the statements of Russian Navy Officials, the Project 22350 newest frigate Admiral Kasatonov (431) will set off for Baltic Sea...

First SWATT is Completed by USS BATAAN (LHD-5)

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According to officials of the U.S. Navy, The USS Bataan (LHD 5) Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) has completed its first Surface Warfare...

Dangerous Move: Israel would Join Operation Sentinel

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Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Tuesday (6th August) made important comments about their intention of supporting the U.S.-led naval mission...

Rheinmetall and MBDA will Collaborate to Develop Laser Effector for German...

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According to German press focused on defense technologies, Rheinmetall and MBDA Deutschland have negotiated in the high-energy laser effectors domain. Both companies...

NATO has completed AEGIS Upgrade at Romania

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According to the NATO HQ press release on 9th August, NATO's AEGIS coastal missile defence system update is completed. As an important part...

Did IRGC Chase Wrong Ship or Make Propaganda?

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Iran has revealed that fast attack boats belong to IRGC chased down the Royal Navy Destroyer HMS Duncan and shared a video...

Indian Navy Turns on Alert Mode Against Terrorist Attacks

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According to Indian press, the Indian Navy has announced an alert due to the possibilities of a Pakistan-based terror attack, in the...

Wilson Sons Tugs Presents Powerful Escort Tug: WS Aries

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Eyes of the navy enthusiasts mostly on combatant and powerful ships, like aircraft carriers, submarines, destroyers and etc. But as all we...

HMAS Arunta of Australian Navy Begins SATs After AMCAP Upgrades

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On completion of Project SEA 1448 Phase 4/4B AMCAP (ANZAC Middle Life Assurance Capability Program) HMAS Arunta frigate of Royal Australian Navy...

Egyptian and Greek Navies Conducted Bilateral Exercises at Mediterranean

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Hellenic Navy and Egyptian Navy conducted bilateral passex exercises at Mediterranean during Hellenic Navy ships' Alexandria port visit. Meko-200HN class frigate HS...

Russia : USS Porter is not alone at Black Sea

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The Russian Black Sea Fleet's Smetlivy destroyer is monitoring the USS Porter in the Black Sea, the Russian Defense Ministry said on...

Israel Navy Hosted Multinational Earthquake Recovery Exercise

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The Israel Navy on Sunday (4th August) hosted a large-scale multinational exercise, Mighty Waves, near the Haifa coast simulating an earthquake in...

Russian BE-12 Aircrafts will Hunt Submarines

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The Russian Navy begins the modernization of the Be-12 Chaika amphibious aircraft. Updated flying boats will become hunters of nuclear submarines: they...

Russian Navy to Get New Anti Submarine Guided Missiles

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The Russian Navy is planning to procure an important weapon called Anti-Submarine Guided Missile. When we hear about such weapon, it's normal...

USS PORTER is Underway to Black Sea

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The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) began its north-bound transit to the Black Sea August 8, 2019. This is the...

U.S. Approved Sale of MH-60R Multi-mission Helicopters to South Korea

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The United States approved a potential sale of 12 MH-60R multi-mission helicopters to South Korea worth $800 million, the US Defense Security...

Turkish Navy Equips ADA Class Corvette with Local Made SSM

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According to the Turkish Defense Press, Turkish made anti-ship missile Atmaca is fitted on to the fourth ADA Class corvette, TCG KINALIADA....

USS Ronald Reagan Visits Manila of Philippines

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Nimitz-class nuclear-powered American aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), arrived Manila Wednesday (7th August) for a brief port call to highlight...

Mexico Launched 8th Oaxaca Class OPV

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On 23rd July, the Mexican Navy’s (Armada de México) own shipyard, Astilleros de la Armada (known as Astimar), launched its 8th and...

Turkish Preveze Class Submarines to be Equipped with SERO 400 Persicopes

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STM, an important institution that carries out activities in the field of defense technologies in Turkey, made contract with Hensoldt to equip...

Philippines Navy Commissioned ex-South Korean Corvette

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The Philippine Navy today officially accepted and commissioned to Navy service former South Korean Pohang-class corvette Chungju, now BRP Conrado Yap (PS-39)...

U.S. Navy Gets Raytheon Made Next Generation Jammer for Testing

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Raytheon has delivered the first Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band (NGJ-MB) pod to the US Navy (USN) for ground and aircraft integration testing,...

South Korea-donated ship will be Transition until Jose Rizal Class are...

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According to Philippinne's official press, BRP Conrado Yap (PS-39), the former South Korean "Pohang"-class corvette "Chungju" (PCC-762), and donated fpr Philippine Navy,...

Canada to Build 3rd Shipyard for Icebreaker Ships

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The Liberal government of Canada formally launched the process to add a third shipyard to the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) on Friday...

UK Unrest about Russian Super Quiet Submarines

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British authorities have repeatedly sounded the alarm about Russia's allegedly increasing activity in the North Atlantic and expressed concerns over Moscow's sophisticated...

BAE Systems Equipped Drone Boats with Guns

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BAE Systems, one of the most succesful companies about unmanned systems, has successfully completed a series of trials on a ‘first of...

EEZ Treaty Between Philippinnes and Indonesia Officially Come in Force

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Although Southeast Asia might be occupied with a story of unresolved maritime boundaries, this year, the region witnessed a success story of...

Ulstein Verft Presents World’s Largest Hybrid Vessel

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Nature-friendly hybrid vessels which uses natural power for propulsion is a promising development for the survival of nature. Hybrid technology is becoming...

Germany to Procure NH90 Helos as Lynx Replacement

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The German Navy has chosen the NH90 to replace its aging fleet of shipboard Westland Lynx anti-submarine warfare/anti-surface warfare (ASW/ASuW) helicopters. Naval...

Greek Committee Visited Australian Frigate for Procurement

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According to Australian Media, high-ranking officers from the Greek Navy were hosted on-board HMAS Newcastle as it was docked in Singapore during...

Iran and Russia to Improve Cooperation at Gulf

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Chief of Iranian Navy, who is visiting Russia, has announced an agreement for joint naval exercises between the Iranian and Russian forces...

Russian Navy Commenced Large Exercise at Baltic Sea

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The Russian Navy’s large-scale exercise, Ocean Shield 2019, is due to start in the Baltic Sea on August 1, the Russian Defense...

Facts about the Sunken Argentinian Submarine Comes out

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A commission composed by legislative has concluded that the sinking of the ARA San Juan submarine with all 44 crew-members onboard, in...

Anti-Ship Missile Defense with Artificial Intelligence

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Guided missiles are still one of the most strategic, destructive and powerful weapons for the above water warfare. For decades, scientists and...

Iraq to Build New Naval Base at Basra

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After being a huge obstacle for successive governments since 2003, Iraq finally plans to build the largest naval base in the Persian...

Russian Pacific Fleet’s Nuclear Submarines to be Repaired by Zvezda

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The Zvezda Ship Repair Center in the Russian Far East has launched repairs of the Project 949A nuclear-powered submarine Irkutsk and the...

Japan to Procure 20 Unmanned Helicopters

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Benefits of Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV) attracts armed forces of many countries. They are the eyes of the forces at disputed and...

U.S. Navy Names Newest Towing & Rescue Ship

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According to the announcment of the U.S.Navy Secretary, Richard V. Spencer, the third unit in the US Navy’s new class of towing,...

Philipinnes Navy’s Interest on Scorpene Class Submarines

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The Philippine Navy (PN) is observing the Scorpene diesel-electric submarine, made by French defense company, Naval Group, in order to strengthen its...

Indian Navy Comissioned 6th LCU MK-IV Amphibious Ship

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Amid the increasing presence of Chinese warships in the Indian Ocean Region, the Indian Navy has added an amphibious ship which can...

Show of Strength: Russian Navy Day 2019

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Is the great navy dream of Grand Petro coming true? Putin knows that the way to become a global power is through a...

German Navy to Procure Type 707 Tankers

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Procurement for 2 new Type 707 auxillary tankers approved by Chief of Defense of Germany on 17th July. These ships are planned...

Hellenic Navy’s Eyes Locked on Belharra Class Frigates

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After having a huge financial crysis Government of Greece is planning to strengthen Hellenic Navy. The most important subject for Hellenic Navy's...

USS Eagle Found After 75 Years of her Sinking

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We have been getting interesting news about vanished ships nowadays. The last one was published by U.S. press that a private dive...

INS Khanderi Would Join Indian Navy at End of 2019

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India’s second Kalvari-class Scorpene submarine is expected to be commissioned into service by September-October this year, Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh said...

Mines from WWII defused by Russians Specialists

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Mines dropped during WWII are still dangerous? We cannot answer this question exactly but sometimes we hear news about defused mine which...

Indonesian Navy Recieves 4th KCR-60M Class FAC

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Indonesian Navy completed delivery of 4th KCR-60M Class Fast Attacking Craft (FAC) named KRI Kerambit with hull number 627 on 25th July....

Countdown for Operation UNITAS-2019

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Brazil will host 2019 edition of Operation UNITAS, which is going to be conducted for 60th time, will be conducted at maritime...

Hellenic Navy’s 6th Super Vita Class FAC on Sea Trials

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Hellenic Navy's Super Vita (Roussen) Class ship's story finally comes to a solution. There were many reasons of delay of their comissioning,...

Vietnamese Ship Visits Vladivostok of Russia

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Vietnamese Navy's Kuang Chung frigate has arrived to Russia's Vladivostok for a friendly visit for the first time in the history of...

Indonesia and Singapore Navies Conduct Eagle Indopura Joint Exercise

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Joint exercise named Eagle Indopura is being conducted with the participation of Singapore and Indonesia navies between 18th and 25th July 2019....

South Korea Plans to Build F-35B Carrier

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South Korea takes its first step towards construction of a “light aircraft carrier” by late 2020s. According to multiple reports, the Ministry of...

Northern Fleet task force arrives to Kronstadt after global circumnavigation

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A ceremony to greet Russia’s Northern Fleet task force led by the Admiral Gorshkov frigate returning from a successful circumnavigation of the...

Eagle Salute – Eagle Response 19 Joint Naval/Air Drill Began

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Joint military exercise "Eagle Salute - Eagle Response 2019" has begun on 22nd July, with participation of Egyptian, US and UAE naval...

Indian Frigate and Chinese Destroyer to Attend Russian Navy Day Parade

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China's destroyer Xian and India's frigate Tarkash will take part in the military maritime parade that will be held in St. Petersburg...

Israel Navy Increased Readiness Against Maritime Threats

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Israel is preparing to fend off potential threats to its naval and merchant marine vessels and those making their way to Israel,...

Turkish Local-Built Amphibious Landing Ship BAYRAKTAR Visited Albania

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TCG Bayraktar (L-402) Amphibious Tank Landing Ship belonging to Turkish Navy Command anchored in Durrach Port in western Albania. Built in Turkey, local...

Australian Submarines would be “Old-Fashion” when Comissioned at 2030

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When starting a modernization or procurement programme, planners should be aware of the growing technology and comissioning date of the naval units....

Operation Sentinel will Begin Around Persian Gulf

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The US Central Forces Command (CENTCOM) has announced that it has developed a military operation called Operation Sentinel, which aims to secure...

Malaysian Navy’s Second Littoral Mission Ship is Launched At China

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The Royal Malaysian Navy’s second Keris-class littoral mission ship (LMS) was launched in Wuhan, China, by China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) on...

Indonesia Devoted Budget for Naval Hydrographic Ships

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Indonesia will buy two 90 meter ocean going hydrographic vessels in near future. The Indonesian Ministry of Finance has approved a budget...

Naval Group Proposed to Manufacture CANTO for Royal Australian Navy

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Naval Group shipbuilding company is attending so many projects and improving its market around the world. They made a glorious success at...

Iranian Revolutionary Guards Detained British Oil Tanker

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The oil tanker crisis between Iran and Britain continues. In retaliation for the confiscation of the Iranian oil tanker, the Iranian Revolutionary...

Caspian Flotilla warships take part in combat readiness check

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The crews of over 30 Caspian Flotilla warships are involved in a combat readiness check in the Astrakhan Region in south Russia...

Turkey is Formally Expelled from F-35 Programme

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The tension between Turkey and the United States about Turkey's S-400 air defense system purchase has been lasting and increasing for about...

Russian Giant Submarine Participate Northern Fleet’s Drills

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The world’s largest nuclear-powered submarine Dmitry Donskoi took part in the Russian Northern Fleet’s anti-submarine warfare drills, the Fleet’s press office reported...

India will Procure Heavy-weight Torpedos

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Indian Defence Ministry issued $291m tender for heavyweight torpedoes for Kalvari class submarines. Seeking to boost the Indian Navy's firepower, the Indian Defence...

New Chief of Naval Operations of U.S. Navy

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Acting Secretary of Defense Richard has announced the new Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) of U.S. Navy. Navy Vice Adm. Michael M. Gilday...

Second Maya-Class Destroyer Haguru is Launched for JMSDF

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The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force’s (JMSDF) second Maya-class Aegis destroyer Haguru (DDG 180) was launched in a July 17 ceremony in...

Rubezh-ME coastal defence system is Introduced at IMDS-2019

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Coastal defence systems are the nightmare of the ships which are conducting operations close to shoreline, especially littoral ships, guided missile fast...

Qatar Inaugurated Its Largest Coast Guard Base

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The Qatari Coast Guard's new main base was officially inaugurated on 14 July, a milestone event in the major expansion in the...

Is Russia Shifting Force from Caspian to Mediterranean?

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The Caspian Flotilla’s Project 21631 cruise missile corvette Uglich has joined Russia’s Mediterranean permanent taskforce, as the source in the Crimean defense...

India will Host INDRA-2019 Joint Exercise

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The joint Russian-Indian military exercise Indra 2019 is planned to be held at one of the training grounds of the Republic of...

10 Turkish Sailors have been Kidnapped by Sea Pirates

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An armed gang has attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria and kidnapped 10 of the vessel's crew members,...

Royal Navy Tested Lightweight Multirole Missile from HMS Sutherland

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Amid an increasing threat from small boats used by terroists and suicide bombers, the Royal Navy has successfully tested the brand new...

Asymmetric Threat For British Ships Through Persian Gulf

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Today UK press made an interesting claim about the security of warships heading to Persian Gulf. A British warship proceeding to the...

Russian Naval Parade will Contain More Than 40 Warships

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Russia’s Main Naval Parade in St. Petersburg and Kronshtadt on July 28 will involve 43 warships, 41 aircraft and more than 4,000...

World’s Largest Aluminium OPV is Ready for Philipinnes Coast Guard

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French shipyard OCEA will launch the giant 84-meter long OPV-270 (Offshore Patrol Vessel) at Cabaude aux Sables-d'Olonne on Wednesday 17 July. The OPV...

Portuguese Navy Gives Training Support to Moroccan Navy

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Portugal and Morocco are in cooperation to prevent terrorism and control migration issues for a long time. Last week, on 12nd July,...

Damen Shipyards will Modernize Dutch Navy Auxilary Ships

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Damen Shipyards Den Helder has signed a major contract with the Netherlands Ministry of Defence for the extensive maintenance and modernization of...

Israeli Warship Crossed Into Lebanese Waters

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Lebanon claimed on Sunday (14th July) that an Israeli warship had breached its territorial waters. According to Lebanese TV channel LBC, the ship...

U.S. Navy Launches Artificial Intelligence Prize Challenge

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Importance of cyber warfare is understood better by countries day by day. A serious part of war scene are now on the...

Admiral Gorshkov conducts ASW drills in Atlantic

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The crew of the Russian Northern Fleet’s frigate Admiral Gorshkov held an anti-submarine warfare exercise in the Atlantic as part of its...

HMS Duncan is Underway to Persian Gulf

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Tension between Iran and UK is not being reduced. After seizure of Iranian oil tanker by Gibraltar, Iran dared to board British...

Greece to buy up to seven MH-60R multi mission helicopters from...

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The U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Greece of MH-60R Multi-Mission...

Launching Ceremony for France’s New Nuclear Submarine Suffren

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12nd July 2019 was a day of proud for French defense industry, because the launching ceremony was held for their new nuclear-powered...

U.S. Coast Guard Seized Narco Submarine

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On 11st July, we faced very rare, interesting and breathtaking narco operation conducted by U.S. Coast Guard. The US Coast Guard released a...

S-400 Air Defense Missiles Delivered to Turkey

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Turkey's S-400 Air Defence System purchase from Russia in on the agenda of U.S. and NATO for a long time. Lots of...

UK’s Newest Aircraft Carrier Forced to Return to Base Due to...

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The UK's new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, has returned from sea trials early after a leak was found. When water on one...

Brazilian Navy Launched Third Prototype of MANSUP

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10th July was such an important day for Brazilian Navy, because they launched the third prototype of the Antinavio Surface Missile (MANSUP)...

Iranian Boats tried to Seize British Tanker at Hormuz

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Tanker crisis between UK and Iran is growing day by day. Last week, the administration of Gibraltar seized an Iranian tanker named...

Detecting Submarine will be Available with Propeller Trace

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Scientists at Russia’s Krylov State Research Center have started developing and introducing a fundamentally new method of detecting submarines by the trace,...

Russian design bureau unveils new nuclear-powered aircraft carrier project

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The Russian Nevskoye Design Bureau (part of Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation) unveiled the newest Project 11430E ‘Lamantin’ nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. Its mockup...

IMDS-2019 Began at St.Petersburg

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In accordance with the order of the Government of the Russian Federation, the ninth International Maritime Defence Show 2019 began in St....

Fire Scout Unmanned Helicopter is ready for U.S. Navy

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The U.S. Navy declared initial operational capability (IOC) for the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter on June 28, the service said on...

Belgium and the Netherlands Seal the Purchase of 12 minesweeping ships

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Cooperation about military issues between Belgium and Netherlands is growing year by year. On 5th July 2019, they signed the contract for...

ALBATROS will fly for French Navy

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French navy is planning to strenghten maritime air surveillance by gathering Dassault Aviation Albatros – a customised Falcon 2000LXS business jet –...

JFD successfully completes sea trials for the first DSRV for the...

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After facing the disaster occurred on Russian submarine under Baltic Sea, people understood how important subsea rescue systems once more, JFD Company...

Talisman Sabre 2019 Exercise Commence Whistle is Blown at USS RONALD...

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On July 7, the largest bilateral exercise between U.S. and Australia named Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019 has been started aboard on aircraft...

Houthi attempt to target commercial ship foiled

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 The naval arm of the Saudi-led Arab coalition on Monday (July 8) foiled a Houthi attempt to target a commercial ship in...

Indian aircraft carrier Vikrant to be delivered to navy in 2021

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The Indian navy will get a new aircraft-carrier in early 2021, a senior Indian navy officer Vice Admiral A K Saxena said...

HMS Queen Elizabeth conducted trial firing exercise with her new Phalanx

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UK Royal Navy's aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth was equipped with Phalanx Block 1B CIWS (Close-in Weapon System) on February 2019. On...

Differences Between Two O.H.Perry Class Frigates

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After finishing BALTOPS 2019 exercies, Kiel base of Germany hosted NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) ships. While moored at port, two Oliver...

BrahMos Missile with enhanced range is ready for use

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In an interview broadcast on Doordarshan News Sunday (July 7), CEO of BrahMos Aerospace, Sudhir Kumar Mishra commented that The upgraded version...

The Hellenic Navy Ship is used for National Elections

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Warships are not used only for military purposes, but sometimes they are used for civilian missions as well, like civilian medical evacuation,...

Chinese spy ship heading towards Australia to monitor Exercise Talisman Sabre

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  The Australian Defence Force is closely tracking a high-tech Chinese spy ship as it makes its way towards Australia ahead of this...

Italian FREMM Class Frigates Attracts U.S. Navy for FFG(X) Programme

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To assure the U.S. Navy’s famously high survivability standards and sustained power, The United States Navy has released its requirements for a...

Tanker allegedly carrying crude oil from Iran to Syria stopped at...

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On 4 July 2019, The British military forces stopped a tanker allegedly carrying crude oil from Iran to Syria by drilling the...

French Navy is Planning to Retire Lynx Helicopters 2 Years Earlier

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French Navy made a surprising decision and revised plans about the life-cycle of Lynx helicopters. They are planning to retire them at...

Baltic Protector Task Group Conducted Amphibious Exercise on Estonia Coast

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The UK-Led task group, Baltic Protector, carried out amphibious landing exercise at Estonia coast on 4th July. The exercise came as part...

U.S. Navy awards Lockheed Martin additional contract for LRASM

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Lockheed Martin Corp received new U.S. Navy contract for work on the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile, the U.S. Department of Defense announced. According...

China fired Anti-Ship Missiles at the disputed area

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On 2nd July, a spokesperson from Pentagon has commented that China has carried out at least one anti-ship ballistic missile test in...

U.S. Plan to Modernize Naval Base at Ukraine

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Black Sea is transformed to a chessboard at last years that U.S. and Russia make moves. As a consequence, we encounter news...

Bilateral Sea Drills of Egyptian and Indian Navies

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As we reported on 02 July 2019, Indian frigate INS TARKASH made a 3-day port visit to Alexandria to participate in the...

The commitment of submariners to each other is a tradition to...

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Yesterday, on 02 July 2019, the world was shaken by a dramatic news, a fire took place at the Russian Nuclear Submarine...

“NAVAL GROUP” is awarded to construct corvettes for Romaina

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According to Romanian sources, French Naval Group Company and its partner Santierul Naval Constanta (SNC) won the bid challenge for Gowind multi-mission...

14 submariners died during the Fire Occured at Russian Submarine

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According to the statement of Russian Ministiry of Defense, on 1st July, while at Russian territorial waters, a fire occured on Russian...

China’s consolidated existence at Hong Kong

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As The Chinese military received official ownership of a piece of prime Hong Kong waterfront land, at midnight of 29th June, they...

New Plans to Upgrade Launchers of Arleigh Burkes

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New consideration issue for US engineers is to upgrade Arleigh Burke Class Destroyers with larger launchers. As we know, Arleigh Burkes are one...

Indian Frigate INS TARKASH’s visit to Alexandria

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Showing India’s commitment to its ties with Egypt and of Indian Navy’s increasing footprint and operational reach, Indian Naval Ship Tarkash arrived...

Heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser Admiral Nakhimov will be delivered to the...

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Russian TASS quotes Sevmash Shipyard Chief Mikhail Budnichenko as saying shipbuilders will deliver the Project 1144 heavy nuclear-powered missile-carrying cruiser Admiral Nakhimov...

HMS MEDWAY will be the newest member of the Royal Navy

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HMS MEDWAY (P223), is the second of five new River-class offshore patrol vessels currently underconstruction for the Royal Navy. She arrived at...

RFS Admiral Gorshkov’s visit to Havana

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Earlier this week, a Russian task force flagged by Russia's first-in-class frigate Admiral Gorshkov arrived in Havana. Admiral Gorshkov was joined by...

Turkish Navy’s ICCAT Inspections at East Mediterranean

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Turkish Navy and Turkish Coastguard ICCAT inspections are continuing at the authorized area of Eastern Mediterranean. According to Turkish Navy officials, 37...

New US Navy existence in Black Sea

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The United States sent The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) and Spearhead-class Joint High-Speed Vessel USNS Yuma(JHSV-8) to Odessa...

The U.S. Navy will Christen USS Oakland on June 29.

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June 29 will be an exciting day for Alabama that will host the christening ceremony of the newest littoral combat ship (LCS),...

The 6th FREMM frigate’s construction ended.

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The French Navy celebrated the completion of the construction of its sixth multi-mission frigate, FREMM Normandie, in Lorient on June 25. The celebration...

Russia’s new aircraft carrier concept seen at Army-2019 show

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Russia’s Krylov State Scientific Center’s new concept of an aircraft carrier  is displayed at the Army-2019 military and technical forum. According to...

Indian Navy Plans for 10 Additional Boeing P-8I Aircraft

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India Navy is expected to procure 10 more Boeing P-8I Poseidon MPA’s additional to its eight aircraft which has been acquired in...

Indian Navy to modernize INS Vikramaditya’s landing aids

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Because of the dissatisfaction with the original Russian Equipment, the flight deck of Indian Navy’s sole aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya will be...

Iran shoots down US RQ-4 Global Hawk surveillance drone

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Iran said it had shot down a U.S. surveillance drone that violated its airspace near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, with the...

Gotland-class submarine HSwMS Uppland relaunched

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Saab relaunched  Swedish Navy's Gotland-class HSwMS Uppland today (June 19). Two of the Gotland-class submarines have now concluded comprehensive mid-life upgrades (MLU)...

Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Departs Norfolk for Medical Mission

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The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) left from Naval Station Norfolk, June 14, to begin its deployment to South...

Induction Of Recently Upgraded Indian Kilo-Class Sub Delayed After It Suffers...

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Induction of the recently upgraded Russian-origin kilo-class submarine belonging to the Indian Navy will take nearly a month after having suffered damage...

U.S. Navy uses modern airborne laser mine detection system during BALTOPS...

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MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28 take part in the exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2019. According to...

Indian Navy To Induct Indigenous Heavyweight Torpedo Varunastra

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In a bid to boost its underwater firepower, the Indian Navy has decided to induct the indigenous developed heavyweight torpedo Varunastra into in its...

Chinese warship the Liaoning sails through Miyako Strait on way to...

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Chinese aircraft carrier the Liaoning passed through the Miyako Strait in the East China Sea on June 11, on its way to...

USS Ronald Reagan, JS Izumo Sail Together in the South China...

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Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and U.S. Navy conducted bilateral exercise in the South China Sea.   The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS...

Three Russian warships to monitor NATO Baltops-2019 exercise

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Three Russian Corvettes are going to monitor NATO BALTOPS-2019 exercise which began today (June 9) out of Kiel/Germany. Project 20380 corvettes RFS BOYKIY...

USS Boxer and FS Charles de Gaulle Sail in the Andaman...

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Amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) and French navy aircraft carrier, FS Charles de Gaulle (R 91), and its escort ships...

US Conducts Operational Demonstration of New Aerial Maritime Mine

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U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) conducted an operational demonstration of the Quickstrike-ER (QS-ER) Naval mine project at the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF)...

USS Ronald Reagan begins underway operations in the Indo-Pacific

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The forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), along with supporting Commander Task Force 70 units, began underway operations in the...

HELICOPTER TECHNOLOGY CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE 2019

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SMi’s Helicopter Technology Central and Eastern Europe 2019 conference is returning for its fourth successful year to Prague, Czech Republic on the 22nd and 23rd May 2019. Our past Helicopter Technology...

German Navy Type 212 submarine runs aground while departing Norwegian Navy...

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A German Navy Type 212A submarine, U-36 (S186), ran aground while departing the Royal Norwegian Navy base of Haakonsvern, around 15 km...

HMS DEFENDER shows her power with missile firing

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Royal Navy warship HMS Defender has tested her Sea Viper missile system off the coast of Scotland. Blasting from the Type 45 destroyer’s...

India, Singapore conduct naval drill in South China Sea

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The navies of India and Singapore started the sea phase of bilateral naval drill in the South China Sea on Sunday (May...

UNMANNED MARITIME SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY

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As technology and innovation continue to push the boundaries of operational capabilities in Naval warfare, Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology 2019 is a crucial forum...

Adriatic Sea Defense & Aerospace

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Adriatic Sea Defense & Aerospace (Int'l Defence Exhibition and Conference) takes place in Split, Croatia from 10.04 to 12.04.19. Takes place every second year

Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group in the Black Sea

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Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) arrived in the Black Sea on Feb 19, after a four day port visit in...

Russian Navy to track US missile destroyer movements in Black Sea

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Russian Black Sea Fleet ships, including the missile corvette Orekhovo-Zuyevo and the reconnaissance ship Ivan Khurs are continuously tracking the US guided-missile...

Leonardo and Abu Dhabi Ship Building sign a MoU to enhance...

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Abu Dhabi Ship Building and Leonardo signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance their collaboration in the naval sector on Feb 18...

When’s the last time a US Navy ship was sunk?

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The last US Navy ship lost at sea was USS Guardian. On 17 January 2013, Guardian ran aground on Tubbataha Reef in...

Sailor in iconic kissing photograph in Time Square dies at 95

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The sailor photographed kissing a woman in Time Square at the end of World War II has died. George Mendonsa died after suffering...

Lockheed Martin to upgrade US Navy’s Submarine’s EW System

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Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Syracuse, New York, is awarded a $20,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-incentive-fee and firm-fixed-price contract for engineering and technical...

Republic Of Singapore Navy Launches First Type 218SG Submarine

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The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)'s first Type 218SG  Invincible-class submarine, Invincible, was launched on Feb 18 at the Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems...

US Navy’s Newest Ship USS Tulsa Commissioned

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The littoral combat ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16) was commissioned as the US Navy's newest surface combatant in a ceremony in San...

Saudi and French companies agreed to build warships in the Kingdom

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Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) and France’s Naval Group entered a joint venture to develop vessels in Saudi Arabia The SAMI will hold a...

Iran unveils Fateh submarine

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has inaugurated a new domestically-built submarine armed with cruise missiles in line with the Islamic Republic's move to...

Indian Navy Kolkata Class Destroyers

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Source : https://medium.com/indo-pacific-geomill/indian-navy-kolkata-class-destroyers-d39fad8662e0 Author: https://twitter.com/China_SCS_info The Kolkata destroyer class (Project 15A) are the most powerful surface combat ships of the Indian Navy...

The new launchers on the Saar-4.5 corvettes of IDF

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During recent Netanyahu's visit to Haifa naval base provided the photos of new launchers on the Saar-4.5 ships.  

Ukraine to showcase Neptun antiship missile at IDEX 2019

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Ukraine defense industry to showcase its latest Neptun coastal defense cruise missile system during the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) 2019...

Boeing has tested new sensors on Harpoon missile

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Jim Bryan, director of Boeing Cruise Missile Systems said that the aerospace company had tested electro-optical and infrared sensors on its Harpoon...

Future USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) Completes Acceptance Trials

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The future USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) successfully concluded acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico Feb. 8, following a series of in-port...

USS Leyte Gulf Back At Sea After Repairs from Minor Collision

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The guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf, which was involved in a minor collision with a resupply ship on Feb. 5, has left...

Chinese Navy supply ship refuels three ships at once

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PLA Navy (Chinese Navy) supply ship HONGHU 963 refueling three ships at once on 7 Feb in waters of Pacific Ocean. The comprehensive...

Why do navy personnel use odd white masks?

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Anti-flash gear, also known simply as flash gear, is basic personal protective equipment consisting of a fire-resistant hood and fire-resistant gloves, often made...

BAE Systems has received $114.5m contract to Modernize USS Bulkeley

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BAE Systems has received a $114.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to perform maintenance and modernization of the guided-missile destroyer USS...

US Submarine Participates in JMSDF SUBCOMP

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A U.S. Navy Los Angeles-class attack submarine will participate in the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Submarine Competition (SUBCOMP) in waters south...

U.K. to convert ferries into warships

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The U.K.  Ministry of Defence is to procure two civilian passenger ferries or cargo vessels and convert them into warships, the defence...

Australia signs $50b Attack submarine deal with French shipbuilder

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The Australian Government today (Feb 11) ratified a Strategic Partnering Agreement with the French shipbuilding company Naval Group that will see 12...

Turkey launches Test and Training Ship TCG UFUK (A-591)

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Turkey launched its first indigenous intelligence ship TCG UFUK (A-591) on Feb.9, 2019, during a ceremony that held at Tuzla/Istanbul Shipyard. The ship...

U.S. Navy’s LCS Will Conduct Drug Interdiction Patrols This Year

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A Littoral Combat Ship, with an embarked Coast Guard law enforcement detachment, will hunt for drug runners in U.S. Southern Command later...

HMCS Regina departs for deployment to the Asia-Pacific and Middle East...

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Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Regina, accompanied by Naval Replenishment Unit Asterix, departed its homeport of Esquimalt today for a deployment to...

U.S. Navy Successfully Conducts AN/SPY-6(V) Radar Ballistic Missile Test

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The U.S. Navy's AN/SPY-6(V)1 Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) successfully tracked a ballistic missile target, Jan. 31. The short range ballistic missile...

U.S., Japanese commanders observe F-35B operations aboard USS Wasp

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The commanders of U.S. 7th Fleet and the Japan's Self-Defense Fleet visited the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), Feb. 5,...

U.S. Navy builds new surface attack drone ships

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The U.S. Navy is building two new large drone ships to coordinate synchronized attacks, perform command and control across fleets of Unmanned...

USS Leyte Gulf and USNS Robert E. Peary made contact during...

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No personnel were injured when a U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser and dry cargo ship made contact during an underway replenishment off the...

US Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Billings (LCS 15)

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The US Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Billings (LCS 15) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM), shipyard,...

Chinese scientists make progress on submarine communication

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Researchers conduct test transmission of real-time data between deep ocean transponders and Beidou navigation satellite system in western Pacific. Analysts say it...

USS South Dakota was commissioned today (Feb 2) at the U.S....

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USS South Dakota is the 17th Virginia-class attack submarine and the seventh Virginia-class Block III submarine. Virginia-class submarines are built to operate...

HII Awarded $15.2 Billion Block Contract For Two Ford-Class Aircraft Carriers

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For the first time in more than three decades, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division was awarded a multi-ship contract...

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

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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...

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USS South Dakota (SSN 790) Commissioning Ceremony

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

Pakistan Navy to host multinational Naval Exercise Aman 2019 in February

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

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

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

USS Porter arrives in Riga, Latvia

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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

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

Lockheed Martin And Fincantieri Marinette Marine Awarded Contract To Build Littoral...

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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

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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...

Brazil’s new helicopter carrier ATLANTICO A140 arrived at her new homeport

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Brazil's new helicopter carrier ATLANTICO A140, the former HMS OCEAN L12, arrived at her new homeport of Rio de Janeiro on Aug 25.

Ronald Reagan Strike Group Conducts Air Defense Exercise

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The Ronald Reagan Strike Group, including Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54), participated in an air...

Two Chinese naval ships arrived in Algiers, capital of Algeria, for...

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Two Chinese naval ships arrived in Algiers, capital of Algeria, for a four-day friendly visit on Jan. 7, local time. The guided-missile destroyer Haikou and...

New Chinese naval destroyer is being outfitted in Shanghai

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The first Type 055 destroyer is being outfitted at Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) in Shanghai. Workers are installing conduits and cables in the 10,000-tonne vessel, Zhou...

Babcock signs £115m five-year deal to maintain Australian navy frigates

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Babcock signs £115m five-year deal to maintain Australian navy frigates Under a contract worth around £115 million (AU$200 million), the Naval Ship Management (NSM) joint...

Brazil announce purchase of HMS Ocean for £84 million

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Brazil announce purchase of HMS Ocean for £84 million Brazil defence community has confirmed the purchase of British helicopter carrier HMS Ocean. The first group of...

Boeing unveils a drone capable of landing on an aircraft carrier

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Boeing unveils a drone capable of landing on an aircraft carrier, as U.S. Navy competition heats up Boeing recently offered a first glimpse of its...

Turkish Navy commissioned second rescue ship, TCG AKIN.

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Turkish Navy's new rescue and towing ship, TCG AKIN (A-584), has been delivered to the navy, with a ceremony held on Dec 29, at...

ROKS Chungnam, ROKS Yeosu and ROKS Jinhae decommissioned on Dec 27.

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The Republic of Korea Navy decommissioned an Ulsan-class frigate and two Pohang-class corvettes. ROKS Chungnam, ROKS Yeosu and ROKS Jinhae decommissioned on Dec 27. ROKS Chungnam...

Northrop Grumman is awarded $255m for MQ-4C Triton production contract

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Northrop Grumman is being awarded $255,309,325 for fixed-price-incentive modification to a previously awarded advanced acquisition contract for the Lot 3 low-rate initial production of...

U.S.Navy Seeks Better Sleep For Crews With New Rest Guidelines, Special...

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The U.S.Navy established new rest guidelines for surface ship crews and is exploring whether specially tinted eyewear can help sailors fall asleep faster during...

Russia to extend Tartus and Hmeimim military bases in Syria.

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Russia has announced plans to dramatically expand its naval facility in Tartus and air base at Hmeimim, Syria. The deal will see Russia keep...

The 28th Chinese naval escort taskforce arrived at the east waters...

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The 28th Chinese naval escort taskforce arrived at the east waters of the Gulf of Aden on Dec 23, local time, to replace the...

Russian Oceanographic research ship Admiral Vladimirsky, Baltic Fleet, enters Mediterranean

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The oceanographic research ship Admiral Vladimirsky, the Baltic Fleet, being on long-distance mission, has completed its passage through the Strait of Gibraltar and entered...

Daewoo began trials of DW3000 frigate for Thailand,

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Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME)  Okpo began trials of DW3000 frigate for Thailand, HTMS Tai chin. Originally for delivery in 2015 and no...