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U.S. EP-3 Intercepted in the Black Sea

On Nov. 5, 2018, a U.S. EP-3 Aries aircraft flying in international airspace over the Black Sea was intercepted by a Russian SU-27. This...

US-Japan Advance New Amphibious Capability

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) became the first U.S. Navy ship in the 7th Fleet to conduct amphibious operations with...

UK purchases Dreadnought submarine training upgrades for Faslane

The US State Department has approved the purchase of Dreadnought trainer upgrades and training for strategic systems programmes for the UK. According to the contract notice,...

First in Class Ship, Future USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205), Starts...

A ceremony was hosted at General Dynamics-National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (GD-NASSCO) shipyard to celebrate the start of construction of the Navy's first John Lewis-class Fleet...

The U.S. State Department has approved possible sale of six P-8A...

The U.S. State Department has approved possible military sales worth $2.6 billion to South Korea, including six P-8A Poseidon maritime reconnaissance aircraft. The Boeing-made Poseidon...

The Royal Saudi Navy handed over command of CTF152 to the...

The Royal Saudi Navy (RSN) today handed over command of Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Combined Task Force 152 (CTF152) to the Kuwait Coast Guard...

The largest ever Bright Star manoeuvres started on Sep 8.

The exercises are scheduled to take place from 8 to 20 September at the Mohamed Naguib Base, west of Alexandria, and in designated areas...

Sri Lanka Navy ceremonially takes over United States Coast Guard Cutter...

The Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe officially took over the Ex-USCG “Sherman” into Sri Lanka Navy in a ceremony held at...

Raytheon gets $60m to deliver torpedoes to US and Taiwanese Navy.

The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Raytheon a $60 million contract modification for work on the delivery of torpedoes and related support...

Egyptian Naval Force (ENF) commenced exercise Eagle Salute 18 on July...

Eagle Salute 18 is a multilateral surface exercise to enhance interoperability and war-fighting readiness, fortify military-to-military relationships and advance operational capabilities of all participating...

Royal Bahrain Navy Upgrades its Frigate Sabha

The U.S. State Department has approved a possible military sale for support services of the Royal Bahrain Navy frigate Sabha. The Royal Bahrain Naval Service...

RIMPAC units participate in sinking exercise

Live fire from aircraft, a submarine, and land assets participating in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise sank the decommissioned ex-USS Racine (LST...

Mexico Cancels US Maritime Helicopter Order

Mexican President-elect Andres Mannuel Lopez Obrador plans to cancel a $1.36 billion order for 8 MH-60R Seahawk helicopters for the country's Navy. Speaking to Mexican...

Japanese, Indian teams submit designs for Taiwan’s ‘Indigenous Defense Submarines’

Japanese, Indian teams submit designs for Taiwan's 'Indigenous Defense Submarines' Two teams from the US, and two teams from Europe have also submitted design proposals...

US Navy destroyers crossed into the Taiwan Strait

US Navy destroyers USS BENFOLD and USS MUSTIN crossed into the Taiwan Strait from the south and were continuing on a northeasterly course, Taiwan's...

US taps Japan radar tech to double missile defense range

US taps Japan radar tech to double missile defense range The radar technology that Washington and Tokyo plan to develop would double the detection range of...

Japanese helicopter carrier to tour South China Sea, Indian Ocean for...

Japanese helicopter carrier to tour South China Sea, Indian Ocean for two months to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific. Japan will send its large...

USS Jason Dunham and Egyptian Navy Conduct PASSEX

The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) and the Egyptian Navy frigate El Zafer (F951) conducted a passing exercise (PASSEX), July...

Lockheed Martin Corp. will continue its research on hypersonic technology. 

Lockheed Martin Corp. will continue its research on hypersonic technology. The $11.8 million contract awarded by Strategic Systems Programs provides for Hypersonic Booster technology development...

Huntington Ingalls Industries has been awarded $200 million contract in support...

Huntington Ingalls Industries has been awarded a contract in support of new material for the USS Enterprise, a future Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier. The...

The Chinese navy plans to equip an electromagnetic railgun onto a...

The Chinese navy plans to equip an electromagnetic railgun onto a second type of surface warfare vessel, before the United States Navy puts such...

SAAB Receives Order for Naval Radars

Saab has signed a contract for delivery of the multi-role naval radar Sea Giraffe AMB and associated equipment including spare parts. The work for the...

S. Korea chooses Boeing’s P-8 maritime patrol aircraft for naval procurement...

South Korea decided Monday (June 25)  to purchase US defense company Boeing's P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft in a $1.7 billion project, Seoul's military...

U.S. Navy Seeks to Prosecute Top Officers for Crashes

Five officers involved in two U.S. Navy ship collisions last year that killed a total of 17 sailors are being charged with negligent homicide,...

USS Ross Conducts Live-Fire Exercises with the Royal Moroccan Navy

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departed Agadir, Morocco, Jan. 13, 2018, after a scheduled port visit to participate in exercise...

The U.S. Navy sent a P-8A aircraft to assist in...

The U.S. Navy sent a P-8A aircraft  to assist in an international search and rescue (SAR) effort in the East China Sea, Jan. 7,...

Boeing unveils a drone capable of landing on an aircraft carrier

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...

Lockheed Martin Wins $154M to Modernize US, UK Trident II (D5)...

Lockheed Martin is being awarded a $154 million contract to provide US and United Kingdom (UK) Trident II (D5) Strategic Weapon System Shipboard Integration...

2018 U.S. National Defense Authorization Act

U.S.President Donald J. Trump signed the fiscal year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act into law during a White House ceremony Dec. 12. The act calls...

The U.S. Navy’s MQ-8C Fire Scout will receive a new radar...

The U.S. Navy’s MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicles will receive a new radar and datalink to set the UAV up as a forward...

USS Michael Monsoor cut short its first sea trials

The second stealthy destroyer being built for the U.S. Navy cut short its first sea trials because an equipment failure prevented testing of propulsion...

The Queen has officially welcomed the UK’s new aircraft carrier, HMS...

The Queen has officially welcomed the UK's new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, at a ceremony to commission it into the Royal Navy fleet. The...

Lockheed Martin and Indra Partner to Provide State-of-the-Art AESA Radar to...

Lockheed Martin and Indra Partner to Provide State-of-the-Art AESA Radar to Worldwide Anti-Air Warfare Platforms Indra and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently signed a Heads...

USS John S. McCain Departs Subic Bay en route to Yokosuka

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) departed Subic Bay, Philippines aboard heavy lift transport vessel MV Treasure in...

Russian jet makes ‘unsafe’ intercept of US Navy aircraft

  A U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon surveillance plane had an “unsafe interaction” with a Russian SU-30 fighter jet this Saturday that used its afterburners as...

Iran Navy repels pirate attack in Gulf of Aden

According to Iran Press TV, Iranian naval forces have thwarted a pirate attack on one of the country's merchant vessels in the Gulf of...

HMS Sutherland to deploy to Asia Pacific region next year

UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced that the UK will send a second warship to the Asia Pacific region to strengthen relations with...

Navantia and Bath Iron Works team for the US Navy Future...

Navantia of Spain and U.S.General Dynamics Bath Iron Works have signed a teaming agreement to collaborate on the U.S. Navy’s next-generation FFG(X) Guided Missile...

USS Olympia returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam

The crew of the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Olympia (SSN 717) returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hawaii following the successful completion...