Navy & Maritime Security News

Russia gives France until end of November to deliver warship: report

Russia gives France until end of November to deliver warship: report

Russia on Friday warned France of “serious” consequences unless Paris delivers by the end of this month a Mistral-class assault warship whose handover has been delayed by concerns over Moscow’s role in the Ukraine crisis, a report said. “We are […]


F-35C Completes First Night Flight Aboard Aircraft Carrier

F-35C Completes First Night Flight Aboard Aircraft Carrier

The F-35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter conducted its first carrier-based night flight operations aboard an aircraft carrier off the coast of San Diego Nov. 13. Navy test pilot Lt. Cmdr. Ted “Dutch” Dyckman piloted F-35C test aircraft […]


F-35C Initial At-Sea Testing Progressing Aboard USS Nimitz

F-35C Initial At-Sea Testing Progressing Aboard USS Nimitz

The F-35C Lightning II, the carrier variant of the Joint Strike Fighter, continues initial sea trials aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) off the coast of Southern California. Through Nov. 6, the fourth day of at-sea testing, two […]


Antique submarines still key to struggling Taiwan fleet

Antique submarines still key to struggling Taiwan fleet

At 70 years old, Taiwan’s World War II-era “Hai Pao” submarine would not be out of place in a museum, but the antique vessel is still part of the navy — a sign of the island’s ongoing struggle to strengthen […]


Pakistan to Acquire Global Response Cutters in $350M Sale

Pakistan to Acquire Global Response Cutters in $350M Sale

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Pakistan for GRC43M Cutters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $350 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the […]


DCNS Unveils SMX-Ocean, A New Blue-Water SSK with Expanded Capabilities

DCNS Unveils SMX-Ocean, A New Blue-Water SSK with Expanded Capabilities

At Euronaval 2014, DCNS is unveiling the SMX-Océan conventionally powered attack submarine. The new vessel draws extensively on the design of a state-of-the-art nuclear-powered submarine, with a number of key innovations that give this diesel-electric adaptation truly outstanding performance. Exceptional […]


France to Deliver First Mistral to Russia Around Mid-November

France to Deliver First Mistral to Russia Around Mid-November

The ceremony for France handing over to Russia the first Mistral helicopter carrier will occur in mid-November of this year in the city of Saint-Nazaire, a representative from the port city’s worker’s union told RIA Novosti on Monday. “The ceremony […]


MBDA Presents SEA RANGER, a Solution for Light Combat Vessels

MBDA Presents SEA RANGER, a Solution for Light Combat Vessels

With MBDA entering into active negotiations with various export prospects regarding CWSP (Compact Warfare System Package) systems, the company has decided to give the product a commercial name. As of now, CWSP will be included in MBDA’s portfolio of products […]


USS North Dakota SSN 784 Commissioned

USS North Dakota SSN 784 Commissioned

USS North Dakota (SSN 784) officially became the Navy’s newest addition to the submarine force following a commissioning ceremony held Oct. 25, at Naval Submarine Base New London. North Dakota is the 11th Virginia-class attack submarine to join the fleet, […]


 
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