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Taiwan displays 1st long-range submarine-hunting aircraft

Taiwan displays 1st long-range submarine-hunting aircraft

Taiwan Thursday displayed its first long-range submarine-hunting aircraft, days after Beijing showed off its nuclear-powered submarine fleet in yet another sign of China’s fast expanding military might. Taiwan’s military introduced the Lockheed P-3C Orion at a ceremony presided over by […]


Royal Navy Takes Delivery of Next Generation Merlin Helicopters

Royal Navy Takes Delivery of Next Generation Merlin Helicopters

The first of the UK’s fleet of next generation anti-submarine maritime patrol Merlin helicopters have been handed over to the Royal Navy. The delivery of the five helicopters, which have been upgraded as part of a £750M Lockheed Martin contract, […]


Raytheon’s Fifth generation hull mounted sonar to enable anti-submarine, undersea warfare

Raytheon’s Fifth generation hull mounted sonar to enable anti-submarine, undersea warfare

Raytheon was awarded a sub-contract from Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) to deliver its first 5th generation medium frequency hull mounted sonar system as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) […]


Russian Navy Tests Modified Anti-Sub Helicopter

Russian Navy Tests Modified Anti-Sub Helicopter

The Russian Navy’s Northern Fleet is carrying out flight tests and warfare trials of its modified Kamov Ka-27M anti-submarine helicopter from large destroyers, the fleet’s spokesman, Captain Vadim Serga, said on Monday. “The modernized Ka-27M (NATO codename Helix) is completing […]


Taiwan to build six minehunters

Taiwan to build six minehunters

Taiwan plans to spend $1.2 billion on building six minehunters as part of efforts to negate China’s ability to blockade the island in a future conflict, a legislator said Monday. The minehunters will be built between 2013 and 2025, according […]


China developing new class of guided missile destroyer

China developing new class of guided missile destroyer

The Chinese Navy is developing a brand new class of guided-missile destroyer, a “new type” of naval warship with upgraded air-defence missiles, anti-ship and anti-submarine missiles, official media reported. The new destroyers are equipped with two 32-unit vertical launch systems […]


US Frigate Deploys with 4 Fire Scout UAVs

US Frigate Deploys with 4 Fire Scout UAVs

Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 42 deployed with four Fire Scouts aboard frigate USS Klakring (FFG 42) June 29 in support of operations off the Horn of Africa. With a record number of Fire Scouts aboard the guided missile frigate, […]


USS Simpson and Fire Scout set sail for Africa

USS Simpson and Fire Scout set sail for Africa

The MQ-8B Fire Scout, the Navy’s only unmanned aircraft to operate on land and at sea, departed Jan. 17 from Mayport, Fla., aboard USS Simpson (FFG 56) for a six-month deployment to western Africa. Personnel from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light […]


Norway Takes Delivery of Its First NH90

Norway Takes Delivery of Its First NH90

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the delivery of the first NH90 NFH helicopter to the Norwegian Armed Forces. The delivery ceremony took place 30th November at AgustaWestland’s Vergiate facility in the presence of Brigadier General/Commander Frode R […]


 
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