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Raytheon Completes Ship Self-Defense System Deliveries

Raytheon Completes Ship Self-Defense System Deliveries

Raytheon has delivered the final Ship Self-Defense System (SSDS MK 2) hardware ship set of its 2010 production contract, completing all system deliveries ahead of schedule. The system is slated for installation and integration onboard the John P. Murtha (LPD […]


Iran-US brinkmanship over oil strait of Hormuz worsens

Iran-US brinkmanship over oil strait of Hormuz worsens

A showdown between Iran and the United States over Tehran’s threats to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz to oil tankers worsened on Thursday with warships from each side giving weight to an increasingly bellicose exchange of words. Iran’s Revolutionary […]


Australian navy appoints first female admiral

Australian navy appoints first female admiral

The Australian navy on Friday appointed its first female admiral, just months after the defence force allowed women to serve in frontline combat for the first time in its history. Commodore Robyn Walker was promoted to the rank of Rear […]


US navy still eclipses China’s expanded force

US navy still eclipses China’s expanded force

China’s navy has hundreds of vessels at its disposal, among them nuclear submarines and an aircraft carrier, but it still does not come close to the huge naval firepower wielded by the United States. Chinese President Hu Jintao called Tuesday […]


70 years after Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona still weeps

70 years after Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona still weeps

Seventy years after Pearl Harbor, the wreck of the Arizona, the giant battleship sunk by Japanese warplanes, still leaks oil, evoking for some the tears of the thousand sailors who went down with their ship on that day of “infamy.” […]


Bluefin’s Advanced UUVs for Navy’s LCS Surface Mine Countermeasures

Bluefin’s Advanced UUVs for Navy’s LCS Surface Mine Countermeasures

Bluefin Robotics, a leader in the design and manufacturing of Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs) is being awarded a subcontract from General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems for engineering and manufacturing of the Surface Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (SMCM UUV). As […]


First SIGMA-class Frigate Delivered to the Royal Moroccan Navy

First SIGMA-class Frigate Delivered to the Royal Moroccan Navy

After successful sea trials and finishing of outfitting details, SIGMA-class Frigate Tarik ben Ziyad, built by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) in Vlissingen, today was transferred to Rear Admiral Mohamed Laghmari, Commander in Chief of the Royal Moroccan Navy. Once […]


The Global Naval Vessels and Surface Combatants Market 2011-2021

The Global Naval Vessels and Surface Combatants Market 2011-2021

This report offers detailed analysis of the global Naval Vessels and Surface Combatants market over the next ten years, and provides extensive market size forecasts by country and sub sector. It covers the key technological and market trends in the […]


Vietnam boosts naval power with new frigate

Vietnam boosts naval power with new frigate

Vietnam on Monday received the second of two Russian-made guided missile frigates, local media reported, boosting its naval firepower amid maritime tensions with China. The Gepard class frigate — which an analyst called Vietnam’s most modern warship — arrived at […]


 
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