Post Tagged with: "Navy & Maritime Security News"

Fire Scout UAV, Seahawk Tested on LCS 1

Fire Scout UAV, Seahawk Tested on LCS 1

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) and the U.S. Navy successfully flew the unmanned MQ-8B Fire Scout simultaneously with the MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter for the first time. The capability demonstrates how a mix of aircraft can increase a ship commander’s intelligence-gathering […]


China to join US-led naval drill for first time: PLA

China to join US-led naval drill for first time: PLA

China has confirmed it will participate in a major US-organized naval drill for the first time, official media said Monday, amid heightened distrust between the two military powers. The Chinese navy will participate in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) […]


USS Ross to be Forward Deployed to Rota, Spain

USS Ross to be Forward Deployed to Rota, Spain

USS Ross (DDG 71) departed its Norfolk homeport June 3 on her way to Rota, Spain, as the second of four Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers to be forward deployed there. To enhance the security of the European region, two additional […]


New Corvette Handed Over to the Royal Navy of Oman

New Corvette Handed Over to the Royal Navy of Oman

HM Naval Base in Portsmouth was lit up red, white and green this morning as BAE Systems handed over the third of three new warships to the Royal Navy of Oman. AL RASIKH is a 99 meter corvette designed, built […]


China, Russia show off naval forces amid disputes

China, Russia show off naval forces amid disputes

China and Russia started joint naval exercises off Shanghai on Tuesday as their leaders promised to strengthen relations in the face of international criticism over their territorial disputes. President Xi Jinping launched the drills at a ceremony in a room […]


Second French FREMM Frigate Pursues Sea Trials

Second French FREMM Frigate Pursues Sea Trials

The FREMM Normandie multi-mission frigate, second of the series ordered by OCCAR (*) on behalf of the DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) and the French Navy, left the DCNS site in Lorient on 14 May on its way to the […]


Navy’s X-47B Program Ramps Up Flight Test

Navy’s X-47B Program Ramps Up Flight Test

The X-47B unmanned combat air system is gearing up for shore-based flight test activities in preparation for the next round of sea trials this summer. The program’s test team will conduct various test events with the X-47B over the next […]


General Dynamics Awarded $18 Billion by US Navy for 10 Virginia-Class Submarines

General Dynamics Awarded $18 Billion by US Navy for 10 Virginia-Class Submarines

The U.S. Navy today underscored its commitment to an advanced and adaptable submarine force by awarding General Dynamics Electric Boat a contract valued at $17.6 billion for the construction of 10 additional Virginia-class submarines. Electric Boat is a wholly owned […]


Russia to Build Network of Modern Naval Bases in Arctic – Putin

Russia to Build Network of Modern Naval Bases in Arctic – Putin

Russia will build a unified network of naval facilities on its Arctic territories to host advanced warships and submarines as part of a plan to boost protection of the country’s interests and borders in the region, President Vladimir Putin said […]


 
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