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South Korea plans new naval base near North Korea border

South Korea plans new naval base near North Korea border

South Korea plans to build an advance front-line naval base along the disputed Yellow Sea border with North Korea. ­The government has approved the project and hopes to bolster its forces along the border with a dock for small warships, […]


Iran to Build 10 New Warships

Iran to Build 10 New Warships

Iran will build 10 new frigates and destroyers, Navy deputy chief Rear Adm. Abbas Zamini said on Wednesday. These include a Mowj-1 class destroyer, launched in 2010, and Velayat, a Mowj-2 class destroyer, whose construction is 70 percent complete and […]


Boeing, US Navy Conduct FA-18EF Satellite Communications Test

Boeing, US Navy Conduct FA-18EF Satellite Communications Test

Boeing and the U.S. Navy have successfully completed an in-flight demonstration of a satellite communications (SATCOM) system that, if implemented, will enable F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircrews to conduct two-way, secure voice and data communications with other SATCOM-enabled aircraft, ships, ground […]


Raytheon to Link Navy Multiband Terminal to USAF Polar Satellite

Raytheon to Link Navy Multiband Terminal to USAF Polar Satellite

Raytheon Company has received a $19 million contract to modify the Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT) to link it with the Air Force’s Enhanced Polar Satellite (EPS). The link will allow U.S. Navy and Air Force warfighters to overcome communications gaps […]


US Navy Engages Speeding Boat with Raytheon Griffin Missile

US Navy Engages Speeding Boat with Raytheon Griffin Missile

The U.S. Navy proved the ability of Raytheon Company’s Griffin B missile to engage rapidly moving small boats during a recent live-fire demonstration. “This demonstration shows the Griffin missile’s effectiveness in engaging the type of small, fast-moving boats used by […]


Navy UAV Crashes; No Injuries Or Property Damage

Navy UAV Crashes; No Injuries Or Property Damage

A Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Demonstrator (BAMS-D) unmanned aircraft being tested by the U.S. Navy crashed June 11 at approximately 12:11 EST near Bloodsworth Island in Dorchester County, Md. approximately 22 miles east of NAS Patuxent River, Md. No one […]


Chinese Media Issue Warning On US Military Shift

Chinese Media Issue Warning On US Military Shift

Chinese state media warned Tuesday, that Washington’s planned military shift towards the Asia-Pacific threatens to create rifts between the two countries and may upset regional stability. The warnings come days after Defense Secretary Leon Panetta outlined a plan to transfer […]


Pentagon chief heads to India amid US focus on Asia

Pentagon chief heads to India amid US focus on Asia

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta headed to India on Tuesday for talks focusing on Washington’s strategic shift towards Asia, as US officials eye New Delhi as a potentially pivotal partner. Security ties to India have steadily improved in recent years but […]


Dempsey Details Plan For ‘Singapore-Managed’ Ships

Dempsey Details Plan For ‘Singapore-Managed’ Ships

The Littoral Combat Ships that will soon begin rotational deployment to Singapore are an example of the increased military engagement called for under the U.S. Asia-Pacific strategy, Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey said today. En route from Singapore to the […]


 
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