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Northrop Delivers Additional MQ-8C Fire Scout to the US Navy

Northrop Delivers Additional MQ-8C Fire Scout to the US Navy

Northrop Grumman Corporation has delivered the second MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter to the U.S. Navy after completing final assembly at the company’s unmanned systems center in Moss Point, Miss. The aircraft is joining the first one delivered to Naval […]


Delivery of the First NH90 Step B to Italian Navy

Delivery of the First NH90 Step B to Italian Navy

NHI is proud to announce that the first NH90 NFH Step B has been delivered today to the Italian Navy. This fully operational naval helicopter will be assigned to the 5th Helicopter Squadron of the Italian Navy at the Sarzana-Luni […]


Aircraft Carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Christened At Newport News Shipbuilding

Aircraft Carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Christened At Newport News Shipbuilding

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division today christened Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), the first ship of the next-generation class of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. “There is perhaps no more visible or powerful representation of America’s military strength than […]


Navy’s New Fire Scout Unmanned Helicopter Takes Its First Flight

Navy’s New Fire Scout Unmanned Helicopter Takes Its First Flight

The Navy’s newest variant of the Fire Scout unmanned helicopter completed its first day of flying Oct. 31 at Naval Base Ventura County at Point Mugu. At 12:05 p.m. PDT the MQ-8C Fire Scout took off and flew for seven […]


First Zumwalt Class Destroyer Launched

First Zumwalt Class Destroyer Launched

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works successfully launched the Navy’s first Zumwalt-class destroyer Oct. 28 at their Bath, Maine shipyard. The future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) will be the lead ship of the Navy’s newest destroyer class, designed for littoral operations […]


New Zealand Selects Sea Ceptor Air Defence System for ANZAC Frigates

New Zealand Selects Sea Ceptor Air Defence System for ANZAC Frigates

The New Zealand MoD has confirmed its preferred tenderers for the Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN) ANZAC Frigate Systems Upgrade project to include MBDA as the provider of Sea Ceptor for the Local Area Air Defence (LAAD) system; subject to […]


Extensive Naval Re-Armament Programs Spur Global Military Naval Market

Extensive Naval Re-Armament Programs Spur Global Military Naval Market

The implementation of extensive naval re-armament programmes, particularly in the Middle East, Asia-Pacific and Russia, has been a key growth factor for global military vessels and support in service (SIS) market. The market development has also been supported by the […]


Why Fielding Fewer Than Twelve Ballistic Missile Subs Could Be Disastrous For America

Why Fielding Fewer Than Twelve Ballistic Missile Subs Could Be Disastrous For America

On October 1, the Capitol Hill weekly Roll Call ran a ridiculous commentary by an anti-nuclear activist arguing that the Navy was seeking a budgetary “bailout” at the expense of its sister services to buy more ballistic-missile submarines than it […]


Saab Wins Order for Combat Management and Radar for Thai Navy Frigate

Saab Wins Order for Combat Management and Radar for Thai Navy Frigate

Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Korea, for development and integration of combat management and radar systems on a new frigate for the Royal Thai Navy. The order amounts to MSEK […]


 
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