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Royal Thai Navy Trains with US Navy

Royal Thai Navy Trains with US Navy

Officers with the Royal Thai Navy’s Helicopter Anti-Surface Warfare Squadron (HS) 2 participated in a joint training exercise with USS George Washington’s (CVN 73) HS-14 Aug. 5 & 10. Both squadrons conducted anti-surface warfare (ASW) training on dipping sonar capabilities […]


Russia to deliver five MiG-29K fighters to India by yearend

Russia to deliver five MiG-29K fighters to India by yearend

Russia’s MiG aircraft maker will deliver a final batch of five MiG-29K/KUB carrier-based fighters to the Indian Navy under a 2004 contract by the end of this year, the company said. The two countries signed a contract stipulating the supply […]


Aircraft Carrier could have dispute role: China website

Aircraft Carrier could have dispute role: China website

A news website run by China’s defence ministry said Thursday the nation’s aircraft carrier should handle territorial disputes, despite government assurances the vessel posed no threat to its neighbors. The comments came a day after the 300-metre (990-foot) vessel embarked […]


China’s aircraft carrier ‘to pressure neighbors’

China’s aircraft carrier ‘to pressure neighbors’

China’s first aircraft carrier will allow Beijing to further pressure nations with rival territorial claims, analysts said Wednesday as the vessel embarked on its inaugural sea trial. China has for years been revamping a 300-metre (990-foot), former Soviet carrier in […]


China’s first aircraft carrier starts sea trial

China’s first aircraft carrier starts sea trial

China’s first aircraft carrier has begun its inaugural sea trial, the defence ministry said Wednesday, a move likely to stoke concerns about the nation’s rapid military expansion. Beijing only recently confirmed it was revamping an old Soviet ship to be […]


MH-60S Helicopters Headed to Thailand in First International Delivery

MH-60S Helicopters Headed to Thailand in First International Delivery

Two MH-60S Seahawk helicopters flew into the Port of Baltimore headed to the Royal Thai Navy, marking the first delivery of the MH-60 to an international customer. The U.S. Navy flew the aircraft from Owego, N.Y., to the Port of […]


Navy Takes Early Delivery of PCU California

Navy Takes Early Delivery of PCU California

The Navy took delivery of PCU California (SSN 781) from Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News Shipbuilding (HII–NNS), Aug. 7, more than eight months earlier than the scheduled contract delivery date. “The quality and professionalism of our Navy/shipbuilding team is […]


Northrop Awarded Contracts for E-2D Advanced Hawkeye

Northrop Awarded Contracts for E-2D Advanced Hawkeye

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded $795 million in contracts by the U.S. Navy for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Program. Under a sole source, firm-fixed price $761 million contract, prime contractor Northrop Grumman will manufacture and deliver five Low-Rate Initial […]


Pakistan naval officers face court martial over raid

Pakistan naval officers face court martial over raid

Three Pakistani naval officers are to face an unprecedented court martial for charges of negligence over a Taliban attack on an air base that took 17 hours to repel and left 10 military personnel dead. The group of heavily armed […]


 
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