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Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Program: Background, Issues, and Options for Congress

Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Program: Background, Issues, and Options for Congress

The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) is a relatively inexpensive Navy surface combatant equipped with modular “plug-and-fight” mission packages. The basic version of the LCS, without any mission packages, is referred to as the LCS sea frame. The Navy wants to […]


SKorea navy fires warnings shots at NKorea fishing boat

SKorea navy fires warnings shots at NKorea fishing boat

Seoul: South Korea’s navy fired warning shots Wednesday to drive back a North Korean boat which was fishing illegally in southern waters amid high tension along the Yellow Sea border, military officials said. The boat retreated to its side about […]


BAE Offers Warships, Technology Transfer to the Brazilian Navy

BAE Offers Warships, Technology Transfer to the Brazilian Navy

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil: BAE Systems has today submitted a detailed proposal to the Brazilian Navy to supply a package of naval vessels to meet its ambitious fleet renewal programme through a full technology transfer agreement, with the ships to […]


US Navy Tests New Warhead for Tomahawk Block IV Missile

US Navy Tests New Warhead for Tomahawk Block IV Missile

NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER CHINA LAKE: The U.S. Navy completed the first live test of the Joint Multi-Effects Warhead System (JMEWS), meeting all performance objectives for the new warhead for the Tomahawk Block IV tactical cruise missile. The JMEWS program […]


Navy Announces First Sub Officer Assignments for Women

Navy Announces First Sub Officer Assignments for Women

WASHINGTON: Two dozen women will begin reporting to four submarines by the end of next year, marking a new milestone in the 110-year history of the submarine force, Navy officials announced today. Six female officers each will join the crews […]


More P-3s Available for the Fleet

More P-3s Available for the Fleet

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER: The Navy’s efforts to extend the life of the P-3 Orion are paying off with the largest number of P-3s in service since 2007. Currently, there are 80 mission P-3s and trending upward; a […]


Navy Launches RSS Swordsman Submarine

Navy Launches RSS Swordsman Submarine

The Republic of Singapore’s (RSN’s) RSS Swordsman, its second Archer-class submarine, was launched by Mrs Ivy Ng, the wife of Minister for Education and Second Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen, at the Kockums Shipyard in Karlskrona, Sweden, on […]


Singapore Navy Launches Second Archer-Class Submarine

Singapore Navy Launches Second Archer-Class Submarine

Minister for Education and Second Minister for Defence, Dr Ng Eng Hen, officiated at the launch ceremony of the Republic of Singapore Navy’s (RSN) Archer-class submarine RSS Swordsman at the Kockums Shipyard in Karlskrona, Sweden, today. The submarine was launched […]


Japan to add six submarines to fleet: reports

Japan to add six submarines to fleet: reports

Tokyo: Japan’s navy plans to add six new submarines to its fleet, in a major boost to its defence capability prompted by increasing military activity by neighbouring China, according to reports on Thursday. The defense ministry wanted the larger submarine […]


 
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