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Latest Type 45 Destroyer Enters Service with the Royal Navy

Latest Type 45 Destroyer Enters Service with the Royal Navy

The latest Type 45 destroyer, HMS Dauntless, has entered service with the Royal Navy, the Ministry of Defence announced today. The warship, which has a hull made of 2,800 tonnes of steel, is the second in the fleet of six […]


Aircraft carrier plan highlights China’s naval ambitions

Aircraft carrier plan highlights China’s naval ambitions

Beijing: The new generation of combat aircraft China proudly showed off at the Zhuhai Air Show in the country’s south this week could soon be taking off from a prestigious runway: an aircraft carrier. Beijing has become increasingly assertive in […]


Navy to Commission Guided-Missile Destroyer Gravely

Navy to Commission Guided-Missile Destroyer Gravely

WASHINGTON: The Navy will commission its newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, Gravely, during an 11 a.m. EST ceremony Nov. 20 in Wilmington, N.C. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Alma Gravely will serve […]


Raytheon to Produce Critical Components of the Aegis System

Raytheon to Produce Critical Components of the Aegis System

TEWKSBURY, Mass.: The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company $240 million for production and delivery of critical components of the Aegis weapons system for the Arleigh Burke class of destroyers. Under the contract, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) will provide production, […]


Mullen Urges New Methods of Deterrence

Mullen Urges New Methods of Deterrence

PALO ALTO, Calif.: The United States needs to develop new ways of looking at deterrence for the 21st century, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said here today. During a speech at Stanford University‚Äôs Hoover Institution, Navy Adm. […]


Services release findings of internal threat reviews

Services release findings of internal threat reviews

WASHINGTON: The Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps will update their policies and procedures to better assess internal security threats, according to reports the services filed this week in response to last year’s shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas. […]


Exercise introduces Navy expertise to air-centric operation

Exercise introduces Navy expertise to air-centric operation

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla.: Participants from several federal, state and local agencies from across the United States and Canada participated in Vigilant Shield ’11, an exercise geared at training and evaluating tactics, techniques and procedures to ensure interoperability of […]


Work Starts on 1st of 2 Stealth Ships for UAE Navy

Work Starts on 1st of 2 Stealth Ships for UAE Navy

Trieste, Italy: There was a traditional sheet cutting ceremony marking at Muggiano shipyard (La Spezia) to mark the commencement of construction of the first of two “Falaj 2″ stealth vessels which have been ordered from Fincantieri by the United Arab […]


Navy Seeks to Build More Littoral Combat Ships Sooner

Navy Seeks to Build More Littoral Combat Ships Sooner

WASHINGTON: Effective competition between industry bidders to build the littoral combat ship (LCS) led the Navy Nov. 4 to discuss with key Defense Committee members and their staff, as well as industry, the possibility of gaining congressional authorization to award […]


 
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