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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 […]


Hellenic Navy Takes Delivery of Newest Fast Attack Craft

Hellenic Navy Takes Delivery of Newest Fast Attack Craft

ELEFSIS, Greece: The Hellenic Navy has taken delivery of its fourth BAE Systems designed Fast Attack Craft at a ceremony at Elefsis Shipyard near Athens. HS Grigoropoulos is the latest vessel in a class of seven 62 metre Fast Attack […]


US Navy CNO Releases 2011 Guidance

US Navy CNO Releases 2011 Guidance

WASHINGTON: The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) released his Guidance for 2011 to the fleet Oct. 18. Adm. Gary Roughead’s CNO Guidance (CNOG) emphasizes the important issues regarding the future of naval operations. CNOG reaffirms Roughead’s three focus areas: to […]


Radical Australian Submarine Plan Proposed

Radical Australian Submarine Plan Proposed

MELBOURNE: A group of retired senior Australian submariners have sent a proposal to the Australian government that would see two Collins class submarines withdrawn from the fleet and scrapped. They would be replaced by four off-the-shelf Type 214 or Scorpene […]


 
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