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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 […]


Navantia Launches the Fifth Frigate for the Spanish Navy

Navantia Launches the Fifth Frigate for the Spanish Navy

The frigate, named “Cristobal Colon” is the fifth of the series that Navantia has built for the Spanish Navy Navantia has launched on 4th. November, at 14:35, in the Fene-Ferrol shipyard, the F-105 frigate “Cristóbal Colón”, fifth of the F-100 […]


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 […]


 
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