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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Australian submariners have sent a proposal to the Australian government that would see two Collins class submarines withdrawn from the fleet and scrapped.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 […]


Raytheon Contracted For Airborne Mine Neutralization System

Raytheon Contracted For Airborne Mine Neutralization System

Tewksbury MA: Raytheon received a $14.6 million U.S. Navy contract to produce and deliver AN/ASQ-235 Airborne Mine Neutralization Systems. AMNS, an essential component of the Navy’s organic mine countermeasures family of systems, is deployed by the MH-60S multimission helicopter to […]


P-8I to Boost for Indian Navy’s Sealift, Snooping Capabilities

P-8I to Boost for Indian Navy’s Sealift, Snooping Capabilities

NEW DELHI: In a strong booster dose to India’s maritime reconnaissance and strategic sea-lift capabilities, the defence ministry has cleared the acquisition of four long-range surveillance aircraft and four big amphibious assault warships for the Navy. MoD sources say the […]


Netherlands Navy Orders Additional Gatekeeper System

Netherlands Navy Orders Additional Gatekeeper System

The Dutch Defence Materiel Organization and Thales Nederland signed a contract this month for the delivery of one additional Gatekeeper electro-optic surveillance system. This system will be installed on the Netherlands’ Navy’s HrMs Amsterdam as a part of an extensive […]


 
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