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Australian submariners have sent a proposal to the Australian government that would see two Collins class submarines withdrawn from the fleet and scrapped.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


Royal Navy Confirms Sea Viper Missile Firing

Royal Navy Confirms Sea Viper Missile Firing

Sea Viper, the Royal Navy’s groundbreaking new air defence missile, has been fired from a Type 45 Destroyer for the first time, the MOD confirmed today. At the MOD’s range in the Hebrides, HMS Dauntless successfully fired an Aster 30 […]


US, South Korea Plan Anti-submarine Exercise

US, South Korea Plan Anti-submarine Exercise

YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea: South Korean and U.S. forces will conduct an anti-submarine warfare exercise in the waters west of the Korean peninsula Sept. 27 to Oct. 1. The exercise is part of a series of combined naval training events […]


Lockheed to Migrate MH-60 Helicopters to the Joint Mission Planning System

Lockheed to Migrate MH-60 Helicopters to the Joint Mission Planning System

OWEGO, N.Y.: The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin a $10 million contract to develop software that will enable MH-60R and MH-60S multi-mission helicopter aircrews the latest technology to pre-plan their missions for maximum success. The U.S. military’s Joint Mission Planning […]


 
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