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Northrop Grumman Supplies Radars for Spanish Navy Ships

Northrop Grumman Supplies Radars for Spanish Navy Ships

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.: Northrop Grumman is upgrading the navigation radar systems for two Spanish Navy Santa Maria Class frigates. The ships are being fitted with Northrop Grumman’s new-generation Sperry Marine VisionMaster FT™ navalized radars, which are replacing the existing radar sets. […]


US weighed shooting down runaway robotic helicopter: admiral

US weighed shooting down runaway robotic helicopter: admiral

Washington: US commanders considered shooting down an unmanned navy helicopter that flew out of control towards the US capital last month before communications were restored, a top US officer said Thursday. Admiral Sandy Winnefeld, who oversees the country’s air defenses, […]


China needs carrier-killer missile: press

China needs carrier-killer missile: press

Beijing: China needs a “carrier-killer” missile deterrent as a counter-balance to US naval supremacy in the Pacific, the state-controlled press said Monday. “China undoubtedly needs to build a highly credible anti-carrier capability,” the Global Times said in an editorial. “Not […]


Portable Undersea Training Range Ready to Exercise

Portable Undersea Training Range Ready to Exercise

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND PATUXENT RIVER, Md.: The Portable Undersea Training Range, located at the Pacific Missile Range Facility Kauai, Hawaii, completed a major operational evaluation in July. During the test, the range, also known as PUTR, accomplished key performance […]


Thai Offshore Patrol Vessel Takes Shape

Thai Offshore Patrol Vessel Takes Shape

BANGKOK, Thailand: Construction of the first BAE Systems designed Offshore Patrol Vessel for the Royal Thai Navy is now well underway in Thailand, as demonstrated this week at a formal keel laying ceremony at Bangkok Dock, the Company’s local partner. […]


Prototype Threat Warning Systems Delivered to US Navy

Prototype Threat Warning Systems Delivered to US Navy

ORLANDO, Fla.: Lockheed Martin achieved a major milestone in the Joint and Allied Threat Awareness System (JATAS) Technology Demonstration program by delivering three prototype systems to the U.S. Navy for testing. JATAS will provide the next generation threat warning system […]


Navy Seeks Amendment to Protect F/A-18 Acquisition

Navy Seeks Amendment to Protect F/A-18 Acquisition

WASHINGTON: U.S. lawmakers will attempt to pass an amendment to the FY10 Defense Authorization Act that will protect the Navy’s multiyear acquisition of 124 F/A-18E/F Super Hornets and E/A-18G Growlers. The act approved the original procurement plan, but, because contract […]


Russia’s Newest Nuclear Submarine Starts Sea Trials

Russia’s Newest Nuclear Submarine Starts Sea Trials

Moscow, Russia: Russia’s newest strategic nuclear-powered submarine, the Borey-class Yury Dolgoruky, started a series of sea trials in the White Sea, the Sevmash shipyard said on Thursday. The trials are part of the manufacturer’s test program and depending on their […]


Russia To Hold Competition To Choose New Navy Corvette

Russia To Hold Competition To Choose New Navy Corvette

Moscow, Russia:The Russian Defense Ministry will hold a competition in September to select a new corvette for the Navy to replace the Project 20380 model, a business daily has said, citing sources from the shipbuilding market. The competition should produce […]


 
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