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The Carrier In the Cornfield – PLAN Aircraft Carrier Program Advancing

The Carrier In the Cornfield – PLAN Aircraft Carrier Program Advancing

NEWTOWN, Conn.:- The Chinese Navy’s aircraft carrier program appears to be picking up momentum with Chinese news sources reporting two major steps forward in the development of the necessary systems for these ships. The most remarkable of these steps is […]


US Navy Version of F-35 Makes First Flight

US Navy Version of F-35 Makes First Flight

FORT WORTH, Texas: The most advanced aircraft in the history of the United States Navy made its inaugural flight yesterday, assuring a future of long-range, first-day-of-the-war stealth striking capability from the Navy’s big-deck carriers. The first Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] […]


Russia needs Mistral to protect Kuril Islands

Russia needs Mistral to protect Kuril Islands

Russia needs Mistral class amphibious assault ships to boost the combat capabilities of its Navy in the Far East and ensure protection of the disputed Kuril Islands, Russia’s top military commander said on Tuesday. Russia is negotiating the purchase of […]


First F-35 With Mission Systems Arrives At Navy Test Site

First F-35 With Mission Systems Arrives At Navy Test Site

NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md.: The first mission systems-equipped Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II test jet joined the fleet at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., today. Piloted by F-35 Test Pilot Dave “Doc” Nelson, the short […]


Chief of Navy Outlines the RAN’s Strategic Vision

Chief of Navy Outlines the RAN’s Strategic Vision

The Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Russ Crane, AO, CSM, RAN, has unveiled the blueprint for Navy’s future, launching the new edition of Australian Maritime Doctrine in Canberra. While the recent Defence White Paper outlined what’s in store for Navy […]


Canada Announces National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy

Canada Announces National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy

OTTAWA, Ontario: The Government of Canada today announced the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy, a long-term plan that will create good jobs in high-tech industries across Canada and provide much needed ships for the Canadian Navy and the Canadian Coast Guard. […]


Northrop Navigation Systems for Italian Navy Submarines

Northrop Navigation Systems for Italian Navy Submarines

FREIBURG, Germany: Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by the Italian shipyard Fincantieri to deliver two full navigation suites for the second pair of U212A class submarines being built for the Italian Navy. This new contract represents the […]


Strategies for Maintaining the Navy’s and Marines Inventories of Fighter Aircraft

Strategies for Maintaining the Navy’s and Marines Inventories of Fighter Aircraft

The United States Navy and Marine Corps operate a fleet of more than 1,100 tactical fighter aircraft that provide air-to-air and air-to-ground combat capabilities. Those aircraft include Hornets (F/A-18A, B, C, and D), Super Hornets (F/A-18E and F), and Harriers […]


S.Korea stages anti-submarine drill amid tensions

S.Korea stages anti-submarine drill amid tensions

SEOUL: South Korea’s navy Thursday staged a major anti-submarine exercise, its first show of strength since tensions with North Korea flared over the sinking of one of Seoul’s warships. About 10 ships including a 3,000-tonne destroyer and three patrol boats […]


 
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