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Dempsey Details Plan For ‘Singapore-Managed’ Ships

Dempsey Details Plan For ‘Singapore-Managed’ Ships

The Littoral Combat Ships that will soon begin rotational deployment to Singapore are an example of the increased military engagement called for under the U.S. Asia-Pacific strategy, Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey said today. En route from Singapore to the […]


Taiwan plans to buy four warships from US: report

Taiwan plans to buy four warships from US: report

Taiwan plans to purchase four warships from the United States as part of the island’s efforts to modernize its forces and offset the perceived military threat from China, local media reported Sunday. The defence ministry briefed President Ma Ying-jeou on […]


Russia to Send 4 Warships to Joint Drill with China

Russia to Send 4 Warships to Joint Drill with China

Four Russian warships, as well as support vessels, warplanes, helicopters and naval infantry, will team up with Chinese naval forces in a joint exercise in April, a source in Russia’s Pacific Fleet said on Tuesday. The Russian Navy will be […]


Israeli warships pass though Suez canal

Israeli warships pass though Suez canal

Two Israeli naval vessels passed through Egypt’s Suez Canal on Tuesday, headed from the Mediterranean to the Red Sea, Israeli and Egyptian sources said. “It was routine, they were on their way to Eilat” where Israel has its Red Sea […]


NRL Designs Robot for Shipboard Firefighting

NRL Designs Robot for Shipboard Firefighting

In both war and peacetime scenarios, fire in the shipboard environment is serious and frequently results in excessive damage and high repair costs because the fire is not detected or controlled adequately. To help further improve future shipboard firefighting capability […]


DCNS Exhibits at Pacific 2012 International Maritime and Naval Exposition

DCNS Exhibits at Pacific 2012 International Maritime and Naval Exposition

DCNS is a major player in the European and world markets for value-added naval defence systems. As a naval prime contractor, shipbuilder and systems integrator, DCNS combines resources and expertise spanning the naval defence value chain and entire system lifecycles. […]


Navy Names First Three Mobile Landing Platform Ships

Navy Names First Three Mobile Landing Platform Ships

The Department of the Navy’s three Mobile Landing Platform ships will be named the USNS Montford Point, the USNS John Glenn and the USNS Lewis B. Puller, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today. “I chose to name the […]


An Analysis of the US Navy’s Amphibious Warfare Ships

An Analysis of the US Navy’s Amphibious Warfare Ships

The U.S. Navy’s fleet numbers 284 ships, including 29 amphibious warfare ships that are designed primarily to carry marines and their equipment into combat but also to perform peacetime missions. Today CBO released a report—requested in the report of the […]


Spain Will Port US Ships to Support NATO Missile Defense

Spain Will Port US Ships to Support NATO Missile Defense

Spain’s agreement to port U.S. ships at Naval Station Rota on the Atlantic coast will forge a deeper bilateral security relationship between the two nations and support NATO’s missile defense system, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said here today. Late […]


 
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