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The Global Naval Vessels and Surface Combatants Market 2011-2021

The Global Naval Vessels and Surface Combatants Market 2011-2021

This report offers detailed analysis of the global Naval Vessels and Surface Combatants market over the next ten years, and provides extensive market size forecasts by country and sub sector. It covers the key technological and market trends in the […]


Effortless sailing with fluid flow cloak

Effortless sailing with fluid flow cloak

Duke engineers have already shown that they can “cloak” light and sound, making objects invisible – now, they have demonstrated the theoretical ability to significantly increase the efficiency of ships by tricking the surrounding water into staying still. “Ships expend […]


Navy Tests Unmanned Water Craft to Protect Ships In Harbor

Navy Tests Unmanned Water Craft to Protect Ships In Harbor

The Navy recently finished testing a souped-up personal water craft that could become a cost-effective way for the service to keep ships and sailors safe in ports. The 10-foot-long “Blackfish” recently underwent tests by the Office of Naval Research, spokesman […]


Pentagon Struggles to Keep Ships Sailing, Planes Flying As Budget Cuts Loom

Pentagon Struggles to Keep Ships Sailing, Planes Flying As Budget Cuts Loom

The U.S. military faces a readiness crisis. A recent Congressional hearing generated headlines about the Navy’s surface fleet falling into disrepair. But that was news four years ago. Across all the services, long-standing readiness problems are worsening; breakdowns are happening […]


Analysis of the Navy’s Fiscal Year 2012 Shipbuilding Plan

Analysis of the Navy’s Fiscal Year 2012 Shipbuilding Plan

Since 2006, CBO has performed an independent analysis of the Navy’s annual long-term shipbuilding plan at the request of the House Armed Services Committee. The latest in that series, a CBO report released today summarizes the ship inventory goals and […]


NATO sends ships to Libya, mulls no-fly zone

NATO sends ships to Libya, mulls no-fly zone

NATO agreed Thursday to send more ships towards Libya’s coast but put off any decision on imposing a no-fly zone against the regime, saying it needed a clear legal mandate for military action. NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said […]


Iranian navy ships enter Suez Canal

Iranian navy ships enter Suez Canal

Two Iranian naval ships entered the Suez Canal on Tuesday, a canal source said, en route to Syria on a purported training mission that Israel regards as a provocation. “The two ships entered the Canal on Tuesday at around 5:45 […]


BAE Develops Non-Lethal Laser to Defend Against Pirate Attacks

BAE Develops Non-Lethal Laser to Defend Against Pirate Attacks

BAE Systems has successfully demonstrated a prototype device that will serve as an effective non-lethal deterrent against pirate attacks on commercial vessels such as oil tankers and container ships. Piracy worldwide is on the rise according to reports from the […]


NKorea threatens to attack SKorea ships as tempers flare

NKorea threatens to attack SKorea ships as tempers flare

Seoul: North Korea vowed Thursday to attack any South Korean ships which violate their disputed border and Seoul’s navy staged its own show of strength amid continuing high tension over the sinking of a warship. Pyongyang’s military general staff also […]


 
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