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US sends another warship to the Black Sea

US sends another warship to the Black Sea

The US Navy is sending a guided missile cruiser to the Black Sea, the Pentagon said Tuesday, the latest bid by Washington to to reassure allies worried over Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. “I can confirm the Vella Gulf, a Navy […]


French foreign minister defends sale of warships to Russia

French foreign minister defends sale of warships to Russia

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius defended Tuesday in Washington the sale of two warships to Russia, despite US opposition — while leaving open the door to re-examine the contract in October. Per a 2011 agreement worth $1.2 billion, France is […]


France suspends ‘most’ military cooperation with Russia

France suspends ‘most’ military cooperation with Russia

France has suspended most of its military cooperation with Russia, the French defence minister said Friday, as Paris was still mulling whether to nix the sale of two Mistral warships to Moscow. Paris has suspended “the majority of its military […]


France May Scrap Russian Warship Deal over Ukraine Crisis

France May Scrap Russian Warship Deal over Ukraine Crisis

Paris will consider canceling a 1.4-billion-euro deal to deliver two Mistral-class warships to the Russian Navy if Moscow provokes further escalation in Ukraine, the French foreign minister has said. In the interview with France’s TF1, Laurent Fabius denied the legitimacy […]


Two US ships arrive in Black Sea before Sochi Olympics

Two US ships arrive in Black Sea before Sochi Olympics

Two US warships have arrived in the Black Sea and will stand ready to offer assistance in the case of a security emergency at the Sochi Olympic games, officials said Wednesday. The USS Mount Whitney, a command vessel for the […]


Southeast, East Asia Build Up Naval Capabilities

Southeast, East Asia Build Up Naval Capabilities

Due to a lack of security agreements and codes of conduct, East Asian countries continue their naval arms race, increasing the risk of a military confrontation as rapidly expanding economies vie for scarce resources. The first of six Russian kilo-class […]


Russian Navy to Get 40 New Ships in 2014

Russian Navy to Get 40 New Ships in 2014

Russia’s Navy is expected to receive 40 new warships and auxiliary vessels in 2014, a high-ranking official said Friday. In addition to surface ships of various classes, the navy will also commission the third Borey-class nuclear powered ballistic missile submarine, […]


South Korea to Order Three Aegis Ships By the Mid-2020s

South Korea to Order Three Aegis Ships By the Mid-2020s

On December 10, the Joint Chiefs of Staff held a council, conducted by chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Choi Yun-hee, and decided to secure three additional new Aegis destroyers by the mid-2020s. Our Navy has strengthened its military […]


Global armada steams into Sydney for naval centenary

Global armada steams into Sydney for naval centenary

Warships from 17 countries steamed into Sydney Harbour Friday for a nautical extravaganza marking the centenary of Australia’s emergence as an independent sea power. Naval vessels from nations including China, France, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, the United States and former colonial […]


 
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