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China Readying New Catapult for 3rd Aircraft Carrier

China is likely to use an electromagnetic catapult for fighter jets on its third aircraft carrier, experts said on Thursday. The world's leading electromagnetic...
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US Navy Tests New Joint-Air-to-Ground Missile on AH-1Z Helicopter

The Navy successfully completed its first Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) flight test on the AH-1Z helicopter Dec.5 at Patuxent River. During the flight, aircrew...

USS Wasp Joins 7th Fleet

The amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) entered U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations Jan. 6, after completing nearly two months of disaster...

Japan tracks Chinese frigate near disputed isles

Japan said Thursday (Jan 11) it was tracking a Chinese frigate in waters surrounding islands in the East China Sea, the first such incursion...

China’s Second Aircraft Carrier to Hold First Sea Trials

China's second aircraft carrier might conduct its first sea trials in February, military analysts said after Taiwan media reported that China's first aircraft carrier...

EU launches defence pact with submarine drones

The EU unveiled on Monday a raft of new joint defence projects including submarine drones and cyber attack rapid response teams as it launched...

Canada rejects Fincantieri-Naval Group warships offer

Canada has rejected an offer from a consortium of French and Italian shipbuilders to build 15 warships to renew its naval fleet, the group...

Argentina formally ends search for submarine survivors

Argentina's navy on Thursday (Nov 30) formally ended its search for survivors from the San Juan submarine, two weeks after the vessel went missing...

US, Russia lend skill to non-stop Argentina sub hunt

Eleven days after Argentina's missing San Juan submarine went silent following an explosion, a 14-nation search has failed to find the vessel at the...

Noises detected in Argentine sub search disappoint

Experts ruled out Monday (Nov 20) the possibility that noise detected at sea could have come from an Argentine submarine missing with 44 people...