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PLA Marine Corps Conducts Massive Ground-breaking Maneuvers

In the largest exercise of its kind, more than 10,000 troops traveled more than 2,000 kilometers to arrive on Monday at two army training...

Wreckage found of WWII aircraft carrier USS Lexington

Wreckage from the USS Lexington, a US aircraft carrier which sank during World War II, has been found in the Coral Sea, a search...

India to Buy Four Russian Frigates for $3bn

New Delhi and Moscow have finalised contractual terms for four new stealth frigates that Russia will supply the Indian Navy for slightly over Rs...

Iran Signals Plan to Build Nuclear-Powered Ships

Iran has disclosed plans to develop nuclear reactors for ships, despite a deal with world powers that curtails its atomic program. The project is...

Finland To Buy RGM-84 Harpoon Block II+ ER Grade B Surface-Launched Missiles

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Finland of RGM-84Q-4 Harpoon Block II+ ER Grade B Surface-Launched...

BAE Systems to Provide U.S. Navy with Modernized Mk 45 Guns

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $46.8 million contract option to deliver four additional Mk 45 Naval Guns. The contract modification calls...

Carrier strike operations a step closer for Royal Navy

Another milestone has been reached in the UK’s return to carrier strike operations. Personnel from five Royal Navy ships took part in the latest...

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...