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Naval Eurofighter: An Aircraft Carrier Version Under Development

The development of carrier aviation during the 20th century led to a dramatic paradigm shift in military capability. For the first time, navies had...

Details of New Japanese ‘Helicopter Destroyer’

TOKYO: Rumors that the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's third "aircraft carrying destroyer" would mark a major improvement in size and capability over the Hyuga...
The littoral combat ship Independence (LCS 2)

US to sell Saudi Arabia four advanced warships

The US government has approved an $11 billion deal to sell Saudi Arabia four advanced warships, officials said Tuesday, amid mounting regional tension. Saudi Arabia...

South Korea fires warning shots at North Korea patrol boat

South Korea fired warning shots at one of the North's patrol boats as it strayed across the border, Seoul's defence ministry said, raising tensions...
Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyer DDG 1000

Revolutionary US destroyer begins sea trial: Navy

The largest US destroyer ever built headed for sea trials Monday, its angular radar-evading form cutting a distinctive figure on Maine's Kennebec River,...
strategic missile submarine USS OHIO (SSBN 726)

Indo-Asia-Pacific Exercise Reveals US Navy Special Forces Submarine

FLEET ACTIVITIES YOKOSUKA, Japan: The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN 726) arrived alongside the USS Emory S. Land (AS-39) in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia...
The fast attack submarine USS Seawolf (SSN 21)

USS Seawolf SSN-21 Completes Six-Month Arctic Deployment

The fast-attack submarine USS Seawolf (SSN 21) returned to its homeport of Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton Aug. 21, following a six-month deployment. During the...

Russia, US, China Returning to Battleships Era

Maybe it's time to build new big battleships, American scholar Robert Farley suggests, adding that he expects the return of the era of big...
Mistral Class Warship

Russia to Supply Equipment, Helicopters for Egyptian Mistral Ships

Russia will supply equipment and helicopters worth over $1 billion for the Egyptian Mistral helicopter carriers, the Kremlin chief of staff said Monday. Cairo and...

New Russian Navy Destroyer to Replace Several Warship Types

The Project 23560 Leader-class destroyer will replace several warship types at once in the Russian Navy’s inventory, including guided missile cruisers and large antisubmarine...