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Iran leader calls for boosting of naval forces

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called Wednesday for the country to boost its naval forces as a deterrent against its enemies and hailed...

China Opposes Foreign Participation in Taiwan Submarine Production

China on Monday expressed stern opposition to participation by the United States and other countries in Taiwan's submarine production project. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua...

US Navy Plans to Equip Next-Generation Aircraft Carriers With Laser Weapons

US Navy officials are pinning their hopes on laser and directed-energy weapons, claiming that lasers would even replace some existing missile systems, providing...

Two More Improved Kilo Class Submarines to Enter Russian Service

By the end of May of this year, two more Project 636.3 submarines are due to be in service with the Russian Navy. On...

China’s Second Aircraft Carrier to Have ‘Military Focus’

China's second aircraft carrier, which is now under construction, will focus on military operations rather than training and technological experiments, according to a senior...

Russia’s Poseidon Underwater Drone to Carry Nuke Warhead

Russia’s Poseidon underwater drone currently under development will be able to carry a nuclear warhead with a capacity of up to 2 megatonnes to...

Launching of the Riachuelo, the First Brazilian Scorpène Submarine

The Brazilian Navy launched its first Brazilian-built Scorpène submarine, the Riachuelo. The ceremony took place at the Itaguaí Navy base in presence of the...

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...

NATO Operation Sea Guardian Kicks off in the Mediterranean

Today, NATO begins a new standing maritime security operation in the Mediterranean Sea named Operation Sea Guardian. Three NATO ships and two submarines – the...

Russia to Build Two More Large Amphibious Assault Ships

Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) will build two or three more Ivan Gren-class large amphibious assault ships for the Russian Navy, Corporation CEO Alexei...