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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...

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...

China’s Aircraft Carrier: Some Observations from India

If international relations are driven by perceptions of relative strengths and weaknesses, then power projection matters the most. Power, as understood in modern statecraft,...

Gowind 2500 Corvette for Egypt Completes First Sea Trials

On March 17th, 2017, DCNS is proud to announce the success of the first sea trials of the first-of-class Gowind 2500 corvette under construction...

Malaysia says first submarine unable to dive

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's first submarine, a European-made Scorpene delivered last September, has developed problems that make it unfit for diving, the defence minister said...

Bangladesh buys two submarines from China

Bangladesh took delivery on Monday of its first submarines, bought from China, as it seeks to boost its naval power in the Bay of...

Visby class corvettes to be equiped with South African Missiles

Forecast International, STOCKHOLM: The Swedish government has decided to equip its five Visby class corvettes with the South African Umkhonto-IR SAM system at a...

Indonesian Navy’s First Damen Sigma Frigate Launched

PT PAL has launched the first of two SIGMA 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR) guided missile frigates designed for the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL)....
Amur-1650 class submarine

Morocco to Buy Russian Amur-1650 Super quiet Submarine

Morocco and Russia are close to reaching a deal on the delivery of a Russian-made Amur-1650 (project 677E) submarine which would be the kingdom's...

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...