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Eurocopter Delivers 10th EC135 Helicopter to Japan Maritime Self Defense Force

Eurocopter Japan successfully handed over the 10th EC135 Training Helicopter (TH135, a variant of Eurocopter’s EC135 T2) to the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force...

Northrop Grumman Successfully Tests AQS-24 Deep Tow

Northrop Grumman Corporation successfully operated the AQS-24 minehunting sonar at depths greater than 400 feet during system testing off the coast of Ft. Lauderdale,...

Rolls-Royce Installs World’s Most Powerful Marine Gas Turbine Into New Aircraft Carrier

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has this week successfully completed the installation of the first MT30 gas turbine into the Royal Navy’s new...

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...

Russia Commissions New Attack Submarine

Russia’s first Project 885M Yasen-class attack submarine, the Severodvinsk, was handed over to the navy on Monday, a defense industry source told RIA Novosti. The...

Germany confirms sale of nuclear-capable sub to Israel

Germany will sell Israel a sixth nuclear capable Dolphin-class submarine, Germany's defence minister confirmed on Tuesday after talks in Berlin with his Israeli counterpart...

Russia sends another warship to fight piracy

VLADIVOSTOK: Russia's Pacific Fleet will send a new task force led by a missile destroyer with two helicopters to the Gulf of Aden 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...

UK Deployment for NATO Mission In Aegean Sea to Tackle Migrant Crisis

As the Prime Minister attends an EU summit on the migration crisis, the Royal Navy is deploying amphibious landing ship royal fleet auxiliary (RFA)...

Australia inks mega deal to buy French subs

Australia on Tuesday signed a mega deal to purchase a fleet of next-generation submarines from France, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull hailing the vessels'...