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South Korea May Develop Nuclear-Powered Submarine

South Korea may develop its own nuclear-powered submarines or purchase then from the U.S. to better deal with North Korean submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM)...

Brazil Opens New Submarine Shipyard

On 1 March 2013, Dilma Rousseff, President of Brazil, officially inaugurated the Metal Structures Manufacturing Unit (UFEM), which comprises all the industrial facilities and...

Pentagon chief pledges ‘broad’ probe into navy accidents

US Defence Secretary James Mattis on Monday said the Pentagon will undertake a broad investigation into multiple accidents after the second severe collision involving...

Moroccan Navy Commissions 3rd Sigma Frigate

On 8 September 2012, the SIGMA Class Frigate, Allal Ben Abdellah, built by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) in Vlissingen, was transferred to the...

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...

USS Nimitz Successfully Completes Sea Trials

Aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) pulled into San Diego, Oct. 10, after completing a successful six-day sea trials and officially marking the completion...

Major Expansion of U.S. Navy Amphibious Warfare Fleet?

The decision to use the LPD-17 design as the baseline for the LX(R) has opened up a major discussion on the future size and...

Refurbished US Frigate Transferred to Pakistan Navy

The Pakistani warship, the PNS Alamgir, officially departed from Naval Station Mayport after several months of refurbishment and the training of its personnel on...

FNSS to Develop New Armored Amphibious Assault Vehicle for Turkish Navy

The contract for the Armoured Amphibious Assault Vehicle (ZAHA) Project was signed between SSM and FNSS on March 7th, 2017 in Ankara. Program was...

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...