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France’s Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier sets off for Asia

French aircraft carrier the Charles de Gaulle set sail on Tuesday from the Mediterranean port of Toulon following two years of refurbishments and upgrades...

South Korea plans new naval base near North Korea border

South Korea plans to build an advance front-line naval base along the disputed Yellow Sea border with North Korea. ­The government has approved the project...

CB-90-class Fast Assault Craft

The recent United States Navy Persian Gulf seizure on the 12th of January, 2016, involved two CB-90-class fast assault craft, known in U.S. service...

Russian warship to visit Singapore, Indonesia

Russian Pacific Fleet's destroyer Admiral Panteleyev will visit Singapore and Indonesia on May 16-27 to take part in IMDEX-2011 naval exhibition and hold joint...

Carrier Strike Group 1 Conducts South China Sea Patrol

Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1, including Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 1's Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne...

Canada rejects Fincantieri-Naval Group warships offer

Canada has rejected an offer from a consortium of French and Italian shipbuilders to build 15 warships to renew its naval fleet, the group...

Russian Graney class nuclear sub to enter service in 2015

The Russian Navy will receive a second Graney class nuclear-powered multipurpose attack submarine in 2015, a spokesman for the Malakhit design bureau said. The construction...

Thales sonars key to Royal Navy minewarfare operations

A Royal Navy minehunter fitted with Thales sonar has located and destroyed a 2,000-pound mine and torpedo lying on the seabed off the port...

Thales Shares In Rafale, FREMM Contracts with Egypt

Thales welcomes the selection by Egypt of the Rafale omnirole combat aircraft and the FREMM multi-mission frigate, which will both equip the Egyptian forces....
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Russian Admiral Kuznetsov Aircraft Carrier Needs No Port Calls On Deployment

The Russian Navy’s Admiral Kuznetsov (NATO reporting name: Kuznetsov-class) aircraft carrier heading for the Mediterranean Sea does not need to make port calls to...