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DCNS Delivers Fourth FREMM Multi-Mission Frigate for the French Navy

PARIS --- On 11 April in Toulon, DCNS delivered the FREMM multi-mission frigate Auvergne to the French Navy, as stipulated in the contract. This...

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)...

North Korea at UN warns U.S. aircraft carriers are fueling tensions

North Korea warned at the United Nations Monday, November 13, that the deployment of 3 US aircraft carriers in joint navy drills with South...

Vietnam receives new Russian sub with Club-S missiles

Vietnam's navy has received a fourth Varshavianka-class submarine, armed with unique Club-S cruise missiles capable of striking both sea and coastal targets. Vietnam received...

High Speed Caribbean Patrol Boats Completed

Maritime security in the Caribbean region has been bolstered with the delivery of six high speed aluminium patrol craft for the Trinidad and Tobago...
Walrus class Submarine

Saab and Damen Team for Dutch Future Submarine Replacement Program

Swedish defense and security company Saab is teaming with Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group to explore future opportunities in the international submarine market. The companies...

Wreckage found of WWII aircraft carrier USS Lexington

Wreckage from the USS Lexington, a US aircraft carrier which sank during World War II, has been found in the Coral Sea, a search...

Russia tests Indian fighter jets on board its aircraft carrier

MOSCOW: Russia's MiG aircraft maker said on Tuesday it has successfully tested on board the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier four MiG-29 carrier-based fighter jets...
aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63)

US Navy Aircraft Carriers: The Number One Asymmetric Military Advantage

There has been a lot of talk lately by senior Pentagon officials that the U.S. military is losing its long-held advantages in high-end warfighting...

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...