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Iran leader calls for boosting of naval forces

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called Wednesday for the country to boost its naval forces as a deterrent against its enemies and hailed...

India Clears $3.2 Billion Purchase of Naval Choppers

India will purchase more than 100 armed helicopters for its navy to replace its outdated French-designed fleet in a military deal worth $3.2 billion,...

Unmanned, Autonomous Technologies Tested During First Unmanned Warrior Exercise

Luckily, the skies above the island of Benbecula, a remote Scottish outpost in the Outer Hebrides, have been clear and calm so far...
Two surfaced Gotland-class submarines

Submarines surface as key tool in world’s navies

Gliding stealthily through the ocean depths, attack submarines quietly shadow their quarry, ready to strike with torpedoes or missiles. Somewhat neglected after the Cold War,...

China confirms “weapons” on disputed island

China confirmed it has weapons on a disputed island in the South China Sea, state media said Thursday, as criticism grew over Beijing's increased...

South Korean navy fires warning shots at Chinese patrol boat

The South Korean navy fired warning shots Tuesday at a Chinese patrol boat that crossed the disputed maritime border between South and North...

US, Chinese navies train together despite tensions

A US warship began a week-long port call in China Monday, a moment of cooperation as the two Asia-Pacific powerhouses jockey for position in...
Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM)

US Navy Begins LRASM, F/A-18 Integration Testing

NAS PATUXENT RIVER: The Navy began initial integration testing of its Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) onto the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet Aug. 12 at...

Russia and Egypt hold first ever joint naval drills

Russia and Egypt are holding their first-ever joint naval exercises, the defence ministry said Wednesday, in a bid to strengthen ties amid Moscow's confrontation...

US F-18 fighter crashes in Gulf, crew rescued: Navy

A US F-18 fighter jet crashed in the Gulf after taking off from an aircraft carrier on Tuesday but both crew members survived without...