Post Tagged with: "Navy & Maritime Security News"

Deal Secures UK Patrol Vessels for Decade

Deal Secures UK Patrol Vessels for Decade

The future of three of the Royal Navy’s most prolific patrol vessels has been secured for the next 10 years after the Ministry of Defence bought them outright from BAE Systems. HMS Tyne, Severn and Mersey, which each spend around […]


Expeditionary Warfare Update: Littoral Combat Ship

The littoral combat ship Independence (LCS 2)

The U.S. Navy is often referred to as America’s away team because we combat threats around the globe before they affect us at home. At the very core of Navy’s “away game” is our ability, in partnership with the Marines, […]


US Navy’s RQ-21A Small UAV Begins Flight Tests

US Navy’s RQ-21A Small UAV Begins Flight Tests

The Navy successfully launched its newest small unmanned aircraft without using a runway Sept. 10 at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, Calif. A little more than two years into its engineering, manufacturing and development phase, the RQ-21A Small Tactical […]


Moroccan Navy Commissions 3rd Sigma Frigate

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 Royal Moroccan Navy. For this occasion DSNS had the unique opportunity to let the ceremony take […]


US Navy Signs Specs for Next-Gen SSBN

US Navy Signs Specs for Next-Gen SSBN

The Navy formalized key ship specifications for both the United States’ Ohio Replacement and United Kingdom’s Successor Programs in a document signed Aug. 31 at the Washington Navy Yard. Rear Adm. Thomas J. Eccles, chief engineer and deputy commander Naval […]


X-47B UCAV Flies with Arrester Hook for Carrier Trials

X-47B UCAV Flies with Arrester Hook for Carrier Trials

The Fleet Readiness Center South West (FRCSW) in California surpassed the call of its traditional line of work to rapidly manufacture parts for a new, unmanned demonstrator aircraft being tested here. In late spring, a team from Patuxent River, Md. […]


P3C Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft Inducted

P3C Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft Inducted

During an impressive ceremony held earlier Wednesday, Pakistan Navy inducted another P3C Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft in its aviation fleet, received from USA under Security Assistance Programme. A Pakistan Navy press release said that the Chief of the Naval […]


Navy Approves Full Rate Production for New Anti-Radiation Missile

Navy Approves Full Rate Production for New Anti-Radiation Missile

The Department of the Navy is investing in a weapon that will transform the effectiveness of military firepower on the battlefield. The service recently authorized Full-Rate Production (FRP) of the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM), a medium range, supersonic air-launched […]


F-35 Opens the Door to True Cooperation of Forces

F-35 Opens the Door to True Cooperation of Forces

Since the 1950s, engineers worldwide have been trying to create the ideal airplane that possesses the ability to perform short takeoffs and vertical landings while maintain speed and missile capabilities. The first generation of these aircraft only achieved advanced speed […]


 
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