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US dismisses Iranian long-range naval reach

US dismisses Iranian long-range naval reach

The United States Wednesday treated an Iranian claim that it would send ships close to US waters with derision, saying it did not reflect Tehran’s ability to project sea power far from its shores. “We don’t take these statements seriously, […]


South Korea to build naval base near disputed island

South Korea to build naval base near disputed island

South Korea will build a naval base near an island claimed by both Seoul and Tokyo so that its warships can deploy faster than Japan’s in case of disputes, a lawmaker said Wednesday. Chung Mi-Kyung of the ruling Grand National […]


DDG 51 Class Ship Construction Contract Awards Announced

DDG 51 Class Ship Construction Contract Awards Announced

The Navy awarded General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works (BIW) and Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) each a fixed-price incentive contract for the design and construction of a DDG 51 class ship Sept. 26. BIW was awarded a $679,600,348 fixed-price-incentive contract for DDG […]


China wants to go own way in Pacific: US official

China wants to go own way in Pacific: US official

China has told the United States it will go its own way with its growing aid and investment in the South Pacific and does not support combined efforts, a senior US official said Tuesday. At a 16-nation Pacific island summit […]


Russia ready to continue anti-piracy mission in Gulf of Aden

Russia ready to continue anti-piracy mission in Gulf of Aden

A new Russian naval task force will arrive on Wednesday in the Gulf of Aden to continue the ongoing anti-piracy mission off the Somali coast, a Defense Ministry spokesman said. The task force from the Pacific Fleet includes the Udaloy […]


Navy Successfully Conducts DDG 1000 Round Testing

Navy Successfully Conducts DDG 1000 Round Testing

The long range land attack projectile (LRLAP), designed for the DDG 1000 Advanced Gun System, successfully completed two live-fire tests at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, the Navy announced Sept. 22. The mission, conducted Aug. 30, was […]


US Navy Orders Two More DDG 1000 Destroyers

US Navy Orders Two More DDG 1000 Destroyers

The U. S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, a $1.8 billion contract for the construction of DDG 1001 and DDG 1002, the next two ships in the Zumwalt-class program. DDG 1001 is […]


Russia’s new attack submarine goes for sea trials

Russia’s new attack submarine goes for sea trials

Russia’s first Graney class nuclear-powered attack submarine set course on Monday for scheduled sea trials, the Sevmash shipyard said. The Severodvinsk has been under construction at the Sevmash shipyard in northern Russia since 1993 and was launched in June last […]


Turkey will protect its aid ships for Gaza: PM

Turkey will protect its aid ships for Gaza: PM

Turkey’s naval forces would escort Turkey’s humanitarian aid ships bound for the Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, the Anatolia news agency reported late Thursday. “We have humanitarian aid to be sent there. And our humanitarian aid will […]


 
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