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EODMU-1 Tests UUVs for Use in Anti-Mine Warfare

EODMU-1 Tests UUVs for Use in Anti-Mine Warfare

Kaneohe Bay HI: Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 1, tested new unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs), July 15 in the waters off Oahu during Rim of the Pacific 2010 (RIMPAC). EODMU 1 is using the waters off Oahu to […]


Russia Plans To Upgrade 3 Nuclear-Powered Cruisers By 2020

Russia Plans To Upgrade 3 Nuclear-Powered Cruisers By 2020

Moscow, Russia: Russia will upgrade and put on active duty three mothballed Soviet-era nuclear-powered missile cruisers by 2020, a high-ranking Navy official told RIA Novosti. Russia built four Kirov class nuclear-powered cruisers in 1974-1998. One of them, the Pyotr Veliky, […]


Phalanx Sensors Used In Laser Shoot Down Of Airborne Targets

Phalanx Sensors Used In Laser Shoot Down Of Airborne Targets

Farnborough, UK: Raytheon and a U.S. Navy team used a combined-beam fiber laser to shoot down four unmanned aerial vehicles in flight during an over-the-water engagement. The UAV targets were engaged and destroyed using the Navy’s Laser Weapon System guided […]


Singapore Navy in Multilateral Naval Exercise in Hawaii

Singapore Navy in Multilateral Naval Exercise in Hawaii

The Republic of Singapore Navy’s (RSN) Formidable-class frigate RSS Supreme is participating in the multilateral Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) naval exercise from 23 Jun to 1 Aug 2010. Hosted by the United States Navy (USN), Exercise RIMPAC 2010 comprises […]


US Navy Begins Testing Laser Mine Detection System

US Navy Begins Testing Laser Mine Detection System

MELBOURNE, Fla.: Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy have begun the next phase of the flight test program leading to the “final exam” Operational Evaluation and potential approval next year for full-rate production of the Airborne Laser Mine Detection […]


US to retake control of SKorea war games amid tensions

US to retake control of SKorea war games amid tensions

Seoul: US forces will regain control over a major annual military exercise with South Korea amid rising tensions with the North following the sinking of one of Seoul’s warships, officials said Thursday. Seoul’s defence ministry said the Combined Forces Command […]


Navy to Christen Amphibious Transport Dock Ship San Diego

Navy to Christen Amphibious Transport Dock Ship San Diego

WASHINGTON: The Navy will christen the newest amphibious transport dock ship, San Diego, June 12 during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss. The ship is named for the city of San Diego, principal homeport […]


The Carrier In the Cornfield – PLAN Aircraft Carrier Program Advancing

The Carrier In the Cornfield – PLAN Aircraft Carrier Program Advancing

NEWTOWN, Conn.:- The Chinese Navy’s aircraft carrier program appears to be picking up momentum with Chinese news sources reporting two major steps forward in the development of the necessary systems for these ships. The most remarkable of these steps is […]


US Navy Version of F-35 Makes First Flight

US Navy Version of F-35 Makes First Flight

FORT WORTH, Texas: The most advanced aircraft in the history of the United States Navy made its inaugural flight yesterday, assuring a future of long-range, first-day-of-the-war stealth striking capability from the Navy’s big-deck carriers. The first Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] […]


Russia needs Mistral to protect Kuril Islands

Russia needs Mistral to protect Kuril Islands

Russia needs Mistral class amphibious assault ships to boost the combat capabilities of its Navy in the Far East and ensure protection of the disputed Kuril Islands, Russia’s top military commander said on Tuesday. Russia is negotiating the purchase of […]


 
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