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Fire Scout UAV Operates Across the US

Fire Scout UAV Operates Across the US

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER: Across the United States, the Navy’s Fire Scout Vertical Take-Off and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle took the skies, operating in four different locations ashore and afloat, Nov.18. Over the course of one day, […]


Upgraded BrahMos Cruise Missile Successfully Test-Fired

Upgraded BrahMos Cruise Missile Successfully Test-Fired

An upgraded version of 290- km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test fired by India on Thursday from Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur off the Orissa coast. “Block III version of BrahMos with advanced guidance and upgraded […]


Support Contract Set To Boost Chilean Naval Capability

Support Contract Set To Boost Chilean Naval Capability

VALPARAISO, Chile: BAE Systems has secured a two year extended agreement with Chilean ship build and repair organisation ASMAR to provide support to the country’s Type 22 and Type 23 frigates in a move that is set to enhance Chile’s […]


Biggest US-Japan naval drill starts amid NKorea crisis

Biggest US-Japan naval drill starts amid NKorea crisis

SEOUL: The largest ever US-Japan war games kicked off Friday in waters off the tense Korean peninsula as the UN’s atomic watchdog voiced “great concern” about North Korea’s nuclear ambitions. The manoeuvres in the East China Sea dwarf US-South Korean […]


Rheinmetall Offers Sikorsky S-92 Naval Helicopter to German Navy

Rheinmetall Offers Sikorsky S-92 Naval Helicopter to German Navy

Rheinmetall and Sikorsky recently presented the Cyclone Naval Helicopter at a joint press conference in Bonn. With a view to the German Navy’s planned procurement of thirty multi-role naval helicopters to replace its current Sea King systems, the companies have […]


Latest Type 45 Destroyer Enters Service with the Royal Navy

Latest Type 45 Destroyer Enters Service with the Royal Navy

The latest Type 45 destroyer, HMS Dauntless, has entered service with the Royal Navy, the Ministry of Defence announced today. The warship, which has a hull made of 2,800 tonnes of steel, is the second in the fleet of six […]


Aircraft carrier plan highlights China’s naval ambitions

Aircraft carrier plan highlights China’s naval ambitions

Beijing: The new generation of combat aircraft China proudly showed off at the Zhuhai Air Show in the country’s south this week could soon be taking off from a prestigious runway: an aircraft carrier. Beijing has become increasingly assertive in […]


Navy to Commission Guided-Missile Destroyer Gravely

Navy to Commission Guided-Missile Destroyer Gravely

WASHINGTON: The Navy will commission its newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, Gravely, during an 11 a.m. EST ceremony Nov. 20 in Wilmington, N.C. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Alma Gravely will serve […]


Raytheon to Produce Critical Components of the Aegis System

Raytheon to Produce Critical Components of the Aegis System

TEWKSBURY, Mass.: The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company $240 million for production and delivery of critical components of the Aegis weapons system for the Arleigh Burke class of destroyers. Under the contract, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) will provide production, […]


 
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