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Gas In Exchange For Naval Base

Gas In Exchange For Naval Base

Moscow, Russia: Protracted talks between Moscow and Kiev on Russian gas prices for Ukraine have produced some unexpected results. Ukraine has received a substantial 30% discount on the gas prices stipulated by the January 19, 2009 contract. In exchange, the […]


Russia’s Black Sea Fleet

Russia’s Black Sea Fleet

Moscow: An agreement ratified Tuesday by the Russian and Ukrainian parliaments extending by 25 years Russia’s lease on the port of Sevastopol comes after years of conflict between Kiev and Moscow on the issue. The Crimean port, where the Russian […]


Italian navy, air force officials visit F-35 training wing

Italian navy, air force officials visit F-35 training wing

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla.: Representatives from the Italian air force and navy visited the 33rd Fighter Wing here April 20 in an effort to check the progress of the first F-35 Lightning II integrated training center and learn more […]


USS Mobile Bay Completes Extensive Modernization Upgrades

USS Mobile Bay Completes Extensive Modernization Upgrades

SAN DIEGO: USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), the second cruiser to undergo the most comprehensive upgrade and modernization program in the history of the U.S. Navy, completed its 10-month shipyard availability April 19 and will soon be reintegrated back into […]


Boeing Delivers Super Hornet Flight Trainers

Boeing Delivers Super Hornet Flight Trainers

ST. LOUIS: Boeing and teammate L-3 Link Simulation & Training today announced that they delivered two F/A-18E/F Super Hornet Tactical Operation Flight Trainers (TOFT) to the U.S. Navy at Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana, Va., in February, and declared them […]


Exocet MM40 Block 3 missiles for Qatari Emiri Navy

Exocet MM40 Block 3 missiles for Qatari Emiri Navy

MBDA is pleased to announce that the Qatari Emiri Navy will procure a batch of Exocet MM40 Block 3 missiles to equip its fleet of four Vita class patrol boats. This latest generation of naval superiority missile has a significantly […]


Royal Netherlands Navy Takes Delivery of Its First NH90 NFH

Royal Netherlands Navy Takes Delivery of Its First NH90 NFH

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France: NHIndustries is pleased to announce the delivery of the first NH90NFH helicopter to the Royal Netherlands Navy during an official ceremony held today at AgustaWestland’s Vergiate plant in Italy. The Royal Netherlands Navy has ordered a total of […]


Ukraine extends Russia naval base lease for 25 years

Ukraine extends Russia naval base lease for 25 years

KHARKIV, Ukraine: Russia and Ukraine on Wednesday announced a landmark deal to extend the lease of a Russian naval base in Crimea by 25 years in exchange for Kiev receiving a huge discount on gas imports. The deal, announced after […]


Admiral Urges Arming of Vessels to Combat Piracy

Admiral Urges Arming of Vessels to Combat Piracy

WASHINGTON: A top Navy commander suggested yesterday that commercial vessels should arm themselves when traveling through pirate-infested waters off the Somali coast. Navy Adm. Mark P. Fitzgerald, commander of U.S. naval forces in Europe and Africa and of NATO’s Allied […]


New Aegis System Passes Live Tracking Test

New Aegis System Passes Live Tracking Test

MOORESTOWN, NJ: Lockheed Martin successfully identified and tracked numerous live targets for the first time using its new Multi-Mission Signal Processor (MMSP). The MMSP is intended to help combine next-generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense and Anti-Air Warfare capabilities in an […]


 
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