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5th Fleet PC Force Grows to Eight Ships

5th Fleet PC Force Grows to Eight Ships

Patrol Coastal (PC) ships USS Tempest (PC 2), USS Squall (PC 7) and USS Thunderbolt (PC 12) arrived pierside in Bahrain July 3, as part of a realignment that will see a total of eight PCs permanently stationed in the […]


US position on Japan island dispute a ‘betrayal': China

US position on Japan island dispute a ‘betrayal': China

Veiled US warnings to Beijing not to challenge Japan’s control of disputed islands encouraged Tokyo’s “dangerously right-leaning” government and “betrayed” Washington’s vow of neutrality, Chinese state media said Saturday. The comments came as Japan’s coastguard said three Chinese government ships […]


Japan boosts defence of disputed islands

Japan boosts defence of disputed islands

Japan will deploy two more patrol ships to boost its defence of islands at the centre of a territorial row with China and has conducted its first drill simulating the recapture of an isle seized by enemy forces. The vessels […]


Russian Navy to Get 80 Support Ships by 2016

Russian Navy to Get 80 Support Ships by 2016

The Russian Navy will receive about 80 support ships within the next three years, the Defense Ministry said on Sunday. The Navy High Command said different types and classes of support and auxiliary vessels will help enhance the effectiveness of […]


Australia Welcomes Chinese Navy Ships

Australia Welcomes Chinese Navy Ships

Three People‚Äôs Liberation Army (PLA) Navy ships arrive in Sydney tomorrow as part of a four day port visit. The ships Yi Yang, Chang Zhou and Qian Dao Hu are returning to China from counter-piracy operations in the Gulf of […]


The Warships & Naval Vessels Market 2013-2023

The Warships & Naval Vessels Market 2013-2023

The warships & naval vessels market is an established defence sector, but one that offers considerable opportunities to exploit. Despite the decrease of defence spending in the West, the market continues to be driven by other factors. The withdrawal from […]


Digital Modular Radios For New US Navy Ships and Submarines

Digital Modular Radios For New US Navy Ships and Submarines

The U.S. Navy has ordered an additional 53 General Dynamics-built AN/USC-61(C) four-channel Digital Modular Radios (DMR) for use aboard new Navy ships, submarines and inshore sites. In addition to the new radios, existing DMR hardware will be modified to accommodate […]


Navy’s Second Joint High Speed Vessel Launched

Navy’s Second Joint High Speed Vessel Launched

The future USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2) launched Oct. 1, in Mobile, Ala., marking a key milestone in the ship’s construction process. JHSV 2 is a versatile, non-combatant, transport ship that will be used for fast intra-theater transportation of troops, […]


ONR Solicits Bids for Solid-State Laser Weapons for Ships

ONR Solicits Bids for Solid-State Laser Weapons for Ships

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) continues to seek industry proposals to develop an affordable solid-state laser weapon prototype for Navy ships, part of a broad agency announcement published Aug. 14. “We are in the process of developing a laser […]


 
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