Boston Ship Repair to overhaul USNS Big Horn

USNS Big Horn. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command has awarded Boston Ship Repair a $9.9 million firm-fixed-price ...

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Indian Coast Guard Samarth-class OPV launched in Goa

Illustration. Photo: Goa Shipyard Limited

Indian shipbuilder Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) has launched the sixth and final Indian Coast Guard offshore patrol ...

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Photo: Royal Navy Wildcat concludes aviation year at BRNC

A helicopter leaving the College following an acquaint visit to brief officer cadets on the capability it provides. Photo: Royal Navy

One of the Royal Navy’s new Wildcat helicopters has provided an added dimension to the final test of training for ...

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Interview: UMS SKELDAR confident in maritime UAV future

David Willems, UMS SKELDAR Global Business Development Director, stands next to the SKELDAR V-200 VTOL

Navies and security agencies around the world are increasingly relying on unmanned aerial vehicles for their ...

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Maritime agencies hold counter-piracy talks in Bahrain


Bahrain was the stage for the 39th Shared Awareness and Deconfliction (SHADE) conference which was held November ...

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Australia kicks off final week of Ocean Raider

HMA Ships Adelaide, Melbourne, Newcastle, Parramatta, Gascoyne and Huon leave Sydney Harbour to take part in Ocean Raider. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Australian warships, submarines and aircraft are converging on Bass Strait for the final week of exercise Ocean ...

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USS Coronado tests Singapore waters after maintenance

USS Coronado arrives in Singapore in October. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) sailed from Changi Naval Base in Singapore November 30, ...

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Makin Island ARG enters 5th Fleet

Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy’s Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) with embarked marines departed the 7th Fleet area ...

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Rolls-Royce adjusts marine business, cuts 800 jobs

MT30 gas turbine is used by many of the world's navies

Rolls-Royce has announced plans to accelerate the transformation of its Marine business citing continuing weakness ...

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Spanish F-100 frigate concludes air operations integration

Álvaro de Bazán. Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy’s F-100 frigate Álvaro de Bazán returned to her home port after integrating into the Defense and ...

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US, ROK Navy leaders meet for anti submarine warfare talks

Rear Adm. Brad Cooper, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Korea, and Republic of Korea Navy Rear Adm, Kim, Jong-Il, deputy commander of ROK Fleet, review briefs prior to beginning an Anti-Submarine Warfare Working Group in Busan. Photo: US Navy

U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy leaders met in Busan to discuss ways in which both navies can improve ASW ...

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USS Porter departs Spain for operation Atlantic Resolve

Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter departed Rota, Spain on November 30 to ...

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Australia issues request for tender for new OPVs

Photo: Australian Department of Defence

The Australian department of defense announced that it has released a request for tender to three shortlisted ...

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Canada completes $4.3 billion frigate life extension project

The crew of HMCS Toronto officially takes back the ship from Irving Shipbuilding. Photo: Irving Shipbuilding

Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax-class frigate HMCS Toronto was the last ship in the class to finish her ...

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Indonesia receives first Panther ASW helicopters

Photo: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first three of eleven AS565 MBe Panther helicopters to Indonesia. The ...

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Denel's SAM to be tested on Algerian Meko frigate next year

Photo: Denel

Denel’s Umkhonto surface-to-air missile that was installed on the Algerian Navy’s second Meko frigate is set ...

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Airbus, AGI to develop ship-based landing aid systems

Illustration. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Airbus Defence and Space has signed a a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with UK’s Aeronautical & ...

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Australian, Indian frigates train together in Indian Ocean

HMAS Arunta and Indian Talwar Class INS Teg (F45) conduct replenishment at sea approaches off the coast of Goa, India. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

The crew of Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac class frigate HMAS Arunta recently took the opportunity to conduct ...

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Scotland, UK sign MoU on Maritime and Coastguard Agency work

Photo: Crown Copyright

The UK and Scottish governments have agreed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) under which Scottish authorities ...

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George H.W. Bush carrier strike group begins COMPTUEX

USS George H.W. Bush conducts a RAS with USNS Supply in the Atlantic Ocean in September, 2016. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s George H.W. Bush carrier strike group (GHWBCSG) departed Norfolk on November 28 to begin ...

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Chilean Navy Orions to feature Rockwell Collins avionics

Illustration. Photo: Rockwell Collins

IMP Aerospace was recently awarded a contract for the service life extension, depot maintenance and avionics ...

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USS Mason, FS Charles de Gaulle commanders meet in the Med

Pilots prepare to land on the French aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle (R91) while transporting the commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) for a scheduled visit. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) commanders and French officials from the Charles de ...

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UK shipbuilding needs to be quicker, report finds

Illustration. Photo: Royal Navy

An independent report into UK’s naval shipbuilding has concluded that the small Royal Navy fleet is a result ...

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EU extends counter-piracy mission off the Horn of Africa


The European Council extended operation Atalanta’s mandate to deter, disrupt and repress acts of piracy off the ...

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US Navy's small-ship UAS Tern a step closer to first flight

Technicians at Northrop Grumman subsidiary Scaled Composites perform key steps in assembly of first Tern air vehicle. Photo: Scaled Composites

The U.S. Navy’s unmanned aircraft Tern, under development by DARPA and the Office of Naval Research, has made ...

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NATO ships in second Turkish-hosted drill this month

Ships sail in formation during exercise Mavi Balina. Photo: MARCOM

Following the conclusion of Turkish-led exercise Mavi Balina, ships from several NATO countries kicked off a ...

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Indra, UPM to develop sensors for Spanish F110 frigate

The F110 frigates are set to replace the Spanish Navy's Santa Maria-class frigates. Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish company Indra has partnered with the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) to jointly develop and ...

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