Fincantieri beats DCNS in Qatari €4B shipbuilding contract

Fincantieri beats DCNS in Qatari €4 billion shipbuilding mega contract

The Qatari Ministry of Defence has chosen the Italian shipbuilding group Fincantieri over the rival French DCNS for ...

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Babcock's Appledore contracted for fourth Irish OPV

Lead ship of the class, L.É. Samuel Beckett. Photo: Babcock International

The Irish Department of Defense has awarded Babcock and its Appledore shipyard a contract to build the ...

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US Navy names new DDG ship after pioneering nurse

An anchor from the World War II Gearing-class destroyer USS Higbee (DD 806) lies in front of the Branch Medical and Dental Clinic on Naval Station Mayport, Fla.. Photo: US Navy/Loren Barnes.

The U.S. Secretary of the Navy announced that the DDG 123 Arleigh Burke-class destroyer will be named Lenah H. ...

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VIDEO: Turkish Navy sinks retired US Navy frigate

VIDEO Turkish Navy sinks retired US Navy frigate

A video released by the Turkish Navy shows a retired Turkish frigate, which was formerly a U.S. Navy ship, being ...

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US Navy receives patent for seawater to fuel conversion

Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has been granted the first U.S. patent for a method to simultaneously ...

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German Navy to receive new 'Sea Lion' helicopters by 2019

A CGI of the German NH 90 Sea Lion. Photo: 2016 AHD/NHIndustries

The German Navy is set to start receiving first NH90 NTH ‘Sea Lion’ helicopters in the second half of ...

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Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer problems caused by warm waters

Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring: Photo: Royal Navy

The engines on Royal Navy’s mighty Type 45 destroyers break down when they sail in waters warmer than those ...

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Kiel Week 2016: Who will be there

More than 50 navy ships joined the Kiel Week in 2015. Photo: PIZ Marine

Germany’s Kiel Week is the largest sailing event in the world held annually in the last complete week in ...

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Germany authorizes use of RBS-15 against land targets

FGS Magdeburg, Photo: PIZ Marine

The project manager for German Navy’s K 130-class corvettes on June 3 authorized the use of the RBS-15 ...

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Canadian submarine returns to port after breaking down

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Royal Canadian Navy’s Victoria-class submarine HMCS Windsor returned to its homeport in Halifax, Canada after ...

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US Navy introduces new head-up displays for diving helmets

US Navy introduces next-gen head-up displays for diving helmets 2

Researchers at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) are developing a new system to ...

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HNoMS Uredd first Norwegian submarine to fire IDAS missile

Photo: ThyssenKrupp

HNoMS Uredd, an Ula-class submarine, recently became the first Norwegian submarine to fire the IDAS submarine ...

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DCNS delivers first Mistral-class LHD to Egypt

Photo: DCNS

French shipbuilder DCNS delivered ‘Gamal Abdel Nasser’, the first of two Mistral-class helicopter ...

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Record number of countries to take part in RIMPAC 2016

Ships sail in formation during RIMPAC 2014. Photo: US Navy

With four new participants, the number of countries taking part in RIMPAC, the world’s largest international ...

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Former Yugoslav warship scuttling almost turns fatal


Former Yugoslavian Navy command ship ‘Vis’ was scuttled last week some 250 off the Croatian coast, with ...

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Russian Navy launches final Project 636.3 submarine Kolpino

Fifth Kilo-class submarine, Veliky Novgorod prior to being launched on March 18, 2016. Photo: Russian Navy

Kolpino, the last of six Russian Navy Project 636.3 diesel-electric submarines built for the Black Sea Fleet, is ...

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US Navy decommissions Los Angeles-class submarine

USS City of Corpus Christi (SSN 705) decommissioning

U.S. Navy’s Pacific Submarine Force held a decommissioning ceremony for the Los Angeles-class fast-attack ...

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VIDEO: 3D animation sheds light on Battle of Jutland

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The Royal Navy has made a 3D animation of the remains of one of the ‘forgotten ships’, as the Royal ...

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Italian Navy saves 562 in dramatic rescue operation

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European Navy vessels rescue migrants on a daily basis in the Mediterranean Sea; Op Sophia mission alone has ...

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100th anniversary of Battle of Jutland

In the distance the battlecruiser HMS TIGER can be seen underway at speed during the run to the North, part of the battle of Jutland. Overall the ship was hit fifteen times by large calibre shells during the battle of Jutland and lost twenty four members of her crew killed and a further forty six wounded. Photo: Royal Navy

On May 31, 1916 British Royal Navy’s Grand Fleet squared off against the Imperial German Navy’s High ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth welcomes its first Commanding Officer

Captain Jerry Kyd with HMS Queen Elizabeth in the background. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s flagship aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has welcomed its first Commanding Officer, Captain ...

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Raytheon begins deliveries of electromagnetic railgun parts

Raytheon-built this pulse power container. Photo: Raytheon

American defense contractor Raytheon has begun deliveries of pulse power containers in support of the U.S. ...

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USS Zumwalt officially delivered to US Navy

USS Zumwalt, Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), the lead ship of the Navy’s next-generation ...

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