US Navy cruiser visits UAE

USS San Jacinto (CG 56) transits the Arabian Gulf in August 2016. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) wrapped up its four-day port visit to Jebel Ali, United ...

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GA to provide batteries for US Dry Combat Submersible

Illustration. Photo: Lockheed Martin

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin to provide Lithium-ion ...

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BAE Systems to improve US Navy's ISR data sharing

An E-2 Hawkeye on final approach prepares to land aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), during Rim of the Pacific 2016. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has contracted BAE Systems to improve its ability to simultaneously transmit and receive real-time ...

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Britain deploying T45 destroyer to Bulgaria next year

HMS Duncan trained alongside a Bulgarian Navy minesweeper last year. Photo: Royal Navy

UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announced that Britain would be sending a Type 45 destroyer to Bulgarian shores ...

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Luerssen takes over German naval specialist Blohm+Voss

Luerssen's Neue Jadewerft shipyard in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. Photo: Luerssen

German shipbuilder Luerssen is taking over the Hamburg-based former ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems ...

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US Navy awards first production contracts for MQ-4C Triton

Two MQ-4C Triton UAS at a Northrop Grumman test facility in California. Photo: US Navy

Several days after the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) was cleared for low-rate initial production, the ...

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Australian Navy hosts Asia-Pacific submarine conference

Attendees of the Asia Pacific submarine conference 2016 (APSC) watch a submarine escape demonstration held in the Submarine Escape Training Facility at HMAS Stirling. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

The Royal Australian Navy has hosted the 16th iteration of the Asia-Pacific submarine conference discussing ...

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BAE Systems bags US Navy contract for Mk 45 upgrades

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) fires the MK 45 5-inch gun during a naval surface fire support exercise during Valiant Shield 2016. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $50 million contract option to upgrade four additional Mk 45 naval guns on ...

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German Navy oiler joins NATO's SNMG1

German Navy replenishment oiler Rhön at sea. Photo: German Navy

German Navy replenishment oiler Rhön (A 1443) is set to leave its homeport of Wilhelmshaven on October 4 to join ...

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US Navy drone helicopter designates target for Hellfire shot

An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 35, fires an AGM-114M Hellfire missile near San Clemente Island, Calif., during an earlier live-fire combat training exercise. Photo: US Navy

A U.S. Navy helicopter squadron made history earlier in September when the MQ-8B unmanned helicopter they operated ...

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Attack submarine USS San Juan returns from deployment

USS San Juan in Naval Submarine Base New London, Connecticut. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS San Juan (SSN-751) returned to its homeport at Naval ...

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Spanish Navy sail training ship visits Cape Verde

Juan Sebastián de Elcano alongside in Cape Verde. Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy’s sail training ship Juan Sebastián de Elcano arrived at Praia, the capital city of Cape Verde, ...

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US, Vietnam People's Navy kick off NEA in Da Nang

USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) arrives in Da Nang, Vietnam Sept. 29 for Naval Engagement Activitiy (NEA) Vietnam 2016. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy and the Vietnam People’s Navy (VPN) kicked off the seventh-annual naval engagement activity ...

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Sail of USS La Jolla becomes training platform

USS La Jolla (SSN 701) returning to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after a six-month deployment in 2011. Photo: US Navy

Norfolk Naval Shipyard has removed the sail of former U.S. Navy Los Angeles-class submarine USS La Jolla (SSN 701) ...

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US Navy clears MQ-4C Triton UAS low-rate production

Following a successful milestone decision authority (MDA) led review, the U.S. Navy’s MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) obtained positive Milestone C low-rate initial production approval. Photo: Northrop Grumman

U.S. Navy’s MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) was authorized for low-rate initial production ...

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Canadian explorers confirm discovery of HMS Terror

The wreck of HMS Terror. Photo: Parks Canada/Twitter

A team of explorers from a Canadian government agency has confirmed that the recently discovered wreck located in ...

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Royal Navy boosts recompression chamber deployment capacity

Recompression chamber being loaded onto HMS Dauntless. Photo: Royal Navy

The Royal Navy is now capable of having its recompression chambers reach stricken submariners and divers faster as ...

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US Navy, Philippines armed forces to conduct PHIBLEX

An amphibious assault vehicle assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) embarks the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) during the Amphibious Landing Exercise 2015 (PHIBLEX15). Photo: US Navy

U.S. Marines and sailors from the Bonhomme Richard expeditionary strike group (ESG) are scheduled to take part in a ...

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Singapore hosts PSI exercise Deep Sabre 2016

The board-and-search teams from the Republic of Korea Navy during a maritime interdiction drill. The US Navy and the RSN also have board-and-search teams involved in the maritime interdiction, a component of the Exercise Deep Saber 2016. Photo: Singapore Ministry of Defense

The Singapore-hosted Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) exercise Deep Sabre 2016 kicked off September 27 at ...

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Schiebel, Diehl team up for German Navy unmanned helicopter

Photo: Schiebel

Austrian unmanned air system manufacturer Schiebel and German defense contractor Diehl Defence have renewed a ...

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US Navy's 'Iron Man' diver helmet explained

Prototype of the Divers Augmented Vision Display (DVAD) positioned within a dive helmet. Photo: US Navy

DAVD, also known as the Divers Augmented Vision Display, is the U.S. Navy’s next-generation diving helmet ...

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Boeing, LM to advance US Navy's MQ-25 UAV program

The Navy's unmanned X-47B lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing and Lockheed Martin $43 million contracts for further work on the ...

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Australian Defence Forces hail Northern Shield a success

HMAS Newcastle patrols past a gas and oil platform during a North West Shelf patrol. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Exercise Northern Shield wrapped up earlier in September in Derby, Western Australia, with more than 1,200 troops ...

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Royal Navy destroyer hosts op Sophia commander

Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond that recently joined Operation Sophia in the Mediterranean, hosted ...

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USS Momsen visits Northern Mariana Islands

Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) moors in Saipan for a scheduled port visit. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) arrived in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands for a ...

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Photo: Spanish Navy trains anti-air missile firing

An SM-1 missile is fired during the Gulf of Cadiz exercise. Photo: Spanish Navy

The Spanish Navy has recently concluded an anti-air missile firing exercise in the Gulf of Cadiz with the F-80 ...

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USCGC Munro commissioning set for April, 2017

US Coast Guard cutter Munro. Photo: HII

The U.S. Coast Guard announced that commissioning of the service’s sixth national security cutter, Munro, is ...

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