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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US now hits Daesh from two decks as USS Boxer joins strikes

An AV-8B Harrier II assigned to the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) launches from the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) to conduct missions in support of Operation Inherent Resolve on June 16. Photo: US Navy

Daesh positions are now being hit from two different regions as AV-8B Harriers taking off from USS Boxer (LHD 4) in ...

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CAE to develop naval training center for UAE Navy

Illustration: A United Arab Emirates navy fast attack craft Mubarraz (P141) participates in IMCMEX 13. Photo: US navy

The General Headquarters (GHQ) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces has selected Canadian simulation and ...

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HMAS Darwin sailor dies during shore leave in Middle East

HMAS Darwin, Photo: Royal Australian Navy

The Australian Defence Force has confirmed a 22-year-old Royal Australian Navy sailor died in Muscat, Oman. The ...

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Lyme Bay takes over as support ship for Bahrain minehunters

HMS Bangor coming alongside RFA Lyme Bay. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy support vessel RFA Lyme Bay has begun her mission as the afloat forward support base to allied ...

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German corvette returns home after 510 days of deployment

Photo: 2016 Bundeswehr / Björn Wilke/PIZ Marine

German Navy corvette ‘Erfurt’ returned to her homeport in Warnemünde, Germany on June 11 after a ...

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HMS Defender seizes a tonne of hashish in Indian Ocean

Once the drugs had been discovered they were transferred to HMS Defender for analysis by the Royal Navy Police before being destroyed. Photo: CMF

Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Defender on June 7 seized over a metric tonne of high grade hashish being ...

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DSIT receives order for Blackfish HMS systems

Photo: DSIT Solutions

Israel’s DSIT Solutions announced June 7 that it has received a new $7.1 million order for its Blackfish Hull ...

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Israeli Navy opens fire at Palestinian fishermen's boats

Photo: Israeli Defence Forces

Israeli naval boats opened heavy machine fire at Palestinian fishermen’s boats on June 5 causing financial damages ...

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US Navy conducts ISIL airstrikes from Mediterranean

Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy’s Carrier Strike Group attached to the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman ...

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USS Dwight D. Eisenhower deploys for Europe, Middle East

Sailors wave to their family and friends before the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) departs Naval Station Norfolk with the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (CSG). Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, with about 7,000 sailors attached to its carrier ...

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Combined Maritime Forces Commanders meet in Bahrain

Rear Admiral Cheong (CCTF 151) with Commodore Robinson (CCTF 150). Photo: CMF

Commanders from three Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Combined Task Forces (CTFs) met this month to discuss maritime ...

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Spanish submarine 'Galerna' returns from counter-Daesh stint

The S-71 returned to her homeport May 26, 2016. Photo: Spanish Navy

A Spanish Navy submarine returned home having concluded a month-and-a-half deployment to operation ‘Active ...

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US Navy sailor dies aboard USS Harpers Ferry

This May 19, 2016 photo shows USS Harpers Ferry conducting amphibious operations in the Gulf of Aqaba off the coast of Jordan. Photo: US Navy

A U.S. Navy sailor aboard USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) died Thursday, May 26, of a non-combat related injury while ...

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Northrop to deliver navigation systems to Saudi Arabia

Illustration, Photo: Northrop Grumman

American aerospace and defense technology Northrop Grumman has received an $8.3 million foreign military sales ...

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Report: Egypt Navy finds EgyptAir wreck

For illustration only. Photo: Airbus

Members of the Egyptian Navy have managed to find remains of an EgyptAir plane which crashed over the Mediterranean ...

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Royal Navy of Oman receives first High Speed Support Vessel

Presentation of the Builders Plaque for the 72m High Speed Support Vessel (HSSV) RNOV Al Mubshir (S11). Photo: Austal

The Royal Navy of Oman has taken possession of the first High Speed Support Vessel, RNOV Al Mubshir. The RNOV Al ...

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German corvette deploys to UNIFIL mission, Lebanon

German Braunschweig-class corvette deploys to UNIFIL mission, Lebanon

First ship of the German Navy’s newest K130 Braunschweig-class corvettes, FGS Braunschweig, will set sail for ...

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Indian Navy ships visit Bahrain during Middle East tour

INS Tarkash in Mina Salman harbor, Manama, Photo: Indian Navy

Indian Naval Ships Delhi, Tarkash and Deepak pulled alongside in Manama as their latest destination on their Middle ...

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CMF and EU NAVFOR bolster friendship

Combined Maritime Forces and EU NAVFOR bolster friendship

Rear Admiral Ken Cheong, Commander of Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, recently visited the EU NAVFOR’s ...

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U.S. Navy fires Commander of marines captured by Iran

Coastal Riverine Squadron 3

The commander in charge of ten U.S. sailors who were detained by Iran in January 2016 was fired due to what the ...

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Indian Navy ships visit Kuwait

INS Delhi. Photo: Indian Navy

Indian Navy ships Delhi, Tarkash and Deepak, commanded by the Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet, Rear Admiral ...

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