Category archives for: South & Central Asia

Indian Navy’s Chetak Makes Hard Landing

Indian Navy’s Chetak Makes Hard Landing

Indian Navy’s Chetak helicopter made a hard landing at Uran, across the harbour, at about 1015 h on 18 September, whilst on a routine training sortie off Mumbai.   Two pilots and two aircrew who were aboard the helicopter have minor injuries and are safe. The helicopter appears to have developed a technical snag causing […]

BRP Ramon Alcaraz Docks in Indonesia

BRP Ramon Alcaraz Docks in Indonesia

After its participation in the “Kakadu 2014″ in Australia, BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16), most modern warship of the Philippines, is now at the Surabaya Naval Base in Indonesia for a three-day port visit which is designed to promote naval diplomacy, camaraderie and foster goodwill with the Indonesian Navy.   The ship left Darwin, Australia at the […]

Canadian, Japanese and US Ships Take Part in TGEX

Canadian, Japanese and US Ships Take Part in TGEX

Canadian, Japanese and U.S ships will participate in a Task Group Exercise (TGEX) off the coast of Southern California Oct. 20-31.   Participating units from the Royal Canadian Navy include Canadian Fleet Pacific, Halifax-class frigates HMCS Calgary (FFH 335) and HMCS Winnipeg (FFH 338), Kingston-class coastal defence vessels HMCS Brandon (MM 710) and HMCS Yellowknife […]

BNS Awards Radar Systems LOA

BNS Awards Radar Systems LOA

BHIC Defence Technologies’ joint venture company, Contraves Advanced Devices Sdn. Bhd. (“CAD”), has received a Letter of Award from Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn. Bhd. for the supply of Radar Electronic Support Measure Systems and related services.   The Letter of Award is in relation to the contract for the work to design, construct, equip, install, commission, integrate, test […]

Sri Lanka, US Navies Discuss Common Challenges

The Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera met the Chief of Naval Operations of the US Navy, Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert during his official visit to the United States of America.   He is attending the 21st International Seapower Symposium (ISS), which is being held at the United States Naval War […]

Malaysian Navy Orders Torpedo Launcher System for Its New LCS

J+S Ltd have been selected to supply the Torpedo Launcher System (TLS) for the new Royal Malaysian Navy Littoral Combat Ships being constructed by Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd in Malaysia.   The substantial multi-million pound contract is to supply a Triple Tube Torpedo Launcher System with associated Weapons Handling and Storage equipment across each […]

Korea Navy’s First MT30 Gas Turbine Passes Acceptance Tests

Korea Navy’s First MT30 Gas Turbine Passes Acceptance Tests

Rolls-Royce has reached a major milestone in the Republic of Korea Navy’s FFX frigate programme, with the successful completion of acceptance tests for the MT30 gas turbine.   The MT30, which will power the FFX Batch II frigates, is the world’s most power-dense marine gas turbine, meaning it packs in the maximum power into the smallest […]

USS Warrior, ROK Navy Remember Incheon Landing

Sailors from USS Warrior (MCM 10) joined Republic of Korea navy ships in a naval demonstration and reenactment Sept. 15 to pay tribute to Korean War veterans who fought side-by-side during the Incheon landing 64 years ago.   The commemoration also included amphibious assault vehicles, helicopters, and a landing force from the ROK marines. More […]

USS Rodney M. Davis Leaves Yokosuka

Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka Sept. 11 following a 12-day port visit.   The ship arrived in Yokosuka Aug. 30 for voyage repairs and embarkation of Warlords of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 51, Detachment 1, operating from Atsugi, Japan. “I think it’s great that […]

Top News of the Week of Sep 08 – 14, 2014

Top News of the Week of Sep 08 – 14, 2014

Abbott Government to Spend $20 Bln on Japanese Submarines The next generation of Australian submarines could be the Japanese-built Soryu Class submarines which will replace the Collins Class vessels.   Keel Laying Held for Singapore Navy’s First Littoral Mission Vessel The keel laying ceremony for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) […]

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