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Future USS Cincinnati delivered to US Navy

The United States Navy has taken delivery of its newest Independence-class littoral combat ship (LCS), the future ...

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Indian Navy launches Operation Sankalp in Gulf of Oman

Indian Navy has deployed two of its vessels in the Gulf of Oman as part of the Operation Sankalp, following the ...

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Australia delivers third Guardian-class patrol boat to Tonga

Guardian Patrol Boat Handover – Tonga

Australian Defense Force has officially handed over a new Guardian-class patrol boat (GPB) to the Kingdom of Tonga. ...

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USS Ronald Reagan, JMSDF conduct bilateral drill

The US Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) participated in bilateral exercises with ...

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Canada's surface combatant project to cost C$4.6B per ship

An updated estimate of the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program indicates that the Canadian government is ...

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Sunken Norwegian frigate will not be repaired, gov't says

norwegian-frigate

The Norwegian government has decided not to repair the frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad which sank in the Hjeltefjorden ...

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SECNAV reveals name of new towing, salvage and rescue ship

USNS Cherokee Nation

US Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Richard V. Spencer has announced the newest towing, salvage, and rescue ship will ...

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US Navy's WSMR starts testing electromagnetic railgun

electromagnetic railgun

Engineers and technicians at the US Navy’s Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division’s (NSWC ...

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US Navy issues RFP for FFG(X) frigate contract

The US Navy released a request for proposals (RFP) for the guided missile frigate FFG(X) detail design and ...

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India seeking partners in P-75(I) project

The Indian government has issued an expression of interest (EOI) seeking potential partners for the navy’s ...

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CENTCOM releases video of US Navy BAMS-D shoot down

The US Central Command (CENTCOM) has confirmed that a US Navy Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (or BAMS-D) ISR ...

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Upgraded RAM missile ready for delivery to US Navy

The US Navy has completed a series of guided flight tests for Raytheon’s RAM Block 2A short-range, ...

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UK welcomes new navy chief

The Royal Navy welcomed its new First Sea Lord in a formal ceremony aboard HMS Victory on June 19. Admiral Tony ...

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US Navy MQ-4C reportedly shot down over Strait of Hormuz

An MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft, the US Navy’s newest aerial drone, was reportedly shot down in ...

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US Navy christening 68th Arleigh Burke destroyer

The US Navy is set to christen future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118) in a ...

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Second Swedish Gotland sub launched after mid-life upgrade

HSwMS Uppland

HSwMS Uppland, the second of two Royal Swedish Navy Gotland-class submarines, was launched at Saab’s ...

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Philippine Navy commissions first AW159 ASW helicopters

The Philippines Navy welcomed its first anti-submarine helicopters as it commissioned two AW159 Wildcats in a ...

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Damen to deliver another 9 SAR boats to Turkish Coast Guard

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has received a contract to deliver nine Damen SAR 1906 search and rescue boats for the ...

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Several injured in boat accident aboard German Navy tanker

Four German Navy shipyard workers were injured in a June 17 accident aboard the navy tanker Rhön in Kiel. As ...

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New submarine facility opens at US Navy's Norfolk yard

US Navy’s Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) dedicated its new submarine maintenance facility on June 14. This ...

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HMAS Arunta rejoins fleet after AMCAP upgrade

Royal Australian Navy Anzac-class frigate HMAS Arunta officially rejoined the fleet after completing her Anzac ...

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Royal Navy's HMS Medway arrives home for first time

The second of the Royal Navy’s new River-class offshore patrol vessels has arrived at its Portsmouth for the ...

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German Navy commissions lead F125 frigate Baden-Württemberg

FGS Baden-Württemberg, the lead ship of the German Navy’s new F125 class frigates, officially entered service ...

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Wasp ARG ships visit Brisbane, Sydney

The forward-deployed ships are visiting Australia ahead of exercise Talisman Sabre 2019.

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Italian, French shipbuilding majors sign JV agreement

Italy’s Fincantieri and France’s Naval Group last week signed the “Alliance Cooperation ...

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Leonardo kits out Diamond DA62 with maritime ISR capability

Italian defense technology company Leonardo has teamed up with Austria-based Diamond Aircraft Industries to equip ...

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