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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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US Navy tests new MCM systems during BALTOPS

The US Navy’s Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Eight (HSC 28) used the Baltic Sea exercise BALTOPS to test ...

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US Navy hospital ship deploys for Venezuela mission

USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), the US Navy’s 272-meter hospital ship, got underway from Naval Station Norfolk on ...

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Italy launches first PPA ship Paolo Thaon di Revel

Paolo Thaon di Revel, the first unit in a new class of Italian Navy multipurpose offshore patrol ships (abbreviated ...

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Norway, Germany to sign Type 212 CD contract early 2020

The Norwegian and German defense procurement agencies have evaluated a thyssenkrupp Marine Systems proposal for the ...

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Third Royal Navy OPV HMS Trent completes sea trials

HMS Trent, the third of the Royal Navy’s second-batch River-class offshore patrol vessels has completed her sea ...

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Limpet mines likely behind tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman

Limpet mines were likely used in the June 13 attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the US Navy said providing ...

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Adelaide frigates return from final overseas deployments

HMAS Adelaide and HMAS Melbourne, the last two Adelaide-class frigates in Royal Australian Navy service, have ...

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Tanker reportedly torpedoed near Strait of Hormuz

Two oil tankers have been damaged in the Strait of Hormuz, according to the US 5th Fleet, with one reportedly being ...

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US Navy christening 11th Freedom-variant LCS

The US Navy is set to christen its 11th Freedom-variant littoral combat ship Minneapolis-Saint Paul (LCS 21) in a ...

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