France launches attack submarine Suffren

Suffren boats will be more silent, durable, and deadly than their predecessors.

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UK investing in further laser weapon development

Computer Generated Image illustrating the use of DEW on a Type 26 Frigate

The MoD has earmarked £130m for three Directed Energy Weapons demonstrators.

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UK RTA workers taking industrial action over pay

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Britain’s maritime union RMT confirmed that a program of industrial action involving nearly 700 workers at ...

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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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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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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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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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BAE Systems buys UUV maker Riptide

Shipbuilder and defense contractor BAE Systems announced it has acquired key assets of Riptide Autonomous Solutions ...

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CAE secures work on CSC design phase

Montreal-based CAE announced it has received a contract from Lockheed Martin to begin work on the design phase of ...

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Lockheed withdraws its LCS from FFG(X) frigate competition

Lockheed Martin will not be pitching an upgraded version of its Freedom-class littoral combat ship for the US ...

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France accelerates joint light helicopter program

France is speeding up its helicopter program that will see one platform replace five legacy helicopters across the ...

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Taiwan starts construction of missile corvettes, minelayers

Taiwan has kicked off construction of three Tuo Chiang-class missile corvettes and four next-generation minelayers ...

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Italian Navy LHD Trieste launched

The Italian Navy’s new landing helicopter dock (LHD) Trieste was launched in a ceremony at ...

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After Navy, Canadian Coast Guard to get its own AOPS

The Canadian Coast Guard is to join the navy in operating arctic and offshore patrol ships (AOPS) after the ...

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Indian Navy tests cooperative engagement capability

The Indian Navy recently carried out a launch of the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) aimed at testing ...

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UK approves Type 26 frigate engine contract for GE site

The UK defense ministry has approved an engine order for the second batch of Royal Navy Type 26 frigates, securing ...

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HMAS Arunta tests stability after AMCAP upgrade

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The first Royal Australian Navy Anzac-class frigate to undergo the Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program ...

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Brazil's second Scorpene sub starts move to launch site

The first section of a new submarine for the Brazilian Navy has been transferred from the pre-outfitting site UFEM ...

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Egypt launches its third Gowind 2500 corvette in Alexandria

The Egyptian Navy’s third Gowind 2500 corvette Al-Moez (981) was launched in a ceremony at the Alexandria ...

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Keel laid for Australia's first Arafura-class OPV

The Royal Australian Navy’s Arafura-class Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) program reached a new milestone on ...

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Canadian Coast Guard contracts Vard for concept exploration

  The Canadian Coast Guard has awarded Vard Marine an engineering services contract for concept exploration ...

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Taiwan breaks ground on new submarine construction yard

Taiwan is starting construction of a new facility that will allow the country to build its own submarines. The ...

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