Shaping UK’s amphibious capability

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Insights from Colonel Totten, Programme Director, Future Amphibious Force, Royal Marines.

US Navy takes delivery of its 21st littoral combat ship

The US Navy has taken delivery of the future Independence-class littoral combat ship USS Kansas City (LCS 22) at ...

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Pakistan Navy commissions new offshore patrol vessel

Pakistan Navy

The Pakistan Navy has commissioned a 2,300-ton corvette PNS Yarmook (F-271) in a ceremony held at Constanta Port, ...

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Titan Acquisition Holdings acquires HII's San Diego Shipyard

Titan Acquisition Holdings has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Huntington Ingalls Industries’ ...

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Royal IHC, trade unions team up on Dutch submarine program

Royal IHC

The Netherlands-based company Royal IHC and trade unions FNV, CNV, RMU and De Unie have signed a ...

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Institute in Brazil wants to prevent warship's destruction

Despite obstructions, an institute in Brazil is fighting to preserve the decommissioned Brazilian Navy’s ...

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BAE Systems wins US Navy communication systems deals

BAE Systems

The U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) has awarded BAE Systems, Inc. a prime position ...

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USS Iwo Jima wraps up type command sea trials

The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) completed Type Command (TYCOM) Readiness Evaluation ...

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Mexican Navy welcomes new POLA-class vessel

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has delivered the long-range ocean patrol (Patrulla Oceánica de Largo Alcance – POLA) ...

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First UK night flights land in HMS Queen Elizabeth

Four F-35 Lightning jets have completed night landings in HMS Queen Elizabeth flying over UK waters on operational ...

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Future USS St. Louis delivered to US Navy

The US Navy took delivery of the future USS St. Louis (LCS 19) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette ...

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Boeing delivers 1st F/A-18 SLM jet to US Navy

Boeing has given an F/A-18 a new lease on life after delivering the first Super Hornet under the Service Life ...

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US Ford aircraft carrier completes compatibility testing

USS Gerald R. Ford

The US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) completed aircraft compatibility testing (ACT) on ...

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HII acquires Hydroid, forms alliance with Kongsberg


American military shipbuilding company Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has entered into an agreement to acquire ...

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USS Fitzgerald returns to sea

The US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) is underway to conduct comprehensive at-sea ...

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Mexican Navy receives two new dredgers


The Mexican Navy’s two new dredgers have been flagged and entered into service, Dutch shipbuilder Damen said. ...

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Dutch amphibious transport ship to undergo midlife upgrade

Johan de Witt

The Royal Netherlands Navy’s amphibious transport ship Johan de Witt will receive a midlife upgrade (MLU) as ...

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Australian Austal can now bid for US Navy support deals

US Navy

Austal’s shipyards and service centers in Australia have been approved to bid for and provide support services, ...

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Russian Navy's Caspian Flotilla gets Bal missile system

The first Russian coastal missile system (CMS) Bal has entered service with the Russian Navy’s Caspian ...

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Royal Navy officer takes command of Gulf maritime mission

A Royal Navy officer has formally taken command of the international mission to reassure commercial shipping in the ...

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France to decide where to dismantle Foch carrier

France will have to choose the dismantling location for its former Clemenceau-class aircraft carrier Foch (R-99), ...

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UK: Jets fly from British carrier for 1st time in a decade

F-35B Lightning jets have flown from the decks of Royal Navy’s HMS Queen Elizabeth in UK waters, the first ...

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Cameroon Navy to buy two patrol boats from the US

The Cameroonian Navy plans to purchase two 110-foot American patrol boats in 2020, the US Embassy in Cameroon said. ...

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GNYK files complaint against MKS 180 decision

Kiel-based shipyard German Naval Yards (GNYK) has challenged the decision of Germany’s Federal Ministry of ...

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Fincantieri launches tenth Italian FREMM frigate

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has launched Emilio Bianchi (F589), the tenth and last FREMM frigate to be ...

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