RFA Fort Victoria completes life extension refit

Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Fort Victoria has completed a year-long, £44 million refit, which will enable her to ...

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India retires destroyer Ranjit after 36 years of service

The Indian Navy decommissioned its third Rajput-class destroyer INS Ranjit in a ceremony at Naval Dockyard, ...

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Sea-based Excalibur N5 completes further tests

Excalibur N5

The US Navy and defense contractor Raytheon have completed another round of tests of the Excalibur N5 munition, ...

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US Navy names 83rd Arleigh Burke-class destroyer

The US Navy’s eighth Flight III Arleigh Burke-class destroyer will be named in honor of US Senator Sam Nunn, ...

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Missile exercise Formidable Shield starting in Scotland

Navy ships from nine NATO states have gathered in Scotland where they will take part in the US Navy-led exercise ...

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India launches fourth Scorpene submarine INS Vela

Indian shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) launched the fourth Indian Navy Scorpene-class submarine ...

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South Korea OKs procurement of new destroyers, subs

South Korea’s defense procurement agency DAPA has approved plans for the development and construction of the ...

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Canada begins construction of fourth AOPS

Canadian shipbuilder Irving Shipbuilding on May 3 hosted a ceremony to mark the official start of construction of ...

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Bangladesh Navy receives patrol boats from the US

The Bangladesh Navy received five Metal Shark-built patrol boats from the US in a ceremony at the Special Warfare ...

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Fourth Royal Navy Successor sub named after King George VI

The fourth Dreadnought-class ballistic missile submarine became the first Royal Navy ship ever to be named after ...

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Third Egyptian Type 209 submarine launched in Germany

S43, the Egyptian Navy’s third Type 209/1400 submarine, was launched in Kiel, Germany, in a ceremony on May ...

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US Coast Guard receives eighth national security cutter

The US Coast Guard received national security cutter (NSC) Midgett (WMSL 757) from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ ...

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RAN orders additional Kongsberg bridge simulators

The Royal Australian Navy has awarded Kongsberg Digital a contract for the delivery of two K-Sim full mission ...

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USS Louisville returns from final deployment

US Navy fast attack submarine USS Louisville (SSN 724) pulled into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on May 2, marking ...

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USS Abraham Lincoln joins major Italian exercise Mare Aperto

US Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and ships from its carrier strike group (ABECSG) have joined Italian ...

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Canada names interim Coast Guard icebreakers

Canadian Ministry of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard has named the two interim icebreakers currently ...

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Boxer ARG deploys to Pacific, Middle East

US Navy amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) deployed to the Pacific and the Middle East together with ships ...

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VARD enters ship design MoU with Turkey's ASFAT

Vard Marine has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Turkey’s Askeri Fabrika ve Tersane İşletme ...

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US Coast Guard commissions 32nd FRC

The US Coast Guard commissioned its 32nd fast response cutter, USCGC Benjamin Bottoms (WPC-1132), in a ceremony in ...

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US, UK jointly test energy storage systems for laser weapons

The US Navy and the UK defense ministry have tested an energy storage system capable of providing high-power ...

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No early retirement for USS Harry S. Truman

CVN 75 was set to be decommissioned 25 years early in an effort to cut costs.

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US Navy orders two more Navajo-class ships

The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Gulf Island Shipyards a $128.5 million contract modification to ...

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Indian Navy orders 16 ASW shallow water craft

The Indian defense ministry has awarded shipbuilders M/s CSL and GRSE contracts for the construction of sixteen ...

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Canadian Navy to get four tugs under CAD 102M contract

The Canadian defense ministry has awarded Quebec-based Ocean Industries a CAD 102 million contract for the ...

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HMS Echo stops in Georgia on three-week Black Sea tour

Royal Navy survey ship HMS Echo pulled into Batumi, Georgia, for the ship’s second visit to the eastern ...

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Germany finally accepts delivery of lead F125 frigate

Germany’s defense procurement agency BAAINBw officially received the lead F125 frigate from the shipbuilding ...

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