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Marine Corps May Use Shore-Based Naval Strike Missile

The Navy’s top acquisition official this week said the Navy and Marine Corps are seriously considering using the Naval Strike Missile (NSM) as a Marine Corps shore-based anti-ship battery. “Just yesterday we had the...

Patria Delivers Upgraded Missile Cutter to Finnish Navy

Domestic defence equipment maker Patria handed over on Wednesday the first of four renovated and updated Hamina-class missile cutter ships to the military at the Uppiniemi naval base in southern Finland. Work on retrofitting...

NATO’s SNMCMG1 changes command

Command of Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) has been transferred to Commander Henning Knudsen-Hauge of the Royal Norwegian Navy. The ceremony took place at the Akershus… [[ This is a content summary...

NATO’s SNMCMG1 changes command

Command of Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) has been transferred to Commander Henning Knudsen-Hauge of the Royal Norwegian Navy. The ceremony took place at the Akershus… [[ This is a content summary...

France orders eight diving tenders

France’s Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA) has ordered eight new diving tenders from Merré Shipyard for operation by the French Navy, the French Ministry of the Armed forces announced on 15 January. Under the...

New Russian amphibious ship prepares for acceptance trials

Shipbuilders and state acceptance trials for Russia’s latest amphibious ship are to be combined to speed the vessel’s entry into navy service. The Project 11711 large landing ship Pyotr Morgunov completed the first phases...

HII, Rafael appoint several executives

US shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) and Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems have recently announced several key personnel appointments. HII has named Matt Needy as vice-president of navy programmes in its Newport News Shipbuilding...

HII, Rafael appoint several executives

US shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) and Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems have recently announced several key personnel appointments. HII has named Matt Needy as vice-president of navy programmes in its Newport News Shipbuilding...

Egypt inaugurates major Red Sea base complex

Egypt formally inaugurated a strategically significant new base complex on 15 January in an event attended by high-ranking dignitaries from allied Arab states. Berenice (Barnis) Military Base is located on the Red Sea coast...

Egypt inaugurates major Red Sea base complex

Egypt formally inaugurated a strategically significant new base complex on 15 January in an event attended by high-ranking dignitaries from allied Arab states. Berenice (Barnis) Military Base is located on the Red Sea coast...