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India to acquire ships for navy, coast guard

India’s Ministry of Defence has issued four shipbuilding requests for proposal (RFP) for the acquisition of various ships and craft for the country’s navy and coast guard. As informed,… [[ This is a content...

14 crew killed in fire on Russian navy submarine

Moscow: Fourteen Russian seamen have died in a fire on a deep-water research submersible, Russia’s defence ministry said Tuesday, amid local media reports that the vessel was a secretive nuclear-powered mini-submarine. Russian officials have...

China fires anti-ship missile in South China Sea

China has conducted an anti-ship missile test-firing in the South China Sea, a US Department of Defense (DoD) spokesperson told Jane’s in a 2 July statement, confirming parts of an NBC News report published...

Chinese shipbuilders announce huge merger

Key Points A merger between CSSC and CSIC is finally confirmed following years of rumours The move is consistent with China’s efforts to strengthen strategic industrial capabilities China’s two giant shipbuilding corporations – the...

Brazil considers VSHORAD system for Atlantico

The Brazilian Navy is considering installing three of its MBDA SIMBAD (Système Intégré de MISTRAL Bitube d’Auto-Défense) air defence systems on its PHM Atlantico (A140) multi-purpose helicopter carrier, service officials told Jane’s . The...

Serbia develops 20 mm turret

Serbia’s defence industry has completed the first example of a new remote-controlled turret (RCT), called the Dubs 20/3 mm Kerber, and initial firing trials are due to take place soon, following its first showing...

Lockheed Martin announces leadership appointments

Lockheed Martin has appointed new heads for its Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) and Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) business lines. Frank St John will move to become executive vice-president of RMS from his...

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