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USS Gunston Hall Catches on Fire

Sailors aboard USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) and the Portsmouth, Virginia, Fire and Rescue Department responded to a fire aboard the amphibious dock landing ship at approximately 2 p.m. while the ship… [[ This...

Russian Navy to Receive 50 New Vessels

The Russian Navy will receive 50 vessels of different kinds in 2015, Navy Commander Viktor Chirkov reported. The Navy’s shipbuilding program has been planned from the current period until 2050. The navy intends to...

Royal Navy graduates first operational Wildcat crews

The UK Royal Navy (RN) has graduated its first operational crews to be trained on the AgustaWestland AW159 Lynx Wildcat HMA.2 helicopter, the service announced on 2 March. Eleven pilots and seven aircrew from...

Hyundai offers custom-designed submarine to Thailand

South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has offered for sale to the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) a submarine dubbed the HDS-500RTN. IHS Jane’s understands that HHI recently presented the HDS-500RTN to the RTN’s submarine...

US Navy purchases three OSVs from Hornbeck Offshore

The US Navy has purchased three 250EDF class offshore supply vessels (OSVs) from Hornbeck Offshore Services for a cash consideration of $114m. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Indian Navy seeks to purchase 50 shipborne drones

The Indian Navy is planning to purchase around 50 Naval shipborne unmanned aerial system (NSUAS) in a bid to increase maritime security in the country. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Navy Test Fires Trident Missiles

The Navy has conducted flight tests of two Trident II D-5 missiles from an Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, U.S. Strategic Command said Tuesday. The D-5s are designed to carry multiple nuclear warheads as part...

Rolls-Royce LiftWorks Open, Ramping Up For F-35 Work

Rolls-Royce’s new $10 million repair and component overhaul facility for the vertical lift capability of the F-35B is open and gearing up in Plainfield, Ind., near other company facilities in Indianapolis, a company official...

Navies Commemorate WWII Battle aboard USS Sampson

Senior officials from the United States, Australia and Indonesia paid their respects to the crews of USS Houston (CA 30) and HMAS Perth (D 29) during a wreath laying ceremony March 1, commemorating… [[...

Russian Navy to Expand Its Black Sea Fleet

The Russian Navy plans to expand its Black Sea Fleet with at least one Admiral Grigorovich-class patrol vessel this year. The second warship of this project, Admiral Essen, should soon be launched… [[ This...

IXI Technology Awarded Five-Year $2.22 M IDIQ Contract With US Navy

IXI Technology, an established leader in the design, manufacture and support of tactical data communications solutions for military and government agencies, today announced it has won a multi-year, firm-fixed price, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ)...

Spanish Navy’s OPV Departs for APS Initiative

Spanish Navy’s OPV ‘Vencedora’ set sail from her home port in Cartagena to take part in the ‘Africa Partnership Station’ (APS) initiative and several cooperative security activities in the… [[ This is a content...

Vestdavit to Exhibit at SITDEF Event

Vestdavit is pleased to announce it will be attending SITDEF, the international exhibition of technology, defence and prevention of natural disasters, in Peru on 14-17 May 2015. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology...

ESPS Rayo Hosts JS Harusame Officials

On Friday 27 February, during her port visit to Djibouti, EU Naval Force warship, ESPS Rayo, welcomed on board the commander of the Japanese Escort Division 2, Captain Masatoshi Kashihara, along with… [[ This...

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