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FN Herstal eyes additional RWS sale to Mexico

Belgium’s FN Herstal is looking to meet a Mexican Army requirement with its deFNder Medium remote weapon station (RWS), company officials told IHS Jane’s . The system, armed with 12.7×99 mm heavy machine gun,...

Damen teams with Metal Shark to target US sales

Significance Metal Shark is the sixth US company licensed to build Damen-designed vessels Damen says the licensing agreements will help it compete for US FMS programmes Netherlands-based shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group has strengthened its...

Indian Navy puts out RfI for next-gen missile vessel

The Indian Navy’s (IN’s) Directorate of Ship Production has issued a request for information (RfI) relating to six Next Generation Missile Vessels (NGMVs) under the ‘Buy (Indian)/Buy and Make (Indian)’ category of the Defence...

HMS Dauntless joins international battle against IS

The UK Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Dauntless has joined the international military operation against Islamic State (IS), as part of efforts to defend the US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in...

Chinese TV details missile plans for Type 055 destroyer

Significance China’s new destroyer is likely to have 128 vertical-launch missile cells The armament is expected to include the YJ-100 long-range anti-ship cruise missile A military analyst, Li Li, has told Chinese state television...

US Navy to christen third MLP ship

The US Navy is set to christen the third mobile landing platform (MLP) ship on 7 February at the General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) shipyard. …read more Read more here:: Naval...

Navy Striving To Reduce Detectability Of Next Boomers

The Navy is working to ensure the acoustic profile of the future ballistic missile submarine is low enough that it can avoid being detected and withstand new technologies foes may introduce throughout the planned...

Navy Aiming To Put Railgun On Third DDG-1000 Destroyer

The Navy has begun formally studying the possibility of putting an electromagnetic railgun on the third ship of the new Zumwalt-class of destroyers, the chief of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) said Thursday. Vice...

GD NASSCO to Christen US Navy’s Future MLP 3

US Navy’s future USNS Lewis B. Puller (MLP 3 AFSB) will be christened on Saturday, February 7, at General Dynamics NASSCO Shipyard, in San Diego. The MLP AFSB is designed to provide dedicated… [[...

HMS Dauntless Supports CMF Organisation

HMS Dauntless, Type 45 destroyer, which arrived in the Middle East just weeks ago, has already demonstrated the UK’s commitment to the security and safety of the region, providing vital support to… [[ This...

Seychelles Officers Train aboard FGS Lubeck

During a recent visit to Port Victoria in The Seychelles, EU Naval Force frigate, FGS Lubeck, conducted training with five officers from the local Marine Police Patrol Unit. Once on board, the… [[ This...

LCS Crew 103 to Deploy on USS Fort Worth

Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Crew 103 and Detachment Two from the “Magicians” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Three Five (HSM-35) are scheduled to depart San Diego for Singapore Feb…. [[ This is a content...

USCG Cutter Sherman Changes Command

US Coast Guard Cutter Sherman held a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Wednesday. Capt. Aldante Vinciguerra relieved Capt. Kevin A. Jones as commanding officer of Coast Guard… [[ This is...

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