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Swiss Company Buys Two Former Danish Navy Vessels

Martrade BV of Sliedrecht, The Netherlands recently announced the sale of the two former Danish Navy guardvessels Milla A (ex VTS 3) and Mickey A (ex VTS 4). The sale was concluded in close…...

Tejas FOC suffers further delays

The deadline to secure the final operational clearance (FOC) for India’s locally designed Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Tejas light combat aircraft (LCA) Mk 1 has again been delayed, this time by nine months to...

India hands over first ever warship built for export

India handed over its first ever warship export to Mauritius in the eastern port city of Kolkata on 20 December. Built by the state-owned Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) in Kolkata for USD58.5...

Kongsberg signs Polish NSM coastal defence contract

The Polish Ministry of National Defence has awarded a $177m contract to Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace for the delivery of a naval strike missile (NSM) coastal defence system. …read more Read more here:: Naval...

Chinese yards show off new designs at INMEX 2014

The INMEX 2014 maritime expo, held in Guangzhou from 10-12 December, provided details on a number of new or recently completed vessels built by various Chinese shipyards. The most interesting of which were for...

Navy Helicopter Crashes in Kuwait; All Crewmembers OK

A U.S. Navy MH-60S helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 26 (HSC 26) crashed at 11:22 a.m. (EST), Dec.21, while on an overland training flight at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. All six personnel aboard...

HMS Iron Duke Comes Home for Christmas

HMS Iron Duke returned to Portsmouth on December 19 from a successful South Atlantic patrol conducting maritime security operations and providing support to British Overseas Territories in the… [[ This is a content summary...

Most Read News, December 15 – 21, 2014

USS Tortuga’s CO, XO Relieved of Duties USS Tortuga’s (LSD 46) Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Thomas Goudreau and Executive Officer, Cmdr. John Fleming, were relieved of their duties Dec. 16, due to loss… [[ This...

First Stan Patrol 3007 for Bahamas takes shape

The first Damen Stan Patrol 3007 vessel for the Royal Bahamas Defence Force has arrived at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem in the Netherlands for outfitting, the company announced on 19 December. The Bahamas has nine...

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