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Vietnam to invest in developing local industry

Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has pledged to invest in developing the country’s defence industrial base in a bid to strengthen the Vietnamese military and “especially the navy and air force”. In comments...

Australia send more experts to sort out AWD programme

More industry experts are being sent to state-owned shipyard ASC in a bid to rectify Australia’s troubled Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) programme, according to a joint announcement on 9 December by Finance Minister Mathias...

E-2C / D Hawkeye Airborne Early Warning Aircraft

The primary role of the E-2C Hawkeye aircraft supplied by Northrop Grumman is as an all-weather airborne early-warning aircraft to the naval task force. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

NORSOK MOB Davit Verified

The all-new D-5000 NORSOK davit has received design verification from DNVGL. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

HMS Argyll Stops Another Drug Haul

The Royal Navy’s drug busting warship HMS Argyll is heading home for Christmas having dealt another blow to the drugs trade in the North Atlantic. The frigate has been deployed for six months and...

Italian Task Force Air Gets New Commander

On Tuesday 2 December Colonel Giampaolo Schiavo handed over command of the Djiboutian-based Italian Task Force Air (TFA) to Colonel Elio Volpari. During the past four months the TFA team has been… [[ This...

US Increases Presence at Rota Naval Base

The US is increasing its military presence in Europe by adding two more ballistic missile ships to its Rota Naval Base in Spain. These are the first American ships home-ported here since… [[ This...

US Presence Increases at Rota Naval Base

The US is increasing its military presence in Europe by adding two more ballistic missile ships to its Rota Naval Base in Spain. These are the first American ships home-ported here since… [[ This...

NASA Completes First Orion Program Test Flight

The Lockheed Martin-built Orion Crew Module descends to the Pacific Ocean under its three main parachutes as part of the NASA’s Orion Program tests. The Orion spacecraft gently splashed down into the… [[ This...

USCG Cutter Hamilton Enters into Active Service

US Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton, the first national security cutter homeported on the East Coast, entered into active service on December 6, at Union Pier Terminal in downtown Charleston. The… [[ This is a...

DSACEUR Pays Visit to NATO Allied Maritime Command

The Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (DSACEUR), General Sir Adrian Bradshaw, KCB OBE, visited NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) to meet with Commander MARCOM Vice Admiral Peter Hudson, CBE,… [[ This is a content...

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