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India cancels naval utility helicopter programme

Key Points The Indian MoD has decided to cancel its plans to buy 56 naval utility helicopters Meanwhile, a former naval chief has slammed the MoD for preventing the navy from making procurement decisions...

Egypt, UAE hold another joint exercise

In a reflection of the ever-closer defence ties between Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the two countries are holding their third military exercise in eight months. The Egyptian Ministry of Defence (MoD)...

AUSA 2014: US Army preps Apaches for sea-basing

The US Army is preparing its Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopters for combat in a maritime environment as the US continues its ‘pivot to Asia’, a top army official said on 13 October at...

Warships start maritime module of Nato exercise

Warships from the Nato Response Force (NRF) fleet are participating in the maritime module of Exercise Noble Justification in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. …read more Source:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Babcock starts HMS Montrose upgrade programme

Babcock has started upgrade and improvement works on the UK Royal Navy’s Type 23 Duke-class frigate HMS Montrose, at its Devonport Royal Dockyard. …read more Source:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Goal Is To Get The Most Out Of 20 SSCs, CNO Says

The goal of the Navy’s ongoing review for a small surface combatant vessel is aimed at getting the most possible capability out of the ships, and includes cost, increasing lethality and survivability and perhaps...

HMS Duncan Celebrates 4th B-Day with a Bang

The sixth of Britain’s Type 45 destroyers HMS Duncan successfully downed a target with her Sea Viper missile – the perfect fourth birthday present for the Portsmouth-based warship. Seconds after… [[ This is a...

Upgrade Works Start on HMS Montrose

Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose has docked down at Devonport Royal Dockyard where Babcock is undertaking a 15 month refit programme including a number of upgrades and improvements. The workscope for the… [[ This...

Russian Navy’s New Landing Craft Starts Sea Trials

The latest landing craft of the project 21820 “Lieutenant Rimsky-Korsakov”, built by the OJSC “Yaroslavsky Shipyard” for the Russian Navy’s Baltic fleet has… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for...

VIDEO: Hellenic Navy’s New Sub Named PIPINOS

At the presence of the Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, the Minister of National Defence Dimitris Avramopoulos officially named the new Submarine of the Hellenic Navy “PIPINOS”. The launching and… [[ This is a content...

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