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Australian Navy ships in Malaysia for exercise Mastex

Royal Australian Navy replenishment ships HMAS Sirius and frigate HMAS Stuart visited Malaysia for the exercise Mastex 19. Stuart’s commanding officer, Commander Luke Ryan said interacting with the… [[ This is a content summary...

NATO Conducts Electro Magnetic Operations Trials

Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) began conducting Electro Magnetic Operations (NEMO) trials off the coast of the United Kingdom Nov. 1. Naval Electro Magnetic Operations (NEMO) trials, developed by NATO’s Above Water Warfare...

General Dynamics: Submarine unit’s revenue to double

General Dynamics expects revenue at its Electric Boat unit to double over the next decade as the Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine programme shifts from development to production, according to the head of the US...

Russia lays keels of two new diesel-electric submarines

Russia’s Admiralty Shipyards, a subsidiary of United Shipbuilding Corporation, laid keels of two new Project 636.3 diesel-electric submarines, Ufa and Magadan, for the Russian Navy’s (VMF’s) Pacific Fleet on 1 November. The boats are...

TKMS invests in Kiel

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has announced plans to invest EUR250 million (USD277.2 million) by 2023 in its main shipyard in Kiel. The German company stated on 4 November that its aim is to develop...

Spanish defence cluster now exceeds 20 companies

Three more companies have joined Spanish defence industry cluster CID (Clúster de la Industria en Defensa). The addition of cyber-defence and C4ISR specialist DefSec Consulting, industrial designer Grupo PI, and big data/blockchain developer Diatomea...

Israeli Navy to get floating dock for maintenance

The Israeli Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced on 6 November that it will purchase a large floating dock from Israel Shipyards as part of a NIS90 million (USD25.8 million) agreement. The MoD said the...

USN begins AN/SPN-50 radar testing

The US Navy (USN) has begun land-based testing of its new AN/SPN-50(V)1 Shipboard Air Traffic Radar (SATR) at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Webster Outlying Field (NAWCAD WOLF) facility in St Inigoes,...

Navy Solicits 2020 ANTX Proposals

The Navy issued a notice calling for proposals for participation in the 2020 Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) event. Proposals for ANTX are due by Dec. 4, while Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division...

China Seeks AI Without Limits, Ethics: SecDef Esper

Beijing is using artificial intelligence, not only to repress domestic dissidents and minorities, the Defense Secretary said, but to develop and export autonomous weapons. …read more Read more here:: Breaking Defense (Naval)

BWXT Sitting Out Submarine Missile Tube Work Amid 3Q Earnings Boom

BWX Technologies [BWXT], trumpeting strong third-quarters results Tuesday, remained non-committal about building more common missile compartment tubes for U.S. naval submarines, beyond those the company is already under contract to make by 2021. After...

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