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Japan’s Mitsubishi and Kawasaki post falls in defence sales

Japan’s biggest defence contractors, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI), have posted mixed results for the first half of fiscal year 2018 (FY 2018) following falling defence sales. MHI said on...

Australia launches Naval Shipbuilding College

Australia has officially inaugurated its Naval Shipbuilding College (NSC), an institute intended to help meet related workforce requirements within the country. On its launch on 1 November, Defence Minister Christopher Pyne said the college,...

Coffman Sees Mine Warfare Plan Delivered By New Year

The Navy’s director of Expeditionary Warfare said he expects the office to finish and deliver its comprehensive mine warfare (MIW) plan by the start of the new year. Marine Maj. Gen. David Coffman told...

Indian MoD orders four survey ships from GRSE

India’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) awarded a INR24.35 billion (USD329.8 million) contract to state-owned shipyard Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) on 30 October to design and build four 3,300 tonne survey vessels for...

Indian Navy orders four survey vessels

The Indian defense ministry has awarded Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) Limited a contract to design, construct and supply four survey vessels for the Indian Navy. A request for… [[ This is a...

Irish Navy starts P50-class midlife overhaul assessment

The Irish Naval Service has awarded marine and naval architecture consultancy Tymor Marine a contract to carry out a vessel mid-life extension survey. The Aberdeen-headquartered company will survey… [[ This is a content summary...

Newly-commissioned USS Indiana arrives at Groton homeport

US Navy’s newest Virginia-class submarine USS Indiana (SSN 789) arrived at her new homeport of Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut, exactly a month after entering service…. [[ This is a content...

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