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US Navy tests unique vertical take-off UAV

The US Military Sealift Command’s expeditionary fast transport vessel USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1) headed out to sea recently to test a range unmanned systems during a two-day underway. One of the less… [[ This...

US Navy names third towing, salvage, and rescue ship

The third unit in the US Navy’s new class of towing, salvage, and rescue ships will be named Saginaw Ojibwe Anishinabek in honor of the history, service and contributions of the Saginaw… [[ This...

Bundeswehr selects new replenishment tanker

The Generalinspekteur der Bundeswehr (German Chief of Defence Staff), General Eberhard Zorn, selected a new replenishment tanker on 17 July, the German Navy announced on its website on 26 July. The two new Type...

Russian Navy to receive 35 platforms in 2019

The Russian Navy is set to receive 35 naval platforms this year, the service’s commander-in-chief has said. “Before the end of the year, the navy will receive 15 naval combatants and 20 logistics support...

China launches more surveillance satellites

China launched three more Yaogan-30 remote-sensing satellites from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southwestern China on 26 July, according to a report by the state-owned Xinhua news agency. The report said that the...

Last Week’s Most Read

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] …read more Read more here:: Naval Today (Naval)

Geurts Warns Window For Acquisition Innovation Closing

The Navy’s top acquisition official said on Wednesday that the window for innovating in Defense Department acquisition is “closing,” so officials should push to change the culture and value those who try new ideas....

Successful LCS SSMM Test Leads To Developmental Testing

Last month, the Navy successfully completed a structural test firing of a Surface-to-Surface Missile Module (SSMM) on an Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the Navy said last Thursday. Following the successful test at the...

German Navy getting new tankers

They will be known as Type 707. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] …read more Read more here:: Naval Today (Naval)

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