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Category: Naval

Gap remains between France and UK on FCASW requirements

France and the United Kingdom remain apart on their respective operational requirements for the projected Future Cruise/Anti-Ship Weapon (FCASW) programme, according to a French parliamentary report. The two governments plan to agree the next...

Going off board: Technology matures for long-endurance soft-kill decoys

Navies, defence science organisations, and industry are pursuing the development of technologies and techniques that could realise a new generation of persistent countermeasures for anti-ship missile defence. Richard Scott reports Ship-launched countermeasures – radio-frequency...

Schiebel to supply Camcopter S-100s to Royal Thai Navy

Austrian company Schiebel has won a contract for the production and supply of an undisclosed number of Camcopter S-100 rotary-wing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for the Royal Thai Navy (RTN). “Following an extensive competitive...

CPE Capital to acquire Levett

Australian firm Levett Engineering has reached an agreement to be sold to ASDAM, a defence and manufacturing company owned by Australian private equity group CPE Capital. CPE Capital announced the acquisition in a press...

RoKN receives third upgraded Chang Bogo-class submarine

South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) handed over Chang Bogo (Type 209/1200)-class submarine Lee Eok Gi to the Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN) on 31 October after completing an upgrade of...

UK project sign-offs hit by general election

Multi-billion-pound projects to build new frigates and hundreds of armoured vehicles for the UK armed forces will now have to wait for final sign-off until after the country’s general election on 12 December. Ministry...

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USS Detroit Departs on Maiden Deployment

The Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) departed its homeport of Mayport, Florida, for the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility on its maiden deployment Oct. 31. Detroit will conduct operations in...

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