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Category: Naval

USS Carter Hall Sets Sail for UNITAS LX

Nearly 350 Sailors and Marines serving aboard the USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) departed Joint Expeditionary Base-Little Creek today, Aug. 4, for UNITAS LX (60). The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50)...

Ex-Navantia president to head Saudi Arabian naval division

The former president of Spanish state-owned shipbuilder Navantia has been recruited by Saudi Arabia to run the naval division of its national defence company. Esteban García Vilasánchez will head naval operations as a vice-president...

SERO 400 periscopes selected for Preveze-class submarine upgrade

The Turkish Naval Forces Command’s four Type 209/1400 Preveze-class diesel-electric submarines are to receive dual Hensoldt SERO 400 series periscopes as part of their mid-life upgrade. Under contract to Savunma Teknolojileri Mühendislik ve Ticaret...

US designates Brazil as a major non-NATO ally

Washington and Brasilia are set to deepen military ties after US President Donald Trump announced that the nation is raising Brazil’s status to a major non-NATO ally. The designation occurred on 31 July and...

US designates Brazil as a major non-NATO ally

Washington and Brasilia are set to deepen military ties after US President Donald Trump announced that the nation is raising Brazil’s status to a major non-NATO ally. The designation occurred on 31 July and...

UK begins search for future EW countermeasures

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) is canvassing industry for electronic warfare countermeasures (EWCM) systems and technologies that could address the Royal Navy’s (RN’s) needs for future soft-kill anti-ship missile defence. Forming the second...

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US Navy Commissions Littoral Combat Ship 15 (Billings)

The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Billings (LCS 15) – the nation’s eighth Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) – in Key West, Florida. This milestone places the ship, built by the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)...

U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Ospreys arrives CSL in Senegal

U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Ospreys with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis-Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, arrive at a cooperative security location in Dakar, Senegal. Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis-Response-Africa activated...

Navy’s LRASM Significantly Breached Nunn-McCurdy In 2018

The Navy’s air-launched Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) sustained a significant Nunn-McCurdy unit cost breach compared to the acquisition program’s baseline (APB), the Pentagon announced last Thursday. The Navy is developing an Offensive Anti-Surface Warfare...

LHA-7 Delivery Delayed To Late 2019 or Early 2020

The next America-class amphibious assault ship, the future USS Tripoli (LHA-7), will be delivered later than planned, in late 2019 or early 2020, the shipbuilder revealed Aug. 1. Mike Petters, president and CEO of...

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