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Category: Naval

Cameroon to get ‘sophisticated’ Russian arms

Cameroon’s military will take delivery of “the most sophisticated military equipment from Russia” before the end of 2015, a statement released by President Paul Biya’s office announced on 16 January. “Among other latest-generation weapons,...

Irvin selected for $1.9bn Canadian AOPS contract

Nova Scotia-based Irving Shipbuilding has been selected by the Canadian Government to carry out construction work on arctic offshore patrol ships (AOPS), according to officials. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Russia offers Kilo submarine to Thailand

Russia has offered for sale to Thailand its Kilo-class Project 636 diesel electric submarine as part of expanding defence technology ties between the two countries. IHS Jane’s understands that officials from Russian export agency...

First steel cut for third Brazilian submarine

Brazilian state-owned firm Nuclebrás Equipamentos Pesados (NUCLEP) has officially begun building the third of four Riachuelo-class (modified Scorpèn 2000) diesel-electric attack submarines, and cut the first steel for Tonelero (S 42) on 13 January...

USS Boise Back from Deployment

The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Boise (SSN 764) returned to its homeport at Naval Station Norfolk from a deployment, Jan. 16. Boise, under the command of Cmdr. Scott C. Luers, is returning… [[...

Most Read News, January 12 – 18, 2015

Chinese Warships Dock in Portsmouth, UK Three Chinese Naval ships were given a rapturous welcome as they arrived in Portsmouth for a formal visit aimed at enhancing military understanding between the… [[ This is...

China Pitches S-26T Submarine for Royal Thai Navy Contract

The state-run China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation officially introduced its S-26T submarine to the defense ministry of Thailand on Jan. 12 to strengthen the military-to-military relationship between Beijing and Bangkok, according to Duowei News, an...

The 200,000th Trap Aboard TR

Capt. Daniel C. Grieco, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), and Capt. Benjamin Hewlett, deputy commander of Carrier Air Wing 1 (DCAG), successfully recorded the 200,000th arrested landing aboard...

GD to Produce GWS for Littoral Combat Ships

The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $26.2 million contract for the production of MK46 Modification (Mod) 2 Gun Weapon Systems (GWS) for use on Littoral… [[ This is...

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