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Category: Naval

NAVSURF Commander Assesses USS Boxer Status

Vice Adm. Thomas S. Rowden, commander, Naval Surface Forces, returned to USS Boxer (LHD 4) on Feb. 9, to visit Sailors and assess the ship’s status as Boxer gets ready to finish its maintenance…...

Italian Coast Guard Saves More Than 2000 Migrants

The Italian Navy and Coast Guard saved more than 2000 migrants in a major rescue operation conducted yesterday. A total of 2,164 migrants, traveling from the Libyan coast, were rescued from a dozen… [[...

US Navy awards OPNAV N81 contract to SAIC

Science Applications International (SAIC) has been awarded a contract by the US Navy to support the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV). …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Pipavav posts Q3 loss as stake sale talks continue

India’s Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering has posted further quarterly losses as speculation continues that the company is preparing to sell a major stake to Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M). Pipavav said in a filing...

Marte Coastal Defence System (MCDS)

The new Marte Coastal Defence System (MCDS) is designed and built by MBDA to meet the needs of naval forces in modern combat missions. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Taiwan set to put new ship types into service

Key Points The RoCN is expected to put a new missile corvette and fast combat support ship into service next month Reports of the corvette, a catamaran design, having seaworthiness issues have been denied...

Northrop awards USMC G/ATOR programme support contract to Saab

Saab Defense and Security has received a contract from Northrop Grumman to deliver components and subsystems for the US Marine Corps’ (USMC) AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system. …read more Read more here::...

Most Read News, February 9 – 15, 2015

US Navy Names New Virginia-Class Submarine US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus recently announced that SSN 795, a Virginia-class attack submarine, will bear the name USS Hyman G. Rickover. Royal… [[ This is...

USS Laboon Joins 6th Fleet

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility from Naval Station Norfolk on Friday. In preparation for their deployment,… [[ This is a content...

US Navy Orders Nuclear Reactor Components for Its Fleet

The US Navy has hired Babcock & Wilcox Nuclear Operations Group, Inc. to execute contracts totaling approximately $535.1 million for the manufacture of naval nuclear reactor components for… [[ This is a content summary...

Assault Amphibious Vehicles Ready for Cobra Gold

US Marines with the Offload Preparation Party performed pre-operation checks on Assault Amphibious Vehicles, Feb. 6, in order to support Exercise Cobra Gold 2015. The mission of the OPP on board the… [[ This...

DARPA, US Navy to Set Up Fab Lab at MARMC

DARPA and the US Navy recently agreed to locate a fabrication laboratory, or Fab Lab, at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) in Norfolk, Virginia, under DARPA’s Manufacturing… [[ This is a content summary...

USS Makin Island Wins Golden Anchor

The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) earned the Retention Excellence Award for fiscal year 2014 by Naval Surfaces Force Pacific in a message received Jan. 15. This year marks the… [[...

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