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Category: Naval

Image of the Day: Sea Breeze 2014 Formation

Ships from various countries are underway in formation during Sea Breeze 2014. Sea Breeze is a multinational maritime exercise with naval forces participants from Ukraine, Georgia, Romania,… [[ This is a content summary only....

Frigate Almirante Padilla Returns from RIMPAC

The Colombian Navy’s frigate ARC “Almirante Padilla”, along with its Bo-105 type helicopter and a detachment of Marine Special Forces, represented Colombia in the 2014 RIMPAC naval… [[ This is a content summary only....

Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 55 Indian Fishermen

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 55 Indian fishermen along with 8 Indian fishing trawlers poaching well within Sri Lankan waters on 10th and 11th September 2014. Twenty-five Indian fishermen along with… [[ This is a...

KAKADU Ends After Week of War Games

The Royal Australian Navy’s largest maritime warfare exercise has ended after a final week of war games off the coast of Darwin. Exercise KAKADU, held from 25 August to 12 September 2014,… [[ This...

GD Wins $234.2 Mln Nuclear Submarines Deal

General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $234,2 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for design agent, planning yard, engineering and technical support for active… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

USS George Washington Sailors Finish ULTRA-S

Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed Unit Level Training Sustainment (ULTRA-S), Sept. 10. Thirty-one Afloat Training… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...

WST Recognizes Kursura Submarine Museum Converter

The RK beach of Visakhapatnam is home to a unique monument dedicated to the city by the Naval fraternity, The Kursura Submarine Museum. The ex-Soviet ‘FOXTROT’ class submarine… [[ This is a content summary...

HMS Argyll Joins American Commemoration Event

HMS Argyll arrived in Baltimore to join Americans in a week-long commemorative event celebrating the 200th birthday of the US National Anthem. As Argyll entered the harbour sailing under Key… [[ This is a...

AMDR Conducts System Delta PDR

The Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) Program successfully completed a System Delta Preliminary Design Review (PDR) in conjunction with the prime contractor, Raytheon, in Sudbury, Massachusetts, Aug. 28. Completed on schedule, this “delta”...

USS Annapolis Returns to Homeport

Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Annapolis (SSN 760) returned to its homeport at U.S. Naval Submarine Base, New London from a regularly scheduled deployment on Thursday, Sept. 11. Under… [[ This is a content...

El Salvador Guests Board USS America

The future amphibious assault ship future USS America (LHA 6) welcomed distinguished visitors from El Salvador aboard the vessel for a key leader engagement (KLE) Sept. 8. The KLE consisted of… [[ This is...

KDB considers sale of DSME, KAI stakes

The state-owned Korea Development Bank (KDB) is considering the sale of its major stakes in Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI), a source with direct knowledge told IHS Jane’s...

Australia leaning towards buying Soryu-class subs

Key Points Australian officials are leaning towards replacing the Collins-class submarine fleet with Soryu-class boats bought from Japan The purchase would end submarine construction in Australia and the opposition Labor Party has said it...

First Indonesian Bung Tomo corvette arrives home

KRI Bung Tomo (357), the lead ship in a three-vessel corvette class on order for the Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia – Angkatan Laut, or TNI-AL), arrived at the port city of Belawan in...

Tomahawk launches validate missile software improvements

Two recent flight tests by the US Navy (USN) and Raytheon have validated software improvements to the Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile, the company announced on 9 September. These upgrades are intended to improve...

USN lines up competition for OASuW Increment 2

The US Navy (USN) has confirmed plans to run a competition for a long-term Offensive Anti-Surface Warfare (OASuW) capability, with an acquisition programme expected to kick off in Fiscal Year 2017. Known as OASuW...

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