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ATLAS Elektronik GmbH at IDEAS 2014

Submarine Technology from ATLAS Elektronik Influences Events in the Maritime Battlespace ATLAS Elektronik GmbH from Germany participates in the IDEAS 2014 exhibition in Karachi, Pakistan, by presenting two key products: the ISUS 90 submarine...

HMAS Canberra Joins Navy Fleet

The Governor General of Australia, together with the Prime Minister of Australia, were the guests of honour today as Australia’s first Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) was welcomed into service in the… [[ This is...

Philippine Navy Participates in Disaster Reduction Training

The Civil Military Operations Group- Philippine Navy, together with Marine Battalion Landing Team-5, participated in a three day Disaster Risk Reduction Management (DRRM) Training spearheaded by… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

No Room for Complacency Against Somali Piracy

The Operation Commander of the EU Naval Force, Major General Martin Smith MBE, visited the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Mr Koji Sekimizu, at the IMO… [[ This is a content summary...

HMAS Canberra Joins the Fleet

Governor General of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove, AK, MC (Retd), together with the Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Mr Tony Abbott, MP, were the guests of honour today...

Brazil selects MBDA Sea Ceptor for new corvettes

Brazil has chosen the MBDA Sea Ceptor shipborne local area air-defence system to equip the Brazilian Navy’s new Tamandaré-class corvettes, it was announced on 28 November. Brazil is planning to build four of the...

RAN commissions first-of-class Canberra

The sealift capability of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has been dramatically increased by the commissioning of the 27,800-tonne landing helicopter dock (LHD) HMAS Canberra in Sydney on 28 November. Based on the design...

CybAero’s RPAS to be tested on Swedish Navy vessels

The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has selected CybAero to carry out test and demonstration flights of its APID helicopter systems from a Swedish Navy Visby-class corvette. …read more Source:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Royal Australian Navy commissions HMAS Canberra III

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has commissioned HMAS Canberra III (LHD 01), the first of two Canberra-class landing helicopter dock vessels (LHD), in Sydney, Australia. …read more Source:: Naval Technology (Naval)

RFA Fort Austin Takes Part in Cougar 14

Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Fort Austin has spent the last few weeks in company with HMS Bulwark as part of the Cougar 14 Task Group, sailing from the United Kingdom into the Mediterranean through...

RFA Fort Austin Takes Part in Cougar 14

Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Fort Austin has spent the last few weeks in company with HMS Bulwark as part of the Cougar 14 Task Group, sailing from the United Kingdom into the Mediterranean through...

Vietnamese Warships Arrive in Manila, Pihilippines

Two warships from Vietnam People’s Navy arrived in Manila on Monday 24th November for a goodwill visit. Dinh Tien Hoang (HQ-011) and Ly Thai To (HQ-012), carrying more than 200 officers and crew led…...

Canadian Navy Sailors Honored on Navy Appreciation Day

Six sailors of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) were honoured in Parliament Hill on November 25, as part of Navy Appreciation Day 2014. Sponsored by the Navy League of Canada, Navy Appreciation Day… [[...

USS Mississipi Joins Submarine Squadron 1

The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Mississippi (SSN 782) was welcomed to the Pearl Harbor waterfront at an aloha ceremony Nov. 25, as the newest submarine permanently assigned to Submarine… [[ This is a content...

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