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USS Laboon Carries Out Live-Fire Exercise

US Navy’s Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) recently conducted a live-fire exercise. The vessel fired its MK 45 5-inch gun while it was sailing in the Atlantic… [[ This is a...

Australian Defence Force Heading Toward Pay Increase

The Australian Government has adjusted the framework for the 2014 Australian Defence Force Workplace Remuneration Arrangement to include provision for personnel to receive a pay increase. In a joint… [[ This is a content...

Theodore Roosevelt to Deploy Today

US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, which was supposed to deploy on Monday, is expected to embark on its journey today. The vessel was supposed to depart Norfolk Naval Station… [[ This is...

Theodore Roosevelt Deployment Delayed

US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, which was supposed to deploy on Monday, is expected to embark on its journey today. The vessel was supposed to depart Norfolk Naval Station… [[ This is...

Zumwalt Destroyers to Join the Fleet a Year Later

The US Navy’s two new Zumwalt-class destroyers will arrive to the fleet a year later due to complications with new technology. Reuters writes that the issues arose due to challenges with the… [[ This...

HMAS Success Helps Local Cargo Dhow in Middle East

Australian Navy’s HMAS Success and her boarding team came to the rescue of a local cargo dhow in the Middle East on 10 February after responding to a distress call and finding the vessel...

Army Researching Uniforms That Automatically Decontaminate

One day, Soldiers may wear uniforms and chemical protective suits that decontaminate themselves and are cool enough to wear for extended periods. Researchers, such as chemist David McGarvey, Ph.D, at the Army’s Edgewood Chemical...

China working on second carrier

People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) deputy political commissar Rear Admiral Ding Haichun has confirmed that construction of China’s first indigenous aircraft carrier is underway, according to the Hong Kong Commercial Daily newspaper, which interviewed...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 49

In this issue: Russia’s massive arms investment, a look inside the extreme weather testing facility for military aircraft, why the US Army’s JLENS surveillance blimp is causing privacy concerns, adapting the US Navy’s submarine...

China commissions 19th Type 56 corvette

Chinese state television (CCTV) has reported the commissioning of the 1,500-tonne Type 056 Jiangdao-class corvette Xinyang . Xinyang (pennant No.501) is the 19th Type 056 to be commissioned, having been the 21st laid down....

First airborne MCM helicopter delivered to JMSDF

The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) has taken delivery of the first MCH-101 helicopter airborne mine countermeasures (AMCM) variant from Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) and AgustaWestland. Formally handed over at Kawasaki’s Gifu factory...

NZDF receives three new Seasprite SH-2G(I) helicopters

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has received three new Seasprite SH-2G(I) helicopters from Kaman Aerospace at the Royal New Zealand Air Force Base Auckland. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

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