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HMAS Success Celebrates Australia Day in the Middle East

HMAS Success celebrated this year’s Australia Day while deployed to Operation MANITOU, the Australian Government’s contribution to the maritime security effort in Middle Eastern waters for the… [[ This is a content summary only....

South African Navy Orders T-ACT from OSI

OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) was awarded a contract to provide the South African Navy with Tactical-Asset Control and Tracking Systems (T-ACT). The systems will be installed on rigid-hull inflatable… [[ This is a content...

USS Lassen, Japanese Destroyers Engage in Drills

The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) conducted bilateral operations with two Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) destroyers in support of region surface warfare… [[ This is a content summary only....

Philippine Navy to repair lead Rizal-class frigate

The Philippine Navy (PN) is to repair its lead Rizal-class frigate BRP Rizal (PS 74), the PN’s public affairs office has confirmed. The Philippine News Agency (PNA), the country’s official agency, reported on 14...

Indonesia and Croatia propose defence technology partnership

Indonesia and Croatia have proposed a programme of defence-industrial collaboration to support defence trade and technologies transfers, said the Indonesian Ministry of Defence (MoD) on 16 February. The MoD said defence officials from both...

DARPA and US Navy establish Fab Lab in Virginia

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the US Navy have collaborated to establish a fabrication laboratory (Fab Lab) at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) in Norfolk, Virginia, US. …read more...

Kazakhstan to work with France on UUVs

Kazakhstan and France are to work together on unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs), Kazakh national defence company Kazakhstan Engineering revealed on its website on 16 February. The company’s Gidropribor subsidiary will be co-operating with French...

BAE manufactures 50th F-35 aircraft set for USMC

BAE Systems has completed production of the 50th F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft set for the US Marine Corps (USMC). …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

IOM Calls for Necessary Actions to Deal with Migrants

As violence escalates in Libya, IOM is calling on world governments to act swiftly to face the growing threat to migrants. Over 1,600 have been rescued from unseaworthy boats on the Mediterranean Sea… [[...

Danish Defence Calls for EOI

Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization has released a call for Expressions of Interest for Naval Vessels Repair and Maintenance Services. The Danish Defence has acquired a new Seahawk… [[ This is a content...

Egypt Selects the Rafale and the FREMM to Equip its Forces

Thales welcomes the selection by Egypt of the Rafale omnirole combat aircraft and the FREMM multi-mission frigate, which will both equip the Egyptian forces. Twenty-four Rafale aircraft and one FREMM frigate have been ordered...

USCG Assists Fishing Vessel in Antarctica

On February 13, a US Coast Guard crew was on scene with the 207-foot fishing vessel that ran into trouble approximately 900 miles northeast of McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. After traveling more than 430… [[...

Yaroslav Mudry Heads Home

Russian Navy’s Baltic Fleet (BF) frigate Yaroslav Mudry (727) has concluded its deployment and is on its way back home. The vessel is currently traveling through the English Channel, and… [[ This is a...

NUSHIP Adelaide Staff Learns about LHD

NUSHIP Adelaide personnel are taking advantage of the opportunity to searide in HMAS Canberra to start learning more about the Landing Helicopter Dock. Adelaide is currently at BAE Systems dockyard… [[ This is a...

Image of the Day: Pre-Flight Operational Checks

Aviation Electrician’s Mate Airman Megan Dennis, from Pryor Creek, Okla., performs pre-flight operational checks aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is… [[ This is a content summary...

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