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Indian Prime Minister Talks Naval Defense with HHI

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today visited Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to seek increased partnership between Indian shipyards and HHI to ensure India’s shipbuilding industry can benefit… [[ This is a content summary only....

HSwMS Härnösand Expected in Gothenburg, Sweden

Swedish Navy’s Visby-class corvette is scheduled to visit Gothenburg on May 23. The vessel, HSwMS Härnösand (K33), will be open for visitors during its stay. HSwMS Härnösand is the third of the… [[ This...

Royal Navy Boats to Support Operation Dynamo

Royal Navy boats HMS Ranger and HMS Trumpeter will sail to Ramsgate this week, in support of commemorative activities to mark the 75th anniversary of the Dunkirk Evacuations – known as… [[ This is...

USS McFaul Hosts Armed Forces Day Reception

U.S. Ambassador to Greece David D. Pearce attended a reception on board the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74) May 15, 2015, in honor of Armed Forces Day. Several… [[ This is...

USS Constitution Enters Dry Dock for Restoration

The world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat is no longer afloat after entering dry dock May 19 for a planned multi-year restoration. USS Constitution, eased into historic Dry Dock 1 at… [[ This is a...

USS Jason Dunham Concludes Visit to Haakonsvern, Norway

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) departed Haakonsvern, Norway, after a five-day scheduled port visit, May 18, 2015. Jason Dunham’s presence in Norway… [[ This is a content summary only....

Jordan, US Develop Skills During Eager Lion

During Exercise Eager Lion 2015, Jordanian and U.S. forces are training shoulder-to-shoulder to be prepared for whatever challenges await. The exercise aims to create “muscle memory” for… [[ This is a content summary only....

USS George Washington Leaves Yokosuka, Japan

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, for its patrol of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region as the flagship for the George Washington… [[ This is a content summary...

Phuket, Thailand Welcomes USS Key West

The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) arrived in Phuket, Thailand, and moored alongside the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) for a visit as part of its Western…...

US Navy Lays Keel for PCU Indiana

The U.S. Navy held a keel laying ceremony for the Virginia-class submarine Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Indiana (SSN 789) at Huntington Ingalls Industries, Newport News Shipbuilding, May 16. The… [[ This is a content summary...

Austal USA launches USN’s sixth JHSV

The US Navy’s (USN’s) sixth Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) entered the water on 19 May at shipbuilder Austal USA, officials announced. Brunswick (JHSV 6) was launched at Austal USA’s Mobile, Alabama, shipyard and...

Cubic defence income down in first half of 2015

Combat training and defence support service provider Cubic Corporation’s sales fell 1% in the first half of its fiscal year (FY) 2015, compared with the same period in FY 2014, according to its half-yearly...

South Korea and India to expand defence industrial ties

South Korea and India have outlined a commitment to expand defence industrial ties, with Indian prime minister Narendra Modi extending an invitation to Korean companies to invest in the Indian defence sector, it was...

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