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Raytheon, Kongsberg team on Naval Strike Missile

Key Points Raytheon and Kongsberg sign teaming agreement for Kongsberg’s Naval Strike Missile (NSM) surface-to-surface anti-ship guided weapon Agreement offers potential to propose NSM for the USN future frigate/LCS programme Raytheon Missile Systems and...

PTDI and Rotorcraft team for Panther systems integration

PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) and US company Rotorcraft Services Group have announced a teaming agreement to jointly integrate an anti-submarine warfare (ASW) suite onto the Airbus AS565 MBe Panther helicopter. A press release on...

US-made boats bolster Tunisian patrol fleet

The US company SAFE Boats International announced on 8 April that it had recently completed an order for two of its 65 ft Full Cabin Inboard boats for the Tunisian Navy. “The first boat...

Philippines, Vietnam hold first defence policy dialogue

In signs of a further improvement of defence ties between two South China Sea rivals, senior military officials from the Philippines and Vietnam held their first bilateral defence policy dialogue on 13 April. The...

GE to support RAN’s Adelaide and Anzac-class frigates

The Government of Australia has signed a contract with General Electric (GE) for maintenance and logistics support services to the gas turbines installed in the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) Adelaide and Anzac-class frigates. …read...

Navy’s MQ-8C Fire Scout IOC Delayed a Year

Flight tests of the Navy’s new MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned surveillance aircraft are going well, but have been slowed by the limited availability of the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) to host those tests, according...

V-22 Program Eyes Mid-Life Upgrade

The Defense Department’s V-22 Osprey program is exploring a potential “mid-life upgrade” effort that could begin in the late 2020s, a key official said April 14. The possible refurbishment of the Bell Helicopter Textron...

X-47B Drone Set For Refueling Test Tomorrow

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD: “Tomorrow, actually, the weather looks good,” said Capt. Beau Duarte, the Navy’s head of carrier-launched drone programs — at least, he added cautiously, as of “right now.” If the weather holds,...

Navy to Deploy First Underwater Drones from Submarines

The Navy will deploy its first underwater drones from Virginia-class attack submarines for the first time in history later this year, the Navy’s director of undersea warfare said Monday. The deployment will include the...

USS Porter Leaves for Exercise Joint Warrior

Following a port visit to Faslane, Scotland, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) departed Her Majesty’s Naval Base, Clyde, en route to the coastal waters off… [[ This is a content...

USS New Hampshire Gets New Commander

Cmdr. Jason Weed relieved Cmdr. Sean Fujimoto as commanding officer of the Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Hampshire (SSN 778) during a change of command ceremony held onboard the submarine… [[ This is a...

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