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MBDA offers Aster for Canadian CSC programme

European missile house MBDA is offering the Aster surface-to-air anti-missile (SAAM) system as a total air defence solution for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN’s) future Single Class Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) programme. CSC is...

Portugal to buy two more OPVs

Portugal has approved the purchase of two additional Viana do Castelo-class offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) from West Sea, Estaleiros de Viana. Contractual negotiations will be carried out between the Ministry of National Defence procurement...

UK Navy’s HMS Ocean to assume duties of fleet flagship

The UK Royal Navy’s commando carrier HMS Ocean is set to assume the duties of fleet flagship from today, following the recent achievement of operational capability. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

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UK Ministry of Defence Orders NATO Submarine Rescue System The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded a £12.1m contract to JFD for the provision of the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS). HMS Ocean to…...

USS Topeka Docks at New Homeport in Guam

The Los Angeles-class submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754) arrived at its new homeport of U.S. Naval Base Guam May 29. Topeka is the fourth submarine assigned to Commander, Submarine Squadron (CSS) 15 as… [[...

No Margin For Error As Navy Builds New Nukes: Tofalo

CAPITOL HILL: There is zero room for error in the Navy’s $80 billion plan for nuclear missile submarines, a senior sub admiral said this morning. “We have effectively skipped an entire SSBN generation,” said...

Raytheon Anschutz Expands US Operations

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announces the launch of its new subsidiary, Raytheon Anschuetz USA LLC, located in San Diego, Calif. Raytheon Anschuetz USA LLC reinforces customer care and support for Raytheon Anschutz navigation systems...

Spanish Air Force Hits Milestone with Op Atalanta

The Spanish Air Force Orion detachment, which is currently deployed in Djibouti with the EU Naval Force, has achieved an impressive 7,000 flying hours milestone. The Air Force detachment flies the… [[ This is...

New Commander aboard USS John S. McCain

The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) held a change of command ceremony May 28. Cmdr. Chad Graham relieved Cmdr. Chase Sargeant as the… [[ This is a content...

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