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North Korea releases images of 2 March weapon test

Images released by North Korea’s state-run media show that the weapon system the country tested on 2 March appears to have been the same ‘super-large multiple rocket launcher [MRL]’ it had tested on 28...

Japan, Vietnam sign naval shipbuilding deal

Vietnam and Japan have agreed to expand collaboration in naval shipbuilding projects, the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence (MND) has said. The new agreement – an extension of a defence industrial accord signed in...

GBP330 M Sonar Contract for Dreadnought Submarines

BAE Systems Submarines, which is building four nuclear submarines for the Royal Navy, has awarded work worth around £330 million to Thales UK. The Dreadnought sonar system will be developed at the global technology...

Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Tripoli

The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Tripoli (LHA 7), the Navy’s newest America-class amphibious assault ship, from Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII)-Ingalls Shipbuilding Division Feb. 28. Amphibious assault ships project power and maintain...

Zycraft introduces modified Dolphin USV

Singapore-based unmanned maritime systems developer Zycraft has produced a logistics-optimised variant of the Dolphin rescue unmanned surface vessel (USV), the company told Jane’s. According to Zycraft president James Soon, the company has developed the...

Russian frigate fires hypersonic missile for first time

A Russian Navy warship has fired an NPO Mashinostroyeniya 3M22 Zircon (Tsirkon) hypersonic missile for the first time during trials in the Barents Sea. Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu confirmed the start of the...

Raytheon funded to develop JMEWS warhead for Tomahawk

Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a USD90.4 million engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) contract by the Naval Air Systems Command to complete development of a new multi-effect warhead for the RGM-109E/UGM-109E Tomahawk land-attack...

U.S. Navy christened its newest littoral combat ship

On 29 February, the U.S. Navy has christened its newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the USS Cooperstown (LCS 23), during a CDT ceremony in Marinette, Wisconsin. According to News4Jax.com, prior to the christening,...

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