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Indian ‘Kilo’ collides with fishing vessel

The periscope of an Indian Navy (IN) Kilo-class diesel-electric submarine was damaged on 20 February after it collided with a fishing vessel off India’s west coast during a training exercise. IN spokesman Captain D...

Lockheed Martin tests Maritime Test Bed

Lockheed Martin has tested its Maritime Test Bed, in an effort to show how it can help the US Navy address command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I) capability gaps. …read more Read more...

UK MoD awards £859m contract to BAE Systems for Type 26 frigates

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed a contract worth £859m with BAE Systems for the Royal Navy’s next-generation Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Ducommun receives Tomahawk components contract from Raytheon

Raytheon has awarded contracts worth approximately $7.3m to Ducommun to continue manufacturing a range of interconnect and electronic assemblies for the US Navy’s Tomahawk cruise missile. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Commander JFC Naples Visits MARCOM

The Commander of Joint Force Command Naples, Admiral Mark Ferguson visited NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) to meet with the Commander MARCOM, Vice Admiral Peter Hudson on February 16. This is… [[ This is...

Most Read News, February 16 – 22, 2015

Australian Defence Chief: Subs Don’t Need to Be Built in Australia The Australian Government is considering an order of twelve new submarines to replace its ageing Collins subs. UK Invests Big in… [[ This...

US Navy Receives First Production Units of AMDR Program

Anaren, Inc. announced that it has delivered its first production units of a passive beamforming network to Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems in support of the U.S. Navy’s next-generation Air and… [[ This is a...

Patrol and Reconnaissance Group Changes Command

Rear Adm. Sandy L. Daniels will relieve Rear Adm. Matthew J. Carter as Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Group/Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Group Pacific in a change of command ceremony… [[ This is a content...

UK Invests Big in Future Type 26 Warship

UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron has today announced a major boost to the UK’s shipbuilding industry as the Ministry of Defence signs a contract with BAE Systems worth £859 million. Around… [[ This is...

Saab Swedish FMV Lightweight Torpedo

Defence and security company Saab has received orders from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for continued development of the New Lightweight Torpedo plus maintenance agreements for… [[ This is a content summary only....

EUCAP Nestor Tours Japanese ship Harusame

Japanese ship Harusame, currently operating in direct support to the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) counter-piracy task force, CTF-151, welcomed a senior representative from the EU’s Capacity… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

ESPS Rayo Welcomes EU Naval Force Commander aboard

On 18th February, EU Naval Force warship ESPS Rayo hosted the Force Commander, Rear Admiral Jonas Haggren. The Admiral was accompanied by a delegation of four officers from his multi-national Force… [[ This is...

Image of the Day: Sea Hawk Engages in VBSS Training

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Chargers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 14 hovers over Range Support Craft (RSC) 1 in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of San Diego. The HSC-14...

USS Antietam, JMDSDF Aim to Improve Regional Security

The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) hosted an Air Defense Syndicate along with U.S. Air Force and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) personnel, Feb. 19. Held… [[ This is a content summary...

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