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Journalists Top Gear Filmed Russian Top Secret Nuclear Sub

Journalists “Top Gear” filmed russian Top secret nuclear sub Project 210 Losharik. On the shores of the White Sea motorists magazine staged a photo session, passing at the same time remembering the innocent passage...

US Navy Christening Fifth Joint High Speed Vessel

The Navy will christen the future USNS Trenton (JHSV 5) Jan. 10 during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony in Mobile, Alabama. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Virginia...

UK looks to examine enhanced active soft-kill decoy

Key Points Selex ES contracted to undertake risk reduction work on an upgraded version of the UK RN’s Mk 251 ADR The nine-month contract is valued at GBP1.2 million Selex ES has been contracted...

South Korea to establish submarine command

Key Points South Korea’s navy is to set up a formal command in anticipation of a larger submarine fleet The move could pave the way for improvements in organisation and effectiveness The Republic of...

Austal launches sixth Australian Cape-class patrol boat

Key Points The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) is set to receive its sixth Cape-class patrol boat by mid-2015 The new vessel will further bolster the service’s role in Australia’s ‘Sovereign Borders’...

Boeing completes P-8A aircraft deliveries to US Navy

Boeing has successfully delivered the last P-8A Poseidon aircraft to the US Navy, marking the completion of eight deliveries on time and on budget. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Marotta to support Lockheed’s LRASM development programme

Lockheed Martin has selected Marotta Controls to support the development of the long-range anti-ship missile (LRASM), which is being undertaken in collaboration with Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Department of the Navy...

Most Read News, January 5 – 11, 2015

2014 Battle “E” Winners Announced Vice Adm. Michael J. Connor, Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic (COMSUBLANT), has announced the winners of the 2014 Battle Efficiency (Battle “E”) competition. HMS… [[ This is a content summary...

USS Kauffman Heads for Her Final Deployment

The guided-missile frigate USS Kauffman (FFG 59), departed Naval Station Norfolk today for the ship’s final deployment and will operate in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of responsibility…. [[ This is a content summary...

Philippine Navy to Commission Two Attack AW-109s by May

The two AgustaWestland AW-109 “Power” attack helicopters of the Philippine Navy (PN) will be commissioned this coming May.This was disclosed by PN spokesperson Col. Edgard Arevalo. “No date of commissioning yet but the target...

New Reactor Cores Key To Ohio Replacement Subs

WASHINGTON NAVY YARD: One of the most secretive agencies in the Navy didn’t just invite reporters to its headquarters: It offered them cookies and cake. The agency? The Navy Nuclear Propulsion Program. The occasion?...

Chinese Naval Ships to Visit Portsmouth, UK

Three Chinese Naval ships will arrive in Portsmouth next week for a formal visit aimed at enhancing military understanding between the UK and China. Chinese Ambassador Liu Xiaoming and hundreds of… [[ This is...

Submarine’s Crew Celebrate Divisions in Scotland

Escaping the elements are the men of Her Majesty’s Ship Victorious, charged with the most important task among the Royal Navy’s many missions around the globe: the nation’s continuous at sea… [[ This is...

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