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ORBIT to Supply OceanTRx4 Maritime VSAT Systems to Asian Navy

Netanya, Israel – ORBIT Communication Systems Ltd., a leading provider of mission-critical communication solutions for land, sea and air platforms, announced today that it has received an order to supply its new OceanTRx™4 maritime...

Chairman of EU Military Committee Visits Orion Detachment

On Saturday 31 January the Chairman of the EU Military Committee, General Patrick de Rousiers, visited the Spanish Maritime Patrol Aircraft ‘Orion’ Detachment based in Djibouti. The General was… [[ This is a content...

HII Buys Engineering Solutions Division

Huntington Ingalls Industries has acquired the Engineering Solutions Division of The Columbia Group, a leading designer and builder of unmanned underwater vehicles for domestic and international… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

USNS Spearhead Enters Dakar, Senegal

The Military Sealift Command’s joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) entered Dakar, Senegal, on January 29. USNS Spearhead is currently deployed as part of the U.S. 6th Fleet area of… [[ This is...

Three Nations Meeting in Navantia

Navantia hosted a meeting with the Spanish Navy, the Australian Navy, the Norwegian Navy and the Norwegian Defence Logistic OrganizatioN (NDLO) in Ferrol Shipyard last week. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Korean Forces Strengthen Ties with EUNAVFOR

On Thursday 29 January the EU Force Commander, Rear Admiral Guido Rando, welcomed the Commander of the Korean Escort Task Group 17 and Commanding Officer of ROKS Dae Jo Yeong, Captain Sun-Woo Hwang,… [[...

Northrop Grumman Continues Production of ALMDS

Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a contract from the U.S. Navy for the continued production of the AN/AES-1 Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS). The contract includes the production… [[ This is a content...

CTF-150 Commander Visits Jordanian and British Forces

Commodore Brian Santarpia from the Royal Canadian Navy, the current Commander of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150), recently returned to the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) headquarters in Bahrain… [[ This is a content summary...

Northrop Grumman Bags LCS Mission Packages Contract

Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $21.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy for two additional Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) mission packages. As the mission package integrator, the company… [[ This is a content...

EU Force Commander Boards Chinese CNS Linyi

On Friday 30 January the EU Force Commander, Rear Admiral Guido Rando, visited the Commander of the Chinese Escort Task Group 547, Rear Admiral Jiang Gouping, on board the Chinese flagship, CNS… [[ This...

Future Nuclear Propulsion Officers Tour USS Russell

A group of 18 college students from around the country who are interested in the Navy’s Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate (NUPOC) program visited the guided missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG 59)… [[ This is...

USS Gridley Stays Prepared

Carrying a load of guns aboard a vessel requires some serious maintenance. Given its massive weapon, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) undergoes such maintenance… [[ This is a content summary...

PHIBRON 1 Gets New Commander

Capt. Keith G. Moore relieved Capt. Malcolm H. Potts as Commander, Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 1 at a change of command ceremony aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18),… [[ This...

Teledyne buys Bowtech

US company Teledyne Technologies has bought UK underwater camera maker Bowtech, the company announced on 3 February. Financial terms were not disclosed. Bowtech, which specialises in making cameras and lighting systems to be used...

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