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Indonesia, South Korea sign up for next phase of KFX programme

South Korea and Indonesia have signed a joint engineering and development agreement for the Korean Fighter Experimental (KFX) 4.5-generation fighter, the Defense Acquisition Program Administration in Seoul announced on 6 October. The agreement, which...

US approves JASSM sale to Poland

The US Congress approved a possible sale to Poland for 40 AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles (JASSMs) and Polish Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Block 52 fighter aircraft upgrades on 2 October. Poland has requested a...

Greece commissions second Type 214 submarine

On 6 October the Hellenic Navy held the naming, flag-raising and launching ceremony for HS Pipinos (S-121), its second Type 214HN-class submarine, at the Hellenic Shipyards’ Skaramangas yard. Having completed its harbour acceptance trials,...

Video feature: Royal Navy’s HMS Artful makes first dive

The Royal Navy’s third Astute-class submarine has successfully completed her first dive, a major milestone for the vessel before it begins sea trials next year. The nuclear-powered submarine slipped beneath the waters in a...

VIDEO – ONR demonstrates new swarming boat technology

The US Office of Naval Research (ONR) has unveiled new technology which will enable any unmanned surface vehicle (USV) to autonomously act with others as a swarm to attack hostile vessels. The system, known...

SPINNER-High-Frequency Rotary Joints

SPINNER is the leading European manufacturer of high-frequency rotary joints, and has more than 40 years of experience in the industry. …read more Source:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Northrop demonstrates new mine detection system for US Navy

Northrop Grumman, together with the US Naval Forces Central Command, has successfully demonstrated the capabilities of a mine-hunting unmanned surface vehicle (MHU) integrated with the AQS-24A mine detecting sensor system. …read more Source:: Naval...

UK Royal Navy to support US forces in fight against IS

The UK Royal Navy has deployed its Type 45 Daring-class anti-air warfare destroyer, HMS Defender, to join the US Navy carrier task group in the Gulf and support the international coalition fighting against Islamic...

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USCG Rescues Five

US Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued five boaters Saturday after their boat capsized in Lockwoods Folley Inlet near Holden Beach, North Carolina. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina… [[ This is a content summary...

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