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Russia preparing legal action over French Mistral halt

Russia is preparing legal action against France over the country’s halt in the delivery of the Mistral-class landing helicopter dock (LHD) Vladivostok , Russian sources have told IHS Jane’s . “We hope that despite...

Saab to overhaul Swedish Navy’s HMS Halland submarine

Saab has been awarded a contract by the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to carry out refurbishments on the Swedish Navy’s Gotland-class submarine HMS Halland. …read more Source:: Naval Technology (Naval)

LCS Test-Fires New Norwegian Missile

The Navy test-fired a Norwegian long-range precision strike missile from the deck of its Littoral Combat Ship to assess whether the weapon should be permanently integrated onto the ship …read more Source:: DoD Buzz...

Navy Sends Rescued Fishermen $37 Million Bill

NORFOLK, Va. — When the Navy helicopter approached Bob and Doug McKenzie’s lifeboat, they felt only gratitude at their impending rescue, after the brothers’ fishing boat caught fire and they were forced to abandon...

New EDGE Facility to Enhance Canadian Navy Capabilities

General Dynamics Canada announced the opening of the 17th EDGE facility in the EDGE® Innovation Network. The new Undersea Warfare EDGE Innovation Centre in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, will become… [[ This is a content...

Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 16 Indian Poachers

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 16 Indian fishermen along with 04 Indian fishing trawlers poaching in Sri Lankan waters. The poachers were conducting the illegal ops north-west of Kareitivu when they… [[ This is a...

Xenonics Awarded $1 M in Purchase Orders

XENONICS HOLDINGS, INC. (OTCQB:XNNH) announced today that it has been awarded purchase orders valued at approximately $1 million primarily from the U.S. Navy for its NightHunter high-intensity illumination devices. The initial shipment of approximately...

Raytheon’s SM-2 AURs Ordered for DDG 1000 Vessels

Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded an $8 million modification to a previously awarded contract for 18 SM-2 Block IIIA All-Up-Rounds for DDG 1000 class ships. Most of… [[ This is a...

Australian Chief of Navy Visits Vietnam

Australian Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, recently wrapped up a busy inaugural visit to Vietnam where he met a number of government and military officials across the country. Flying… [[ This is...

US Navy Awards Maintenance Deal for Its Survey Ships

3PSC, LLC, Norfolk, Virginia, is being issued a $14,9 million modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise a 182-day option for the operation and maintenance of five… [[ This is a content...

USCG Cutter Rush Returns from Deployment

The crew of US Coast Guard Cutter Rush returned to its homeport Honolulu, Hawaii, following a successful 72-day deployment in the Central and Western Pacific, Monday. Rush departed in July… [[ This is a...

SURFREM Takes First Steps during Valiant Shield 2014

In the midst of the year’s largest U.S. military exercise, Asia’s forward-deployed destroyer squadron is taking steps to ensure surface warfare readiness by leading the Navy in the… [[ This is a content summary...

SURFREM Takes First Steps during Valiant Shield 2014

In the midst of the year’s largest U.S. military exercise, Asia’s forward-deployed destroyer squadron is taking steps to ensure surface warfare readiness by leading the Navy in the… [[ This is a content summary...

Sri Lanka Navy Rescues Indian Fishermen

Sri Lanka Navy patrol craft attached to the Northern Naval Command on routine patrol rescued four Indian fishermen. The Indian fishing vessel ran-aground in the seas south of Delft on 28th… [[ This is...

HMS Westminster Ends London Visit

London’s affiliated warship, UK Navy’s HMS Westminster, spent six days in the nation’s capital where the ship’s company visited the Tower of London, took part in a Freedom of the City parade,… [[ This...

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