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Barak 8 successfully completes trial

The Barak 8 naval surface-to-air missile system passed its first fully operational trial on 10 November, according to Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the system’s prime contractor. “All the weapon system’s components met the test’s...

HMS Triumph submarine to undergo eight-month refit

The UK Royal Navy’s seventh and last Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarine, HMS Triumph, is set to undergo an eight-month refurbishment programme in Faslane, UK. …read more Source:: Naval Technology (Naval)

White House Seeks $5 Billion More To Fight ISIL

The Obama administration on Monday sent Congress a $5.6 billion budget amendment, including $5 billion for the Defense Department, to fund war-related operations against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The...

NGC Appoints Todd Leavitt VP of Maritime Systems Business Unit

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has named Todd Leavitt, vice president of the company’s Maritime Systems business unit, effective immediately. In his new position, Leavitt will have executive responsibility for all Maritime Systems programs and...

USS Germantown Joins Blue Chromite

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) took part in the Blue Chromite 15 exercise on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan. Blue Chromite demonstrates the Navy and Marine Corps’ amphibious… [[ This is...

HMS Severn Rests in London, UK

HMS Severn a river class patrol vessel paid a six-day visit to London this week. HMS Severn is the second River-class built by Vosper Thornycroft at their Woolston yard and was commissioned on the…...

Montgomery (LCS 8) Christened

Austal and the Navy celebrated the christening of the future USS Montgomery (LCS 8) this morning as ship sponsor, Mary Blackshear Sessions, broke the ceremonial champagne bottle on the bow of the ship in...

Bulgarian Frigate Concludes Active Endeavour Support

Saturday, November 8, the Bulgarian Frigate VERNI concluded a more than a month‘s support to NATO‘s counter-terrorism Operation Active Endeavour (OAE). VERNI and her crew of 130 Sailors, under the… [[ This is a...

Swedish Navy Members Visit India

Rear Admiral Jon Thornqvist, Chief of Staff, Royal Swedish Navy along with his delegation is on an official visit to India from 09 – 13 Nov 14 to discuss existing bilateral ties and explore…...

Image of the Day: Ready for Takeoff!

An F-35C Lightning II carrier variant joint strike fighter is prepared for launch aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The F-35 Lightning II Pax River Integrated Test Force from Air Test… [[...

SUBPAC Meets Submarine Forces Executive Director

The new Submarine Forces executive director, Donald Hoffer, was introduced November 5 to the civilian workforce of Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (SUBPAC), gathered at Sharkey Theater aboard the… [[ This is a content...

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