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Australia leaning towards buying Soryu-class subs

Key Points Australian officials are leaning towards replacing the Collins-class submarine fleet with Soryu-class boats bought from Japan The purchase would end submarine construction in Australia and the opposition Labor Party has said it...

KDB considers sale of DSME, KAI stakes

The state-owned Korea Development Bank (KDB) is considering the sale of its major stakes in Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI), a source with direct knowledge told IHS Jane’s...

DRS wins ship self-defence hardware contract from US Navy

DRS Technologies has been awarded a contract from the US Navy to deliver command and control hardware products for ship self-defence system mark two (SSDS) on its aircraft carriers and amphibious assault vessels. …read...

Big Data over Limited Networks

This paper examines the emergence of Big Data repositories and the particular problems that are encountered when these data sources need to be transmitted over limited military networks. …read more Source:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Tetra Tech Wins $23.6 Mi US Navy Environmental Contract

Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today it has been awarded a five-year, $23.6 million single-award contract with the U.S. Navy to assess and mitigate environmental impacts from expanded training grounds at the Marine...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 43

In this issue: The US military’s green energy research, advances in regenerative medicine for injured soldiers, the US Air Force’s vintage bomber upgrades, optionally manned capabilities for legacy systems, the BMD potential of the...

SSK Scorpene Class Attack Submarine

The Scorpene submarine has been jointly developed by DCNS of France (formerly DCN) and Navantia (formerly Bazan, then Izar) of Spain. Two Scorpene submarines were ordered by Chile. The vessels replace two Oberon Class...

Russia successfully tests Bulava missile aboard new nuclear submarine

Russia has successfully tested the new Bulava (SS-NX-32) intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from the White Sea aboard the yet to be commissioned new-generation nuclear-powered Borei-class submarine, Vladimir Monomakh, Russian Defence Ministry … …read more...

India receives fifth Boeing P-8I maritime patrol aircraft

The Indian Navy has taken delivery of its fifth P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft from Boeing, which would support the navy’s maritime patrol requirements. …read more Source:: Naval Technology (Naval)

BAE starts assembly phase of HMS Prince of Wales

BAE Systems has successfully docked the hull sections of the UK Royal Navy’s second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, at its Rosyth shipyard, marking the commencement of the carrier’s assembly phase....

Navy Poised To Complete Intranet Transition

The Navy is set to complete the transition to the next generation of the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) by Oct. 1 and is still cramming to complete the process to meet that target...

New Combat Ship Briefing Delayed

One of the most eagerly-anticipated stories in naval circles this fall is what findings and recommendations a special US Navy task force has come up with for a new small surface combatant (SSC) warship....

Assembly Begins On HMS Prince of Wales

Construction of HMS PRINCE OF WALES, the second of two new aircraft carriers for the UK Royal Navy, has moved forward with the docking of two of the ship’s largest hull sections – Lower...

Pakistan Navy Foils Terrorist Attack on Naval Base

The Pakistan Navy last night revealed it had foiled a waterborne terrorist attack on a naval facility in Karachi on Sept. 6, killing two of the attackers and apprehending four more. …read more Source::...

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