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Navantia lays keel for first RAN replenishment vessel

Spanish shipbuilder Navantia held a keel-laying ceremony for the first of two auxiliary oiler replenishment (AOR) vessels ordered by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) at its Ferrol yard on 17 November. According to Navantia...

Argentina loses contact with one of its submarines

The Argentine Navy has lost contact with one of its submarines: the TR 1700-class boat ARA San Juan . The last communication with the vessel was on the morning of 15 November and there...

Queen Elizabeth to formally join fleet

The UK Royal Navy’s first Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier is to complete its contractors’ sea trials and formally join the fleet on 7 December. UK defence secretary Gavin Williamson made the announcement on 16...

Northrop Grumman takes aim at GPS countermeasures with ASAF

Northrop Grumman has demonstrated a software capability that fuses data from multiple sensors, enabling aircraft to operate safely in a GPS-denied environment. The tests, conducted earlier in 2017 for the US Office of Naval...

Navy SEAL Dies During Dive Accident in Zanzibar

One of the Navy’s elite special operators was killed during a reported spearfishing accident in Africa earlier this month. …read more Read more here:: Military.com (Naval)

US, Japan kick off their premier naval exercise in Pacific

Ships from the US Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) on November 16 started the 2017 edition of their bilateral maritime field training exercise simply dubbed ‘Annual… [[ This is a content summary...

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