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PLA Navy Gets New Nuclear Submarine

A new nuclear submarine has been turned over to the People’s Liberation Army Navy, one of the largest State-owned naval shipbuilding enterprises revealed on Tuesday, but experts believe that this submarine is not the...

Leonardo to modernise Portuguese Black Shark torpedoes

The Portuguese Ministry of National Defence granted approval for the Portuguese Navy to award Leonardo a maximum EUR7.1 million (USD8.4 million) contract to modernise its Black Shark heavyweight torpedoes on 21 September. Upgrade work...

DSEI 2017: SRS details Fusion hybrid UUV

Strategic Robotic Systems (SRS) presented its Fusion hybrid unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) system at DSEI 2017. In the military sphere the Fusion system has applications in mine countermeasures, port and harbour security, and ship...

First Egyptian Gowind corvette handed over

French shipbuilder Naval Group (formerly DCNS) handed over the first of four Gowind 2500 corvettes to Egypt in Lorient on 22 September. “Delivered just 36 months after the order was placed, the corvette ENS...

BAE Systems proposes ‘digital shipyard’ for Australia

BAE Systems Australia has outlined a plan to invest AUD100 million (USD80 million) in a new “digital shipyard” in Adelaide, South Australia, if it is selected to build Future Frigates for the Royal Australian...

Two collisions: What’s going on in the Pacific?

One marine tragedy involving the collision of a naval surface warship with a commercial merchant vessel is a curiosity. Two such ocean collisions in a short time span is an amazement. …read more Read...

Adelaide to have Australia’s 1st digital shipyard

BAE Systems Australia will transform Australia’s shipbuilding industry through the development of a digital ship yard in Adelaide, if selected to build nine Future Frigates for Australia. The Company will facilitate transfer to Australia...

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