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France orders eight diving tenders

France’s Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA) has ordered eight new diving tenders from Merré Shipyard for operation by the French Navy, the French Ministry of the Armed forces announced on 15 January. Under the...

New Russian amphibious ship prepares for acceptance trials

Shipbuilders and state acceptance trials for Russia’s latest amphibious ship are to be combined to speed the vessel’s entry into navy service. The Project 11711 large landing ship Pyotr Morgunov completed the first phases...

HII, Rafael appoint several executives

US shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) and Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems have recently announced several key personnel appointments. HII has named Matt Needy as vice-president of navy programmes in its Newport News Shipbuilding...

HII, Rafael appoint several executives

US shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) and Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems have recently announced several key personnel appointments. HII has named Matt Needy as vice-president of navy programmes in its Newport News Shipbuilding...

Egypt inaugurates major Red Sea base complex

Egypt formally inaugurated a strategically significant new base complex on 15 January in an event attended by high-ranking dignitaries from allied Arab states. Berenice (Barnis) Military Base is located on the Red Sea coast...

Egypt inaugurates major Red Sea base complex

Egypt formally inaugurated a strategically significant new base complex on 15 January in an event attended by high-ranking dignitaries from allied Arab states. Berenice (Barnis) Military Base is located on the Red Sea coast...

Navy Pushes LSC Back Again To Late 2020s

A Navy official said the service is pushing back acquiring the future Large Surface Combatant (LSC) again to the late 2020s. Officials had previously said they hoped to have the LSC on contract by...

Australia – Australia Surface Combatant (ASC) Program

­­­The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Australia of long lead items, engineering development activities, and other defense services to support the Australian Surface Combatant Program for...

Raytheon delivers 10th AN/AQS-20C minehunting sonar to US Navy

Critical technology for “in-stride” mine countermeasure mission Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered its 10th AN/AQS-20C minehunting sonar system to the U.S. Navy. The sonar-towed body was officially transferred to the Naval Surface Warfare Center,...

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