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USS Carney conducts major integrated fire drill

Naval Station Rota Fire and Emergency Services, along with guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64), conducted a major integrated fire drill, August 29. This was the second integrated fire drill… [[ This is a...

HMS Argyll performs first Sea Ceptor firings

The UK Royal Navy (RN) Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll has successfully conducted first shipborne firings of the GWS 35 Sea Ceptor local area anti-air missile system. GWS 35 is being retrofitted to all...

BDL begins initial build of Astra Mk1 BVRAAM

India’s state-owned Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) has inaugurated a special production facility to manufacture an initial production batch of the indigenously-developed Astra Mk1 beyond-visual range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM). The production batch is intended to...

Thales, Poland to integrate rocket launchers onto Mi-24s

French firm Thales announced on 5 September that it had signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with Poland’s Air Force Institute of Technology to integrate air-launched rocket system on the Polish Army’s Mil Mi-24...

First Sea Ceptor firings from Type 23

Key Points HMS Argyll undertook first-of-class firings of the GWS 35 Sea Ceptor local area air defence system in July Sea Ceptor will replace the GWS 26 Mod 1 VL Seawolf point defence missile...

Governor Calls for New Navy Base in Alaska

Alaska’s governor wants the Pentagon to open a new U.S. Navy base in the state in response to North Korea’s nuclear threat. …read more Read more here:: Military.com (Naval)

Maharaja Lela Class Littoral Combat Ships

The Maharaja Lela Class littoral combat ships (LCS) are being built by Boustead Naval Shipyard (BNS) for the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN). …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

IAI delivers first domestically built LRSAM to Indian Navy

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has delivered the first indigenously manufactured long-range surface-to-air missile (LRSAM) to the Indian Ministry of Defence for use by the Indian Navy. …read more Read more here:: Naval Technology (Naval)

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