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USN deploys USS New Orleans and USS America to Japan

The US Navy (USN) has announced the deployment of a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock vessel and of its lead America-class amphibious assault ship to the Japanese coastal city of Sasebo to become part...

KAI to update Link 16 datalink for RoKAF’s FA-50 aircraft

South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has signed a contract with Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) to update the Link 16 tactical datalink system for the Republic of Korea Air Force’s (RoKAF’s) fleet of...

Indian MoD says 180 defence deals signed since 2014

The Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed more than 180 contracts in the past five years, the Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on 5 December. In a press release intended to highlight...

While Navy Looks At CR Anomalies, Marines Expect None

A top Navy official confirmed the service is examining anomaly requests for a possible longer-term continuing resolution (CR) while a Marine Corps official expected no anomalies for his service. Lt. Gen. Eric Smith, Commanding...

LM Continues Partnership with Spain for Future Frigates

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently signed a contract with Navantia to equip five new F-110 multimission frigates and their land-based test site (Centro de Integración de Sistemas en Tierra or CIST) – with Lockheed...

Photo: USS Harry S. Truman transits Atlantic Ocean

The eighth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, USS Harry S. Truman, transits across the Atlantic Ocean as part of the support of the U.S. 6th Fleet. The Harry S. Truman Carrier...

Fairbanks Morse to power US Navy’s sixth ESB ship

Marine propulsion specialist Fairbanks Morse has been awarded a contract to build and deliver the four main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) for the sixth ship in the US Navy’s Expeditionary Transfer… [[ This is...

Northern Fleet Naval Aviation re-organised

Two aviation regiments have been re-established at the Russian Northern Fleet’s main air base near Murmansk on the Kola Peninsula as a major re-organisation of the country’s naval aviation branch continues to be rolled...

Navy to Christen Littoral Combat Ship Mobile

(NNS) — The Navy will christen its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Mobile (LCS 26), during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony Saturday, Dec. 7, in Mobile, Alabama. U.S. Rep. Bradley...

Sailor medevaced from US destroyer off Washington

A Sailor from a US Navy destroyer was medevaced by a Coast Guard aircrew off the coast of Washington on December 3, 2019. As informed, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received an…...

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