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Nigerian Navy foils hijacking attempt

The Nigerian Navy has prevented a hijacking attempt of a general cargo ship 16 nautical miles of the coast of Bonny, Nigeria. The attack took place on July 13, according to the IMB Piracy...

Airbus and Thai Airways discuss MRO joint venture

Key Points Airbus and Thailand’s national airline negotiate terms of partnership to support aircraft from eastern Thai airport Joint venture would be part of Thailand’s efforts to enhance MRO capability in the country Airbus...

Nuclear projects top UK MoD risk listing

Flagship UK nuclear submarine programmes are “unachievable” or “in doubt”, according to the 2017 report of the UK Infrastructure and Projects Authority. The report by the cross-governmental project watchdog, published on 18 July, “red...

Portuguese frigate NRP Corte Real completes refit

Portugal’s state-owned shipyard Arsenal do Alfeite has completed a major overhaul and dry-docking activities on the Portuguese Navy’s Vasco da Gama-class MEKO 200PN frigate NRP Corte Real (F 332). Dry docking began on 4...

German Kartellamt gives green light to K130 corvettes

On 19 July, the Kartellamt, Germany’s anti-trust authority, announced that it would not open legal proceedings against the plans for German Naval Yards (GNY) to join the established consortium of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS)...

Naval Base Kitsap Named Top U.S. Navy Installation

BREMERTON — Naval Base Kitsap recently was recognized as the top U.S. Navy base in the world, receiving the 2017 commander-in-chief’s award exemplary support of Department of Defense missions. Wi… …read more Read more...

Technology to Detect and Track Other Subs

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded BAE Systems a $4.6 million contract for its Mobile Offboard Clandestine Communications and Approach (MOCCA) program. The MOCCA program’s goal is to enable submarines...

US, India, Japan conclude major Bay of Bengal drill

Ships, submarines and aircraft from the U.S., India and Japan concluded their participation in the week-long Bay of Bengal exercise Malabar 2017 The exercise was designed to advance… [[ This is a content summary...

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