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First Brazilian-built, Riachuelo-class submarine takes shape

On 11 October, the Brazilian Navy and Itaguaí Construções Navais (ICN) will achieve a major milestone in the first domestic construction of the Riachuelo-class S-BR (Submarino Brasileiro) diesel-electric submarine, when the final union of...

Canada orders ship-to-shore connectors

Montreal-based shipyard Navamar Inc has been awarded a CAN12 million (USD9 million) contract to build five ship-to-shore connector systems for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). Awarded after a competitive process as part of the...

Hensoldt launches new South African unit

Hensoldt, a Germany-based firm that makes sensors for defence and security forces, has combined its two South African entities into a new single unit, Hensoldt South Africa, to increase collaboration among the sites and...

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US Navy turns to drones to battle corrosion

The US Navy is looking to employ unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) as another tool in its inventory for the management of corrosion on its ships. In a recent demonstration, a UAV launched from the...

NATO ships visit New York ahead of ASW drill off Canada

Ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group One (SNMG1) wrapped up a four-day visit to New York on September 3 after previously completing their first series of training events since arriving in… [[ This is...

US Marines load testing JLTVs on ships

The US Marine Corps (USMC) has begun load testing Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTVs) on different vessels in preparation for deploying the Humvee replacement around the globe. The service recently announced that marines from...

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