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Last two French FREMM ASW frigates prepared for Aster 30 missile

Bretagne and Normandie, the last two of the French Navy’s six Aquitaine-class FREMM (frégate européenne multi-mission) anti-submarine warfare (ASW) frigates, have been equipped with extended-length vertical launchers to enable them to fire the MBDA...

First FREDA frigate takes shape

The first of two air-defence variant FREMM (frégate européenne multimissions) frigates for the French Navy is set for launch in the first half of 2019, according to shipbuilder Naval Group. The ship, to be...

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Lord OKs F-35 Operational Test And Evaluation

PENTAGON: It’s official — the F-35 will begin operational test and evaluation next month, marking one of the most significant transitions for the closely watched program. Next summer, presuming no show stoppers appear during...

Aussies At Impasse With France Over New Sub; Japan May Win

France and Australia must resolve major differences over the Aussie’ new submarine program before a new Australian government is elected next year, and the most obvious alternative is Japan. …read more Read more here::...

Canadian Halifax-class frigates to receive ASW upgrades

The Royal Canadian Navy has given the go-ahead for the Underwater Warfare Suite Upgrade (UWSU) of its Halifax-class frigates with a contract award to General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada. The… [[ This is a content...

HII wraps up sale of Avondale facility

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has completed the sale of HII’s Avondale facility to Avondale Marine, a joint venture between terminal operator T.P. Host and real estate firm Hilco Redevelopment… [[ This is a content...

ECA Group unveils new USV INSPECTOR 120

ECA Group has released a new USV INSPECTOR 120 as a part of its robotic and autonomous systems for naval applications, including mine counter measures. The new generation of minehunters carries… [[ This is...

US Coast Guard NSC home after seizing 10 tons of cocaine

US Coast Guard’s national security cutter USCGC Strato returned home after a deployment in which operations spanned from the Arctic Ocean to the coasts of South America. Stratton’s crew began… [[ This is a...

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