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South Korean navy receives second PKX-B missile craft

Key Points HHIC has delivered the second PKX-B attack craft on order for the Republic of Korea Navy The vessel will strengthen the service’s defences against swarm attack tactics South Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy...

Norway disposes of stored C-130H aircraft

The Norwegian Defence Material Agency (NDMA) announced on 25 November that it has sold five Lockheed Martin C-130H Hercules aircraft to US firm Coulson Aviation. Under the deal, the aircraft will be sold for...

GAO: Navy’s Shipyard Plan May Cost Billions More

A new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report said the Navy’s estimates for its shipyard infrastructure plan could create risks that may add billions to the total cost. The GAO Report published Monday, Naval Shipyards:...

Spencer Out as SecNav, SecDef Recommends Norway Ambassador

Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly has become Acting Secretary in the wake of Richard Spencer’s resignation over the handling of the Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher’s case, the Pentagon said Sunday. “Secretary of...

Navy Secretary Spencer’s Last Interview

On Saturday night, as the White House and Pentagon mulled Richard Spencer’s fate, he chatted with reporters and enjoyed the end of a security conference in Halifax. Things were about to change. …read more...

Japan, US Navy conclude major bilateral drill ANNUALEX

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and US Navy assets from Commander, Task Force (CTF) 72, completed their largest bilateral exercise, ANNUALEX, in the Sea of Japan Nov. 21. From CTF-72,… [[ This is...

Spencer Fired As SecNav, Three Different Stories Why

Ambassador to Norway Ken Braithwaite will be nominated as the new Secretary of the Navy, according to a statement by Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman, breaking a pattern where President Trump elevates a deputy and...

US Navy secretary ousted, possible successor named

US President Donald Trump tweeted on 24 November that he plans to nominate US Ambassador to Norway Kenneth Braithwaite to be US Navy secretary, replacing Richard V. Spencer, who was ousted earlier in the...

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Raytheon gets $97 million SPY-6 radar contract modification

Raytheon, leading global defense company providing innovative military systems, has been awarded a $97,3 million U.S. Navy contract modification for newest SPY-6 radar work. The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Friday that the...

Navy Official Explains Navy Working Out USV Details

Last week a Navy official explained how the service envisions using unmanned surface vessels (USVs) and how prototyping efforts are helping to flesh out operations. Rear Adm. Casey Moton, program executive officer for Unmanned...

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