North Korea has threatened Guam before, but until now it has always seemed...
Tip of the spear: the global importance of America’s Guam base
North Korea has threatened Guam before, but until now it has always seemed a hollow threat; Kim Jong Un’s ramped-up and revitalised missile programme has changed all of that. Dr Gareth Evans takes a closer look at the strategic US base.
Oshkosh to deliver additional P-19R ARFF vehicles to USMC
The US Marine Corps (USMC) has awarded a $19m delivery order to Oshkosh Defense for the supply of additional 31 units of P-19R aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles.
Is the UK naval shipbuilding industry ready for a ‘renaissance’?
The UK Defence Secretary has promised a ‘renaissance’ in British maritime power with significant investment across the board. But with the budget heavily dented by new carriers and replacement for Trident, is the money there for investment in key areas? Dr Gareth Evans reports.
Guyanese Light Patrol Vessels (PLG)
The Guyanese light patrol vessels are designed by naval architecture and engineering company Bureau Mauric and built by French shipbuilding company Socarenam at its shipyard in Saint-Malo, France.
HMNZS Aotearoa Logistics Support Vessel
HMNZS Aotearoa is a new Polar-class logistics support vessel being built by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN), as part of the Maritime Sustainment Capability (MSC) project.
Understanding acoustic signatures
Australia’s Defence Science and Technology Group has invested several years into developing a tool to model acoustic signatures for all classes of naval vessels. Acoustic signatures allow friendly forces to recognise their own vessels, but can also give away position. Claire Apthorp finds out how new modelling is improving the safety of military vessels at sea.
NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka contracts NIPPI for PMI requirements of F/A-18 aircraft
The US Navy's Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Yokosuka has awarded a contract to Japanese company NIPPI for planned maintenance interval (PMI) requirements of the F/A-18 and EA-18G aircraft inducted at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni.
September’s top stories: Naval Group / Fincantieri merger, Rolls-Royce autonomous ship
The French and Italian governments are considering a possible merger of Naval Group and Fincantieri, Rolls-Royce has unveiled plans to develop an autonomous single-role naval vessel and GD won $5.1bn design contract for the US Navy's lead Columbia-class submarine. Naval-technology.com wraps up key headlines from September 2017.
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