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Indian Government approves Israeli Barak missile procurement
29 September 2014 The Indian Government has reportedly approved the procurement of Israeli Barak-I surface-to-air anti-missile defence (AMD) systems for integration into navy...

Northrop wins supply support contract from US Navy
29 September 2014 Northrop Grumman has received a contract from the US Naval Supply Systems Command's NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support facility to deliver performance-based logistics (PBL) supply...

Raytheon signs US Navy’s Tomahawk missile procurement contract
29 September 2014 Raytheon has been awarded a contract by the US Navy to procure Tomahawk Block IV tactical cruise missiles for the current year, along with an option for the following...

Canada seeks Mk-48 Mod 7 AT torpedo kits from US
26 September 2014 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a possible sale of 12 Mk-48 Mod 7 Advanced Technology (AT) torpedo conversion kits and associated equipment,...

Babcock successfully designs weapon handling system for South Korean submarine
26 September 2014 Babcock has successfully designed the weapon handling system (WHS) for integration into the South Korean Navy's Chang Bogo-class Jangbogo III...

Damen delivers new flagship steel-hulled clipper to Oman Navy
26 September 2014 The Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) has taken delivery of the new Damen-built three-masted RNOV Shabab Oman II steel clipper at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding in Vlissingen, the...

US Navy's USS Coronado successfully test-fires Norwegian strike missile
25 September 2014 The US Navy’s second Independence-class littoral combat ship (LCS), USS Coronado (LCS 4), has successfully test-fired the Kongsberg naval strike missile (NSM) during missile testing missions...

Boeing and Liquid Robotics join forces to produce maritime surveillance technologies
25 September 2014 Boeing has collaborated with unmanned ocean vehicles manufacturer Liquid Robotics to build integrated technologies for deployment in anti-submarine warfare, maritime domain awareness and...

DSIT signs sonar order from undisclosed navy customer
25 September 2014 DSIT has received a contract from an undisclosed Mediterranean navy customer for the delivery of its AquaShield diver detection sonar (DDS)...

Construction begins on US Navy's Arleigh Burke-class Ralph Johnson destroyer
24 September 2014 Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has started construction on its 30th Arleigh Burke-class Aegis guided-missile destroyer, Ralph Johnson (DDG 114), which...

German Navy grounds half of helicopters over cracks in tails
24 September 2014 The German Navy has reportedly grounded approximately half of its helicopters after detecting a 20cm rip on the tail of one of the...

Supacat launches beach recovery vehicle concept at Land Forces 2014
24 September 2014 Supacat has launched its new beach armoured recovery vehicle (BARV) concept at the ongoing Land Forces 2014 defence exhibition in Brisbane,...

Russian Navy's Mistral-class vessel completes tests
23 September 2014 The Russian Navy's first Mistral-class helicopter carrier, Vladivostok, has successfully completed a series of...

Lockheed wins USMC air operations system support contract
23 September 2014 Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract by the US Marine Corps (USMC) to modernise and maintain its virtualised theatre battle management core system...

US Navy completes third underway recovery test for Nasa's Orion programme
23 September 2014 The US Navy's amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) has successfully completed the third underway recovery test (URT-3) for Nasa's Orion...

US Navy's new Virginia-class submarine SSN 792 christened
22 September 2014 The US Navy has christened its newest Virginia-class attack submarine as USS Vermont (SSN 792), making it the first vessel named for Vermont since 1920, following the decommissioning of the...

New Zealand's Anzac frigates to be equipped with Thales' SMART-S Mk2 radar
22 September 2014 Thales Nederland has been awarded a contract by Lockheed Martin Canada to deliver SMART-S Mk2 radars and 3D surveillance radar for integration into Royal New Zealand Navy...

GD to build mission computers for US Navy’s F/A-18 jets
22 September 2014 The US Navy has awarded a contract to General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GD ADS) to build Type-3 advanced mission computers (AMC) for deployment in the F/A-18 E/A-18G Super...

VSTEP delivers simulators to Bulgarian Naval Academy
19 September 2014 VSTEP has delivered and deployed two new simulators at the Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy in Varna, Bulgaria, which will be used to train the academy’s naval and merchant marine...

US Navy’s Triton UAS successfully completes debut cross-country flight
19 September 2014 The US Navy’s MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has successfully completed its first cross-country ferry flight from California to Maryland,...

Sparton and USSI to deliver sonobuoys to ERAPSCO
19 September 2014 ERAPSCO / Sonobuoy, a joint venture between electronics manufacturing firm Sparton and Ultra Electronics (ULE) subsidiary USSI, has awarded subcontracts worth $13.3m to its parent...


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