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DRS wins ship self-defence hardware contract from US Navy
12 September 2014 DRS Technologies has been awarded a contract from the US Navy to deliver command and control hardware products for ship self-defence system mark two (SSDS) on its aircraft carriers and...

China demonstrates new HongQi-10 naval missile defence system
12 September 2014 China has rolled out the new HongQi-10 surface-to-air missile system, which is claimed to be capable of trimming down the threat from low-altitude anti-ship missiles and...

Construction begins on Singapore Navy’s first littoral mission warship
12 September 2014 The Republic of Singapore Navy's (RSN) has started construction on the first of eight littoral mission vessels (LMVs) with the keel laying at Singapore Technologies (ST) Marine in...

Russia successfully tests Bulava missile aboard new nuclear submarine
11 September 2014 Russia has successfully tested the new Bulava (SS-NX-32) intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from the White Sea aboard the yet to be commissioned new-generation nuclear-powered...

India receives fifth Boeing P-8I maritime patrol aircraft
11 September 2014 The Indian Navy has taken delivery of its fifth P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft from Boeing, which would support the navy's maritime patrol...

BAE starts assembly phase of HMS Prince of Wales
11 September 2014 BAE Systems has successfully docked the hull sections of the UK Royal Navy's second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, at its Rosyth shipyard, marking the commencement...

US Navy demonstrates Tomahawk Block IV missile enhancements
10 September 2014 The US Navy has successfully completed back-to-back flight trials of the Raytheon-built Tomahawk Block IV missile cruise missile to demonstrate its recent software improvements....

Australia may upgrade its naval fleet with Japanese submarines
10 September 2014 The Australian Government is planning to spend nearly A$20bn ($18.7bn) to procure 10 Japanese-built Soryu-class submarines, in a bid to upgrade its naval fleet and replace the aging...

US Pacific Command forces to conduct Valiant Shield 2014 exercise
10 September 2014 The US Pacific Command Forces will conduct Exercise Valiant Shield (VS) 2014 on Guam and around the Marianas Island Range Complex from 15 to 23...

USMC bolsters non-lethal potential with new flashbang launcher
09 September 2014 The US Marines' (USMC) II and III Marine Expeditionary Forces, Reserve Units and Marine Corps Forces Central Command are being equipped with a new flashbang launcher, which would boost...

CACI to further support NAVSEA’s LCS programme
09 September 2014 CACI International has received a contract from the US Navy to continue offering logistics and acquisition management support to the Naval Sea Systems Command's (NAVSEA) programme executive...

Russian jets fly over Canadian Navy’s HMCS Toronto vessel in Black Sea
09 September 2014 The Royal Canadian Navy's Halifax-class frigate HMCS Toronto (FFH 333) has been circled by two Russian Air Force aircraft during its participation in the Sea Breeze 2014 (SB14) training...

Fincantieri delivers Kalaat Beni-Abbes LPD to Algerian Navy
08 September 2014 Italian shipbuilding firm Fincantieri has delivered the new Kalaat Beni-Abbes amphibious vessel to the Algerian Navy at its Muggiano Shipyard....

US Navy’s USS Coronado LCS conducts firing exercises
08 September 2014 The US Navy's second Independence-class littoral combat ship (LCS), Coronado (LCS 4), has successfully fired its weapon system Mk110 57mm gun for the first time, as part of sea frame...

Exercise Sea Breeze 2014 set to begin
08 September 2014 Multinational maritime exercise Sea Breeze 2014 (SB14) is set to begin in the north-western part of the Black Sea, and focuses on establishing and securing maritime safety zone in the crisis region....

Navies of Singapore and China carry out bilateral exercise in East China Sea
05 September 2014 Warships of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and China's People's Liberation Army (PLA Navy) have successfully carried out bilateral naval exercises in the East China...

World navies begin Exercise Kakadu war drills at sea
05 September 2014 Maritime personnel from the Asia Pacific and Indian Ocean regions have successfully completed the initial sea phase of the 23rd Kakadu maritime warfare exercise being conducted by the...

Canada’s DRDC selects SeeByte for SeaRobotics unmanned surface vehicles
05 September 2014 Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) has awarded a contract to SeeByte for the integration of its SeeTrack Neptune software onto the agency's SeaRobotics family of general...

Northrop completes preliminary design review of E-2D Aerial Refueling
04 September 2014 Northrop Grumman, along with the US Navy, has successfully completed preliminary design review (PDR) of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aerial refuelling system, paving way for the system’s...

Indian Navy commissions new INS Sumitra
04 September 2014 The Indian Navy has officially commissioned the new generation INS Sumitra naval offshore patrol vessel (NOPV) built by Goa Shipyard (GSL) at Chennai, India, bolstering its maritime...

France withdraws plans to deliver Mistral-class vessel to Russia
04 September 2014 France has reportedly withdrawn its earlier plans to deliver two controversial Mistral-class warships to the Russian Navy next month, citing conditions as being 'not right' for deliveries...


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