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US Navy's Northrop-built MQ-8C Fire Scout completes sloped landing tests
24 October 2014 The US Navy's Northrop Grumman-built MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned aircraft has successfully completed precision sloped landing tests at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu,...

Navantia to conduct risk reduction design study on new Australian frigates
24 October 2014 Navantia has received a risk reduction design study contract from the Australian Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) for the SEA 5000 programme for new...

Textron to support US Navy's unmanned influence sweep system programme
24 October 2014 Textron Systems has been awarded a $33.8m contract by the US Navy to provide common unmanned surface vessel (CUSV) support to the unmanned influence sweep system (UISS)...

CAE to support New Zealand's SH-2G (I) helicopter training equipment
23 October 2014 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has awarded a contract to CAE to support its SH-2G (I) Super Seasprite helicopter synthetic training...

BAE to deliver additional Nulka decoy systems to US and Australian navies
23 October 2014 BAE Systems has been awarded a contract to produce additional rounds for Nulka active missile decoy...

Signalis and Atlas integrate new coastal surveillance security system
23 October 2014 Signalis has integrated Atlas Elektronik's Cerberus Mod 2 diver detection sonar (DDS) into its Styris integrated maritime surveillance and security...

US and South Korea navies start Exercise Clear Horizon 2014
22 October 2014 Maritime forces from the US and South Korean navies have commenced the annual bilateral Exercise Clear Horizon off the south of the Korean...

iRobot to upgrade US Navy's MTRS robots
22 October 2014 The US Navy's Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division has awarded a contract to iRobot to upgrade its transportable robotic...

US Navy christens and launches new USS Detroit LCS
21 October 2014 The US Navy has successfully christened its seventh littoral combat ship-7 (LCS-7) as USS Detroit, which was followed by its launch at Marinette Marine shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin,...

US Navy's E-2D aircraft set for deployment
21 October 2014 The US Navy Airborne Command Control and Logistics Wing's E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft has successfully achieved initial operational capability (IOC), paving the way for its operational...

UK's RFA Argus sails to Sierra Leone to fight Ebola
21 October 2014 The UK's Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessel (RFA) Argus has sailed from Falmouth to Sierra Leone, as part of the country's efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa....

UK MoD shortlists sites to store waste from decommissioned nuclear submarines
20 October 2014 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has shortlisted five nuclear facilities to store radioactive waste from the Royal Navy's decommissioned nuclear-powered...

Search continues for alleged underwater activity threat off Swedish coast
20 October 2014 Sweden has reportedly deployed helicopters, minesweepers and approximately 200 service personnel to search for suspicious foreign underwater activity off the Stockholm...

Raytheon signs US Navy's improved Laser Maverick missile contract
20 October 2014 Raytheon has received a $49.5m contract from the US Navy for the production of an improved version of laser-guided Maverick...

US Navy's second Triton UAS completes maiden flight
17 October 2014 The US Navy's second MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has successfully completed its maiden flight at Northrop Grumman's Palmdale facility in California, US, ahead of its flight to...

US MSC extends Erickson's replenishment and logistics services contract
17 October 2014 Erickson has been awarded a contract extension from the US Department of Defense (DoD) to deliver comprehensive replenishment and logistics services for the US Navy's Military Sealift Command...

US Navy receives first maritime signals intelligence system from Boeing
17 October 2014 The US Navy has taken delivery of the first Ship’s Signal Exploitation Equipment Increment F (SSEE-F) system, a maritime signals intelligence system developed by...

US Navy receives 18th Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft
16 October 2014 The US Navy has received its 18th P-8A Poseidon aircraft from Boeing, the fifth delivery this...

UTC's Cloud Cap Technology to support US Navy's ISR programme
16 October 2014 Integrated Surveillance and Defense (ISD) has selected UTC Aerospace Systems' Cloud Cap Technology TASE 400 imaging payloads to support the US Navy's intelligence, surveillance and...

Australia requests CIWS Block 1B Baseline 2 upgrade from US
16 October 2014 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of close-in weapon system (CIWS) Block 1B Baseline 2 upgrade kits and...

Warships start maritime module of Nato exercise
15 October 2014 Warships from the Nato Response Force (NRF) fleet are participating in the maritime module of Exercise Noble Justification in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic...


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