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US Navy receives latest version of RAM defensive missile from Raytheon
28 August 2014 The US Navy has taken delivery of the first Block 2 variant of Raytheon’s Rolling Airframe Missile system, which is designed to bolster vessel security against incoming airborne...

Carothers Construction wins NAVFAC F-35 hangar contract
28 August 2014 Carothers Construction has been awarded a design-build construction contract from the US Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast to build an aircraft maintenance hangar at...

Work on India’s domestic submarines underway
28 August 2014 Work under India’s project 75 indigenous submarine construction programme is currently underway at the Mazagon Docks in Mumbai,...

3D Systems supports USMC WarGame involving 3D printing and scanning
27 August 2014 The US Marine Corps (USMC) has contracted 3D Systems to support its personnel in incorporating new technologies to improve logistics and supply chain response capabilities, as part of...

QinetiQ’s new submarine air systems support female UK Royal Navy submariners
27 August 2014 QinetiQ, in collaboration with the UK Royal Navy, has developed and deployed new air systems that allow female submariners to serve on navy...

US and Chilean navies commit to further biofuel research
27 August 2014 The US Navy and the Chilean Navy have agreed to continue their mutual research on advanced alternative fuels for surface vessels and navy aircraft, strengthening the US military’s lead in...

GD wins US Navy contract to support LCS programme
26 August 2014 General Dynamics (GD) Bath Iron Works has received $100m contract from the US Navy to deliver planning yard services for the littoral combat ship (LCS) programme....

Australia seals US deal for first four P-8A aircraft
26 August 2014 The Australian defence minister senator David Johnston has said that a deal has been sealed with the US Navy for the procurement of the first four P-8A Poseidon multi-mission maritime...

Australian navy adds EW capability to Hobart air warfare destroyer
26 August 2014 The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has integrated a new electronic warfare (EW) system aboard the future guided missile destroyer Hobart to enhance its capability to detect and track...

World navies prepare for Kakadu 2014 maritime warfare exercise in Darwin
22 August 2014 Maritime forces from 15 coalition nations are set to take part in the 23rd Kakadu 2014...

Mexican Navy receives Beechcraft T-6C+ trainers and King Air 350ER aircraft
22 August 2014 Beechcraft has delivered two T-6C+ military trainers, in addition to a new King Air 350ER aircraft, to the Mexican Navy Secretaría de Marina...

Indian Navy set to commission new INS Kamorta stealth corvette
22 August 2014 The Indian Navy is set to commission the first domestically built INS Kamorta stealth anti-submarine warfare (ASW) corvette at the Naval Dockyard in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, on 23...

Northrop to upgrade C4I systems across US Navy fleet
21 August 2014 Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract by the US Navy to upgrade the cyber security, command and control, communications and intelligence (C4I) systems across the vessel...

Lockheed’s new maritime test bed helps US Navy in demo analytical capabilities
21 August 2014 Lockheed Martin has rolled out a new maritime test bed to demonstrate the use of data fusion, predictive analytics and other technologies from the US...

RAN’s first Nuship Canberra LHD begins final builder sea trials
21 August 2014 The Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) first of two landing helicopter dock (LHD) vessels, Nuship Canberra, has embarked on final builder sea trials, prior to its delivery to the Australian...

US Navy’s Pacific bases to conduct security exercise
21 August 2014 US Navy deployments across the Pacific Command area of responsibility, including Navy Region Japan, Joint Region Marianas and Navy Region Hawaii, are set to take part in Citadel Pacific...

BAE completes final hull section of HMS Prince of Wales
20 August 2014 BAE Systems has completed the final section of the hull for the UK Royal Navy's second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of...

US Navy to test Iron Man-type exoskeleton technology
20 August 2014 The US Navy has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin to evaluate and test Iron Man-type exoskeleton technology, which will be used to help the navy’s ship maintenance crew execute tasks...

Serco to support CIWS integration on US defence vessels
20 August 2014 Serco has been awarded a contract to support the installation of close-in weapons systems (CIWS) on US Navy and US Coast Guard (USCG) vessels and US Army...

US NSWC’s new patented electromagnetic technology to impact future capabilities
19 August 2014 US Navy officials have revealed that a new development in the patented electromagnetic technology will impact future military...

US Navy’s X-47B successfully conducts tests aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt
19 August 2014 The US Navy's unmanned X-47B has successfully completed a series of tests, operating safely and seamlessly with manned F/A-18s, aboard the navy’s fourth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS...


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