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US Navy awards $103m contract to GD for Virginia-class submarine services

The US Navy has awarded a $102.8m contract modification to General Dynamics (GD) Electric Boat to deliver services for Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack...

US Navy awards $103m contract to GD for Virginia-class submarine services

US and UK marines conclude Exercise Blue Raptor

The US Marine Corps (USMC) and the UK Royal Marines have successfully completed Exercise Blue Raptor, which has been designed to enable them to enhance their capabilities during joint...

US and UK marines conclude Exercise Blue Raptor

India successfully test fires nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile

India has successfully tested its surface-to-surface, nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile, at its full range of 350km from naval ship INS Subhadra in the Bay of...

India successfully test fires nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile

DLS to demonstrate enhanced communications capabilities on MIDS JTRS

Data Link Solutions (DLS), a joint-venture between BAE Systems and Rockwell Collins, is set to test enhanced communications capabilities between fifth and fourth generation fighter...

DLS to demonstrate enhanced communications capabilities on MIDS JTRS

Mexican Navy’s C295W tests capabilities in hot and high conditions in Bolivia

The Mexican Navy's (SEMAR) Airbus C295W aircraft has successfully conducted flight tests to demonstrate its capabilities in hot and high conditions in El Alto, La Paz,...

Mexican Navy’s C295W tests capabilities in hot and high conditions in Bolivia

USMC awards EMD phase contract of ACV 1.1 to BAE Systems’ team

BAE Systems, along with teammate Iveco Defence Vehicles, has been awarded a $103.7m contract by the US Marine Corps (USMC) to carry out the engineering, manufacturing, and development (EMD)...

USMC awards EMD phase contract of ACV 1.1 to BAE Systems’ team

Thales subcontracted to support Nato’s ballistic missile defence capability

Thales has been subcontracted by Leidos to support Nato's ballistic missile defence (BMD) architecture on the Integrated Test Bed in Hague, the...

Thales subcontracted to support Nato’s ballistic missile defence capability

Austal launches US Navy’s Independence-variant future USS Omaha (LCS 12)

Austal has launched the US Navy's Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Omaha (LCS 12), at the company's...

Austal launches US Navy’s Independence-variant future USS Omaha (LCS 12)

French aircraft carrier conducts first operations against IS

The French Defense ministry has announced that the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle has launched operations against Islamic State (IS) targets in Iraq for the first...

French aircraft carrier conducts first operations against IS

Alion contracted to support USMC weapon systems modernisation efforts

Alion Science and Technology has received a contract to support weapon system modernisation efforts for the US Marine Corps...

Alion contracted to support USMC weapon systems modernisation efforts

Construction begins on Australia’s third air warfare destroyer

The construction on the Royal Australian Navy's (RAN) third air warfare destroyer, the future HMS Sydney, has started with the keel laying ceremony, marking significant progress on the Air...

Construction begins on Australia’s third air warfare destroyer

US Navy’s MQ-4C Triton UAS begins operational assessment

The US Navy's MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial system (UAS) has started operational assessment (OA) at the NAS Patuxent River in Maryland, US, as part of preparations to support milestone C review...

US Navy’s MQ-4C Triton UAS begins operational assessment

GE to develop rotary frequency converter for HMS Queen Elizabeth

General Electric (GE) has been selected by the UK's Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to develop a rotary frequency converter (RFC) for the Royal Navy's first Queen Elizabeth-class...

GE to develop rotary frequency converter for HMS Queen Elizabeth

US Navy completes free-flight test of network-enabled Harpoon missile

A new network-enabled AGM-84N Harpoon Block II+ missile system has successfully completed a free-flight test at the US Navy's Sea Range at Point Mugu,...

US Navy completes free-flight test of network-enabled Harpoon missile

US Navy to commission newest Freedom-variant LCS, USS Milwaukee

The US Navy is set to commission its newest Freedom-class littoral combat ship, USS Milwaukee (LCS 5), on 21 November at Veterans Park on Milwaukee’s...

US Navy to commission newest Freedom-variant LCS, USS Milwaukee

US deploys AV-8B Harrier jets to support fight against ISIL

The US has deployed AV-8B Harriers fighter jets to support Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) in its fight against the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in...

US deploys AV-8B Harrier jets to support fight against ISIL

South Korea seeks $110m sale of UGM-84L Harpoon Block II missiles from US

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified Congress about a potential $110m foreign military sale (FMS) of UGM-84L Harpoon Block II missiles to the Republic of Korea...

South Korea seeks $110m sale of UGM-84L Harpoon Block II missiles from US

UK MoD awards £1.3bn contract to build Royal Navy’s fifth Astute submarine

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a £1.3bn contract to BAE Systems to build the fifth Astute-class attack submarine, Anson, for the Royal...

UK MoD awards £1.3bn contract to build Royal Navy’s fifth Astute submarine

USS Ronald Reagan CSG and JMSDF begin Annual Exercise 16

The US Navy's Nimitz-class nuclear-powered supercarrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) Carrier Strike Group (RRCSG) has kicked off Annual Exercise 16 (AE16) with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense...

USS Ronald Reagan CSG and JMSDF begin Annual Exercise 16

Construction begins on US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) destroyer

Construction on the US Navy's future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) has started with a keel laying ceremony held at General Dynamics' Bath Iron Works...

Construction begins on US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) destroyer

Raytheon delivers modular scalable sonar system for DARPA’s ACTUV programme

Raytheon has delivered its fifth-generation hull-mounted modular scalable sonar system (MS3), developed for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) anti-submarine warfare...

Raytheon delivers modular scalable sonar system for DARPA’s ACTUV programme