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US Navy’s first F-35C fleet soon to complete final at-sea developmental test phase
30 August, 2016
The US Navy’s first fleet of seven F-35C Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft is set to successfully complete the third and final round of at-sea developmental testing, DT-III, aboard...
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US Navy opens new submarine firefighting trainer in Guam Tuesday, August 30, 2016 The US Naval Submarine Training Center Pacific (NSTCP) detachment has opened the new Mobile Trainer (MT) 1000 submarine firefighting trainer on Polaris Point in Guam,...

UK Navy’s HMS Daring destroyer to join fight against ISIS in Gulf Tuesday, August 30, 2016 UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has announced that the Royal Navy’s Daring-class, Type 45 anti-air warfare destroyer HMS Daring (D32) has been deployed in the Gulf to join the fight against...

Deals this week: Lockheed Martin, US State Department, and Raytheon Friday, August 26, 2016 Lockheed Martin has been contracted to deliver COMBATSS-21 battle management systems to the US Navy frigates for...

Northrop Grumman and USMC complete GWLR design reviews Friday, August 26, 2016 Northrop Grumman and the US Marine Corps (USMC) have successfully completed preliminary and critical design reviews of the ground weapon-locating radar (GWLR) mode software update for the...

Qatar requests purchase of Mk-V fast patrol boats from US Friday, August 26, 2016 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of Mk-V fast patrol boats, equipment, training, and...

USMC receives 50th KC-130J Super Hercules aerial refueller Friday, August 26, 2016 The US Marine Corps (USMC) has received its 50th KC-130J Super Hercules aerial refueller at the Lockheed Martin facility....

FarSounder to provide sonars for Australian Navy’s Paluma-class vessels Thursday, August 25, 2016 FarSounder has been contracted to provide four complete FarSounder-1000 systems and spare parts as part of an upgrade programme of the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) four Paluma-class...

ViaSat to support US Navy's joint ultra high frequency satcom system Thursday, August 25, 2016 ViaSat has been contracted by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) to support the US Navy's joint ultra high frequency (UHF) military satellite communications (satcom)...

New Zealand Government approves purchase plans for new naval ship Thursday, August 25, 2016 The New Zealand Government has approved plans to acquire a new ship for littoral operations, in a bid to enhance the country’s naval...

North Korea test fires submarine-launched ballistic missile Wednesday, August 24, 2016 North Korea (DPRK) has reportedly fired a KN-11 ballistic missile from a submarine towards...

India and France to launch probe over Scorpene submarine data leak Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Indian and French authorities will launch an investigation into the reported leak of documents related to Scorpene...

HII to modernise US Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S Truman Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding has been contracted by the US Navy to conduct nuclear propulsion and complex modernisation work on the Nimitz-class aircraft...

US Navy and Australia sign cooperation agreement to develop alternative fuels Tuesday, August 23, 2016 Australia’s Queensland and the US Navy have signed a cooperation agreement to support and advance projects and initiatives related to alternative fuels...

Historic England produces digital 3D model of Jutland ship HMS Falmouth Tuesday, August 23, 2016 Historic England has produced a digital model of the UK Royal Navy’s Town-class light cruiser HMS Falmouth, which was sunk by German U-boats during the First World War Battle of...

USS Fort Worth heads to San Diego after repairs to its propulsion systems Tuesday, August 23, 2016 The US Navy’s Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) has set sail towards its homeport in San Diego, California, following the completion of repairs to its propulsion systems...

Construction of light towers for UK Navy’s Queen Class aircraft carriers nears completion Monday, August 22, 2016 Construction work on the new navigation light towers in Portsmouth harbour for the UK Royal Navy’s two Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) aircraft carriers is set to be completed...

US Navy christens new expeditionary fast transport vessel USNS Yuma Monday, August 22, 2016 The US Navy has christened its new expeditionary fast transport vessel as USNS Yuma (EPF 8), at Austal’s Mobile, Alabama...

Raytheon to manufacture Kongsberg NSM launchers in US Monday, August 22, 2016 Raytheon has been contracted to manufacture Norwegian-developed naval strike missile (NSM) launchers at its production facility in Louisville, Kentucky,...

UK’s Dstl selects QinetiQ to support demonstration of unmanned systems Friday, August 19, 2016 The UK's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has awarded a contract to QinetiQ to deliver Phase three of a multinational demonstration of unmanned and autonomous systems, as part...

Report: North America expected to be the biggest market for global military simulation and virtual training Friday, August 19, 2016 North America is expected to have the biggest share of 36.1% in the global military simulation and virtual training market between 2016 and 2026, says a report by Strategic Defence...


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