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

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

US MSC extends Erickson's replenishment and logistics services contract
Friday, October 17, 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's second Triton UAS completes maiden flight
Friday, October 17, 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 Navy receives first maritime signals intelligence system from Boeing
Friday, October 17, 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
Thursday, October 16, 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
Thursday, October 16, 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
Thursday, October 16, 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
Wednesday, October 15, 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...

ST Marine christens Royal Navy of Oman's first patrol vessel
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) has christened the Royal Navy of Oman's (RNO) first of four Al-Ofouq-class patrol vessels as Al Seeb, following its keel laying on 29 March 2013...

Babcock starts HMS Montrose upgrade programme
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Babcock has started upgrade and improvement works on the UK Royal Navy's Type 23 Duke-class frigate HMS Montrose, at its Devonport Royal...

Multinational Task Group Exercise set to begin on 20 October
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Maritime forces from the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), the US Navy and Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force are set to take part in the Task Group Exercise (TGEX), which will be held off the coast...

US Navy christens new Virginia-class attack submarine
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 The US Navy has christened its newest Virginia-class SSN 793 attack submarine as USS Oregon at Battleship Oregon Memorial in Portland,...

Australian Defence Force successfully tests BAE's laser-guided rocket
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 The Australian Defence Force has successfully tested BAE Systems' advanced precision-kill weapon system (APKWS) laser-guided rocket at the Woomera Prohibited Area test range in South...

Fincantieri launches new Italian Navy submarine
Monday, October 13, 2014 Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has launched the third of four U212A Todaro-class submarines, Pietro Venuti, for the Italian...

US Navy commissions new amphibious assault vessel USS America
Monday, October 13, 2014 The US Navy has commissioned its new America-class USS America (LHA 6) amphibious assault ship in San Francisco,...

Construction starts on UK Royal Navy's new patrol vessels
Monday, October 13, 2014 BAE Systems has started construction on the first of three new offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) for the UK Royal Navy at its Govan facility in Glasgow,...

BAE Systems installs upgraded combat system on HMS Ocean
Friday, October 10, 2014 BAE Systems has deployed a new shared infrastructure system on the UK Royal Navy’s amphibious assault ship HMS Ocean (L12), marking a vital move in the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) initiative for...

DARPA awards contracts for maritime UAS and SideArm systems
Friday, October 10, 2014 The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded contracts to AeroVironment and Aurora for the development of a new class of an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) and a...

BAE delivers Australian Navy's first LHD vessel
Friday, October 10, 2014 BAE Systems has delivered the first of two landing helicopter dock (LHD) vessels, Nuship Canberra, to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), paving the way for its planned commissioning next...


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