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Samseer M

French Navy tests Rafale’s RBE2 active electronically-scanned array radar

The French Navy has successfully completed the test of Rafale’s new RBE2 active electronically-scanned array (AESA) radar during actual close air support (CAS) and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) combat missions over Iraq.

US Navy’s DESRON 26 completes exercise with Chinese Navy

The US Navy’s Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 26 has successfully completed group sail and passing exercise (PASSEX) with the China’s People’s Liberation Army-Navy (PLA-N) off the coast of Florida.

Italian Navy to receive seven patrol ships from Fincantieri consortium

The organisation for joint armament cooperation (OCCAR) has ordered one more multipurpose offshore patrol ship (PPA) from the Raggruppamento Temporaneo di Impresa (RTI) consortium for the Italian Navy.

US and Canadian navies conduct task group exercise

The US Navy’s Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) has a conducted task group exercise (TGEX) with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) off the coast of Southern California.

SAIC to provide technical services for US Navy’s SSC Pacific

Science Applications International (SAIC) has secured a contract from the US Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) to provide technical services for its shipboard, submarine, shore and airborne platforms.

Alion to support US Navy’s submarine mechanical and electronics systems

Alion Science and Technology has received an indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity contract from the Mid Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) in Norfolk, Virginia, US.

US Navy conducts test flight of a Trident II D5 Missile

The USs Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) has conducted a successful test flight of a Trident II D5 Missile aboard the navy’s Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine (SSBN), the USS Kentucky.

Serco amends ACPB contract with Australian Government

Serco has reached an agreement with the Australian Government to amend the terms of its contract to provide in-service support to the fleet of Armidale-class patrol boats (ACPB).

US and Korean navies conduct Exercise Clear Horizon 2015

The navies of the US and the Republic of Korea (ROK) have started the annual bilateral training event, Exercise Clear Horizon 2015, in a bid to improve cooperation and enhance capabilities in mine countermeasure operations.

HMS Richmond rescues over 130 migrants in Mediterranean Sea

The UK Royal Navy frigate HMS Richmond has rescued more than 130 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea as part of a day-long operation by European navies.