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  • 25 October 2009

    Calspan to Modify Saab 340 for Naval Training

    The US Navy has awarded a $5.6m contract to Calspan's flight research group to modify the Saab 340 twin-engine turboprop aircraft used to train navy pilots. Under the contract, the...

  • 25 October 2009

    Lebanese Navy Receives Inflatable Boats from the US

    The Lebanese Navy has been given eight rigid-hulled inflatable boats from the US in a bid to strengthen its capacity to defend the country's borders. RHIB are high-speed, high-buoyancy all...

  • 22 October 2009

    Indian Navy to Get Dedicated Satellite

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to launch a dedicated geostationary satellite for the Indian Navy in 2010, with a footprint across the Indian Ocean region. Defence minister...

  • 22 October 2009

    GE to Provide Video Borescope Sets for US Navy

    The US Navy has awarded a contract to GE Inspection Technologies for the procurement of up to 1,600 common video borescope sets (CVBS). The navy uses CVBSs while afloat and...

  • 21 October 2009

    Advanced Arresting Gear Testing Completed

    The US Navy's future generation arresting system for aircraft carriers known as advanced arresting gear (AAG) has completed its first phase of extended reliability testing (ERT). During the first phase...

  • 21 October 2009

    US Navy’s BAMS-D Aircraft Completes First Mission

    The US Navy's broad area maritime surveillance demonstrator (BAMS-D) unmanned aircraft successfully completed its first deployment to Central Command. During its eight-month deployment, the BAMS-D flew over 60 flights providing...

  • 21 October 2009

    Spain Launches First Naval Action Ship

    The Spanish Navy has launched the first of its four maritime action ships, the P41 Meteor, at San Fernando-Puerto Real shipyard in Spain. P41 Meteor will undergo missions including protection...

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