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  • 24 September 2009

    German Frigate to Receive GE Gas Turbine Engine

    The German Navy's F125 frigate will be powered by a LM2500 aero derivative gas turbine engine supplied by GE Marine Systems. With the turbine engine fitted, the Baden-Wurttemberg-class frigate will...

  • 24 September 2009

    US Navy Periscopes to get Hyperspectral Imaging System

    The US Navy has awarded a contract to Bodkin Design & Engineering to develop a hyperspectral-imaging system for naval periscopes to enhance target identification and tracking. The system will be...

  • 24 September 2009

    Moroccan Air Force to Receive Lockheed Sniper Pods

    The Royal Moroccan Air Force will receive Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods from Lockheed for its newly purchased F-16 block 50 aircraft. The pod is fitted to the aircraft to aids...

  • 23 September 2009

    German Navy’s New Supply Ship Gets MTU Engines

    The German Navy has awarded a contract to engines and propulsion systems supplier Tognum to provide MTU Series 8000 engines for the navy’s new combat group support vessel, the Bonn....

  • 23 September 2009

    BAE Wins Missile Launch Canister Contract

    The US Navy has awarded a $41.1m contract for the procurement of missile launching canisters, which provide safe storage, transport, and launch capabilities for the mk41 vertical launching system (VLS),...

  • 23 September 2009

    GD Begins Building US Navy’s 12th Dry Cargo Ship

    Construction on the USNS William McLean, the navy's 12th dry cargo ship, has begun by General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. USNS William McLean is the...

  • 23 September 2009

    Australia Accepts Missile-Armed HMAS Newcastle

    The Australian FFG upgrade programme has moved a step forward with the navy's acceptance of the final Adelaide Class guided missile-armed frigate HMAS Newcastle (FFG-06) ahead of schedule from Thales...

  • 22 September 2009

    New Restraint System for US Naval Aircraft Crew

    The US Navy has awarded a $12m contract to the engineering company Wolf Technical Services to design and develop a new restraint system for crew members of both fixed and...

  • 22 September 2009

    Indian Navy to Commission INS Shivalik

    The Indian Navy is all set to officially commission the indigenously built multirole frigate INS Shivalik to add to the navy's growing warfare capabilities. The 5,300t frigate is currently undergoing...

  • 22 September 2009

    UK Willing to Axe Fourth Nuclear Submarine

    UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown is expected to announce to the UN Security Council that the government is willing to cut the UK's fleet of Trident missile-carrying submarines from four...

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