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  • 13 October 2009

    Japan to End Naval Refuelling Mission in Afghanistan

    The Japanese Navy will terminate a naval refuelling mission in support of US led operations in Afghanistan as the mandate expires in January 2010, according to Defence Minister Toshimi Kitazawa....

  • 13 October 2009

    Irus Group to Implement Budgeting Software for US Navy

    The US Navy has awarded a contract to business intelligence solutions provider Irus Group to implement IBM Cognos TM1, a complete business analytics management application, at all Navy locations. Under...

  • 13 October 2009

    Pakistan Begins Readiness Exercise

    The Pakistan Navy has emabarked on Seaspark 2009, a large scale maritime exercise in the North Arabian Sea intended to assess the fleets operational readiness During the six-week period, all...

  • 12 October 2009

    Iranian Navy Deploys Supersonic Fighter Jets

    The Iranian Navy has launched two indigenous supersonic fighter jets named Saeqeh and two gunships named Tiztak in order to enhance their naval defence capabilities. Iranian Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi...

  • 12 October 2009

    Russian Navy Test-Fires RSM-50 Missiles

    The Russian Navy has test-fired two RSM-50 submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) from the northern Pacific Ocean to the Kanin peninsula in north-west Russia. The RSM-50 is a two-stage, liquid propellant...

  • 12 October 2009

    Supercarrier USS Ronald Reagan Anchors at Pearl Harbor

    The US Navy's Nimitz Class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan has successfully completed a two-month deployment with the navy's Fifth Fleet, and will arrive in Pearl Harbor today. During...

  • 12 October 2009

    Navy to Begin Retests on USS Independence

    Test trials on the US Navy's Independence Class littoral combat ship (LCS) are scheduled to begin this week. The LCS underwent first sea trials to test its top speed of...

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