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  • 11 October 2009

    Malaysian Navy to Replace Burnt Landing Craft

    The Royal Malaysian Navy's (RMN) biggest landing craft the KD Sri Inderapura, which caught fire recently, will be replaced by a new landing craft, according to the defence minister. The...

  • 11 October 2009

    Russian Navy to Purchase 24 MiG-29K Fighter Aircraft

    The Russian Navy plans to purchase at least 24 MiG-29K (Fulcrum-D) fighter aircraft, worth $1bn, to be deployed on the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier,. Currently operational Sukhoi Su-33 (Flanker-D) carrier-based...

  • 11 October 2009

    CPI to Support US Navy’s Aegis Weapons System

    The US Navy has awarded a contract to CPI International subsidiary, Communications & Power Industries to support Aegis weapons system aboard navy vessels. Under the $4.9m one-year contract, the company...

  • 11 October 2009

    Babcock to Renovate Royal Navy’s HMS Argyll

    UK Royal Navy warship HMS Argyll is ready to undergo a major £19m refit by Babcock International, based at Rosyth in Fife. Under the one-year renovation contract, the missile system...

  • 11 October 2009

    India Plans to Test-Fire Brahmos Missiles in December

    India is planning to test-fire the 290km-range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a submarine off the coast of Orissa in mid-December 2009. BrahMos has been developed under a joint venture...

  • 8 October 2009

    Iraqi Navy Receives Second Fincantieri Patrol Boat

    The Iraqi Navy has received the second of four patrol vessels from shipbuilding company Fincantieri's shipyard in Muggiano. The €80m project for four patrol boats also includes the provision of...

  • 8 October 2009

    French Navy to Add Three Multimission Frigates

    The French Navy has awarded a contract to naval defence company DCNS for the delivery of three additional FREMM (frégate Européen multimission) frigates taking the total order to 11 warships....

  • 8 October 2009

    Iranian Navy to Launch Medium Submarines

    The Iranian Navy intends to launch medium class, 500t submarines over the next two years according to the navy's lieutenant commander for self-sufficiency Admiral Farhad Amiri. Amiri said that the...

  • 8 October 2009

    Israeli Navy Asks Germany to Finance Sixth Submarine

    The Israeli Navy has asked Germany to finance another Dolphin Class submarine, which will be built at the German shipbuilding company Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft (HDW). Germany has paid for five previously...

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