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HMCS Harry DeWolf conducts warm weather trials

After a month of conducting cold weather and ice trials off the coasts of Northern Labrador and Nunavut earlier this year, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Harry DeWolf found itself warm waters trials near Puerto Rico in late April. With the water...

3 NATO warships deploy to the Black Sea just before NATO Summit 2021

HMS Defender has completed NATO security operations in the Mediterranean and entered the Black Sea after a short visit to Istanbul. Dutch Navy frigate HNLMS Evertsen has been accompanying the British destroyer. One day after, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer...

Textron Systems delivers 3nd Ship to Shore Connector to the U.S. Navy

The US Navy accepted delivery of the next generation landing craft, Ship to Shore Connector (SSC), Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) 102, June 3. Delivery follows the successful completion of Acceptance Trials with the US Navy’s Board of Inspection and...

Indonesian Navy Conducts PASSEX with Republic of Singapore Navy

Indonesian Navy's KRI Diponegoro-365 held a passing exercise (PASSEX) with the Republic of Singapore Navy ship RSS Tenacious 71 on June 9 in the Java Sea, north of Bawean Island. During the exercise, ships carried out maneuvers and conducted...

F-35B lands on HMS Prince of Wales for the first time

Britain has taken a big step towards a two-strike carrier Navy with the debut of the F-35 Lightning aboard HMS Prince of Wales. The stealth fighter touched down for the first time on the deck of the second of Britain’s...

USMC Completes First AH-1Z Flight with Link-16

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) has successfully demonstrated in flight testing a two-way connection between the AH-1Z Viper helicopter and a ground station using new Link-16 hardware and software. Link-16 is part of a defined road map of...

A Big Step for US Navy Unmanned Programs: Unmanned EPF Apalachicola

Austal USA has secured a contract from the US Department of Defense to carry out the detailed design, procurement, production implementation, and demonstration of autonomous capability in Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) vessel 13 Apalachicola. This could be a...

Austal USA to design new rescue ship for the U.S. Navy

AUSTAL USA awarded a contract to design a new steel towing, salvage and rescue ship for the U.S. Navy Austal USA has been awarded a US$3.6 million functional design contract to prepare for construction of the new Navajo-class Towing, Salvage...

GDMS Receives $72.8M Contract to Retrofit Knifefish UUVs

General Dynamics Mission Systems announced today that it was awarded a $72.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to retrofit five Block 0 Knifefish surface mine countermeasure unmanned underwater vehicle (SMCM UUV) systems, which comprises 10 Knifefish SMCM vehicles....

Fincantieri launches the second OPV of Qatar, “Sheraouh Q62”

The technical launch of the second Musherib Class patrol vessel (OPV – Offshore Patrol Vessel) “Sheraouh”, ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition program, took place at the Muggiano (La Spezia) yard,...
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