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Iranian Navy conducts exercise in the Caspian Sea

The Iranian Navy kicked off "Sustainable Security 1400" in the Caspian Sea on Wednesday. According to Tasnim agency, the drill involves various assets and equipment of the Iranian Navy, including corvettes, aircraft and helicopters, naval drones, electronic warfare systems, as...

How do submarines communicate with the outside world?

Communication with submarines is a field within military communications that presents technical challenges and requires specialized technology. Because radio waves do not travel well through good electrical conductors like salt water, submerged submarines are cut off from radio communication with their command authorities at ordinary radio frequencies. Submarines can surface and...

U.S. Navy Awards Northrop Grumman $115 Million Contract For DoN LAIRCM

The U.S. Navy recently awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $115 million production contract for U.S. Department of the Navy’s Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (DoN LAIRCM) systems. Northrop Grumman was also awarded additional contracts recently including integration, sustainment, and support...

Vittoria Shipyard launches OPV P71 for Malta

Vittoria Shipyard launched the Maltese Armed Forces' biggest patrol vessel, OPV P71, on February 27, during a ceremony that took place in the facilities of the Venetian company. The ceremony was attended by the shipyard's president, Luigi Duò, and AFM...

U.S. Navy Conducts Test of Blue Water UAS

U.S. Naval Air Force Atlantic conducted a test of a logistics Unmanned Air System prototype over Naval Station Norfolk on Feb. 21, 2021. The long-range cargo transport, dubbed Blue Water UAS, is designed to operate with Naval Forces that...

Lockheed Martin delivers HELIOS Laser Weapon System to the U.S. Navy

According to a press release shared by Lockheed Martin on 11th January, the U.S. Navy will field the first acquisition program to deploy the High Energy Laser with Integrated Optical-dazzler and Surveillance or HELIOS, a laser weapon system with...

Brazil’s first submarine of Prosub program completes first independent dive successfully

The Riachuelo, the first Brazilian submarine in the Prosub program, successfully completed her first independent dive down to safety depth during the night of Friday to Saturday, off Sepetiba Bay near Rio, Naval Group announced. A success eagerly awaited by...

Russian warships visit Pireaus port of Greece in Mediterranean deployment

The Russian Northern Fleet’s large anti-submarine warfare ship Vice-Admiral Kulakov and support vessels called at a Greek port to replenish supplies and make ceremonial visits, the Fleet’s press office and Greek Embassy of Russia announced on 19th October. "Today the...

PLAN Type 051B Destroyer Shenzhen 167 after modernization

Chinese CCTV-7 TV recently released the video of Type 051B Destroyer Shenzen 167 after its modernization. During the modernization period, the destroyer upgraded with 16 container launchers for YJ-12 supersonic anti-ship missile. https://youtu.be/1BcoSQEUiq4

Russia to reinforce Pacific Fleet with 6 new diesel-electric submarines

Six Project 636.3 diesel-electric submarines will join Russia’s Pacific Fleet soon, Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov said on 21st May. "In the short term, the submarine forces of the Pacific Fleet will receive a series of six Project 636.3...

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