Royal Navy's Martlet missile makes Type 23 frigate debut

The missile will defend against small boat attacks.

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Brazil carries out third test of MANSUP anti-ship missile

The Brazilian Navy has carried out a third test launch of the MANSUP anti-ship missile on July 10, targeting the ...

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"World's largest aluminium OPV" ready for launch

French shipbuilder OCEA is ready to launch the 84-meter offshore patrol vessel OPV 270 for the Philippines Coast ...

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Greece gets green light to buy seven MH-60R helos

The US State Department has cleared Greece to buy MH-60R multi-mission helicopters with support equipment under a ...

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First UK P-8A Poseidon starts test flights

The UK’s first Poseidon MRA Mk1 (P-8A) maritime patrol aircraft has completed its first flight, marking ...

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US Navy's 13th EPF to be named USNS Apalachicola

The 13th vessel in the US Navy’s Spearhead-class of expeditionary fast transport (EPF) ships will be named ...

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HMAS Ballarat returns from drug-busting Middle East mission

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat returned to its Perth homeport on July 14, following a nine-month ...

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UK sending HMS Duncan to Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions

The UK is sending Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan to the Persian Gulf in the wake of an escalation of tensions in the ...

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Defence Safety Conference 2019

The Defence Safety Conference returns to London this October as the only event solely dedicated to enhancing safety across all aspects of defence.

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PACIFIC 2019

As the only comprehensive international exhibition of its kind in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, PACIFIC 2019…

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Maritime Information Warfare 2019

SMi’s Maritime Information Warfare conference is returning to London…

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France launches attack submarine Suffren

Suffren boats will be more silent, durable, and deadly than their predecessors.

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Malaysia's second Keris-class LMS Sundang launched in China

The Royal Malaysian Navy’s second Keris-class littoral mission ship (LMS) was launched in Wuhan, China, by ...

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Dutch Navy modernizing support, hydrographic ships

The Netherlands defense ministry has awarded Dutch shipbuilder Damen a contract for the refit and upgrades of three ...

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USS John F. Kennedy receives final piece of its flight deck

The US Navy’s newest, digitally-built, aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) now has a complete flight ...

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HMS Lancaster set to return to fleet after 2-year overhaul

Royal Navy frigate HMS Lancaster is preparing to welcome crew back on board, two years after starting her overhaul ...

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Italian Navy Special Forces receive new fast boat

Italian Navy special forces – the Operational Raiders Group (Gruppo Operativo Incursori) – received the first of ...

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HMS Montrose protects British tanker from IRGC boats

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose has chased off five Iranian Revolutionary Guards vessels trying to impede the ...

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ECA Group contracted for Chilean submarine systems upgrades

CS Simpson (SS 21)

The Chilean Navy has awarded French defense contractor ECA Group a contract to upgrade the steering consoles of ...

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USS Ross returns from eighth forward-deployed patrol

US Navy destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) returned to its Spanish homeport at Naval Station Rota on July 7, completing ...

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Second Indian submarine rescue system passes sea trials

The Indian Navy’s second submarine rescue system has passed first sea trials, seven months after it was ...

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Another Australian company gets Type 26 supplier contract

An Adelaide-based composite materials developer has become the latest Type 26 global combat ship supplier, the ...

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Internal leak prompts HMS Queen Elizabeth to return to port

Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth made a surprise return to Portsmouth on July 9, despite having been ...

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13-nation naval exercise concludes in Chile

Navy ships and sailors from 13 nations completed UNITAS, the world’s longest running multinational maritime ...

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US Navy's MQ-8C unmanned helicopter reaches IOC

MQ-8C Fire Scout, the US Navy’s new unmanned helicopter, has reached initial operational capability (IOC) ...

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UK investing in further laser weapon development

Computer Generated Image illustrating the use of DEW on a Type 26 Frigate

The MoD has earmarked £130m for three Directed Energy Weapons demonstrators.

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Poland launches third navy tug Mieszko

Polish shipbuilder Remontowa Shipbuilding hosted a naming and launching ceremony for the Polish Navy’s third ...

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USS Normandy forced to break off COMPTUEX

US Navy’s Ticonderoga-class cruiser USS Normandy returned to its Norfolk homeport on July 6, less than a day ...

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USNS Comfort arrives in Peru

US Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Callao, Peru, for the second port visit of its 2019 ...

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