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May 27, 2015
Britain, Lockheed pick airborne surveillance system for aircraft carriers
London (UPI) May 26, 2015
An airborne surveillance and control system is to be fitted onto British Royal Navy Merlin helicopters to protect new aircraft carriers and other assets. The Thales systems to be fitted onto specially adapted Merlin helicopters are the new variations of its Searchwater radar and Cerberus mission system, Thales said. "Thales' winning solution will maximize the re-use of the Ministry of Defense's existing investment in equipment, training and expertise by upgrading, updating and adapting a ... read more

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US affirms 'ironclad' promise to defend Philippines

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Austal USA Shipyard launches new JHSV for Navy
A sixth joint high speed vessel for the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command has been launched by Austal USA Shipyard. ... more
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Keel laid for new submarine
A keel laying ceremony has been held by the U.S. Navy for its 16th Virginia-class nuclear submarine, the future USS Indiana. ... more
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UK serviceman in custody over nuclear subs safety 'flaws' leak
A junior British serviceman who published allegations of safety and security lapses around Britain's submarine-based nuclear missile defence system is now in military police custody, the Royal Navy said Tuesday. ... more
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South Australia lobbies European naval shipbuilders
European naval shipbuilders are being lobbied by an Australian state government to construct locally any future vessels for the Australian Navy. ... more
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India launches anti-submarine warfare corvette
A fourth anti-submarine warfare corvette for the Indian Navy was launched Tuesday by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd in Kolkata, India. ... more
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Rolls-Royce says to cut 600 jobs at marine unit
British engines maker Rolls-Royce on Monday announced plans to cut 600 jobs at its struggling marine division that has been hit by sliding oil prices. ... more
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UK serviceman alleges safety 'flaws' on nuclear subs
A junior British serviceman who published allegations of safety and security lapses around Britain's submarine-based nuclear missile defence system said Monday he would hand himself in and was expecting to be jailed. ... more
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South Korea launches new submarine
Daewoo Shipbuilding Engineering has launched a Type 214 submarine for the South Korean Navy, the service's sixth submarine. ... more
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Trinidad and Tobago order patrol ships
Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards is to build a dozen vessels for the Trinidad and Tobago Defense Force, the company announced. ... more
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Contract awarded for building Turkish Navy LPD
Turkish shipyard Sedef is to construct the country's first Landing Dock Platform under a contract awarded by the state defense procurement agency. ... more
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Israel buying German corvettes
Israel is acquiring four advanced Sa'ar-class corvettes from Germany over the next five years under a $480 million deal signed on Monday. ... more
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After 252 years, English warship to be recovered off Uruguay
A sunken English warship, perhaps holding a treasure chest of gold coins onboard, will be raised from its watery grave off the coast of Uruguay after being submerged for some 252 years, a treasure hunter announced. ... more
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Navy taps SAIC for fleet deployment training support
Program support for fleet deployment training is being provided to the U.S. Navy's Fleet Forces Command by Science Applications International Corp. ... more
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OCCAR takes over management of Italian shipbuilding project
The European Union agency that manages multinational armament procurement has added two Italian maritime programs to its portfolio. ... more
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Brazil taps Zentech for aircraft carrier hull inspection
The Brazilian Navy has contracted Zentech Incorporated to conduct a comprehensive inspection and evaluation of the hull of the aircraft carrier SĂPounds o Paulo. ... more
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China Develops Fourth-Generation Nuclear Sub
China completed the development of its fourth-generation nuclear submarine, media reports said late last week. At a recent meeting in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, Tan Zuojun, vice governor of Liaoning Pro ... more
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USS Fort Worth completes maintenance, repair availability in Singapore
The Littoral Combat Ship USS Fort Worth is underway in the Asia-Pacific region following its first extended maintenance availability on a 16 month deployment. ... more
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Damen introduces new family of offshore patrol boats
A new family of faster, fuel-efficient and multi-mission capable offshore patrol vessels has been launched by Damen Shipyards Group of the Netherlands. ... more
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UTC Aerospace, Newport News Shipbuilding in submarine component deal
Composite components for the next 10 Virginia-class submarines to be built for the U.S. Navy are to be supplied by UTC Aerospace Systems. ... more
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Navy tests software for automated carrier landing capability
The U.S. Navy has field tested an automated landing software system for carrier-borne F/A-18 and E/A-18G Growler electronic warfare aircraft. ... more
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Will Russia build a fleet of supercarriers
Russian defense officials' plans to build a supercarrier have been scrutinized at home and abroad. However, the idea could have a surprisingly practical side. A new article in Newsweek rekindl ... more
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India to launch new naval stealth destroyer Sunday
India will launch a new naval stealth destroyer in Mumbai Sunday, sources said Friday. The new warship, Visakhapatnam, is named after a port city in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh ... more
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Italian Navy takes delivery of FREMM frigate
The Italian Navy has taken delivery of its fourth FREMM frigate, the Carabiniere, from shipbuilder Orizzonte Sistemi Navali. ... more
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India's Scorpene-class sub rolls out of building hall
The first DCNS Scorpene-class submarine being built for the Indian Navy has been rolled out of its main building hall for outfitting with its systems, DCNS said. ... more
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