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April 24, 2015
Pentagon Launches Submarine-Tracking Unmanned Ghost Ships
Moscow (Sputnik) Apr 23, 2015
The Pentagon has moved one step closer toward its goal of creating an unmanned, autonomous patrol ship. Set to drift in the high seas, the robotic Sea Hunter will silently follow potentially hostile submarines. In 1872, British sailors spotted the Mary Celeste off the coast of the Azores. With a single lifeboat missing, but no sign of damage, the ship was found completely and mysteriously unoccupied. Theories as to what caused the crew's disappearance include everything from waterspouts to giant s ... read more

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Satellite Services supplies on-board sub-systems for smallsats and microsats.
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Fire on Russian Nuclear Sub Caused by Safety Violations During Welding
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Forward island of British carrier rolled out of building hall
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Navy receives additional counter-mine hull inspection systems
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Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Beijing poised to take 'de facto control' of S. China Sea: Philippines

China's island-building to loom large at SE Asia summit

After Iran deal, world looks to jump-start nuclear disarmament

US says learned from N.Korea, Iran nuclear deal 'different'

Pakistan says botched strike highlights dangers of US drone war

US army walks cultural minefield training Ukraine troops

New deadly strikes in Yemen despite rebel demands

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Fincantieri details latest LCS work for U.S. Navy
Marinette Marine Corp., in partnership with Lockheed Martin, is to build two additional Littoral Combat Ships for the U.S. Navy. ... more
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More combat ships on way from European shipyards
Italian shipbuilder Orizzonte Sistemi Navali and DCNS of France have announced the construction of combat vessels for the navies of Italy and Egypt. ... more
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France, Russia negotiating solution to frozen warship deal
French President Francois Hollande said Sunday that negotiations with Moscow were under way to find a solution to a dispute over the sale of two Mistral warships, frozen over the Ukraine crisis. ... more
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Navy awards submarine support contracts
BAE Systems and DRS Technologies are to separately provide engineering and other services to submarines of the U.S. Navy and allied countries. ... more
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Australia awards support contract for frigate engines
Gas turbines on Royal Australian Navy frigates will receive in-service maintenance and logistics support from General Electric International Incorporated. ... more
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Navy orders air cushion landing craft
Two next-generation air cushion vehicles are to be built by Textron Systems Marine & Land Systems under an exercised contract option from the U.S. Navy. ... more
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Navy takes delivery of fifth Joint High Speed Vessel
The U.S. Navy has accepted delivery of its fifth Joint High Speed Vessel, the USNS Trenton, from Austal USA's Alabama shipyard following acceptance trials. ... more
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Lockheed Martin integrating data systems on patrol boats
An implementation sub-contract has been given to Lockheed Martin Canada to integrate data and information sources on new Royal Canadian Navy ships. ... more
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New submarine maintenance deal for Boustead DCNS Naval Corp.
The Malaysian Navy's 2000-type Scorpene conventional submarines are to continue to receive through-life support services from Boustead DCNS Naval Corporation. ... more
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Fifth new Coast Guard cutter readied for acceptance trials
A new National Security Cutter for the U.S. Coast Guard begins acceptance trials later this month following successful builder's trials in the Gulf of Mexico. ... more
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Firefighters douse fire on Russian nuclear sub
Russian emergency crews late Tuesday doused the fire on a nuclear submarine which had been undergoing repairs in dry dock. ... more
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Borey-Class Nuclear Submarines to Serve Russian Fleet Until 2050
Eight Borey-class nuclear submarines will join the Russian Navy by 2020 and will be the backbone of Russia's marine nuclear forces. "The Borey can serve up to 30 years with planned upkeep and modern ... more
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BAE Systems upgrading shipyard
The dry-dock facilities at BAE System's shipyard in San Diego are being enhanced and expanded to better serve the U.S. Navy and other customers. ... more
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Navy's fifth high speed transport completes testing
A fifth joint high speed vessel for the U.S. Navy has undergone acceptance trials to demonstrate equipment and systems operations. ... more
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Israel Aerospace supplying patrol boats to African military
Israel Aerospace Industries reports that an unidentified African military has ordered fast patrol boats for delivery in 2016. ... more
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Wanted - Automated Lookouts for Unmanned Surface Vessels
DARPA's Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) program seeks to develop a new type of unmanned surface vessel that could independently track adversaries' ultra-quiet d ... more
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U.S. Navy funds construction of destroyer
The U.S. Navy has funded construction by Huntington Ingalls Industries of an Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) Aegis guided missile destroyer. ... more
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Indian-built submarine in advanced construction phase
The first of six Scorpene attack submarines being built in India by Mazagon Docks Ltd has taken to water as it enters an advanced stage of completion. ... more
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France's second Russian-bought warship tested at sea
The second of two French Mistral warships whose delivery to Russia has been suspended due to violence in east Ukraine began its first open sea outing Monday, AFP journalists observed. ... more
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China building second aircraft carrier: PLA colonel
China is building its second aircraft carrier, a senior naval officer has told media, the most explicit confirmation yet of a widely expected move that will boost Beijing's maritime power. ... more
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Poland seeking submarine-launch cruise missiles
Poland is seeking advanced cruise missiles to equip three new submarines it wants to acquire by 2030, the NATO member's minister of defence said Thursday. ... more
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Fifth Russian Yasen-Class Attack Nuclear Sub Begins Construction in March
Russia's Sevmash shipyard will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its fifth Yasen-class nuclear submarine, the Arkhangelsk, on March 19. A groundbreaking ceremony for the fifth Yasen-class nuc ... more
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China holds man who 'sold 500 aircraft carrier images'
A Chinese man who sold 500 pictures of the country's first aircraft carrier has been detained in a spying investigation, local media reported, the latest web user allegedly exploited by foreign intelligence agencies. ... more
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Russian Navy to Receive 50 New Vessels
The Russian Navy will receive 50 vessels of different kinds in 2015, Navy Commander Viktor Chirkov reported. The Navy's shipbuilding program has been planned from the current period until 2050 ... more
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