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September 18, 2014
RR Engine for Korean Navy passes acceptance tests
London (UPI) Sep 16, 2014
Rolls-Royce is touting the passage of acceptance tests by its first MT30 gas turbine engine for the Republic of Korea Navy's FFX frigate program. The engine, the "world's most power-dense marine gas turbine," will power eight Block II FFX ships being built by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering. The MT30 is derived from Rolls-Royce aero engine technology, and produces 36 to 40 megawatts. It already powers the U.S. Navy's Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ships and will power the U.S. ... read more

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Submarine work contract awarded to General Dynamics Electric Boat
Planning yard work, engineering and technical support for U.S. Navy nuclear submarines is to be conducted by General Dynamics Electric boat. ... more
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Work starts on new patrol vessel for Singapore
Singapore Technologies Marine has held a keel-laying ceremony for the Republic of Singapore Navy's first of eight Littoral Mission Vessels. ... more
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DRS announces U.S. Navy contract win
DRS Technologies Inc. has become eligible to provide command-and-control hardware for the U.S. Navy's Ship Self-Defense System Mark 2. ... more
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Britain begins assembly of new aircraft carrier in Scotland
The largest hull sections of Britain's second of two new aircraft carriers have been docked in Scotland, marking the beginning of the ship's assembly. ... more
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Indian Navy added a fifth P-8I to its maritime patrol fleet of aircraft
The Indian Navy received its fifth P-8I maritime patrol aircraft from Boeing, the company reported. ... more
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Israeli Navy awaits arrival of new submarine
A new submarine from Germany is sailing toward Israel to join the Israeli Navy following crew training in the Baltic Sea and the North Sea. ... more
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CACI continues logistics support for Navy's LCS program
Logistics and acquisition support services will continue to be provided for the U.S. Navy's littoral combat ships program by CACI International Inc. ... more
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Italian shipbuilder hands over new vessel to Algerian Navy
Italy's Orizzonte Sistemi Navali has delivered a landing platform dock ship to the Navy of Algeria. ... more
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Brazil, Angola sign memo on patrol boats
Brazil is to help Angola build its naval capability through the supply of naval patrol boats and the transfer of technology. ... more
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China reveals two aircraft carrier test pilots killed
Two pilots in a squadron conducting fighter jet take-off and landing tests for China's lone aircraft carrier were killed during trials, state media reported, offering a rare glimpse into the secretive project. ... more
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France 'still building' controversial warship
France may have frozen the delivery of the controversial "Mistral-class" helicopter gunship to Russia, but its construction is still ongoing, a well-informed source said on Thursday. ... more
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China makes rare admission of naval near-miss
China has honoured a submarine captain for averting an underwater "emergency" after his crew reportedly saved the vessel from sinking into waters thousands of metres deep, in a rare disclosure of a near-disaster. ... more
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Navy center of Excellence continues under SCRA management
The U.S. Navy's Shipbuilding and Advanced Manufacturing of Center of Excellence will continue to be run by SCRA Applied R&D. ... more
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Future USS North Dakota delivered to Navy
The U.S. Navy has its newest attack submarine in hand following its delivery by General Dynamics Electric Boat. ... more
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British government contract for QinetiQ
British defense technology company QinetiQ is establishing a containerized experiment facility for sensor technology to help defeat small boat threats. ... more
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Paris suspends delivery of warship to Russia over Ukraine
France suspended Wednesday the delivery of the first of two Mistral-class warships to Russia "until November" after fierce criticism from its allies given the crisis in Ukraine. ... more
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BAE Systems ships carrier hull section to Scotland
A more than 6,000-ton hull section of a new Royal Navy aircraft carrier is on its way to Scotland from England for the ship's final assembly process. ... more
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South Korea launches fourth of 20 new frigates
A fourth guided missile frigate for the South Korean Navy has been launched by STX Offshore & Shipbuilding, the Ministry of National Defense announced. ... more
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GenDyn providing support services for Littoral Combat Ships
All variants of the U.S. Navy's Littoral Combat Ships are to receive maintenance and modernization support by General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. ... more
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Navy, Purdue to promote commercialization of their intellectual property
The U.S. Navy and a university research unit are partnering to speed commercialization and marketing of their respective intellectual property. ... more
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Military Sealift command contracts logistics services
CACI International Inc. reports it has been selected by the U.S. Navy to provide logistics support services to the Navy's Military Sealift Command. ... more
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Test bed demos maritime ISR technology
A new maritime test bed is enabling Lockheed Martin to demonstrate data fusion, predictive analytics and other technologies in naval settings. ... more
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British Falklands warship towed away for scrap
The British warship on which Argentina formally surrendered the island of South Georgia during the 1982 Falklands War began its final journey on Wednesday before being scrapped. ... more
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Russia vows to strengthen navy to ward off NATO
Russia announced plans Tuesday to bolster its navy with more advanced weapons in response to NATO's vow to halt the Kremlin's push into Ukraine and feared expansion into eastern Europe. ... more
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