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Chinese escort taskforce conducts drill in Gulf of Aden

The 24th Chinese escort taskforce, which is composed of the guided-missile destroyer Harbin (Hull 112), the guided-missile frigate Handan (Hull 579) and the comprehensive supply ship Dongpinghu (Hull 960) from the North China Sea...

Rolls Royce engines to power Turkish Coast Guard SAR vessels

Rolls-Royce received a contract to deliver its MTU diesel engines for the Turkish Coast Guard search and rescue vessels that are to be built by Dutch shipbuilder Damen. That was reported by navaltoday.com. The six new vessels...

New Chinese Ningde frigate conducts naval training in severe sea conditions

The new Chinese guided-missile frigate Ningde (Hull 510) has conducted a training exercise under complex and severe sea conditions on Jan. 15, 2017. The frigate is assigned to a maritime garrison command with the East...

Russia commissions two new 21980 project «Grachonok» anti-terror vessels

January 14, on the  Gadzhievo Northern Fleet submarine forces main base a naval flag-raising ceremony was held on two new 21980 project Grachonok anti-terror vessels. One of them was provided a name of Unarmeec...

China’s aircraft carrier formation returned to Qingdao port

China's aircraft carrier formation returned to Qingdao port Friday after finishing a drill, the Chinese navy said Friday. Comprised of aircraft carrier Liaoning, a number of destroyers, some J-15 carrier-basedfighter jets and helicopters, the fleet...

China’s Marine Corps receives new 105mm assault vehicles

The People's Liberation Army Navy Marine Corps (PLAMC) has taken delivery of new 105mm assault vehicles. The fire support vehicles in PLA Marine Corps camouflage was spotted on the road. According to Chinese military experts, the...

US guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy to begin Western Pacific deployment

USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) is scheduled to depart Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for a regularly-scheduled deployment with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group to the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region on Friday, Jan. 13. That was reported by...

Chinese naval aviation forces conduct drill in Sea of Japan

Chinese naval aviation forces on Monday carried out a drill in the Sea of Japan, a spokesperson with the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy said Tuesday. That was reported by xinhuanet.com. Liang Yang said the drill, testing...

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Russia unveils new T-90M «Proryv-3» main battle tank

Russia has unveiled the latest version of the Russian T-90 main battle tank called T-90M «Proryv-3». That was reported Russian military expert Alexei Khlopotov. The T-90M...

Leonardo to develop new attack helicopter for Italian Army

Italy defence technologies group Leonardo-Finmeccanica has announced the agreement of the develop and produce a replacement for the Italian Army’s A129 attack helicopters. The multiyear contract for...
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JAS-39 Gripen of Royal Thai Air Force crashes during air show, pilot killed

A JAS-39 Gripen fighter jet of Royal Thai Air Force crashed during a Children's Day air show in Hat Yai, Songkhla province, on Saturday. The pilot...