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VIDEO: Three-Carrier Strike Force transit the Western Pacific

U.S. Navy releases video footage of three-Carrier Strike Force transit the Western Pacific The USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Strike Groups transit the Western Pacific with ships...

Russia to launch new project 22800 missile corvette in November

A first Russian Project 22800 (Karakurt-class) missile corvette, named Typhoon, is set to launch in November at the shipbuilding company Pella in St. Petersburg. The new Russian Project 22800 (Karakurt-class) missile corvettes are currently under construction for...

CONTROP wins contract to provide significant number of Maritime EO/IR payloads to the Vietnamese...

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. – a company specializing in the field of electro-optics and IR defense and homeland security solutions – wins a contract to provide a significant number of maritime EO/IR payloads to...

Lockheed Martin delivering next-generation Apache sensor systems under new U.S. Army contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received $337 million in orders to supply Apache Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M‑TADS/PNVS) systems and services to the United States, United Kingdom and the Kingdom of Saudi...

Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine awarded contract to build LCS 27

The U.S. Navy awarded the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) team a contract to build an additional LCS. The contract value is under the 2017 congressional cost cap of $584 million per...

Russian subs fired Kalibr cruise missiles in Black Sea waters

In accordance with the combat training plan, the Black Fleet submarines Rostov-on-Don and Novorossiysk fired cruise missiles Kalibr at ground and surface targets at the training areas in the Black Sea waters. In course the...

United States Navy formed the first squadron of submarine robots

In late September, the United States Navy formed the first squadron of submarine robots. According to a statement from the US fleet, the squadron has received the name UUVRON 1 (Unmanned Undersea Vehicle Squadron...

Tablets bring firepower to the future for US Marines

Marines from MAWTS-1 conducted and organized a digitally-aided close air support fire mission using Target Handoff System tablets at Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, Calif, on Sept. 22, 2017. CAS is a vital asset to...