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Japanese Firm to Build Ten 40-meter Vessels for Philippine Coast Guard

The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has awarded a project to enhance the Philippine Coast Guard’s (PCG) ability to protect the country's seas, particularly the construction of ten 40-meter multi-role response vessels or...

SAS 2015: Expeditionary Mk VI patrol boats advance

The US Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) is expected to take delivery of the first two of ten Mk IV patrol boats later this year. Speaking at Sea-Air-Space 2015, Chris Rozicer, assistant programme manager for...

CYG-11 wing-in-ground crafts conduct flying demonstration in Haikou

Technologists carry a wing-in-ground craft in Haikou, south China's Hainan Province, April 16, 2015. Two CYG-11 wing-in-ground crafts, capable of operating at speed of 210km/h, did flying demonstration in Haikou on Thursday. (Xinhua/Guo Cheng)

INS Kalvari Scorpene built at Mumbai Docks, Launched Into Water

In a big push forward for modernization plans for the Navy, the first of six French-designed Scorpene submarines which are being manufactured in Mumbai, was launched into the water today, initiating the process for...

Royal Navy nuclear submarine suffers £500,000 damage after ‘hitting floating ice’ while tracking Russian...

A British nuclear submarine suffered £500,000 damage in a collision while tracking Russian vessels, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. The 5,300-ton HMS Talent limped back to port with a huge dent and will be...

Singapore Wants to Sell High-Speed Interceptor Boats for Vietnam

Suncraft International Shipbuilding Company based in Singapore has teamed up with partners Radimax Group of Malaysia to market a patrol boat to intercept high speed titled Piranha ASD for the Southeast Asian nation. Piranha ASD...

Pakistan close to buying eight Type 041 “Yuan” SSK submarines from China

Pakistan close to buying eight Type 041 "Yuan" SSK submarines from China Contract could be worth $4 to $5 billons . Pakistan is close to agreeing a multi-billion dollar deal to buy eight submarines...
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Thales to develop robot to neutralise underwater IEDs

The UK and French defence departments have jointly awarded engineering firm, Thales, with a contract to develop an autonomous system for the detection and neutralisation of sea mines and underwater improvised explosive devices (UWIEDs). Thales...

US Army finds a new use for old missiles – sinking...

It used to be the case that the US took its air and sea supremacy for granted, able to both defend itself against any...

Haiti restores its Armed Forces

The Government of the Republic of Haiti has decided to restore the Armed Forces after their abolition in 1995. This was reported by Le Nouvelliste. This...