Thursday, June 1, 2023

Maritime Security

US Marine Corps receive first C-40A aircraft

The U.S. Marine Corps received the first of two C-40A medium-lift aircraft. The USN's Tactical Airlift Program Office (PMA-207) has delivered the first logistics aircraft to...

Israel successfully tests C-Dome air defense

One of Israel’s largest defense firms on Monday confirmed a series of multi-system experiments in the various defense layers of the State of Israel's air...

UK future frigate to receive new combat mission system

French multinational defense firm Thales has announced that it will provide the Royal Navy an additional combat mission system for the new T31 Frigate...

US Navy receives new Littoral Combat Ship

The Navy's newest Littoral Combat Ship, the USS Cooperstown, was commissioned on May 6  in New York City, New York. The ship is named after...

British military orders 11 Giraffe 1X radars

Swedish aerospace and defense firm Saab was awarded two contracts from the UK’s Ministry of Defense for eleven Giraffe 1X radars. As noted by the...

World’s oldest aircraft carrier records 350,000th arrested landing

The oldest U.S. aircraft carrier in service, and the oldest serving aircraft carrier in the world, USS Nimitz (CVN 68), has recorded the 350,000th...

US Navy unmanned surface vessel transits Strait of Hormuz

An unmanned surface vessel from U.S. 5th Fleet transited the Strait of Hormuz, a strategic waterway of global importance, with an estimated 40% of...

US guided-missile destroyer transits Taiwan strait

The U.S. Navy has confirmed that the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit April 16 (local...

U.S. Navy christens newest warship in shipyard ceremony

The U.S. Navy has christened its newest Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship, the USS Cleveland (LCS 31), during a ceremony on Saturday, April 15, in...

Insitu develops hybrid drone concept

Insitu, a Boeing subsidiary, has developed a hybrid drone concept, combining a fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicle and copter, enabling vertical takeoff and landing capabilities. According...

Lockheed Martin to launch new Littoral Combat Ship for US Navy

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin announced Monday that it will launch the future USS Cleveland (LCS 31) on Saturday. The Lockheed Martin-led industry team...

US Navy commissions its new Littoral Combat Ship

The U.S. Navy commissioned the newest Littoral Combat Ship USS Santa Barbara (LCS 32), on 1 April. LCS 32 is the 32nd ship of the...

US Navy awards contract for construction of LPD 32

The U.S. Navy awarded HII a $1.3 billion modification to a previously awarded contract for procuring the detail design and construction of amphibious transport...

US Navy buys new radars to modernize Flight IIA destroyers

U.S. Aerospace giant Raytheon announced Wednesday that it was awarded a $619 million Navy contract for SPY-6 family of radars. Raytheon said in a release...

Turkish Navy receives new amphibious combat vehicles

Turkish Naval Forces Command, Amphibious Marine Brigade has received the first batch of the newest Marine Assault Vehicles (MAV), according to FNSS. According to a...

North Korea arms its submarines with new cruise missiles

North Korean state media announced on Monday that its Armed Forces have successfully tested two submarine-launched cruise missiles (SLCM) for the first time. State media...

British Royal Navy seizes Iran’s ballistic missile components

British Royal Navy seized "anti-tank guided missiles" and missile components from an Iranian boat that was bound for Yemen, military officials announced Thursday. The operation,...

US Navy awards contract to Lockheed Martin for heavyweight torpedoes

Lockheed Martin Corp. was awarded $16,8 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract in support of the Mark 48 heavyweight torpedo efforts. In a Feb. 24 contract announcement, the...

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