• Australia studies CEAFAR2 high-power PAR concept

    The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) is funding CEA Technologies to explore how further development of its indigenously developed phased-array radar (PAR) technology could meet the future needs of the Royal Australian Navy's (RAN's) surface combatant force. This work, being advanced under the

  • India reacts cautiously to PLAN submarine visit to Sri Lanka

    India has reacted cautiously to the docking of a People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) submarine in Sri Lanka from 7-14 September. The Type 039 (Song)-class boat, on long-range deployment to escort PLAN warships conducting anti-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden, docked at the Colombo International

  • Portugal set to buy Danish patrol boats

    Portugal is expected to procure from the Royal Danish Navy (RDN) four modular patrol boats developed under Denmark's Standard Flex (or Stanflex) concept. With technical support from the Portuguese Navy (Marinha Portuguesa), the Portuguese procurement arm DGAIED (Direção-Geral de Armamento

  • UK awards GBP3.2 billion worth of naval support contracts

    The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded two major Maritime Support Delivery Framework (MSDF) contracts, to maintain and repair the Royal Navy's (RN's) vessels and to support the management of its major naval bases, it was announced on 1 October. The two contracts with Babcock Marine and BAE

  • UPDATE: Vietnam reveals fourth TT400TP patrol vessel

    The People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN) Navy took delivery of its fourth TT400TP-class patrol boat on 25 September at the Hai Phong naval base, according to reports in state newspapers. Photographs of the vessel reportedly conducting sea trials on the Cam River, with a mix of military and civilian

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  • Boeing begins delivering new MH-47Gs to SOCOM

    Key Points Boeing has delivered the first of eight new-build MH-47G Chinooks to SOCOM The G-model has larger fuel tanks, an aerial refuelling system, DAFCS, and unique electronic warfare capabilities US Army Special Operations Command (SOCOM) received its first new-build Boeing MH-47G Chinook
  • Portugal reaches Pandur II agreement with GDELS

    The Portuguese Ministry of National Defence (MND) and General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) signed an agreement on 26 September over Portugal's partially cancelled Pandur II 8x8 armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) programme. The agreement puts to an end the arbitration process begun in October

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