IHS Jane's Defence Weekly

  • Algeria's first Chinese corvette begins homeward journey

    The first of the three C-28A corvettes that China's Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group is building for Algeria arrived in Malaysia on 6 October having completed the first leg of its voyage to North Africa. Named Adhafer (920), the vessel docked at the Boustead Cruise Centre in Port Klang for a

  • Japan moves to secure defence supply chain

    Japan's Ministry of Defense (MoD) is carrying out measures to improve its control of industrial supply chains to support industrial development and security in procurement, the MoD has revealed to IHS Jane's . An MoD spokesman said on 6 October that as a first step in its efforts to enhance supply

  • Lockheed Martin's Space Fence approved to enter production

    Lockheed Martin's Space Fence passed its critical design review (CDR) and the company is now preparing for its integration test bed (ITB) in Moorestown, New Jersey, to begin tracking satellites and space debris in early 2016. "Completion of CDR marks the end of the design phase and the start

  • Mexico's Morelos 3 communications satellite launched

    Mexico's Morelos 3 satellite has been placed in orbit by a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V 421 rocket, Lockheed Martin announced on 2 October. ULA is a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing, and the launch was conducted by Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services. The vessel is

  • Pacific 2015: ST Marine positions Fearless 75 design for Australia's SEA 1180

    Key Points ST Marine is showcasing a proprietary design with plans to bid for a future Royal Australian Navy OPV requirement The Singapore shipyard is likely to partner with an Australian company should it proceed for the bid Singapore shipbuilder ST Marine is positioning the company's Fearless

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