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  • Greece replaces fast attack craft Penguin SSMs with Harpoon

    The Hellenic Navy is to replace the six Kongsberg Penguin surface-to-surface missiles (SSMs) fitted to its Laskos Combattante IIIb-class fast attack craft (FAC) HS Starakis (P29) with four Boeing RGM-84G Harpoon missiles, as the Norwegian missiles have reached their service expiration date. Five

  • Indonesia threatens missile attacks against intrusions in South China, Celebes seas

    Tensions near the South China Sea region have been raised a notch after Indonesia indicated that it is considering deploying ship-launched missiles against foreign fishing vessels that intrude into its territorial waters. The remark was made by Indonesia's newly appointed co-ordinating minister for

  • Navantia to license-build MTU diesel engines for BAM patrol boats

    Spanish state-owned shipbuilder Navantia has received license approval from German engine manufacturer MTU to build three of the four diesel engines that will power the two new Buque de Acción Marítima (BAM) ocean-going patrol boats it is preparing to build for the Spanish Navy. Only the

  • ARES on track to deliver Qatar patrol boats

    Key Points ARES Shipyard is on track to supply 17 patrol craft to Qatar Production of vessels is scheduled to begin in 2015 Turkish shipbuilder ARES Shipyard is on track to supply the Qatari Coasts and Borders Security Department with 17 craft from the company's Hercules range of multirole patrol

  • Kaman contracted for Peruvian SH-2G programme

    Kaman Aerospace has been contracted by General Dynamics Canada to remanufacture and upgrade four Kaman SH-2G Super Seasprite helicopters for the Peruvian Navy, and to provide support for the operation of a fifth aircraft. The five aircraft, currently operated by the Royal New Zealand Air Force in

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