IHS Jane's Navy International

  • US to become ReCAAP member state

    The Singapore-based Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) will formally admit the United States as its 20th member country on 22 September, the international body confirmed with IHS Jane's on 21 August. While further details of the US

  • New Zealand buys FDS3 floating decoy

    UK-based Airborne Systems Europe is to supply its FDS3 rapid response floating corner radar decoy to the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) as part of the Anzac-class Frigate Systems (FSU) programme. An export derivative of the Outfit DLF(3b) decoy system in service with the UK Royal Navy (RN) since

  • Indonesia upgrades naval base near South China Sea

    The Indonesian Navy (Tentera Nasional Indonesia - Angkatan Laut, or TNI-AL) has begun upgrading its naval base at Ranai in Riau Islands to support a planned increase in ship numbers in the region, a senior TNI-AL officer has said. Speaking to IHS Jane's on 14 August in Jakarta, TNI-AL Chief of

  • Update: US Coast Guard engineers to deploy on UK Royal Navy frigates

    Key Points Four USCG personnel will deploy to the UK in October 2014, followed by 16 more in 2015 The five-year trial initiative is a non-reciprocal programme, although there is aspiration for reciprocity in the future The US Coast Guard (USCG) will deploy selected enlisted personnel to serve

  • Cobra King begins at-sea ballistic missile launch-detection mission

    The missile range instrumentation ship USNS Howard O Lorenzen (T-AGM 25), equipped with the Cobra King radar, has achieved operational status and is now the newest sea component of the US Department of Defense's (DoD's) Cobra programme to monitor international ballistic missile launches. The VT

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