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  • IDEX 2015: Al Fattan Ship Industry to provide patrol boats for UAE Naval Forces

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces headquarters has awarded Al Fattan Ship Industry an AED18.5 million (USD5.07 million) contract to supply eight inshore patrol vessels for the UAE Naval Forces, it was announced at the IDEX 2015 exhibition in Abu Dhabi. Designed to conduct a range of

  • IDEX 2015: ADSB completes Ghannatha Phase II for UAE

    Key Points Abu Dhabi Ship Building delivers 24 Ghannatha vessels to United Arab Emirates Naval Forces The multirole combat vessels have a top speed of 45 kt Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) has completed the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Naval Forces' Ghannatha Phase II programme following delivery of

  • India inaugurates indigenous sonar simulator

    A sonar simulator developed by the Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation's (DRDO's) naval physical and oceanographic laboratory (NPOL) has been set up at INS Satavahana, the Indian Navy's submarine training establishment, situated in Visakhapatnam on India's east coast. A statement

  • UK commits to Type 26 demonstration phase

    BAE Systems Maritime - Naval Ships has been awarded a GBP859 million (USD1.32 billion) contract to move forward with the demonstration phase of the UK Royal Navy's (RN's) Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme, paving the way for a transition to manufacture next year. The contract, announced on 20

  • US to expand LCS operations in Asia Pacific with lessons from Freedom's deployment

    Key Points The USN has incorporated into its operational plan lessons learned from its maiden LCS deployment to the Asia-Pacific region These lessons will see the plan include the expansion of LCS operations in the region The US Navy (USN) has incorporated lessons learned from the maiden

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