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  • GAO pushes for delaying USN Future Frigate

    Key Points US GAO recommends delaying USN frigate acquisition till FY 2019 GAO suggests that extra time would improve design and capabilities of the future class The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has recommended that Congress delay acquisition of the Future Frigate till Fiscal Year

  • Ford completes builder's sea trials, prepares for acceptance trials

    The US Navy's (USN's) first-of-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Gerald R Ford (CVN 78) has completed builder's sea trials and is beginning preparations for acceptance trials with the Board of Inspections and Survey (INSURV) for delivery to the USN, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)

  • Damen completes sea trials of Australian naval aviation training vessel

    Damen Shipyards Group announced on 20 April that it has completed sea trials of a multirole aviation training vessel (MATV) on order for Australia. The civilian registered vessel, MV Sycamore , will be operated by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) as a platform to conduct helicopter-related aviation

  • Indonesia retires stricken Cold War-era corvette, KRI Pati Unus

    The Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia - Angkatan Laut, or TNI-AL) has decommissioned the Kapitan Pattimura (Parchim I)-class corvette, KRI Pati Unus (384). The 75.2 m vessel was retired from the TNI-AL's Western Fleet (KOARMABAR) on 19 April in a decommissioning ceremony held in the port

  • Arctic Coast Guard Forum to hold search-and-rescue exercises

    Key Points The multi-nation forum will hold search-and-rescue exercises near Iceland in September 2017 Russia will host an information exchange system similar to the one used by the North Pacific Coast Guard Forum The recently formed Arctic Coast Guard Forum will hold a multi-lateral

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