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  • Finnish government considers political response to Russian Baltic naval activity

    Russian warships are understood to have twice recently come close to a Finnish marine research ship operating in the Baltic Sea. The research vessel Aranda was understood to be in international waters during the incidents, which have prompted senior Finnish officials to consider making a political

  • Griffon Hoverwork enters fast boats arena

    Key Points Griffon Hoverwork and Cougar Marine join forces to build ultra high-speed naval and coastguard craft Hovercraft manufacturer Griffon Hoverwork has teamed with powerboat specialist Cougar Marine to design, market, and build a range of ultra high-speed boats intended to support naval and

  • UK contracts for top-up Tomahawk buy

    The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has confirmed an order for a further 20 UGM-109E Tomahawk Block IV land attack cruise missiles, but has declined to reveal whether it plans to expand the UK's Tomahawk inventory. Royal Navy (RN) Trafalgar- and Astute-class nuclear-powered attack submarines (SSNs)

  • DSME, Navantia to complete risk reduction for Australian replenishment ship programme

    South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and Spanish state-owned shipbuilder Navantia have received contracts from Australia's Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) to undertake risk reduction design studies for two new replenishment ships to be acquired under

  • MANEX UUV trials provide data for NATO MCM work

    NATO's Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) in Italy is compiling sensor data from four unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) in an effort to spur the development of autonomous mine countermeasures (MCM) technology. Equipped with high-resolution sonar payloads, the UUVs were

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  • Islamic State reveals US equipment failures

    In the latest series of military failures revealed by the Islamic State's media channels, a US airdrop intended for the Kurdish defenders of the northern Syrian town of Kobane was instead seized by fighters from the Sunni militant group. A video released by the Islamic State on 21 October showed a
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