IHS Jane's Navy International

  • Australia completes operational evaluation phase of the ScanEagle UAS

    Key Points The Royal Australian Navy has completed operational evaluation of the ScanEagle UAS Milestone paves the way for greater adoption of MUM-T operations across the service After executing a number of successful missions from an Adelaide (Oliver Hazard Perry)-class guided-missile frigate in

  • RSS 2017: Fincantieri eyes export market for its PPA

    Key Points Intention covers both the lightly armed patrol configuration and full combat version Exportability of combat configuration subject to successful BMD solution Fincantieri intends to continue an aggressive export strategy of its naval products in the future, encompassing also the latest

  • More missile-equipped LCS deployments being considered

    While the US Navy (USN) continues to deliberate on awarding any contract to buy an over-the-horizon (OTH) missile for its Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) fleet, the service is considering deploying missile-armed LCSs similar to the USS Coronado (LCS 4), which features a Boeing Harpoon and

  • USN changes LCS crew makeup and looks to cut contractor force

    In the wake of recalibrating the basic crew makeup and size for its Littoral Combat Ships (LCSs), the US Navy (USN) is looking to decrease the number of civilian contractors the programme relies on to sustain LCS maintenance and operations, Captain Tom Workman, the LCS implementation team leader,

  • Davie launches Resolve-class naval support ship

    Canada’s Davie Shipbuilding launched its Resolve-class auxiliary oiler replenishment (AOR) conversion from the company’s yard in Quebec City on 15 October. The vessel represents the largest-ever naval vessel to be launched from a Canadian shipyard and will serve as an interim supply

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