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Bids to be submitted today for Canadian Surface Combatant – the countdown begins

The final bids are being submitted Friday by various consortiums for the Canadian Surface Combatant program.The bids going in Friday involve the …

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The Shell Game: Fueling a Future War in the Pacific

On the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese naval and air forces surprised most of the U.S. Pacific Fleet at anchor in Pearl Harbor. Although the damage …

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Indian Navy's First Indigenous Aircraft Carrier to Begin Sea Trial in 2020

The Indian Navy had decommissioned its second 23,900-ton Centaur-class carrier in March 2017; since then, the world’s fifth largest naval force has …

Farnborough 2018: US Navy hints at Israeli V-22 package - DH - Defence Helicopter

Fresh from the confirmation that the German armed forces will indeed operate the Heron TP UAV – despite protests by US-based General Atomics (GA-ASI) …

Ministry of Defence postpones warship deal under Make in India - IBTimes India

The Rs 20,000 crore contract for landing platform docks (LPD) is witnessing a stiff corporate war between two defence manufacturing giants with …

Digital shipyard to lead sovereign shipbuilding capability

The Global Combat Ship – Australia is based on BAE Systems’ Type 26 frigate, one of the world’s most advanced anti-submarine warships, which the …

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China spies on Aussies attacking warship

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Australia to hunt China’s submarines with UK-made warships

Australia is reinforcing its navy with Britain’s help, and this will likely raise eyebrows of Chinese leaders. During talks in London last Tuesday, …

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New Surface Warfare Officer Career Path Stresses Fundamentals; More Training Before First Ship, More Time At Sea

Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer observes training in the littoral combat ship simulator during a visit to Surface Warfare Officers School …

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PEO Ships: Future Surface Combatant Hull Still Undecided, But Will Use Flight III DDG-51 Combat System

Artist’s concept of a DDG-51 Flight III with AMDR. Raytheon Photo<p>ARLINGTON, Va. — The Navy’s vision of what its next large surface combatant will …

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The Air Force Valkyrie Drone, a Sidekick for Human-Piloted Planes, Will Fly This Year

The X-58A is planned as a “loyal wingman” to crewed combat aircraft.<p>Later this year, the U.S. Air Force will test a new concept drone designed to act like a sidekick to combat planes with human pilots. The service sees the XQ-58A “Valkyrie,” or something very much like it, as a cost-effective way …

Aviation

The US Navy just quietly sent an F-35 aircraft carrier to the Pacific — and it signals a big change

The US Navy broke with its tradition of hyping up F-35 deployments when it sent the USS Essex jump-jet carrier into the Western Pacific with a deck full of the revolutionary fighter jets this week — and it could signal a big change in how the US deals with its toughest adversaries.<p>When the USS Wasp …

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China's new destroyers: 'Power, prestige and majesty'

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> China's navy is getting bigger and better and doing it at a speed unmatched by any nation around the globe.<p>Earlier this month, the People's Liberation Army Navy launched two 13,000-ton Type 055 guided-missile destroyers -- Asia's largest, most sophisticated and most lethal combat …

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Israel Aerospace Industries Presents New Anti-Submarine Capabilities For Heron RPAS

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is upgrading its capabilities for the maritime arena with anti-submarine capabilities in its marine Remotely …

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Destroyers Maxed Out, Navy Looks To New Hulls: Power For Radars & Lasers

Navy DDG-51 Flight III modifications. SOURCE: GAO<p>ARLINGTON: The Navy has crammed as much electronics as it can into its new DDG-51 Flight III …

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The Surface Navy: Still in Search of Tactics

By Captain Christopher H. Johnson A month before deployment, the captain of an Oliver Hazard Perry (FFG-7)-class frigate sits quietly in his cabin. …

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There’s Nothing the U.S. Navy Can Do to Avoid a Submarine Gap

In 2018, the U.S. Navy has finally begun to come to terms with a long-term problem that has been decades in the making. The fleet has too few attack …

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Italy refuses new purchases of the F-35 and can revise the old contract

On Friday, July 6, Minister of defense of Italy Elisabetta Trent declared that its country does not intend to buy more American fighters fifth …

Aviation

How Russia Plans to Wage a 'Hypersonic' War

When Russia first demonstrated the Kinzhal hypersonic missile, it was mounted on a variant of the MiG-31 interceptor, the MiG-31K. The high speed and …

Aviation

China Looks To Replace Its J-15 Carrier Fighter Jets Amid Reports Of Crashes

The People's Liberation Army Navy will need significantly more jets anyway if it wants to make good use of their new carriers.<p>Imaginechina via AP …

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Chinese hackers breach ANU, putting national security at risk

Among the potentially sensitive defence research conducted by the ANU is a project being run with the Defence Materials Technology Centre to enhance …

Cybersecurity

Russian lawmaker says Su-57 stealth jets will be 'considerably cheaper' than F-35s and F-22s

A Russian lawmaker said this week that Su-57 stealth jets will be way cheaper than F-22s and F-35s, according to Sputnik, a Russian state-owned media outlet.<p>"The fifth-generation fighter jets are undoubtedly competing with US F-22s and F-35s, but it is considerably cheaper even though it has …

Aviation

How Iran would lose by mining the Strait of Hormuz

Iran would have big problems if it attempted to close the Strait of Hormuz, the only passage out of the Persian Gulf and into the Indian Ocean.<p>But …

South Asia

Watch France and Germany's next-generation stealth fighter, a 2-engine jet that looks like it'll outclass the F-35

The French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation recently published a video that gives a glimpse into what the reported Franco-German next-generation aircraft might look like.<p>France and Germany announced last July that they would join forces to build an advanced "European" fighter to replace …

Aviation

China’s 7 aircraft carriers in 2025 compared to the 20 of the USA

China will have 7 aircraft carriers by 2025 and the USA has and will have 20 aircraft carriers. 9 of the US carriers are amphibious assault ships and …

China Launches 2 High-Tech Warships Expected To Carry Railguns

China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy is carrying on with its frenzied march to naval supremacy in Asia. Two months after its indigenously built …

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Navy’s $35 billion ships to contain China

The BAE Systems Type 26 Global Combat Ships are an unproven force. The first British-owned example is yet to take to the water.<p>But the design will …

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China's Navy Plans on Beating the U.S. to an Operational Railgun

China's Navy Plans on Beating the U.S. to an Operational Railgun

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China’s Next Aircraft Carrier Will Have Some Serious Combat Power

China’s next aircraft carrier is likely to boast a lot more combat power.<p>On June 20, China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), the firm that …

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Israel To US: Don’t Sell F-35s To Turkey

Until the roll-out ceremony of the first Turkish F-35 last week, many in the Israeli defense establishment were sure that Washington would stop the …

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