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CAE To Train US Navy’s UC-12 Huron Aircraft Crew

June 19, 2019 @ 10:39 AM

CAE has won a contract to provide classroom and simulator training for US Navys UC-12 Huron utility aircrafts aircrew. Training will be delivered at the CAE Dothan Training Center in Dothan, Alabama, in addition to CAE training centers in Dallas, Texas and Morristown, New Jersey, the company said in a statement...

Indian Navy Points Out 36 Defects In INS Khanderi Scorpene Sub, Induction

June 15, 2019 @ 04:51 AM

The Indian Navy has discovered 35 defects along with one “killer defect” in the second Scorpene-class diesel-electric attack submarine, the "INS Khanderi," during its sea trials, pushing its induction by at least one year. The defense ministry has fully supported the navys insistence that Mazagon Dock (MDL) and its technology partner,...

China's Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle takes part in Maritime Exercises

May 15, 2019 @ 08:18 AM

The ZTD-05 advanced amphibious assault vehicles, part of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) took part in Maritime exercises in the eastern part of South China's Guangdong province. The evaluation exercise, conducted by the 74th Group Army of the PLA had Multiple types of amphibious vehicles which entered the sea and ran...

Boeing To Supply US Navy With 12,000 JDAM Bomb Guidance Kits

May 14, 2019 @ 09:32 AM

Boeing has won a $139.8M modification contract to supply the US Navy with 12,000 additional Precision Laser Guidance Sets for Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM)

Australia to step up efforts for enforcement of sanctions against N.Korea

April 27, 2019 @ 01:49 PM

Australia Defense ministry has started maritime patrols to conduct surveillance enforcing the Sanctions against North Korea. A P-08A Poseidon Aircraft joined the Guided missile frigate HMAS Melbourne which was already deployed with its international allys naval forces

South Korea, US to hold talks on splitting USFK costs in December

November 19, 2018 @ 10:33 AM

US and South Korean officials fail to reach consensus on splitting the bill of the American soldiers stationed on the peninsula during the ninth round of bargaining, a government official stated on Monday. Senior diplomats of the two sides had three-day talks on the Special Measures Agreement (SMA) to set the amount of Seoul's financial contributions for the 28,500-strong U

Austal Offers to Build Cape-class Naval Patrol Boats in the Philippines

August 13, 2018 @ 12:20 PM

Australian shipbuilder Austal confirmed on 13 August that it is ready to build naval ships in the Philippines if it secures a contract with the Philippines Government to build six vessels OPV (Offshore Patrol Vessels), Austal said in a Twitter post. Commenting on the proposed build programme, Austal said, “Austals OPV will be designed in Australia and the Philippines but will be built at Austal Philippines for the Philippines Navy (PN)

China's Coast Guard To Be Transferred To PLA Army

June 26, 2018 @ 05:48 AM

The China Coast Guard will be absorbed into the countrys Central Military Commission (CMC), effective July 1, after the transfer of command from the State Oceanic Administration, local media reports. More than 16,000 personnel and the 135 patrol and cruise vessels of the Chinese maritime law-enforcement force will be at the beck and call of the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) and its command and control, CMC, Asia Times reports

Singapore Investigation Blames USS John S McCain’s Crew for Deadly Collision With...

March 9, 2018 @ 11:53 AM

A Singapore Ministry of Transportation Investigation has blamed crew of the US Navy Ship, John S McCain for a deadly collision with a merchant ship, Alnic MC in Singapore Strait that killed ten US Sailors in August 2017. The report which was released yesterday said,“the safety investigation determined that the USS John S McCain made a sudden turn to Port (left) into the path of Alnic MC because of a series of missteps that took place after propulsion controls were transferred

Russia Begins Establishment Of Permanent Military Bases In Syria

December 27, 2017 @ 03:49 PM

Russia is extending its military presence in Syria by upgrading the bases in Tartus and Khmeimim into permanent military centers, Moscows defense ministry said Tuesday. Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu was quoted as saying by local media on Tuesday that the ministry has started forming a permanent grouping of forces at the Tartus naval facility and the Hmeymim airbase in Syria

US Navy Sailor Injured By Aircraft Being Towed on Aircraft Carrier

November 7, 2017 @ 10:45 AM

A US Navy sailor has been seriously injured after being hit by a plane in tow onboard the USS Carl Vinson flight deck during a training exercise last week. The Los Angeles Times reports the sailor was flown by helicopter to a hospital with a serious but non-life-threatening injury

US-Thai Military Exercise to Have Participation from China

October 19, 2017 @ 09:08 AM

Some 29 countries and 12,000 personnel, including from China, US, Thailand and India are expected to participate in the biennial ‘Cobra Gold Asia-Pacific military exercise to be held in Thailand in February 2018. According to the Royal Thai Armed Forces headquarters, ‘Cobra Gold 2018 will be held at the armys Surathampitak and Suranaree military camps and the air force's Wing 1 in the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima