June 2014 Maritime Defense Industry and World Naval Forces News
 
 

EC725 Caracal armed with Exocet anti-ship missile undergoes flight tests in Marignane
 
A specialized team of Helibras and Airbus Helicopters experts tested a prototype of the EC725 carrying anti-ship missiles installed on either side of the aircraft. The Exocet AM39 missiles will equip eight of the 16 EC725 helicopters belonging to the Brazilian Navy, which are part of the contract for 50 EC725s signed with the Brazilian Ministry of Defense for the three Army corps.
A specialized team of Helibras and Airbus Helicopters experts tested a prototype of the EC725 carrying anti-ship missiles installed on either side of the aircraft. The Exocet AM39 missiles will equip eight of the 16 EC725 helicopters belonging to the Brazilian Navy, which are part of the contract for 50 EC725s signed with the Brazilian Ministry of Defense for the three Army corps.
 

Fincantieri cuts first steel for Italian Navy's 7th FREMM Frigate
 
Yesterday, at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Riva Trigoso (Sestri Levante, Genoa), there was the ceremony to mark the cutting of the first sheeting for the seventh Fremm vessel. This is a further step in the European Multi Mission Frigate construction program, the most important joint initiative to date among European industries in the Naval Defence field.
Yesterday, at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Riva Trigoso (Sestri Levante, Genoa), there was the ceremony to mark the cutting of the first sheeting for the seventh Fremm vessel. This is a further step in the European Multi Mission Frigate construction program, the most important joint initiative to date among European industries in the Naval Defence field.
 

BAE Systems announces new suppliers for Type 26 Global Combat Ship Frigate programme
 
BAE Systems has today announced new design contracts for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship, which will play a vital role in the programme to deliver the Royal Navy’s next generation surface warship. Six Design Development Agreements have been awarded covering key areas such as propulsion, ventilation and electrical equipment, as well as combat and navigation systems.
BAE Systems has today announced new design contracts for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship, which will play a vital role in the programme to deliver the Royal Navy’s next generation surface warship. Six Design Development Agreements have been awarded covering key areas such as propulsion, ventilation and electrical equipment, as well as combat and navigation systems.
 

First Rafale M "Tranche 4/F3" with AESA radar and other upgrades delivered to French Navy
 
The French Navy "Flotille 11F" Naval Aviation Strike Fighter Squadron, based in Landivisiau, Brittany, has taken delivery of its first "Tranche 4" Rafale M (Rafale M40). According to the French Navy, it is the first M variant (for Marine, Navy in French) aircraft to be equipped with systems and equipment that substantially improve its combat capabilities as well as its air defense missions for the protection of national airspace.
The French Navy "Flotille 11F" Naval Aviation Strike Fighter Squadron, based in Landivisiau, Brittany, has taken delivery of its first "Tranche 4" Rafale M (Rafale M40). According to the French Navy, it is the first M variant (for Marine, Navy in French) aircraft to be equipped with systems and equipment that substantially improve its combat capabilities as well as its air defense missions for the protection of national airspace.
 

Royal Navy deploys nine Merlin Mk2 helicopters onboard aircraft carrier for ASW exercise
 
The Royal Navy’s new submarine-hunting helicopters will face their greatest test yet when they head into the Atlantic this June in the biggest exercise of its kind this century. Nine Merlins from RNAS Culdrose in Cornwall will join HMS Illustrious to practise skills which were once the mainstay of the Royal Navy’s aircraft carrier operations at the height of the tensions with the Soviet Union.
 

Russia Laid Down the 6th and last Kilo-Class Diesel Electric Submarine for Vietnam
 
The final Project 636 Kilo-class diesel-electric submarine for the Vietnamese navy under a 2009 contract was laid down Wednesday in St. Petersburg, a defense industry source told RIA Novosti. "Today, we had the ceremony of laying down the sixth submarine for Vietnam. This is the latest submarine in this series," the source said.
The final Project 636 Kilo-class diesel-electric submarine for the Vietnamese navy under a 2009 contract was laid down Wednesday at Admiralty Shipyards in St. Petersburg, a defense industry source told RIA Novosti. "Today, we had the ceremony of laying down the sixth submarine for Vietnam. This is the latest submarine in this series," the source said.
 

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