November 2015 News - Naval Forces, Defense Industry, Navy Technology, Maritime Security
 
 

MiG Corporation expecting new order for MiG-29K/KUB Naval Fighters from Russian Navy
 
Russian fighter aircraft manufacturer MiG (a subsidiary of the United Aircraft Corporation) is expecting a new order from the Russian Defense Ministry for more Mikoyan MiG-29K/KUB (NATO reporting name: Fulcrum-D) carrierborne multirole fighters, MiG Corp. Director General Sergei Korotkov told journalists on Friday.
Russian fighter aircraft manufacturer MiG (a subsidiary of the United Aircraft Corporation) is expecting a new order from the Russian Defense Ministry for more Mikoyan MiG-29K/KUB (NATO reporting name: Fulcrum-D) carrierborne multirole fighters, MiG Corp. Director General Sergei Korotkov told journalists on Friday.
 

General Dynamics BIW Christens Future Burke Class Flight IIA Restart Destroyer USS Rafael Peralta
 
On Saturday, Oct. 31, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works christened the U.S. Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer Rafael Peralta (DDG 115). The ship is named for Sgt. Rafael Peralta, U.S. Marine Corps, who was deployed to Iraq in Operation Iraqi Freedom and was killed November 15, 2004, during the Second Battle of Fallujah in house-to-house urban combat. General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is a business unit of General Dynamics.
On Saturday, Oct. 31, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works christened the U.S. Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer Rafael Peralta (DDG 115). The ship is named for Sgt. Rafael Peralta, U.S. Marine Corps, who was deployed to Iraq in Operation Iraqi Freedom and was killed November 15, 2004, during the Second Battle of Fallujah in house-to-house urban combat. General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is a business unit of General Dynamics.
 

First round of talks between Russia and Egypt over Mistral class LHD equipment is over - TASS
 
The first round of talks between Russia and Egypt over the supply of equipment from the universal landing ship Mistral has ended, a source in the defense cooperation community reported. "The first round of talks ended last week. Thus far it’s just an exchange of opinions, but our Egyptian partners are interested in some subsystems," the source said.
The first round of talks between Russia and Egypt over the supply of equipment from the universal landing ship Mistral has ended, a source in the defense cooperation community reported. "The first round of talks ended last week. Thus far it’s just an exchange of opinions, but our Egyptian partners are interested in some subsystems," the source said.
 

Northrop Grumman Awarded Contract for US Navy's AN/SLQ-32(V)7/SEWIP Block 3 Development
 
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a $91.7 million engineering, manufacturing and development (EMD) contract from the U.S. Navy to further mature system designs for the AN/SLQ-32(V)7 (SEWIP B3) electronic warfare system. Under the contract, Northrop Grumman will finalize integration modeling and test plans, and produce two prototype models for laboratory and field testing.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a $91.7 million engineering, manufacturing and development (EMD) contract from the U.S. Navy to further mature system designs for the AN/SLQ-32(V)7 (SEWIP B3) electronic warfare system. Under the contract, Northrop Grumman will finalize integration modeling and test plans, and produce two prototype models for laboratory and field testing.
 

Malta buys third Beechcraft MPA to Tackle Increased Refugee Numbers Crossing the Mediterranean
 
Malta moved forward with the procurement of a third maritime patrol aircraft, to tackle the increasing number of immigrants crossing the Mediterranean. The deal was signed between the commander of the Maltese Armed Forces, Brigadier Jeffrey Curmi and Aerodata's President and CEO, Hans J. Stahl.
Malta moved forward with the procurement of a third maritime patrol aircraft, to tackle the increasing number of immigrants crossing the Mediterranean. The deal was signed between the commander of the Maltese Armed Forces, Brigadier Jeffrey Curmi and Aerodata's President and CEO, Hans J. Stahl.
 

DRS Technologies to Provide Integrated Communication Systems for Royal Canadian Navy iAOR
 
DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that its Canadian subsidiary, DRS Technologies Canada, Ltd., will be providing integrated communications systems to Chantier Davie Canada and Project Resolve Inc. for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) interim Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (iAOR) ship program.
DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that its Canadian subsidiary, DRS Technologies Canada, Ltd., will be providing integrated communications systems to Chantier Davie Canada and Project Resolve Inc. for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) interim Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (iAOR) ship program.
 

UK Government Commited to the Successor SSBN Ballistic Missile Submarine Program
 
The UK Government remains committed to the Successor submarine programme, according to the country's Defence Secretary Michael Fallon. It is a project of absolute necessity in order for the UK to remain a capable deterrent force in an era of critical global security issues, the minister reiterated during his speech at a reception at the House of Commons on 21 October.
The UK Government remains committed to the Successor submarine programme, according to the country's Defence Secretary Michael Fallon. It is a project of absolute necessity in order for the UK to remain a capable deterrent force in an era of critical global security issues, the minister reiterated during his speech at a reception at the House of Commons on 21 October.
 

Indian Navy 2nd Kolkata Class Destroyer INS Kochi Hits Suface Target with BrahMos Missile
 
The Indian Navy on November 1 conducted the first successful test of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile fired by its advanced Project 15A Kolkata-class Kochi destroyer, Sudhir Kumar Mishra, CEO of Russian-Indian joint venture BrahMos Aerospace, told TASS by phone from New Delhi.
The Indian Navy on November 1 conducted the first successful test of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile fired by its advanced Project 15A Kolkata-class Kochi destroyer, Sudhir Kumar Mishra, CEO of Russian-Indian joint venture BrahMos Aerospace, told TASS by phone from New Delhi.
 

Nigeria's Homeland Integrated Offshore Services takes delivery of a 2nd Damen FCS 3307 Patrol
 
Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited (HIOSL) will take delivery of its second Damen Fast Crew Supplier 3307 Patrol just 18 months after a sister vessel entered service in the Nigerian offshore market. Established in 2006, HIOSL serves the Nigerian oil and gas industry with a wide range of maritime, security and logistics services. The Lagos headquartered company has ambitious plans to become the leading marine logistics provider in the Nigerian offshore industry.
Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited (HIOSL) will take delivery of its second Damen Fast Crew Supplier 3307 Patrol just 18 months after a sister vessel entered service in the Nigerian offshore market. Established in 2006, HIOSL serves the Nigerian oil and gas industry with a wide range of maritime, security and logistics services. The Lagos headquartered company has ambitious plans to become the leading marine logistics provider in the Nigerian offshore industry.
 

Video: CMN's Ocean Eagle 43 Trimaran Patrol Vessel Demonstrating Seakeeping in Sea State 5
 
French shipyard CMN has just released a video showing its Ocean Eagle trimaran patrol vessel during sea trials in extreme weather conditions (Sea State 5). Thanks to its design, the Ocean Eagle 43 demonstrates exceptional stability. CMN confirmed in September 2013 the signing of a major export contract with Mozambique. The contract includes the delivery of three Ocean Eagle 43 trimaran patrol vessels, three HSI 32 interceptors and eighteen fishing vessels for a total of twenty-four ships.
French shipyard CMN has just released a video showing its Ocean Eagle trimaran patrol vessel during sea trials in extreme weather conditions (Sea State 5). Thanks to its design, the Ocean Eagle 43 demonstrates exceptional stability. CMN confirmed in September 2013 the signing of a major export contract with Mozambique. The contract includes the delivery of three Ocean Eagle 43 trimaran patrol vessels, three HSI 32 interceptors and eighteen fishing vessels for a total of twenty-four ships.
 

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