Friday, March 22, 2013
duncan type 45 destroyer bae systems
Defense

BAE Systems Delivers Sixth Type 45 Destroyer

PORTSMOUTH – The sixth and final Type 45 destroyer, DUNCAN, has been delivered to HM Naval Base Portsmouth by BAE Systems and will be handed over to the UK Ministry...

March 22, 2013
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Tuesday, September 25, 2012
varyag aircraft carrier
Defense

Chinese Navy Receives Their First Aircraft Carrier, 27 Years in the Making

(Bloomberg) — China’s first aircraft carrier, built with the hull of an unfinished Soviet-era ship, was handed over to the navy and formally commissioned this morning, the defense ministry said....

September 25, 2012
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Thursday, August 23, 2012
hnlms evertsen dutch frigate maersk
Defense

Ship Photo of the Day: HNLMS Evertsen Showing Off in the Gulf of Aden

HNLMS Evertsen (F805) a Dutch De Zeven Provinciën-class frigate conducts a high speed turn while operating in the Gulf of Aden. Powered by two Wärtsilä 16 V26 diesel engines, and a pair of 18.5 MWRolls...

August 23, 2012
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Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Incidents

Container Based Cruise Missiles

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3-YROQ2DW8&feature=player_embedded The USNI blog tells us why container based cruise missiles might not be so far off in their latest edition of The Problem With Proliferation: Cruise Missile Edition: Fiction...

April 6, 2010
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Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Navy

USS Fort Worth’s (LSC 3) Keel Laid

Saturday, a Lockheed Martin led team held a keel-laying ceremony at Marinette Marine’s shipyard for the USS Fort Worth, marking the start of construction for the U.S. Navy’s third Littoral...

July 14, 2009
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Monday, December 10, 2007
Maritime Security

The Protector – Anti Piracy Robot

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjtH70edsGQ Want to know more about The Protector? Popular Mechanics tells us; Robots versus pirates—it’s not as stupid, or unlikely, as it sounds. Piracy has exploded in the waters near...

December 10, 2007
Total Views: 31