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China’s Jiangkai frigate roll-out delivers global reach

Dr. Lee Willett - Like any navy seeking global presence, China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) will use its surface forces to project influence. A...
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BAE Systems secures $188 Million Contract for U.S. Navy’s AEGIS Combat System

BAE Systems Inc. was awarded a five-year $188.2 million contract to provide the U.S. Navy’s AEGIS Technical Representative (AEGIS TECHREP) organization with critical large-scale...
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Stay Vigilant

Already in service with the Royal Navy, new deliveries of Thales’ Vigile-D naval electronic support measure are on the horizon. Thales has told Armada Analysis...
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Lorient Express

As the French Navy cuts the steel on its first ‘Admiral Ronarc'h’ class frigate, Armada Analysis examines the vessel’s radar, electronic warfare and communications...

What Lies Beneath?

Ship categories are changing: As navies are required to respond to an ever-increasing spectrum of traditional and non-traditional threats, the lines of classification between...
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Searching for The Silent Service

Royal Australian Navy is honing its anti-submarine warfare skills with the help of Allies including the US Navy. History of Submarines in the North Atlantic...
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NATO bears down on ASW

Exercise Dynamic Mongoose strengthens anti-submarine warfare skills and wider trans-Atlantic naval team building. The strategic, operational, and technological impact of the return of state-based naval...
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Safran’s PASEO XLR sighting system chosen for France’s future medium frigates

The PASEO XLR (eXtra Long Range) sighting system built by Safran Electronics & Defense has been chosen by Naval Group for France’s new medium...
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Norwegian Frigate Modernisation

Kongsberg will perform an overarching upgrade of the Combat Management Systems (CMSs) equipping the Sjøforsvaret (Royal Norwegian Navy) ‘Fridtjof Nansen’ class frigates. Following the...
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Protecting the Air from the Sea

Advances in the capabilities of surface-to-air missiles are being matched by developments in maritime air defence sensors. There is therefore demand for increasingly sophisticated,...

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