NATO ships complete Dynamic Guard exercise

Naval forces from Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) have completed exercise Dynamic Guard 2019 off the coast of Norway, says the Alliance.

US, UK order Trident II D5 guidance units

The US and UK have placed an order for the production of Trident guidance units.

Unmanned ‘force multipliers’ being considered for use on Queen Elizabeth carriers

Unmanned 'force multipliers' resulting from the Tempest programme might find their way onto the Queen Elizabeth class.

Meet SPIMM, a self protection module for ships

SPIMM consists of a SIMBAD-RC automated naval turret equipped with two ready-to-fire Mistral missiles and a 360° infrared panoramic system to detect and track air and surface threats.

Spanish warship orders vessels to leave British Gibraltar waters

The Spanish warship can be heard in a recording of a radio exchange demanding ships at Gibraltar "leave Spanish territorial waters".

NATO MARCOM and University of Plymouth Host Sea Power Conference

NATO Maritime Command and the Dartmouth Centre for Sea Power and Strategy at Plymouth University co-hosted the second annual MARCOM-DCSS Sea Power Conference, focusing on the Allied maritime dimension of deterrence.

NATO ships conduct advanced training in Eastern Mediterranean

Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) ships are taking their at sea training to an advanced level, performing Force Integration Training while patrolling in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, say the Alliance.

USS Porter departs Plymouth after waiting on storm to pass

The Arleigh Burke class destroyer USS Porter has departed Plymouth, following a port visit during a storm.

Concern that Type 26 Frigate engine work could go to France

Concern has been expressed by the Chairman of the Defence Select Committee that engine production could be taken away from GE Power in Rugby and given to a French firm in Nancy.

US Navy awards BAE $136m contract to modernise USS Bulkeley

BAE Systems has won a potential $136.2m firm-fixed-price contract from the US Navy for maintenance, repair and modernisation of Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Bulkeley.



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