NATO SNMG1 task group prepares for Exercise Dynamic Guard

Standing NATO Maritime Group ONE (SNMG1), under the command of US Rear Adm. Edward Cashman, is in Bergen for a scheduled port visit to finalise planning for Allied Maritime Command led exercise Dynamic Guard 19-1, hosted by Norway.

HMS Queen Elizabeth receives first Phalanx self defence weapon

HMS Queen Elizabeth has started having her Phalanx Close-In Weapons Systems (CIWS) fitted.

No, RFA Mounts Bay isn’t about to invade Venezuela

Newspaper 'The Morning Star' has astonishingly suggested that RFA Mounts Bay is in the Caribbean to take part in an invasion of Venezuela.

RFA Mounts Bay in £4m drugs find

The US Coast Guard team deployed to the auxiliary were reportedly conducting a training exercise when the helicopter’s crew spotted a bale of drugs bobbing in the water.

Two US naval vessels in ‘minor collision’

No personnel were injured when a US Navy guided-missile cruiser and dry cargo ship made contact during an underway replenishment off the southeastern coast of the United States, the US Navy has revealed.

US Navy awards $14.9bn contract for construction of two new Aircraft Carriers

The US Navy has awarded a contract for the construction of CVN 80 and CVN 81 to Huntington Ingalls Industries-Newport News Shipbuilding (HII-NNS). 

Royal Marines train for Arctic war games

Royal Marines of 1 Assault Group Royal Marines (1AGRM) will soon be "storming through the fjords of Norway", say the Ministry of Defence.

Babcock awarded Royal Navy equipment and information configuration contract

Babcock International has been awarded a configuration management contract by the Ministry of Defence for the Royal Navy and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary surface ship fleet.

US, UK to spend $560m on Trident missile production and support

Lockheed Martin will continue to manufacture submarine-launched ballistic missiles for the US Navy and the Royal Navy under a four-year, $559.6M contract modification.

Leonardo awarded £158m contract by UK to upgrade NATO electronic warfare training

Leonardo has signed a contract worth approximately £158m to provide new electronic warfare training equipment for the NATO Joint Electronic Warfare Core Staff (JEWCS).



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