The Brazilian Navy (Marinha do Brasil)'s first Scorpène-class submarine, the Riachuelo (S40), successfully performed its first independent surface and propulsion tests.
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14 Aug 2020
Coalition Task Force (CTF) Sentinel, the operational arm of the International Maritime Security Construct (IMSC), monitored an incident involving Iranian forces who boarded a tanker in the international waters of the Gulf of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz, Aug 12.
13 Aug 2020
A USAF B-1B bomber from Guam conducted joint missions with Japanese F-2s & F-15s and with the USS Reagan Carrier Strike Group on Aug 7 in the IndoPacific region to improve interoperability & readiness.
13 Aug 2020
Sikorsky Australia, a Lockheed Martin company, will provide through-life sustainment support for the Navy’s fleet of MH-60R (Romeo) helicopters at their state of the art maintenance, logistics and repair organisation in Nowra, NSW.
12 Aug 2020
PT Dirgantara Indonesia lifted the veil on the Senegalese Air Force (Armée de l'Air Sénégalaise) second CN-235 aircraft. The maritime patrol aircraft was officially shown in its final livery during its roll out on August 4 in Bandung.
11 Aug 2020
The Australian Government is investing up to AUD$1.3 billion (US$932 million) in a new Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) development program to enhance situational awareness across Australia’s vast maritime environment.
29 Jul 2020
The Royal New Zealand Navy commissioned the HMNZS Aotearoa, the service's new fleet tanker and sustainment vessel. A commissioning ceremony was held today during which Captain Simon Rooke officially took command of the ship.
28 Jul 2020
The Morrison Government’s National Shipbuilding Program has reached another milestone with the laying of the keel on the first of six new Cape Class Patrol Boats for the Royal Australian Navy.
17 Jul 2020
Thales yesterday announced the success of the first configuration conducted under real operational conditions with the complete system developed for the Franco-British MMCM (Maritime Mine Counter Measures) programme launched in 2010 and awarded to the Group in 2015.
16 Jul 2020
The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Tripoli (LHA 7), yesterday, July 15, 2020. Although the Navy canceled the traditional public commissioning ceremony due to public health and safety restrictions on large public gatherings, the Navy commissioned the USS Tripoli administratively and the ship transitioned to normal operations. Meanwhile, the Navy is looking at a future opportunity to commemorate the special event with the USS Tripoli’s sponsor, crew and commissioning committee.