China's tenth Type 052D Destroyer (NATO reporting name: Luyang III class) and Sixth Type 071 Landing Platform Dock (NATO reporting name: Yuzhao class) were both commissioned with the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese Navy) on 12 January 2019. Our colleagues from Eastpendulum reported that both vessels joined the PLAN South Sea Fleet.
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24 Jan 2019
Royal Air Force personnel from Number 120 Squadron and Poseidon Line Squadron have started training on the P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida. The RAF designation of the aircraft will be Poseidon MRA Mk1.
23 Jan 2019
Atlas North America unveiled the conceptual design of a Medium Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) during the 2019 National Symposium of the Surface Navy Association (SNA). Atlas North America is a company of Germany's Atlas Electronik Group.
22 Jan 2019
Naval News learned that Boeing recently submitted its proposal for Phase II of the U.S. Navy's Orca competition. We learned the information during the Surface Navy Association's (SNA) 2019 National Symposium held last week in Washington DC
22 Jan 2019
Spanish Minister of Defense confirmed that five new F-110 frigates will be built by Spanish shipbuilder Navantia in Ferrol starting in May this year.
21 Jan 2019
CNIM will deliver fourteen new landing craft (LCU type, designated EDA-S for "engins de débarquement amphibie standards" in French) to replace the the ageing "CTM" (previous generation of LCUs) in the French Navy (Marine Nationale).
17 Jan 2019
At the Surface Navy Association's (SNA) 2019 National Symposium currently held in Washington DC, BAE Systems is showcasing its High Powered Microwave (HPM), a new non-lethal system able designed to counter swarm attacks.