Since 2012, Chinese shipyards have launched 60 Type 056 corvettes and 20 Type 052D destroyers, illustrating once again the incredibly fast growing pace of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese Navy).
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09 May 2019
At Sea Air Space 2019, the naval defense exposition held near Washington DC, Lockheed Martin unveiled a new conceptual hypervelocity cruise missile for the F-35C carrier-based strike fighter.
08 May 2019
French company Lacroix Defense is once again exhibiting at Sea Air Space, demonstrating its new generation, compact SYLENA range of decoy launching systems. Naval News took the opportunity of the event to sit down with Lacroix's Renaud Thetiot, regional manager.
06 May 2019
Raytheon announced during Sea Air Space 2019 that, together with the U.S. Navy, they completed a new round of successful Excalibur N5 munition test firings. The precision-guided projectiles demonstrated various short, mid and long range capabilities.
03 May 2019
South Korea approved plans to construct the second batch of three destroyers, called KDX III Batch II, by 2028 with a budget of around 3.9 trillion won (US$3.3 billion), according to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA).