The United States' State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Taiwan of eighteen MK 48 Mod6 Advanced Technology (AT) Heavyweight Torpedoes (HWT) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $180 million. But which ROC Navy Submarines are set to get these torpedoes ?
Tag Archives : United States
08 Apr 2020
U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper accepted the resignation of Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly yesterday and announced that he is appointing current Army Undersecretary Jim McPherson as Acting Secretary of the Navy.
20 Mar 2020
The Department of Defense successfully tested a hypersonic glide body in a flight experiment conducted from the Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai, Hawaii, March 19 at approximately 10:30 p.m. local time (HST).
19 Mar 2020
The Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) will be routed to New York City to help alleviate non-COVID-19 medical needs, President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday. USNS Mercy (T-AH-19) will be tasked to support the West Coast, though the location is still being decided.
15 Jan 2020
The US Coast Guard released a final request for proposal (RFP) Jan. 10, 2020, for industry studies to support offshore patrol cutter (OPC) follow-on production.
08 Nov 2019
During the month of October, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ship Thomas Jefferson integrated and operated a DriX, an Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) created by the French technology company iXblue.
31 Oct 2019
The United States is seemingly proposing four MMSC vessels to the Hellenic Navy as an alternative to the two FDI frigates deal proposed by France, a local media is reporting.
23 Sep 2019
The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) and the US Army conducted their first ever combined anti-ship drills in Japan, as part of the annual Orient Shield exercise, according to pictures released by the US Army Japan press office.
17 Sep 2019
Adm. James G. Foggo III, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa (NAVEUR-NAVAF), visited Paris to meet with senior French military leaders to discuss the enduring French-American strategic alliance Sept. 12-14, 2019. Foggo also participated in events commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Paris during the trip.
28 Aug 2019
The U.S. State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Japan of up to 73 Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA missiles for an estimated cost of $3.295 billion.