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MELBOURNE (BLOOMBERG, REUTERS) – Australian leader Malcolm Turnbull has said his navy has a “perfect right” to conduct freedom of navigation exercises in the South China Sea after a media report said three of his frigates had been challenged by Chinese forces. “We maintain and practice the ...
We already know that regardless of the outcome, the defense ministry and the government will look to incorporate the leading edge phased-array radar technology provided by Australian company CEA Technologies, with elements of the United States' Aegis combat system, ensuring a commonality with ...

PARIS — When a French multimission frigate failed to fire its salvo of three naval cruise missiles during last weekend's joint airstrike on Syria, the military ... The mission was the first time France fired its naval cruise missile, a weapon which up until then only the British and U.S. had fired against a threat.
... 2018 7:34 AM. The following is the April 6, 2017 Congressional Research Service report, Navy Frigate (FFG(X)) Program: Background and Issues for Congress. ... guided-missile frigates (FFGs). The Navy ... FFG(X). Consistent with U.S. law, the ship is to be built in a U.S. shipyard, even if it is based on
Let's face it: The littoral combat ship has not exactly lived up to all of the hype. In fact, it has proven to be inadequate in replacing the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigates. Now, the United States Navy has started the FFG(X) program to find the next guided-missile frigate, and five shipbuilders are ...
WASHINGTON – Buoyed by rapid progress on the next-generation frigate, the U.S. Navy's top officer is ready to quickly move out on the long-debated replacement for the Navy's ... “I think we learned a lot in the frigate discussion and turned around the major surface combatant discussion in record time.

A German warship will join a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group that's getting underway to Europe and the Middle East. The Virginian-Pilot reported ... Among the strike group's ships will be the German frigate FGS Hessen. ... The U.S. military often trains and deploys with NATO allies and other partner nations.
Australia should consider joining a European collaboration on building advanced warships to help ensure superpowers the United States and China do ... possibility that Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and Britain's BAE Systems - which are competing to build Australia's $35 billion future frigate fleet - could ...
The date was April 1949, and China was aflame in civil war. The nationalist regime of Chiang Kai Shek convulsed in its death throes before the advance of Mao Zedong's communist armies. And on the mighty Yangtze river—the third-longest in the world—sailed the British frigate HMS Amethyst. There was ...
Australia's Future Frigate Program, or SEA 5000 Project, which is aimed at replacing its existing fleet of eight Anzac-class frigates with nine new Aegis-equipped anti-submarine frigates, is in high gear, with the three foreign contenders starting to move their pieces into place. The winner of the US$26.9 ...

DOHA, Qatar — For the first time ever, British company BAE Systems launched its proposed design for the Type 31e (e for export) frigate competition outside ... The frigates are currently being designed for export and a key part of the program is “adaptability and flexibility of the warship in order to meet the ...
Perry class frigates are particularly attractive targets for SINKEX because they were built very stout and can handle an unbelievable amount of damage before sinking. In fact, even after being pummeled by subsurface, surface, and aerial weapons, explosive charges still may be needed to send the ship to ...
Last year Navy leadership was vocal about the need to maintain a three-a-year minimum LCS acquisition rate until the next-generation frigate transition to ... The Navy previously planned to buy 52 LCSs but then broke up the Small Surface Combatant requirement into 32 LCSs and 20 follow-on frigates.
An SM-3 Block 1B guided missile is launched from the U.S. Navy cruiser Lake Erie using Lockheed Martin's Mk 41 VLS. (Courtesy of Lockheed Martin). LONDON — Britain's Royal Navy is to equip it's new Type 26 frigate fleet with Lockheed Martin's Mk 41 Vertical Launching System for missiles.
Navantia is offering a general-purpose frigate adapted for ASW. BAE will build a dedicated ASW ship. But it is a new design, and Canberra has had a long and tortured experience with buying designs instead of ships. The Australian ASW frigate, whoever builds it, will have the powerful US Aegis combat ...
GE Marine already currently provides 97% of the commissioned propulsion gas turbines in the US Navy fleet, thereby demonstrating its experience at sea across a number of considered FFG(X) frigate platforms. The LM2500 marine gas turbine is a simple-cycle, two-shaft, high-performance engine that has ...
Let's face it: The littoral combat ship has not exactly lived up to all of the hype. In fact, it has proven to be inadequate in replacing the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigates. Now, the United States Navy has started the FFG(X) program to find the next guided-missile frigate, and five shipbuilders are ...
Italy Navy chief flies flag for FREMM, cites frigate's role in the Mediterranean. As countries around the world, not least the U.S., search for new frigate designs to take on growing maritime missions, they should consider the Italian FREMM frigates, Italy's Navy chief has claimed. By: Tom Kington. Australia's ...


 

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