China Releases Photos of Zibo, the First Type 052DL at Sea

July 12, 2020 (propaganda) – Amid rising tensions across the Taiwan Straits with the US military’s increasingly frequent operations in the region, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy recently held drills in the East China Sea, with the latest, more powerful, anti-stealth aircraft-capable version of the Type 052D destroyer making its first public appearance, according to military reports over…

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Vittoria Shipyard to Build “Green” Damen 5009 for Italian Customs

June 29, 2020 – The Vittoria Shipyard, a company specialized in the design and construction of military, paramilitary, work, commercial and transport boats up to 100 meters in length, has been awarded the order for the design and construction of an Offshore Patrol type unit Vessel destined for the Italian Guardia di Finanza. The boat, approximately 60 meters long, will…

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HNLMS Johan de Witt to Receive New Thales Radars

July 16, 2020 – A major reason for selecting the NS100, next to its unparalleled performance, is fleet-wise logistic advantages. The Royal Netherlands Navy already operates the latest generation of Thales 4D AESA radars on the majority of its vessels and, given the radar’s flexible architecture, it is easy to offer through–life introduction of new capabilities thereby future-proofing the radar.…

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