Philippine Navy Receives Funding for New OPV Program

The Department of Budget and Management released the initial funding worth PHP3 billion for the Philippine Navy’s (PN)’s acquisition of six offshore patrol vessels (OPVs). The Special Allotment Release Order (SARO)-BMD-D-22-0004970, was released to the Department of the National Defense (DND) on Thursday, to “cover the funding requirement for the Offshore Patrol Vessel Acquisition of the Philippine Navy under the…

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Indonesia Seeks Closer Ties to South Korea

The Chief of Naval Staff (Kasal) Admiral TNI Yudo Margono invites the Chief of Naval Operations of the Republic of Korea Navy / South Korean Chief of Staff Admiral Kim Jung Soo to strengthen close cooperative relations through military diplomacy, Indonesia and South Korea will commemorate the anniversary of the relationship 50th diplomatic mission next year. The invitation was conveyed…

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Bayern Returning From Far East February 18th

On Friday, February 18, 2022 at 4 p.m., the frigate “Bayern” will return from the Indo-Pacific after a successful presence and training voyage. The crew of around 180 covered about 43,000 nautical miles with their ship. With the deployment of the “Bavaria” in the Indo-Pacific, the German Navy was able to fly the flag and demonstrate on the spot that…

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Indra Receives Subcontract for South Korean KSS-III Submarines

Indra, one of the leading global technology and consulting companies, has entered into a contract with the Korean DSME shipyard to equip the first KSS III submarine of Batch II to be delivered to the Korean Navy with its Pegaso electronic defense system, which offers a probability of interception of signals in its working band close to 100%. Indra’s system…

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FFX Batch-II Cheonan Commissioned at HII Ulsan

The Naval and defense business office has been held on November 9th, the new howiham (FFX Batch-II) in ulsan hyundai heavy industries. Cheonan will replace the 1,500 tone-class howiham (FF) and. tone-class chogyeham (PCC) in the navy. On this day, the event was attended by the minister of defense, such as the minister of defense, the minister of defense, the…

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Multinational Fishery Patrol Uncovers 450 Shark Fins

An integrated international law enforcement boarding team inspecting fishing vessels in the North Pacific Ocean identified 32 potential violations of conservation and management measures under the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) and North Pacific Fisheries Commission (NPFC). This team was developed to support international cooperation for the United States Coast Guard’s annual Northern Pacific Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated…

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BAE Systems to Improve US Navy Mk 41 VLS

May 18, 2021 – BAE Systems, Inc. has won a U.S. Navy competition to serve as the design agent for the mechanical portion of the Mk 41 Vertical Launch System (VLS). The contract calls for BAE Systems to provide design, development, test, product improvement, and sustaining support for current and legacy VLS systems. BAE Systems will also continue to design…

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