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HMS Sutherland begins its new service with a BANG

HMS Sutherland begins its new service with a BANG

HMS Sutherland firingA ROYAL Navy Devonport-based frigate has started its new role following an extensive refit with a serious bang. Sutherland, known as The Fighting Clan, has once again proven her fighting worth by firing her 4.5in main gun for the first time since coming out of refit in March.

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Chinese Corps can be used against enemy carrier: Yin Zhuo

Chinese Corps can be used against enemy carrier: Yin Zhuo

China’s Second Artillery Corps missilesADMIRAL Yin Zhuo of the People’s Liberation Army Navy said that an exercise launched in the disputed South China Sea on July 28 was to test the capability of the Second Artillery Corps, China’s strategic missile force, to sink enemy warships, according to the state-run People’s Daily.

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Harris Corporation awarded $29m avionics contract

Harris Corporation awarded $29m avionics contract

F18-SuperHornet-LandingTHE US Navy has awarded Harris Corporation a two-year, $29 million full-rate production contract to provide key avionics components that will enhance flight crews’ targeting capabilities on the US Navy’s and Australia’s F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet fighter aircraft and EA-18G Growler electronic attack platform.

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Navy Still Undecided on Submarine INS Sindhurakshak’s Fate

Navy Still Undecided on Submarine INS Sindhurakshak’s Fate

kilo_class submarineNEW DELHI: The Indian Navy is yet to decide on the fate of ill-fated submarine INS Sindhurakshak, which met with a fatal accident claiming the lives of 18 crew at Mumbai Naval dockyard in 2013.

As the Navy is exploring various options, one is converting the damaged submarine into a training platform for naval divers.

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