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RN Hawk jets resume flying

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Hawk jets from 736 Naval Air Squadron have resumed flying, after operations with the aircraft were temporarily paused following a crash in Cornwall, Forces Net reports. In...

Big plans for Zumwalt class

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By David Larter The U.S. Navy is exploring a major ship alteration for its three stealth destroyers that would further drive up the cost of the...

HMS Prince of Wales back in May

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Britain's newest aircraft carrier will be ready to return to operations "by May" of this year, a minister has confirmed, Forces Net reports.  The £3.1bn HMS...

US does not need another carrier: Admiral

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The U.S. has the number of aircraft carriers it needs to meet requirements across the globe -- unless "additional challenges show themselves," the four-star...

Sea lanes not as important as you thought

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The Ever Given container vessel is finally freed, but there has been extensive discussion of the potential economic costs of disruption to world shipping...

China to overtake US sub fleet by 2030

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By H I Sutton* The U.S. Navy has a larger submarine force than China. 68 submarines compared to an estimated 66, Naval News reports. This...

Half of RAAF out with HMAS Hobart

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The Royal Australian Air Force and the Royal Australian Navy have participated in Exercise Tasman Shield 21, conducting simulated air-maritime integrated missions on the...

Guardian-class training moves to Cairns

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TAFE Queensland has won a $36million contract to provide mariner training and support to the Navy crews of Guardian-class patrol boats, Contact reports. Funds are...

Anzac and Sirius in Indian Ocean exercise

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Two Royal Australian Navy ships – HMA Ships Anzac (III) and Sirius – are currently conducting a two-month deployment throughout the north-east Indian Ocean...

US shipyards plan under scrutiny

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The U.S. Navy is reworking its tenuous plan to revitalize its public shipyards, where the fleet’s nuclear maintenance is done, as it has become...