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EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY | 04 June 2020

Covid-19: naval dockyard in Mumbai develops UV disinfection facilities

The Indian Navy has said that Mumbai’s naval dockyard manufactured an ultraviolet (UV) sanitisation bay to contain the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. The UV bay will support the decontamination of tools, clothes and other miscellaneous items and control further spread of the coronavirus.

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SAFETY & SECURITY | 29 May 2020

Royal Netherlands Navy looks to mitigate operational risks of COVID-19 pandemic​

The Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) has informed recently deployed vessels to keep no more than 24 hours transit time from the nearest hospital for the first week at sea, in the event that personnel should fall victim to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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SAFETY & SECURITY | 06 May 2020

Fincantieri’s FREMM Wins US Navy FFG(X) Frigate Competition

Fincantieri was awarded a $795 mil US Navy contract for detailed design and construction of the first ship at its Marinette Marine shipyard in Wisconsin.

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SAFETY & SECURITY | 09 September 2019

What’s in the First Spain Warship Voyage to the Philippines?  

A closer look at the significance of the first such goodwill visit of its kind since the colonial era relationship between the two sides.

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SAFETY & SECURITY | 23 August 2019

Photos Reveal Progress on China’s Largest Amphibious Assault Ship

Recent photos reveal the construction of China’s largest amphibious assault ship is progressing at a shipyard in the metropolis of Shanghai, as the country strives to plug gaps in its military’s amphibious capabilities.

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UNMANNED | 18 August 2019

US Navy Plans Corvette-sized Unmanned Fleet

The US Navy is planning to build a fleet of 10 corvette-sized large unmanned surface vessels (LUSV) within the next five years to assist its main manned fleet by completing ‘dull, dirty, or dangerous’ missions.

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UNMANNED | 30 July 2019

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Looking for Surveillance UAV

The Japanese defence ministry plans to introduce about 20 large, unmanned helicopters to the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers and other ships. The helicopter model is expected to be selected in fiscal 2022, with the procurement starting in fiscal 2023.

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