navy

  1. Bundeswehr

    Germany to build Israel's 4 corvettes and 3 U-Boats.

    The Sa'ar 6 class corvette is based on the MEKO A-100 design from Germany and similar to Germany's Braunschweig-class corvettes. The main reason Israel ordered the 4 corvettes was to protect their EEZ where their Oil and gas fields are. The 1st corvette should be delivered by 2019 with the last...
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    Germany's first Type 125 frigate begins sea trials

    Germany's first Type 125 frigate begins sea trials The German Navy's first Type 125 frigate, the future FGS Baden-Württemberg, has begun sea trials. Source: ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems The German Navy's first Type 125 frigate, the future FGS Baden-Württemberg , commenced builders' sea...
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    French navy seizes weapons cache heading from Iran to Yemen [PICs]

    French navy seizes weapons cache heading from Iran to Yemen (CNN)The French seized a large weapons cache on a ship headed for Somalia on March 20, authorities said. It's the second large weapons seizure in the region this month, and both may have been headed to Yemen from Iran. According to...
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    Hawaiian Lawmaker Calls the US To Bar China From RIMPAC [the biggest naval exercise in the world]

    WASHINGTON: China, which continues to militarize the fake islands it’s creating in the South China Sea, may get uninvited to RIMPAC, the biggest naval exercise in the world. Rep. Mark Takai of Hawaii told Defense Secretary Ash Carter during yesterday’s House Armed Services Committee posture...
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    Egypt's first Type 209 sub launched

    Egypt's first Type 209 sub launched Jeremy Binnie, London and Alex Pape, London - IHS Jane's Defence Weekly 10 December 2015 ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) announced on 10 December 2015 that Egypt's first Type 209 submarine had been launched at its Kiel yard and named S 41. Source...
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