Latest StoriesPage 3

News Digest

NORTH KOREAN SSBN PROGRAMME IS A BUST? North Korea’s December 21, 2015 submarine-launched ballistic missile test, which it trumpeted as a success, was in reality a failure, analysts have concluded. The conclusion was reached after careful study of film footage of the test launch of the Bukkeukseong-1 (Polaris-1) KN-11 SLBM, which was released by Pyongyang on January 8. A November 2015 test had previously been reported as a failed ejection test that damaged the launch submarine. ...

Read more

News Digest

WEAPONS BOOST FOR LCS ON ASIA-PAC PATROL Efforts to increase the lethality of the US Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) will receive a considerable boost during the next ...

Read more

News Digest

EGYPT BUYS ASSAULT CARRIERS DENIED TO MOSCOW BY PARIS Cairo and Paris have concluded a contract for the former to purchase two ex-Russian amphibious assault ships that were not ...

Read more

News Digest

RN & USN ‘SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP’ TO GROW EVER TIGHTER The top officers in the navies of the United Kingdom and USA shared a platform in London to explain how ...

Read more

News Digest

CANDIDATES FOR FUTURE RCN WARSHIP SQUARE UP Canada is starting the process of drawing up a short list of potential future frigates as it looks to move its major ...

Read more

News Digest

FINNS ‘ATTACK’ SUSPECTED SUBMARINE  In the wake of Sweden’s hunt for an underwater intruder in October last year Finland went a step further and actually attacked a similar ...

Read more