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KBRwyle wins $91m contract to support US Navy

KBR has announced that its global Government Service business, KBRwyle, was awarded a $91 million base operating support services contract by the US Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic. Under the terms of this l

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US missile destroyer collides with ship near Singapore

A US guided-missile destroyer collided early Monday with a merchant vessel while en route to Singapore, the US Navy said.   The USS John S McCain received damage to its port side in the collision, which occurred

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MBDA wins key UAE anti-ship missile contract

MBDA, a leading European developer and manufacturer of missiles, has been awarded a contract by the UAE Navy to supply additional Marte MK2/N anti-ship missiles. UK-based MBDA was formed in 2011 through a merger of French Aé

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India orders four maritime spy planes from Boeing

India signed a contract on Wednesday to buy four maritime spy planes from Boeing Co for about $1 billion, defence and industry sources said, aiming to bolster the navy as it tries to check China's presence in the Indian Ocean.

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Royal Moroccan Navy orders Interceptor vessels from Damen

The Royal Moroccan Navy has ordered five Interceptor 1503 vessels, in a third recent construction contract with Damen Shipyards Group.   The vessels, which illustrate cutting-edge design and engineering, will be

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IS launches rocket attack on Egypt navy vessel

CAIRO Egypt's Islamic State affiliate said on Thursday (July 16) it fired a rocket at an Egyptian naval vessel in the Mediterranean Sea near the coast of Israel and the Gaza Strip. The militant group Sin

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US Navy base in Bahrain may add more families

More American military families could soon descend on Bahrain as the US Navy base in Juffair continues to expand. The number of US personnel in the country has increased by more than a quarter – from 6,500 to 8,300 – i

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US Navy sailor dies in balcony plunge in Bahrain

A US Navy sailor has fallen to his death from a seventh-floor apartment balcony in Juffair, Bahrain. The incident happened at around 11pm on Saturday (May 16) and an investigation has been launched by Bahraini and US authorities,

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Iran navy fires shots at Singapore-flagged ship

Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy fired warning shots over Singapore-flagged cargo vessel in international waters in the Gulf on Thursday, prompting the cargo vessel to flee into UAE's territorial waters, a US official told Reuters,

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Diplomats, UN staff flee Yemen amid heavy fighting

Saudi Arabia's navy evacuated dozens of diplomats from Yemen and the United Nations pulled out international staff on Saturday after a third night of Saudi-led air strikes trying to stem advances by Iranian-allied Houthi fighters.

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