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Marine Corps tests the UHAC – a new logistics amphibian

The US Navy and Marine Corps have tested an Ultra Heavy-lift Amphibious Connector (UHAC) prototype of a heavy amphibious lift vehicle that will be able to carry three times as the current Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC), moving into areas the LCAC cannot go

Vladivostok – Mistral Class LHD Bound for Russia Begins Sea Trials...

A French-built helicopter carrier Vladivostok has set sail from the French Atlantic port of Saint-Nazaire on its first sea trial. The warship is part...

NUSHIP Canberra, the Newest Australian Landing Ship Begins Sea Trials

NUSHIP Canberra, one of two Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ships being built for the Australian Defence Force (ADF), left BAE Systems Williamstown March 4,...

New Amphibian Tailored for Homeland Security, Disaster Relief

Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (ST Kinetics) and Gibbs Amphibian Ltd. have signed a partnership agreement covering Gibbs' Humdinga, an amphibious truck, which ST Kinetics...

Japan Pouring ¥24 Trilion on New Defense Plan

Japan plans to invest ¥24.67 trillion yen (US$24 billion) over the next five years in a military buildup plan bolstering Japan’s sovereignty in the...

Upgrading the Royal Thai Naval Capabilities

Thailand has traditionally turned to Asian countries as well to expand its naval fleet. In April 2012, the RTN received HTMS Ang Thong, a...

Russian Amphibious Support Ship Arrive at Haifa for a First Visit...

The Russian Amphibious Support Ship Azov arrived yesterday at the port of Haifa, in northern Israel, on a three day visit, it is the...

USS San Diego declared ready for combat operations

The US Navy's sixth San Antonio-class amphibious landing platform dock (LPD), USS San Diego (LPD 22), has been declared ready for combat operations following the successful...

US Navy Awards Ingalls $1.5 Billion for Final LPD Class Amphibious...

The US Navy christened today (Saturday) the ninth San Antonio class amphibious transport dock USS Somerset (LPD25) at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard in Avondale, Louisiana. On Friday HII was awarded a follow-on contract worth US$1.5 billion for the design and construction of the 11th and final San Antonio class vessel - LPD 27, yet unnamed, to be delivered in five years time.

Second Australian LHD Launched

The second Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) HMAS Adelaide ship was launched at the Navantia Ferrol-Fene shipyard in Spain. According to Navantia, this milestone was achieved four and half months ahead of schedule.

French Amphibious Assault Ships for the Russian Navy

Paris February, 2010: The Russian Defense Ministry is negotiating procurement of additional three Mistral class amphibious assault ships from France. The estimated cost of each...

Lockheed Martin, Gibbs Join Forces to Pursue High Speed Amphibious Vehicles

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) and Gibbs Technologies will develop a family of High Speed Amphibious (HSA) vehicles designed specifically for military operations. The new vehicle...
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