Kamis, Desember 31, 2009

Venezuela to buy 100 MBT

Russia and Venezuela pushed the purchase contract of about 100 main battle tanks (MBT) worth 500 million U.S. dollars, estimated MBT seems to range from T-72 and T-90. According to sources quoted in Mokskwa RIA Novosti, Venezuela is also interested in buying Infantry Fighting vehicles, the price of a T-72 range from 1-2 million dollars while the T-90 between 5-7 million dollars.

South Korean submarine added

German submarine type 214 South Korea's chosen and set aside the Scorpene Class already booked Chile, India, and Malaysia. Reasons for choosing U-214 was not free from the use of the latest diesel-electric engines and the ability to dive deeper 400 m, including the optimization of hull and propeller design, ultra modern internal systems, and AIP (Air Independent Propulsion). This last system can guarantee the submarine ship in a long time without needing to surface.

Korea had previously ordered three KSS-II / Type 214 in 2000 which agreed assembled by Hyundai Heavy Industries. Batch 2 (current), ordered another six, 65 m long ship and this time weight 1.700 tons. This time the contract fell to Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering. Type 214 would strengthen the three submarine U-209 Chang Bo-go who purchased in 1994. Korea is known to have several submarine development programs such as advanced SCC-III to type submarines 3000 tons.

Global Hawk Block 30 and Block 40

U.S. Air Force contracts worth U.S. $ 303 million to Northrop Grumman to produce five Global Hawk UAVs. UAV is made of Block 30 and 40 and will be sent next year.

Super Carrier CVN-21

Ocean would be filled by a fleet of aircraft carriers developed countries, mainly the U.S., some countries have and will improve the ability of the parent vessel. France to Charles De Gaulle Class (43.00 tons), India by Vikramaditya Class, English will be equipped with the Queen Elizabeth Class CFV in line with France's pa2 Project to operate the aircraft carriers of 65,000 tons (UK) and 74,000 tonnes (France). Aircraft carrier called the above would be meaningless so called Nimitz class and will be developed CVN-21 Class Gerarld R. Ford weighing between 90,000 to 105,000 tons, as the official Super Carriers.

With his ability, CVN-21 could increase the number of aircraft to be transported, but it uses the new nuclear energy and new power plants capable of providing electric capacity 2-3 times compared to the previous ships. Launcher system will use the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launching System (EMALS), replace the steam catapult and arresting gear is advanced and integrated combat electronics. Another advantage CVN-21, including increase in flight deck, more reliable weapons system, simplification of aircraft services, and platforms are more flexible.

China strengthens ZBD

China produced artillery systems amphibious vehicle attached to a wheeled armored fighting ZBD chain. The latter of these combat vehicles carrying 122-mm guns, ZBD 97 is amphibious combat vehicles equipped otokanon 30 mm (or 100 mm gun / missile launcher). ZBD is operated by three Krew capable of carrying seven troops, ZBD has used China since 2006.

Brazilian Special Force

Brazilian Army's 1st Special Forces Battalion is the primary special operations units owned by Brazil, this unit is also the only one battalion is trained to conduct unconventional warfare. Although administratively part of the Army Parachute Infantry Brigade, which operates batallion under the control of Army High Command.
There are three battalions assigned tasks, including supporting the troops and non-regular regular for unconventional warfare operations, mobile teams prepare for unconventional warfare mission training and escape, sabotage, intelligence, direct action Recon.

Germany buy Heron

Israel Aerospace Industries said that it will sell the spy plane to Germany to be used in Afghanistan. Hero, drone meant to be used by the German Air Force in northern Afghanistan for reconnaissance missions. But not disclosed how many drones are purchased or the value of a contract made. Heron is the largest UAV with a wing span of 54 feet and can fly for 30 hours at a speed of 225.3 km per hour at the height 9144 m.

France buy 1500 NVG

French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) gave the contract to Thales Agenieux to complete the French Army helicopter pilot in 1500 HELIE night vision goggles. Delivery is expected to completed within five years starting from the year 2011, with the new equipment is expected to French Army pilots capable of operating in all conditions.

War against the pirates in Somalia

European Union decided to continue the mandate for the war with the pirates on the coast of Somalia until the end of 2010, which held the European Union Atalanta operations continue its contribution to maritime security in the region. This anti-piracy operations conducted since December 2008 with the involvement of British warships, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Greece. These ships served as escorting civilian ships through the Gulf of Aden, a British Navy commando.

Peru looking for Landing Ship Tank

Peru is looking for two tank landing craft used by the U.S. and noted the targeted vessel is the Newport class landing ship tank Fresno and Racine.

Indonesia army shooting contest winner AARM-19

Indonesia army won overall champion in the contest shooting 19-year-AARM (ASEAN Armies Rifle Meet 2009) in Singapore in early November 2009, Indonesian army contingent won 14 gold medals, 10 silver, 11 bronze and second and third order are Singapore and Thailand .

France ready Felin

As an application's future soldier program, the French army as many as 22,588 orders Felin kit. Felin stands a Fantassin Liaisons et Integres equipments or Future Infantry Soldier System. This system makes each connected to the system data through its equipment, the army spent 1.5 billion dollars to develop and make Felin kit that will complement all infantry units.

Felin consists of 150 items, 73 of which are standard equipment, infantry would take at least 73 items (including weapons, ammunition, food, water) with a weight of 26 kg. Heavy equipment is designed Felin good use when bergerak.Felin including a protective layer and the soldiers will carry 11 items of electronic, helmet includes 13 items (goggles, digital cameras, Ballistic visor, night vision equipment, commo and others) and water in the tube was brought back (cameback container) such as used American soldiers and mountain climbers.

Indonesian and Singapura Army Exercice Salkar Indopura

Indonesia national army conduct exercises with the Singapore army in Murai Urban Training Facility (MUTF). Exercise with a password that Salkar Indopura conducted last 15-24 November 2009. Singapore as the host, involving 400 personnel from the 3rd Singapore Infantry Brigade and the 5th Battalion, Singapore Infantry Regiment. While the Indonesian Army took 210 personnel from the 13th Infantry Brigade, Kostrad and 100 of the batallion Kodam Raider I and includes training materials and Urban Conventional Operations.

Senin, September 07, 2009

Greek Navy Mulls Frigate Specification

The Hellenic Navy(HN) is finalising the spesification for its new multipurpose frigate acquisition programme and now waiting for a green light from the goverment to proceed with its implementation. The target of six frigates arguably looks ambitious especially considering the initial budget of EUR2.2 billion is expected to grow, the HN therefore has stated that a minimum of four frigate should be acquired with two more as an option.

Sabtu, September 05, 2009

Greek Submarine Completes Trials In Heavy Seas

The Hellenic Navy's Type 214 Submarine HS Papanikolis successfully completed futher sea trials at the end of September.Currently berthed as its German ship builder ThyssenKrupp Marine System's (TKMS) shipyard in Kiel, Germany. Papanikolis is the first vessel to be built as part of a contract for three Type 214 boats signed between the company and the Greek Ministry of Defence (MoD) in February 2000; subsequently a further boat was ordered in May 2002.

CH-53K Order USMC

Helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky began receiving the first part of 8500 parts which will form a new transport helicopter CH-53K heavy as ordered USMC, CH-53K will replace the existing fleet currently in the USMC the three-engined helicopter Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion and CH - 53K has a powerful capability of its predecessor with the load carrying capacity three times as much and be able to fly far more than 110 nm in the areas of operations and have heavy defenses and Flare chaff.

Rabu, September 02, 2009

Pakistan Commisions AIP-Equipped Agosta

Pakistan has become the first country bordering the Indian Ocean to acquire an air independent propulsion (AIP) submarine capability, PNS/M Hamza the third and final Khalid class (Agosta 90B) ataack submarine, was accepted into service by Pakistan Navy, Pakistan ordered the Three Agosta 90Bs in 1994 under technology transfer arrangement. The non AIP first of class, PNS/M khalid was built by DCNS in Cherbourg and commisioned in september 1999.
All the submarine are equipped with the SM 39 Exocet surface to surface missile, capable of hitting target out to 27 nm and ECAN F17P Mod 2 Torpedo.

Genuine India Arihant INS

India is great, and promising future becomes a new superpower of the world with China, and India have launched a nuclear-powered submarine capable of launching the first ballistic missile. Once the submarine is operational means India will have the capability of nuclear war than alutsista based on land sea and air submarine is named INS Arihant, Arihant was armed ballistic missiles and nuclear reactors will be powered by 100 person crew.
So far, India's has an 16 diesel-powered submarines, including 10 Russian-made Kilo class and four German-made vessels. India also has pushed the contract to buy six Scorpene submarines made in France that will arrive between 2012-2017.

Buy Canada 15 CH-47F

Business buying and selling weapons is never stopped. New Boeing then returned to record a contract with the Canadian government valued at 1.15 billion dollars. Snapper contract is intended to purchase a new helicopter 15 CH-47F Chinook. Which by the Canadian Heli coded CH-147 is, according to the needs of Canada Canada through the program, s medium to Heavy Lift Helicopter. Heli will be manufactured at the Boeing Rotorcraft Systems Facility in Ridley Township, and delivery is expected between 2013 and 2014.

6 French Nuclear Submarine

Delegation Generale Pour l'Armament (DGA) of France signed a contract on June 26 by DCNS and Areva-TA for the purchase nuclear attack submarine Barracuda second, this program as part of the six ships that will be purchased worth 11.1 billion U.S. dollars.
Procurement of six ships will take place from 2017 until 2028, the first metal cutting has been done on the same day at the DCNS facilities, six ships will replace the Rubis / Amethyst class. Barracuda has the ability to conduct intelligence gathering missions, special forces delivery, stocking of sea mines, battle with surface ships, and would face each other submarines.

Selasa, September 01, 2009

Shelde Start Building First Of Four Netherlands OPVs

Shelde Naval Shipbuilding laid the keel for the first of four new offshore patrol vessels (OPV) destined for the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN). The RNLN also announced that the 3,750 ton ships being procured under project patrouillesscheppen will be named Holland, Zeeland,Groningen and Friesland.
Whith ship deliveries scheduled for 2011-13, the Holland class OPVs will be used patrolling, surveilance and interdiction in the Netherland' exclusive economic zone and in waters off the Netherland Antilles and Aruba, two 5,400 kw diesel engines will give the Holland class vessels a maximum speed of 21,5 knot.

Israel F-35 Order

Israel ordered 25 planes F-35 Lightning II. F-35 purchased to ward off a sophisticated air defense system S-300 Russian-owned Iran and Syria, a computer simulation shows the F-35 can eliminate the S-300 and this order may be signed in early 2010.

Australian Submarine

Australian government forced half the country's industry to be able to design and make a submarine in the future, it was revealed the Australian Defense Secretary John Faulkner announced that the Department of Defense will issue a Request for Tender (RFT) to complete the Domestic Design Study for the project's future submarines, SEA 1000.

SAAB To Suply Canadian Frigate Combat System

Saab has signed a SEK1.1 billion (USD137 million) contract with Lockheed Martin Canada to Provide combat management system for the Canadian Navy's 12 Halifax class Frigate. The Swedish group will supply a CanACCS-9LV Mk4 Combat System and two Ceros 200 directors for each ship, with a 13th package for training facility ashore, deliveries are planned for 2010-17.

The "Protector " USV ( Unmanned Surface Vehicle)

Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) or a ship without a crew PROTECTOR Armamaent developed by Rafael Development Authority as a follow-up to the emergence of terrorism against maritime assets such as the USS Cole bombing. With a sturdy hull height 9 meters (30 feet), Protector maneuvering quietly and very fast, upper profile stuctur closed and aerodynamic, modular platform design can be re-configured to meet the changing needs of the mission as the protection of troops, anti-terror, surveillance and reconnaissance, electronic warfare, and landmines.

Israel Warship

In a program of radical change Israel's fleet modernization, expressed Israel's plan to acquire Lockheed Martin's production ship LCS (Littoral Combat Ship). Yet it is typical of Israel, the Navy also continues to encourage domestic industry to meet the desire AL. Current ranges need to ship 2200 tons of versions bertonase Meko A-100 is built ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS), a Hamburg-based consortium is also making two Dolphin-class submarines to Israel.
Blohm and Voss Meko developed in two variants namely corvette Meko A-100 and Frigate Meko A-200 weighs 3500 tons. From discussions with the Israeli Defense TKMS, at least two ships will be built in Haifa, Israel.

German Approves Third Berlin Class Ship Contruction

The Bundestag has approved funding of EUR330.46 million (USD445.4 million) for the contruction of a third Berlin class ( Type 702) combat support ship for the German Navy.
Intended to enter service in 2013, the new vessel will be built by consortium of four German shipyard led by Flashburger Shiffbau Gessellschaft and will incorporate a number of improvements on the existing ships, Berlin and Frankfurt Am main.
The two 20,240 ton auxiliaries which were commissioned in 2001 and 2002, will be increasingly hard pressed to support the navy's five new Braunschweig class (K130) corvettes as well as its 15 Frigates.
The new ship will cost almost twice as much as its predecessors, incorporating lessons learned from operational deployments.

Jumat, Agustus 28, 2009

South Korean torpedo test

South Korean torpedo successfully tested a homemade light Cheongsangeo (Blue Shark). Torpedo with a length of 2.7 meters and weighs 280 pounds can be fired from surface ships and maritime patrol aircraft P-3C with a speed of 45 knots, the torpedo, developed since 1995 it could reach targets at a depth of 40-50 meters.

Taiwan to accept Kidd class destroyers

Taiwan received one of four Kidd-class destroyers used the U.S. Navy. Kidd class destroyers are multi-purpose originally created for the Shah of Iran, but canceled following the fall of the Shah and was withdrawn by the U.S. Navy.

Submarine Sauro (Coastal Area Specialist)

Sauro Submarine prop made a special Italian Amphibious assault, submarines chasing opponents and hit the ship above the surface in the local area. Therefore the ability to deliberately limited to cruising around the coast of Italy in the region alone.
Designed shipyard Italcantieri, Sauro formally entered operational service in 1980 and the Italian variant of modernization of this class are named Improved sauro, was introduced in the late 1980s. Specifications: length: 63.9 m Crew: 45 men, range surface: 20,385 km at a speed of 14 knots, diving range: 465 km at a speed of 4 knots, diving depth: 250 m, weaponry: 6 tube launchers, 12 torpedoes A184 units or 24 mines.

F/A-18 Super Hornet Retreat from Switzerland

Boeing states withdrew from the competition for the procurement of replacement aircraft part fighter fleet of F-5E / F Tiger II Swiss Air Force. The reason, because the plane has to offer, the F / A 18E / F Super Hornet Block II ability "Far beyond" the requirements proposed by the Swiss response to Boeing's decision, the Swiss side expressed disappointment but insists he will continue evaluation of the three other planes that follow the competition. They are made in Europe, each of the Dassault Rafale, the Eurofighter Typhoon, and the JAS 39 Gripen from Saab.

Kamis, Agustus 27, 2009

Bulava Production Beckons

Production Of Russia's Bulava 30 Submarine launched ballistic missile will start in 2009, Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said after a successful flight test from the Typhoon class ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Dmitry Donskoy.
Bulava 30 can carry six or more independently targetable nuclear warheads and will equip Borey class SSBNs from 2010 when the first boat, Yuri Dolgoruky enters service.


The South Korean Navy has chosen the Raytheon Mk 31 Mod 1 Rolling Air Missile (RAM) guided missile weapon system for its three KDX-II destroyer program, selecting it over two competing system: the Israel Barak and French Crotale VT-1, South Korea will be the third country to purchase RAM after Germany and the USA.

Selasa, Agustus 25, 2009

Brazil Want Torpedo

Brazilian government intends to buy 30 units of Torpedo MK 48 Mod 6 Advanced Technology torpedo from the U.S.. This plan deals with anti-submarine weapons modernization of this country ever purchased in the mid 80's era. Funds are needed for modernization reaches 60 million dollars.

Chile to buy Harpoon

U.S. Congress approved the purchase of 20 units of missile RGM-84L Harpoon Block II to Chile. The total amount spent for the missile procurement programs reach 50 million dollars. The plan all Harpoon will be installed on a fleet of warships Dutch Navy Frigate ex newly purchased Chile

HMS Invincible early retirement

British Royal navy official resting HMS Invincible aircraft carrier in August 2005, and operates the British Navy in 1977 Invincible, by disabling the British ship now operates just one aircraft carrier HMS Illustrions ie. Sister ships, HMS Ark Royal, is currently in large-scale modifications. British Defense Ministry plans to replace the entire fleet of its parent with Varian, CVF in the year 2012.

Orion To Pakistan

Pakistan because of strong U.S. ally bet in the fight against terrorism, this superpower country the green light from the purchase of P3C Orion, recorded eight maritime reconnaissance aircraft which later changed hands and will be the eighth such aircraft worth 970 million dollars. In addition to Orion, Washington also approved the shipment of two jet fighters F -16 Fighting Falcon to Pakistan.

Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat

Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat RHIB classified or new weapons for the war shallow sea. Despite the small dimension but diombak fierce maneuvering affairs, mastermind of pure RHIB. embraced the concept because rigid hull models and structuring the center of gravity right ship, 3 crew transport capacity and 8 personnel, and weapons in the bow.

Sea Jet

Various development projects future warships the U.S. Navy is doing today. One of the physical form was already labeled AESD project (Advanced Electric Ship Demonstrator) Sea Jet, compared to the ships of war today, the bow of the Sea Jet fairly unique. Angle that serves as a breaking wave is made upside down.

The uniqueness does not stop until there, behind him there is a new type of propulsion called water jet device reportedly developed by the legendary British engine manufacturer, Rolls Royce. If deemed suitable to be used then the concept of Sea Jet is going to be applied to level Destroyer warships.

Indian Submarine

An Indian submarine managed to implement a series of trials, the ship is a ship Kilo-class diesel submarine, the ship was purchased India in 2002 before entering operational service, some improvements done on the ship.
Call it anti-ship missile installation of Club-S and increased combat capabilities and navigation devices hydro-acoustic.

Missile AGM-114 Hellfire

Air-to-surface missile is a powerful weapon attack helicopters, including Black Hawk, Sea Hawk, Apache and Super Cobra. Hellfire is an acronym of Heliborne, lasers, fire and forget. Three first-generation medium-range missiles is using laser seekers, while the fourth generation to use frekuency radar seeker. Created early in 1970, then Hellfire is not only used in the helicopter.

Philippines Search Heli Attack

Like Indonesia, the Philippines is one of the Asean countries are preoccupied with the weapon. Therefore, the military armed with more adequate equipment is the best way.
Philippines Department of Defense has approved a fund worth 134 million U.S. dollars for the procurement of helicopter attack and versatile. Class heli AH-1 Cobra but the lighter, less sophisticated and less expensive is a targeted helicopter.

Battlecruiser Kirov class

Kirov is the world's largest cruiser, and several parties in the class rank fighter explorer (Battlecruiser). Kirov crammed as detection devices, such as two high-powered radar, two navigation radars, two kinds of sonar until no fewer than 13 fire control radar (fire control radar). Seabrek carried weapons including two 130mm guns, 20 long-range anti-missile Granit (SS-N-19 Shipwreck) supersonic berkecapatan, 96 surface-to-air missile (SAM) Remote S300F, 40 medium SAM Osa-MA, 192 short-range SAMs Kashtan, 10 torpedo, 142 anti-submarine rockets and eight weapons at close range defense (CIWS) AK-630 caliber 30mm, Kirov is also capable of carrying three multifunctional helicopter Ka-27.
With two nuclear reactors that became a source of motive power, Kirov able to race without stopping while the rivals must be accompanied by the supply ship during remote operation, Granit missiles which brought a scourge of multi-variant own engagement with the program they have. If fired several missiles at once, they can share objective data with a different route.
Unfortunately, following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the fate of Kirov so uncertain. Russia's financial difficulties can only operate two of the four ships that have been built, RSF and RSF Nakhimof Admiral Pyotr Velikiy.

Lanzhou Class Destroyer ships (Type 052C)

Lanzhou is the next-generation destroyer made in China which is the successor of Type 052B destroyer (Guangzhou class). This destroyer is often considered a "cheat sheet" of the Russian Sovremeny class destroyer. Similar to Ticonderoga class cruisers, Lanzhou combat functions more focused on air defense. That's why these detection systems and anti-submarine weaponry he was carrying more functions as the elements to survive.

Chinese pride destroyer is the first Navy ship bamboo curtain country dilengkapai type phased array radar called SAPARS (Shipborne Active Phased Array Radar System), similar AN/SPY-1. It is said that this sophisticated sensing could not be separated from technical support Ukraine. Sonar Affairs also not free from foreign technical, such as France.

Lanzhou carried weapons including a cannon caliber 100mm Type 210, two 30mm caliber CIWS, eight anti-missile c602, remote SAM 48 HQ-9 semi-active radar-guided, 76 anti-submarine rockets and six torpedo tubes, Lanzhou capable of carrying a helicopter anti-submarine , could be Ka-28 Russian-made or Z-9 locally made (N AS365 Dauphin Heli license China) after Lanzhou, China also made a unit of another ship that is Haikou sister ships.

RAM for KDX-3 Destroyer

Seoul placed an order with Ray theori Missile Systems in early October 2004 to equip the Republic of Korea Navy's (ROKN's) three new KDX-3 AEGIS equipped destroyers with RAM close in self defence weapon. Valued at US $ 25 million, the contract is the fourth RAM procurement awarded by the ROKN, which already mounts the system on its KDX-2 destroyers, and plans to fit it on board a new LPD due to be launched next year.

Senin, Agustus 24, 2009

Hobart Class Contract signed

Contracts have been signed by L-3 Communications, Sagem and Terma for the provision of combat system capabilities in Australia's future Hobart class destroyers. Worth a total of AUD 18 million, the three contracts will see the delivery of an infrared seach and track capability and a navigation radar system for the 5,850 ton air warfare ships.

USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49)

Is the first ship from the ships of landing ship dock (LSD) which then developed with the class name of Harpers Ferry. Created by the company's Avondale Shipyard in New Orleans in 1993. Harpers Ferry was first served on 7 January 1995, and this ship is the LSD of the development project that can accommodate troops plus equipment with one of the ways of shortening the deck, and is also able to connect with the small boats used for landings.

On 1 September 2002, Ferry was assigned to the base Sosebo, Japan to replace USS Germatown (LSD-42) and joined the Amphibious Group 1 in the Essex Amphibious Ready Group.

Task Force (Task Force) U.S. Seventh Fleet

For the purpose of operating and administrative, Command seventh fleet is divided into several Task Force (Task Force) with the specialization of each, namely:
* Task Force 70 (CTF 70): It is the Battle Force or Task Force. CTF is divided into two groups, the first group is the Surface Combatant Force (surface combat troops). Consists of a cruiser (Cruiser) and Destroyer ships (destroyers). The second group is the Carrier Strike Force or Army Mother Ship, the USS Kity Hawk (CV-63) which has a Mother Ship Air Wing (Carrier Air Wing-5). In conducting its operations tasks, the Task Force Battle Force and the aircraft carrier accompanied CVW-5.
* Task Force 72 (CTF-72): It is Reconnaisance Patrol Task Force or Patrol and Reconnaissance. CTF is mainly comprised of aircraft anti-submarine (ASW) and maritime patrol aircraft like the P-3 Orion and the spy plane EP-3 is operated from the mainland.
* Task Force 73 (CTF-73): It is the Force Logistic or Logistic Task Force. CTF is composed of ships suppliers (supply ships) and support vessels (support vessels).
* Task Force 74 (CTF-74): It is the Fleet Submarine Force or Task Force Fleet submarine). CTF is responsible for operations of the submarine.
* Task Force 75 (CTF-75): There is Surface Combat Force (Surface Combatant Force) that under the CTF -70. CTF is responsible for the operation of the cruiser (Cruiser) and destroyers (Destroyers).
* Task Force 76 (CTF-76): It is the Amphibious Assault Task Force or Strike Amphibious Task Force. CTF is responsible for the support of the Marine landing operations. Consists of units capable of landing the landing troops. The ships are operated between the other class Tarawa, Wasp class Amphibious assault ships and craft Landing.
* Task Force 77 (CTF-77): There is Carrier Strike Force or the Master Ship Task Force under CTF-70. Consists of the USS Kitty Hawk with air Wing, CVW-5.
* Task Force 79 (CTF-79): It is the Marine Expeditionary Unit. Also known as the Landing Force or landing troops. Consists of a battalion of Marines and supporting equipment.

Pacific Fleet Command Aircraft carrier

Pacific Fleet Command has several aircraft carriers, among others:
* USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63)
* USS Nimitz (CVN-68)
* USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)
* USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)
* USS John C Stennis (CVN-74)
* USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76)
Six aircraft carriers above are part of around 12 aircraft carriers are owned by the U.S. today. Six other aircraft carriers, the USS Enterprise (CVN-65), USS John F Kennedy (CV-67), USS Dwight D Eisenhower (CVN-69), Theodere USS Roosevelt (CVN-71), USS George Washington (CVN-73 ), and USS Harry S Truman (CVN-75) is under the control of Commander U.S. Atlantic Fleet (COMLANTFLT).

U.S. Navy Fleet

Need a hundred years to form and have a strong navy. U.S. has started since the 1880s, and the doctrine of Manifest Destiny became a symbol of American desire to dominate the world. Power of the U.S. Navy fleet is divided into a large Fleet Command of the Pacific Fleet and Atlantic Fleet and the full is:

* Fleet unity: It is U.S. Coast Guard. Being in the Navy command in a state of war or emergency.
* The second fleet: Being under the control of Commander U.S. Atlantic Fleet. Ship flagship USS Mount Whitney. headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia.
* Third Fleet: The main operating area of East Pacific Ocean and the North. Ship flagship USS Coronado. Headquartered in San Diego, California.
* Fifth Fleet: The main operating area east of the center. Headquartered in Manama, Bahrain.
* Sixth Fleet: Regional operations in the Mediterranean Sea. Ship flagship USS La Salle.
* Seventh Fleet: The main operating area in the Western Pacific, Indian Ocean and Arabian Gulf. Ship flagship USS Blue Ridge. Headquartered in Yokosuka.

Marine Aircraft Group 36 (MAG-36)

Talk about the backbone of marine fleet controlled helicopter fleet of the seven, it means relating to Marine Aircraft Group 36 (MAG-36). understand almost all types owned by Heli Air Group which was formed in 1952. Ranging from large-capacity transport helicopter CH-46E of the Sea Knight, CH-53 Sea Stallion transport helicopter was to UN-1N Huey Naval. Problem strike capabilities, this group also includes combat helicopter AH-1W Super Cobra Gunship or variants of Naval Huey.Terakhir, MAG-36 Squadron also inhabited the VMGR-152 Hercules tanker powered variant, the KC-130R. All aircraft and helicopter were divided into Marine Air Squadron 11.

Minggu, Agustus 23, 2009

RSS Panglima

Singapore Navy training facility by adding diresmikannya Republic Of Singapore Navy's (RSN) RSS Commander-Changi Naval Training Base is located west dibagian Changi Naval Base, RSS Panglima - Changi Naval Training Base thereby becoming the new home for the RSN's Training Commmand (TRACOM). TRACOM responsible for implementing all aspects of Singapore Navy personnel training. RSS Panglima - Changi Naval Training Base supported the latest technologies such as Ship Handling Simulator, Platform Emulation Systems Center, Submarine Steering and Dive Trainer, and Basic Naval Trainer.

Turkey to buy Heli

Requests Turkey decided to buy 17 units from the Sikorsky Seahawk helicopter USA. In the purchase contract mentioned, the first batch consisting of 12 units with an option for five additional units. Heli-choppers were purchased to meet the needs of the Navy, the current Turkish Armed Forces have been operating eight variants S-70B Seahawk.

Europe aircraft carrier

Two European countries, France and England agreed to build aircraft carriers. Jane's Defense Industry said France would use the program's future aircraft carriers English (CVF) as a project pa2. This project is done Thales and DCN. Mother Ship pa2 France's estimated to weigh 60,000 tons.

South Korea warship

South Korean shipyard, Hanjin Heavy Industries & contructions launch a new landing craft design weighs 13,000 tons into the category of Large Deck Landing Ship, this ship is part of the landing craft program labeled LPX future. technically a ship 200 meters long with a deck width of 43 meters. Cruising speed reached 43 knots per hour. while the carrying capacity of 700 troops, 10 CH Heli-60 variants, seven armour amphibians, six tanks and two small landing boats and can be operated LPX expected in 2010.

New LHD Spanish

Landing craft new LHD Spanish variant launched in 2007 from Ferrol dockyard-Fene, this ship technically classified as the greatest ever made Spain that can accommodate 243 crew, 103 staff officers, 172 crew, 23 officers and 902 infantry landing.

Australia patrol boat

Australia's new patrol boats to operate first, HMAS Armidable, technical ship 56.8 meters long dimension is adopting a number of breakthrough design example of the stomach is designed to be stable so that the speed of 25 knots. Balancing device is also applied to the canon MK.2 Rafael Typhoon 25 millimeters caliber. Australia reportedly will operate similar to a dozen ships Fremantle class boats.