German Navy’s fourth and final 125 class frigate (F125) ‘Rheinland-Pfalz’ was christened at…

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German Navy’s fourth and final 125 class frigate (F125) ‘Rheinland-Pfalz’ was christened at thyssenkrupp Marine Systems’ Hamburg site on May 24.

The frigate ‘Rheinland-Pfalz’ is scheduled to be handed over to the German defense procurement agency BAAINBw in spring 2020.

Malu Dreyer, premier of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate after which the frigate has been named, performed the christening ceremony in the presence of high-level representatives from government, the German Navy and the companies involved.

Austrian unmanned air system manufacturer showcased its CAMCOPTER UAS to Norwegian defense…

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Austrian unmanned air system manufacturer showcased its CAMCOPTER UAS to Norwegian defense forces and security agencies earlier this month at the Andøya Test Center (ATC).

The event, held approximately 300 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle, was attended by the Norwegian Coastguard, Royal Norwegian Navy, Royal Norwegian Airforce, Norwegian Coastal Administration and Police Directorate.

From the tree lighting at Rockefeller Center to New Year’s Eve in Times Square, New York’s…

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From the tree lighting at Rockefeller Center to New Year's Eve in Times Square, New York’s time-honored traditions are some of the most well-known around the world. Arriving today as part of another New York tradition, a “parade of ships” from several branches of the U.S.


The OOCL France has set a new record as the largest ship to transit the Expanded Panama Canal…

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The OOCL France has set a new record as the largest ship to transit the Expanded Panama Canal since its inauguration nearly one year ago. The new record comes less than a month after the COSCO Development became the first 13,000 TEU containership to use the expanded waterway. The vessel went on to set the soon-to-be-broken […]

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Maersk Drilling says it has been awarded a 150-day contract extension by ExxonMobil for the…

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Maersk Drilling says it has been awarded a 150-day contract extension by ExxonMobil for the ultra-deepwater drillship Maersk Viking at a significantly lower day rate compared to the original long-term contract. The company said the estimated value of the contract extension is $22.5 million, which corresponds to a day rate of approximately $150,000 per day. […]

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The Aircraft Encyclopedia, retrowar: Sailors conduct flight operations aboard…

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United States Army Air Corps — palmetto-64: The Flying Tigers

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United States Army Air Corps — bmashina: American fighter P-40 Aleutian Islands…

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“I did my bit” – Veteran served as pilot with Army…

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Sherman Spam — m4a1-shermayne: An American fleet massed near…

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