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Wreck Site Identified as World War Two Destroyer USS Mannert L. Abele (DD 733) - Fri, 26/05/2023 - 10:08
Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) confirmed the identity of a wreck site located in Japanese waters as USS Mannert L. Abele (DD 733) May 25.
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Norfolk Naval Shipyard Partners with the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences to Showcase Cutting Edge Shipbuilding Technology - Fri, 26/05/2023 - 10:08
Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) co-hosted its first Technology Showcase for contractors and civilians from May 10-11 with the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS).
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Allies Maintain, Sustain in the North Atlantic and High North - Fri, 26/05/2023 - 10:07
"An Army marches on its stomach." Napoleon Bonaparte is credited with this oft-quoted aphorism of the importance of logistics in military operations. While armies may indeed march on their stomachs, navies sail on their stomachs, their fuel reserves, and their critical parts.
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USS Truxtun Returns from Deployment - Fri, 26/05/2023 - 10:07
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) returned to its homeport of Naval Station Norfolk, May 25, 2023, following an eight-month deployment with Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 10, George H.W. Bush CSG, to the U.S. 5th Fleet and U.S. 6th Fleet areas of operation.
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NW China's Shaanxi education authority warns schools over rising COVID-19 infection rates - Fri, 26/05/2023 - 10:05
The education department under the Shaanxi provincial government in Northwest China has listed COVID-19 infection as a special attention event, warning all schools to strengthen COVID-19 monitoring and take precautionary measures as the positive rate of nucleic acid testing has recently begun to rise.
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Amidst Beijing’s diplomatic balancing act in region, Chinese company signs, then nullifies and issues apology concerning oil agreement with Iran-backed Ansar Allah government in Yemen

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 26/05/2023 - 09:58
On 17 May, a Chinese oilfield services company, Anton Oilfield Services (Anton), signed what is described in a press release on its website as a “non-legal” memorandum of understanding (MOU) to pursue oilfield development in Yemen.
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LIMA 2023: Havelsan to supply CMS for Indonesia's new frigates

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 26/05/2023 - 09:20
Turkey's Havelsan will equip the Indonesian Navy's new Arrowhead 140 frigates with its Advent combat management system (CMS), the company told Janes at the Langkawi...
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US contractors told to brace for government debt crisis

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 26/05/2023 - 09:05
The US Professional Services Council (PSC) is urging its member companies to prepare for the possibility that the US government could delay payments to contractors if it...
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Defence Minister Anita Anand announces military aid for Ukraine at the twelfth meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group - Fri, 26/05/2023 - 08:43
Today, the Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of National Defence, and General Wayne Eyre, Chief of the Defence Staff, participated via video link in the twelfth Ukraine Defense Contact Group (UDCG) meeting, hosted by United States Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III.
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Treasury Sanctions the Head of the Wagner Group in Mali - Fri, 26/05/2023 - 08:43
Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned Ivan Aleksandrovich Maslov (Maslov), the head of Russian Private Military Company 'Wagner' (Wagner Group) paramilitary units and its principal administrator based in Mali. The Wagner Group and its leader, Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin, are sanctioned under multiple authorities, including for support of Russia's war against Ukraine. The Wagner Group may be
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Mergers: Commission clears Viasat's acquisition of Inmarsat - Fri, 26/05/2023 - 08:43
The European Commission has approved unconditionally, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of Inmarsat by Viasat. The Commission concluded that the merger would not raise competition concerns in the European Economic Area ('EEA') or any substantial part of it.
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UK and Czechia strengthen defence export prospects - Fri, 26/05/2023 - 08:43
The UK and Czechia discuss future defence export prospects, building on the PM's priority to grow the UK economy.
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Blow for Putin as UK marks one year free from Russian gas - Fri, 26/05/2023 - 08:43
New figures published today show the UK did not import any Russian gas in the 12 months to end of March 2023, while UK gas exports to Europe tripled over the same period.
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Biden Nominates 'Top-Notch Strategist' as Next Joint Chiefs Chairman - Fri, 26/05/2023 - 08:43
President Joe Biden has nominated Air Force Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. to succeed Army Gen. Mark A. Milley as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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Iran launches new precision-guided Kheibar ballistic missile - Fri, 26/05/2023 - 08:43
Iran has successfully test-launched its most advanced Khorramshahr-class ballistic missile called Kheibar, a medium-range precision-guided missile that can carry a 1,500 kg warhead.
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Meeting with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev - Fri, 26/05/2023 - 08:43
Vladimir Putin and President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev met in the Kremlin.
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Unveiling of Khorramshahr-4 ballistic missile testament to Iran's defensive might: Kan'ani - Fri, 26/05/2023 - 08:43
The unveiling of Iran's latest Khorramshahr-class ballistic missile marks yet another testament to the nation's defensive might, Tehran's foreign ministry spokesman has declared.
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