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Jane's Naval News Updates May 19, 2004

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Postby Dolphin » Thu May 20, 2004 12:16 am

Russians help India to solve SSN snags
India has reportedly resolved many technical problems plaguing its classified indigenous nuclear-powered submarine (SSN) building programme, known as the Advanced Technology Vessel (ATV). A locally built SSN could now be ready for trials around 2008-09, claim Indian sources.
[Jane's Defence Weekly - first posted to http://jdw.janes.com - 14 May 2004]

Submarines join the network of warfighters
New developments that will tie submarines fully into the maritime warfighting network were discussed at SMi's recent Naval C4ISTAR Conference.
[Jane's Defence Weekly - first posted to http://jdw.janes.com - 14 May 2004]

Northrop calls for stable US shipbuilding plan
US shipbuilding giant Northrop Grumman is preparing to invest $500 million over the next five years to improve efficiencies at the company's ageing shipyards.
[Jane's Defence Weekly - first posted to http://jdw.janes.com - 14 May 2004]

UK yard crises lie ahead
The head of the UK's largest surface warship builder has warned that continued competition for warship orders, along with a lack of long-term coherency in the Ministry of Defence's (MoD's) equipment programme, could threaten the UK's naval industrial base.
[Jane's Defence Weekly - first posted to http://jdw.janes.com - 14 May 2004]

USN aims to boost mission focus on airborne attack
US Navy (USN) officials are looking to rebuild a mission focus on airborne electronic attack (EA) capabilities to protect carrier strike packages from land-based threats in the face of a perceived reduction in fighter opposition, it emerged at the Navy League's Sea Air Space symposium in Washington in April 2004.
[Jane’s Navy International – first posted to http://jni.janes.com – 28 April 2004]

Mixed fortunes for Canadian navy
Canada's prime minister, Paul Martin, has announced the start of a C$2.1 billion (US$1.6bn) project to acquire three new Joint Support Ships, but a general shortfall in funding will seriously hamper the operational readiness and capabilities of the wider Maritime Command (MARCOM).
[Jane’s Navy International – first posted to http://jni.janes.com – 28 April 2004]


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