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12 December 2015 Military News

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  • US Navy's Newest Ship Breaks Down in the Open Sea Sputnik 12 Dec 2015 -- The US' Milwaukee littoral combat ship commissioned in November broke down in the open sea and had to be towed to a naval base, Navy Times reported.
  • Delayed Arrival of LCS 5 NNS 12 Dec 2015 -- USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) arrived at Joint Expeditionary Base (JEB) Little Creek-Fort Story, Va., today following a delay caused by the discovery of metallic debris in the port and starboard combining gear filter systems.
  • US Air Force reveals $3 billion plan to expand drone force Press TV 12 Dec 2015 -- The US Air Force has unveiled plans to massively increase its unmanned aircraft and pilots to ease pressure on the current drone force after nearly twenty years of combat.
  • Russian Warships Equipped With Kalibr Missiles Join Black Sea Fleet Sputnik 12 Dec 2015 -- The 'Zelyoniy Dol' and 'Serpukhov' warships, equipped with the versatile 'Kalibr-NK' missile system, have joined the Russian Black Sea Fleet, based in Sevastopol, commander of the Black Sea Fleet Alexander Vitko said.
  • UK Needs to Speed Up P8 Plane Supplies Over Russia Submarine Activity Sputnik 12 Dec 2015 -- London needs to accelerate the supplies of the US-developed Boeing P-8 Poseidon military aircraft capable of conducting anti-submarine warfare, due to alleged increase in Russian submarine activity, UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said Friday.
  • China Delivered Two Most Advanced Corvettes to Bangladesh Navy People's Daily 12 Dec 2015 -- China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) delivered two most advanced corvettes to the Bangladesh navy in Qidong City, east China's Jiangsu Province on Friday.
  • Japan, India Strengthen Ties With Series of Deals VOA 12 Dec 2015 -- Japan and India on Saturday sealed their warming ties with a deal for Tokyo to build India's first high-speed train, defense pacts that will clear the way for Japan to sell weapons to India, and progress on a civil nuclear agreement.

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