· Thyssenkrupp Forced To Adjust Strategy - Not Necessarily Bad News →
Oceana has recently landed a contract to build four Tamandare-class frigates (which are based on TKMS' MEKO architecture) for the Brazilian navy.
· S. Korea to develop close-in weapon system for warships →
The new weapon is expected to be mounted on the country's major naval ships, including its 6,000 ton-class destroyers, which have been built under the Korean Destroyer Next Generation (KDDX) project, and 3,000-ton Batch-III Ulsan-class frigates, according to the DAPA.
The Wall Street Journal
· Second Fuel Tanker From Iran Arrives in Venezuela →
A second tanker dispatched by Iran was welcomed Monday by Venezuelan naval frigates and helicopters as it entered national waters, a lifeline for embattled Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro that reflects the closer ties being forged between Tehran and U.S. adversaries in Latin America.