April 2009
Naval Forces;2009, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p141
The article offers news briefs related to Navy worldwide. The Australian Defence Materiel Organization has signed a contract with Bae Systems Australia for a joint supply of five Mastis maritime satellite communication terminals. The Indian Navy had successfully test-fired its Brah-Mos supersonic anti-ship cruise missile on December 18, 2008. The People's Republic of China plans to increase its defense budget by 18 percent in 2009.


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