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According to a PR published by Naval Group on March 28, 2023, two years after the delivery of the Suffren, the first Barracuda-class nuclear attack submarine, a new milestone has been reached in the production of these SSNs, with the first sea trials of the Duguay-Trouin. The submarine will now go through different trials to test its performances before its delivery, scheduled later this year.

According to information published by Lockheed Martin Space on March 26, 2023, the firm is awarded a $474,220,267 modification (P00005) to exercise options under a previously- awarded contract (N0003022C0100) for Trident II (D5) missile production and deployed systems support. This contract award also benefits a foreign military sale to the United Kingdom.

According to information published by Swiftships on March 22, 2023, the firm received notification for an additional seven (7) 28m Coastal Patrol Craft (CPC) award to the existing six (6) FMS contract that was awarded in 2022. The total current order is 23 boats, including those currently under construction.

According to information published by the US DoD on March 24, 2023, Program Executive Office (PEO) Ships and Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD) marked a major milestone with the new DDG(X) Land Based Test Site (LBTS) during a ribbon cutting ceremony.

According to information published by the Maltese government on March 22, 2023, the Maritime Squadron of the Armed Forces of Malta has commissioned the Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) P71, at Maritime Squadron, Haywharf Base, Floriana.

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