French Nuclear Submarine's Reactor Switched on for First Time

December 26, 2019 @ 08:10 AM

Frances Naval Group announced the switching on of the reactor of nuclear powered submarine, Suffren, in an event called "divergence." “Divergence is conducted from the Propulsion Control Station (PCS) of the Suffren

Dutch Cabinet Greenlights Combat Support Ship Project

December 23, 2019 @ 01:17 PM

The Dutch Cabinet has given its approval on building a new Combat Support Ship (CSS) for the navy, Zr.Ms

Turkey Launches Submarine with Air-independent Propulsion

December 23, 2019 @ 11:59 AM

Turkeys first home-made Type 214-class submarine ‘TCG Piri Reis entered water on Sunday in the northwestern province of Kocaeli district. TCG Piri Reis, the first vessel of Turkeys New Type Submarine Project, is planned to start operating in 2020 followed by 5 more vessels delivered to the Turkish Navy, local media...

Stray fire Causes $1.52 billion Worth Damage to Russian Aircraft Carrier

December 20, 2019 @ 12:10 PM

The damage caused by the fire on the Russian aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” is effectively equivalent to the current value of the ship, at 95 billion rubles (around $1.52 billion), Russian

Domestically Produced Aircraft Carrier Commissioned into Chinese Navy

December 18, 2019 @ 07:12 AM

China's first domestically built aircraft carrier, the Shandong (hull 17), was delivered and commissioned to the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy (PLA-N) on Tuesday in Sanya, South China's Hainan Province. Overseen by President Xi Jinping, the aircraft carrier received a grand commissioning ceremony at a naval base in Sanya

Huntington Ingalls’ Launches Aircraft Carrier, John F Kennedy into Water

December 18, 2019 @ 06:02 AM

Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division launched John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) aircraft carrier into the James River for the first time, on Monday

Upgraded US Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 19 Completes Acceptance Trials

December 17, 2019 @ 10:23 AM

Lockheed Martins Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 19, the future USS St. Louis, completed Acceptance Trials in Lake Michigan recently

Navantia Out; Naval Group, Saab and TKMS in $3B Dutch Walrus Replacement...

December 14, 2019 @ 09:32 AM

The Dutch Ministry of Defense issued a B-Letter for the nearly $3 billion Walrus-class submarine replacement program and has shortlisted French

Damen Shipyards, PT PAL Install Combat Systems Aboard Indonesian Sigma Frigate

December 13, 2019 @ 10:58 AM

Damen Shipyards Group and PT PAL have completed the installation of combat systems to the first of the Indonesian Ministry of Defenses series of SIGMA 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR) guided missile frigates, the KRI Raden Eddy Martadinata. The combat systems installation projects successful conclusion was marked by a small handover ceremony on the 4thof December at Surabaya, Damen Shipyards said in a statement

Russian "Spy" Ship Receives Panama Canal Permit Following Brief Blockade

December 10, 2019 @ 08:07 AM

The Russian Naval vessel "Yantar" received necessary permit to enter the Panama canal on December 8, after being denied entry for a couple of days. The Northern Fleet's oceanographic naval research vessel was blocked from entering territorial waters of Panama Canal after a US warplane flew over it, reports Russia's

US Navy's New Gerald R. Ford Class Carried Christened USS John F....

December 9, 2019 @ 05:24 AM

The USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) Gerald R

Project 20385 Lead Corvette Enters State Trials

December 7, 2019 @ 05:01 AM

Russia's Project 20385 lead corvette "Gremyashchiy," has entered the White Sea for state trials. "The Project 20385 lead corvette Gremyashchiy armed with Kalibr cruise missiles has entered the White Sea for state trials