Turkish Shipyard to Cut Steel for Pakistan's MILGEM Frigate

September 28, 2019 @ 04:52 AM

The Istanbul Naval Shipyard will cut steel tomorrow for Pakistans first MILGEM frigate to signal the start of construction of four vessels for the Asian nation. Pakistan had ordered 4 MILGEM frigates with Turkish shipbuilder Savunma Teknolojileri Mühendislik ve Ticaret AŞ (STM) in July 2018

US Navy’s Fleet of Aircraft Carriers to be Supported by Huntington Ingalls...

September 27, 2019 @ 04:40 AM

Huntington Ingalls Industries is awarded a $30.8 million contract to provide engineering, technical, design agent, and hull planning yard support for the US Navys operational aircraft carrier fleet

India has Paid for Project 11356 Missile Frigates Being Built in Russian

September 25, 2019 @ 05:12 AM

India has completed payment for two project 11356 naval frigates with Russia, President of the United Shipbuilding Corporation Alexei Rakhmanov said Tuesday. "All the money under the contract with India has been transferred

French Move to Sell Frigates to Greece May Anger Turkey

September 24, 2019 @ 11:38 AM

Frances move to sell two FTI multi-mission frigates (Frégates de taille intermédiaire, or Belharra) armed with MdCN naval cruise missiles to Greece could irk Turkey, souring the relationship between the two countries. The frigates in question are Naval Group-manufactured FTIs that have a displacement of about 4,000 tonnes...

Russia to Commence Construction of 22 Naval Vessels in 2020

September 19, 2019 @ 10:57 AM

Russia will lay the keels of 22 vessels that includes warships, nuclear and conventional submarines, and cargo vessels for its naval forces, in 2020. "Next year will see a record number of keel-laying ceremonies for ships, both combat and supply vessels, to be built for the Russian Navy

BAE Wins $171M to Perform Maintenance & Repair Works on US Navy’s...

September 19, 2019 @ 07:43 AM

BAE Systems has won a $170.7 million contract from the US Navy to perform simultaneous maintenance and repair on two Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) guided-missile destroyers in its San Diego shipyard

US Navy’s USS Louisiana Ohio-class Nuclear Sub to Undergo Repair & Maintenance

September 17, 2019 @ 05:53 AM

The US Navy has contracted International Marine and Industrial Applicators to perform maintenance and repair works on USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) Ohio class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine. “International Marine and Industrial Applicators LLC, Spanish Fort, Alabama, is awarded a $14

India to Induct Second Scorpene Attack Sub on September 28

September 12, 2019 @ 09:53 AM

The Indian navy is likely to induct INS Khanderi, the second Scorpene submarine on September 28, squashing earlier reports that said 36 defects found in the boat could push its commissioning date by one year. “Indian defense minister Rajnath Singh and naval chief Admiral Karambir Singh will attend the September 28 ceremony in Mumbai, being held to commission the INS Khanderi,” a navy official was quoted as saying by local media

Thai Navy to Buy Landing Platform Dock from China

September 12, 2019 @ 02:56 AM

Thailand has signed a deal with a Chinese shipbuilding company to buy a Type 071E landing platform dock (LPD) warship. China and Thailand Navy signed the agreement in Beijing on Monday, with the general manager of the China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited (CSSC), Yang Jincheng, and the commander-in-chief of the Royal Thai Navy, Luechai Ruddit signing the documents, according to a statement CSSC released on Tuesday

Russia’s Belgarod Nuclear Sub Carrying Nuke Drone To Begin Sea Trials in...

September 10, 2019 @ 08:10 AM

Russias nuclear-powered Belgarod submarine will embark on its first sea trial carrying Poseidon Nuke-Armed Underwater Drones in June 2020. “Belgorod is to take to the sea on June 15, 2020,” Mikhail Budnichenko, DG, Sevmash shipyard, said on Monday

Pentagon Awards $127M Worth Contracts for Torpedoes of US Navy, UK, Canada,...

September 4, 2019 @ 07:18 AM

The Pentagon has awarded three US firms separate contracts worth $127 million combined for torpedoes of the US Navy, United Kingdom (UK), Canada, Netherlands and Norway. Science Applications International Corp won $70 million modification contract for the production of US Navys MK48 MOD 7 heavyweight torpedo afterbody/ tailcone sections, production support material, spares, auto-electrical power source test sets, engineering support, other direct costs and hardware repair services

Delaware Virginia-class Submarine Completes Initial Sea Trials

September 3, 2019 @ 03:19 PM

Huntington Ingalls Industries completed the initial sea trials on the newest Virginia-class nuclear-powered submarine, Delaware (SSN 791). The submarine, in the final stages of construction, spent three days at sea proving all of its systems, components and compartments