General Dynamics has a $44.6 million modification contract for low-rate initial production of the US Navys Surface Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (SMCM UUV), also known as Knifefish
The Russian naval forces are set to receive as many as six submarines in 2020, of which four are nuclear-powered while the rest two are diesel-electric boats. "Sevmash Shipyard will deliver four nuclear powered submarines- first Project 955A serial-produced ‘Knyaz Oleg, first Project 885M serial-produced ‘Novosibirsk, Project 885M lead submarine ‘Kazan...
The US Navy has awarded General Dynamics a $64.8 million contract to support the second hull of the United Kingdom (UK) Dreadnought-Class ballistic missile nuclear submarine, christened "HMS Valiant
Sri Lanka Navy renamed China-gifted frigate "P625" as "Parakramabahu" and commissioned it into naval service. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, Ambassador of China to Sri Lanka Cheng Xueyuan, Defense Attache of the Chinese Embassy Senior Colonel Xu Jianwei and Sri Lanka senior...
China launched an unmanned combat ship yesterday with its developer claiming the vessel is combat-ready. The ship has a length of about 15 meters and a displacement of 20 tons, is capable of conducting air defense, anti-ship and anti-submarine missions thanks to a phased array radar system, vertical-launched missiles and torpedoes
Chinas first indigenously built aircraft carrier, the “Type 001A” is likely to be inducted into Peoples Liberation Army-Navy (PLAN) by the end of 2019, Chinese media reported. The 65,000 tonne carrier will be countrys second carrier to be commissioned to service after the 58,000 tonne Liaoning
Lockheed Martin has won a $56 million contract for combat system engineering support on the Ship Self-Defense System (SSDS). The SSDS combat system engineering agent/software design agent primary deliverables will be SSDS tactical computer programs, program updates and associated engineering, development and logistics products
BAE Systems has cut the first steel for its second Type 26 Frigate christened "HMS Cardiff," marking the formal start of production for the warship for the UK Royal Navy. Type 26 is designed to deliver the most advanced anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability to the Royal Navy
China's second aircraft carrier "Type 001A" could carry at least 36 domestically developed J-15 fighter jets along with helicopters, Chinese state media reported Tuesday. The Type 001A can thus carry over 12 additional aircraft in comparison to the first carrier “Liaoning
Austal has won a $23 million contract to support littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Tulsa (LCS 16) belonging to the US Navy. The contract includes advance planning, material procurement and accomplishment of work in support of the post shakedown availability (PSA) of littoral combat ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16)
General Dynamics has won a $15.2 million contract for planning, material procurement, and repair work for USS Washington (SSN 787) nuclear-powered attack submarine
The United States (US) Navy will commission its latest Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future “USS Billings” (LCS 15) on Saturday, August 3, in Key West, Florida. The ship is designed to defeat asymmetric "anti-access" threats such as mines, quiet diesel submarines and fast surface craft