Naval Group Will Send Bill to Australia for Costs Incurred in Cancelled...

September 24, 2021 @ 06:46 AM

The French submarine manufacturer Naval Group will submit to Australia a "detailed and quantified proposal" of "costs already incurred and to come" after the termination of the contract for the construction of 12 submarines, its CEO Pierre Eric Pommellet told Le Figaro publication. The total value of the contract, of which...

Naval Group Launches Last Offshore Patrol Vessel for Argentina

September 22, 2021 @ 12:56 PM

Naval Group launched last of the four Offshore Patrol Vessel 87 (OPV 87) ordered by the Argentinean Navy, the A.R

Future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. Destroyer Completes Acceptance Trials

September 20, 2021 @ 07:16 AM

Huntington Ingalls announced last week that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division completed the final round of sea trials for Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr

UK MoD Awards BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce £85M Future Submarine Programme Contracts...

September 17, 2021 @ 02:50 PM

The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has awarded BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce two contracts worth £85 million each to deliver design and concept work for a future Class of Royal Navy submarine. The contract will enable the Company's Submarines business to progress the early stages of a programme to deliver a...

Why Did Australia Not Consider French Nuclear Submarines?

September 17, 2021 @ 01:42 PM

In announcing a security partnership with the U.S and the U

Dell-BAE Systems to Deliver Digital Capability for British Type 26 Frigates

September 17, 2021 @ 12:41 PM

BAE Systems said it is working with Dell Technologies on delivering digital capability for the new City-class Type 26 frigates being built for the Royal Navy. The first three frigates in this class include HMS Glasgow, a UK-designed ship currently being built on the Clyde in Glasgow

Australia to Pass France's Naval Group; Looks to the U.S., U.K. for...

September 16, 2021 @ 08:28 AM

Australia has scrapped its intent to buy submarines from French shipbuilder Naval Group in what could have been the countrys largest ever defence contract, and is now eyeing at collaborating with the United States and the United Kingdom for the project. “Today, Australia begins an enhanced trilateral security partnership with the U

South Korean Submarine Launches Missile Hours After North's Ballistic Missile Firing

September 15, 2021 @ 12:07 PM

Hours after North Korea tested two surface-to-surface missiles which landed in the East Sea, its arch-enemy Seoul proceeded with a submarine launched ballistic missile test in what appears to be a show of technological superiority. Seoul tested a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) near its Agency for Defence Development (ADD) in South Chungcheong Province

Navantia, Team awarded Fleet Solid Support ship Design Contract by UK MoD

September 15, 2021 @ 12:04 PM

Team Resolute, a UK consortium consisting of Navantia, Harland & Wolff and BMT, has been awarded a Competitive Procurement Phase (CPP) design contract by the UK Ministry of Defence – allowing the consortium to move forward within the Fleet Solid Support (FSS) Competition. The Ministry of Defence has awarded four CPP design contracts, each initially worth around £5 million, to four contenders, including Team Resolute

Israel Aerospace Integrates Barak MX Interceptors on Sa’ar 6 Corvettes

September 14, 2021 @ 01:57 PM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is integrating Barak MX interceptors on the Navy's Sa'ar 6 corvettes. IAI's Barak MX interceptors along with IAI's complete naval combat suite will provide advanced defense systems to the Saar 6 corvettes

Sonardyne to Deploy ‘Sentinel’ Intruder Detection Sonar in the Middle East

September 14, 2021 @ 10:37 AM

Sonardynes Sentinel Intruder Detection Sonar (IDS) will be deployed to protect a string of naval facilities and critical national infrastructure in the Middle East. The Sentinel IDS will be deployed across a number of fixed and floating assets to provide perimeter and mobile protection from threats, including unauthorised divers and unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs)

UK Announces Launch of National Shipbuilding Office

September 14, 2021 @ 06:21 AM

The United Kingdom has created National Shipbuilding Office to galvanise and promote the UKs shipbuilding enterprise. “The creation of the National Shipbuilding Office and the appointment of Rear Admiral Rex Cox marks a further demonstration of this Governments ambition to supercharge the UKs shipbuilding industry across all four corners of the UK,” Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said