The US Pacific Fleet is preparing shore quarantine for sailors of the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier after a scathing letter from its captain exposed the situation on the mighty ship carrying some 5000 sailors, 23 of whom had tested positive for COVID-19 infection. The US Navy is working with the...
The Pakistan Navy has commissioned a 2300 Tonnes Corvette, PNS YARMOOK (F-271) – the first of two Damen OPV 1900s – in a ceremony held at Constanta Port, Romania on 13th February 2020. PNS YARMOOK is capable of performing a variety of maritime operations and can transport both a helicopter and...
South Korea has won $1.02 billion to supply Indonesia with three 1,400-ton submarines, according to multiple press reports
Huntington Ingalls has won a $727 million modification contract General Dynamics Electric Boat for the procurement of long-lead-time material for Virginia-class submarines. The award provides new funding to an existing contract for long-lead-time material to support the construction of Block V submarines
Turkish firm STM signed a contract yesterday to enhance capabilities of Pakistan Navys Agosta 90B Submarines. The company will modernize four Pak submarines
Lockheed Martin has won a $184 million modification contract from the US Navy for full-rate production of Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2 systems. SEWIP is a development program to upgrade the existing AN/SLQ-32(V) electronic warfare system
Russia will reportedly commence at-sea factory trials of a nuclear-capable underwater vehicle (UUV), dubbed ‘Poseidon, in summer 2019, TASS reports Sunday. "The successful tests of Poseidons nuclear-powered energy unit opened the way to conducting at-sea factory tests of the vehicle
Saab has signed a contract with Vard Group AS to provide its communications system for the Norwegian Coast Guard project P6615. Saab will provide the Norwegian Coast Guards three newly ordered vessels with Saabs complete Integrated Communication System, TactiCall, consisting of both internal and external communication
JFD has delivered the second of two Third Generation submarine rescue systems to the Indian Navy. Having completed factory acceptance testing which was signed off by the Indian Navy, the second system has been delivered to the customer just eight months after the first system, the company said in a statement last week
Taiwans Navy is looking to build 50-ton fast-attack missile boats as tensions rise with China in the Taiwan Strait, Taiwan-based
The US Navy has awarded a $146 million worth contract to BAE Systems ship repair subsidiary to repair and modernize the US Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser Gettysburg, the Department of Defense announced Monday. "BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Virginia is awarded a $146,342,267 firm-fixed-price contract for the execution of USS Gettysburg fiscal 2018 modernization period availability," the release said
Australian shipbuilder Austal confirmed on 13 August that it is ready to build naval ships in the Philippines if it secures a contract with the Philippines Government to build six vessels OPV (Offshore Patrol Vessels), Austal said in a Twitter post. Commenting on the proposed build programme, Austal said, “Austals OPV will be designed in Australia and the Philippines but will be built at Austal Philippines for the Philippines Navy (PN)