US Navy to Quarantine Aircraft Carrier Sailors after Captain’s Scathing Letter

April 1, 2020 @ 01:14 PM

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...

Pakistani Navy Commissions 2300 Ton Corvette, PNS Yarmook

February 14, 2020 @ 08:19 AM

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 Wins $1B To Supply Indonesia With Submarines

April 13, 2019 @ 07:48 AM

South Korea has won $1.02 billion to supply Indonesia with three 1,400-ton submarines, according to multiple press reports

Huntington Ingalls Wins $727M For Virginia-Class Block V Submarines

April 13, 2019 @ 07:20 AM

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 STM to Enhance Capabilities of Pakistan's Agosta 90B Submarines

March 9, 2019 @ 02:53 PM

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 Wins $184M US Navy Contact for Electronic Warfare Systems

February 11, 2019 @ 05:26 PM

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’s ‘Poseidon’ Unmanned Underwater Vehicle To Undergo Factory Trials Soon

February 11, 2019 @ 09:48 AM

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 To Equip Norwegian Coast Guard Vessels With Integrated Communication System

January 16, 2019 @ 07:06 AM

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 Delivers Second Third-gen Submarine Rescue System to Indian Navy

December 26, 2018 @ 10:25 AM

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

Taiwan’s Navy Requests US$1 Billion For Missile-armed Boats

September 4, 2018 @ 12:39 PM

Taiwans Navy is looking to build 50-ton fast-attack missile boats as tensions rise with China in the Taiwan Strait, Taiwan-based

BAE Systems Wins $146 Million To Repair, Modernize US Navy Cruiser Gettysburg

August 21, 2018 @ 06:41 AM

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

Austal Offers to Build Cape-class Naval Patrol Boats in the Philippines

August 13, 2018 @ 12:20 PM

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)