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Indian Navy’s Deep Submergence Rescue Vessel Scheduled for Induction Next Year

December 4, 2017 @ 09:29 AM

The Indian Navy will induct two deep submergence rescue vessel (DSRV) systems next year. "It (the SSN project) has kicked off

Navantia-Saab Team Submits Canadian Surface Combatant Program Bid

December 1, 2017 @ 04:09 PM

A day after Lockheed Martin-led team submitted bid for the Canadian Surface Combatant program, Navantia-led group followed with its response to the multi-billion dollar tender. Navantia will provide its ship platform, Saab Australia will be the Combat Systems Integrator (CSI) with CEA Technologies providing key elements of the proposed solution

Lockheed, BAE Systems’ Submit Bid for Canadian Navy's Surface Combatant Program

November 29, 2017 @ 02:50 AM

Lockheed Martin has confirmed delivery of the proposal for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program. BAE Systems, CAE, Lockheed Martin Canada, L3 Technologies, MDA and Ultra Electronics are partnering as Canada's Combat Ship Team (CST) for the Royal Canadian Navy's future fleet of surface combatants

Cohort SEA’s Torpedo Launcher Systems for Thai, Philippines & Malaysian Navies

November 2, 2017 @ 07:44 AM

UK based Cohort SEA has recently won an order to provide Torpedo Launcher Systems (TLS) for two new frigates of the Philippines Navy and is providing TLS and weapons handling systems for Combatant Ships under construction for Malaysia. This follows the supply of a TLS for the Royal Thai Navys latest...

Navantia, Lockheed Martin Extend Surface Ships and Naval Combat System Tech Cooperation

October 27, 2017 @ 10:05 AM

Spain's state-owned shipbuilding company Navantia and US aerospace firm Lockheed Martin have signed a renewed Memorandum of Agreement to jointly explore mutually beneficial new business opportunities in the areas of surface ships and naval combat systems. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding to recognize their history working alongside each...

China To Donate Four 'Fast Boats' To Help Philippines In Anti-Terror Fight

October 24, 2017 @ 01:02 PM

China will likely donate four fast boats to Manila to be operated in the high risk waters of the Sulu Sea, the Southern Philippines region. "They're also giving us fast boats to be used in the Sulu Seas

BAE Systems Teams Up With Local Shipbuilder For UK Type 31 Frigates

October 18, 2017 @ 01:41 PM

British firm BAE Systems has teamed up with Cammell Laird, the local shipbuilder, to provide warship design, engineering capability and combat systems in response to the UK Royal Navy's Type 31e frigate programme. Under the teaming agreement, BAE Systems will partner with Cammell Laird, who would Prime, build and assemble the vessels

US Navy Sends Substitutes for Missile Defence Ships Damaged in Collisions

October 13, 2017 @ 01:29 PM

The US Navy will deploy alternative guided-missile destroyers to cover gaps left by two ballistic missile defense-capable destroyers that were damaged in collisions with merchant ships, amidst growing nuclear threats by North Korea. The Norfolk-based cruiser USS Monterey (CG-61) and Pearl Harbor-based destroyer USS OKane (DDG-77) will be deployed to assist in BMD missions, two Navy officials told USNI News

China Scrambles Fighter Jets, Guided-Missile Frigate To Deter US Destroyer In South...

October 12, 2017 @ 01:47 PM

China scrambled two fighter jets, a helicopter and a guided-missile frigate to deter US missile frigate which was nearing disputed islands in the South China Sea on Tuesday. The Huangshan guided-missile frigate, two J-11B fighter jets and one Z-8 helicopter were sent to counter the US ship in the disputed South China Sea, China's Ministry of National Defense (MND) said Wednesday

Indian Navy Foils Piracy Attempt On Merchant Vessel In Gulf Of Aden

October 7, 2017 @ 11:34 AM

Indian Naval Ship Trishul on Friday foiled a piracy attempt on an Indian merchant vessel in the Gulf of Aden, Indian Navy said. All 26 Indian crew on board the Indian ship are safe

China’s Type 055 Destroyer Has More Firepower Than US Navy's Arleigh Burke-class...

October 5, 2017 @ 11:01 AM

Chinas new missile destroyer has had 112 Vertical Launching Systems (VLS) installed, which according to experts could upgrade the rapid-reaction capability of weapons, local media reports. The new Type 055 guided-missile destroyer surpasses the US Navy's Arleigh Burke-class destroyers in terms of launch cells quantity, state-run news agency Global Times reports citing a CCTV report

Leonardo Opens New Site In Western Australia To Support Development of Anzac-class...

October 3, 2017 @ 11:19 AM

Leonardo established a new site in Western Australia through its subsidiary Selex ES Australia Pty Ltd, which will be the regional hub for engineering, integration, installation and life support, to delivery defense contracts with local firms. The new site will play a key role in Leonardo's delivery as prime system integrator of the SEA1442 phase 4 solution

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