The FREMM Normandie returned to port on Saturday 8 March on the DCNS site in Lorient, at the end of its third series of sea trials, according to a DCNS statement. This frigate is the second of the series ordered by the French DGA (General Directorate for Armament) for the French Navy
ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems will showcase a wide range of submarines, missile systems and naval surface ships at the Defexpo India 2014, New Delhi, from February 6 to 9. The company will exhibit HDW Class 214 submarine, HDW Class 209/1500 submarine, IDAS Missile System, Blohm+Voss Class 124 frigate, Blohm+Voss MEKO A-200 SAN frigate and Kockums FLEXpatrol stealth patrol vessel
Naval procurement in Southeast Asia continues to grow as countries like Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore and Thailand forge contracts to better equip their naval forces. Vietnam has recently entered into an agreement with India to receive training for up to 500 submariners
Navantia and its Turkish partner SEDEF has been selected to design and build an amphibious warfare ship and four landing craft for the Turkish Navy, according to EFE. The contract, which is Navantias first foray into the Turkish market, will provide the shipyards at Fene-Ferrol and San Fernando-Puerto Real with about 800,000 man-hours of work, as well as 50,000-man-hours for its Navantia Systems subsidiary and 28,000 man-hours for Fabrica de Motores engine factory
The Cameroonian Navy has taken delivery of two new 24m-long ARESA 2400 CPV Defender and one new 23m-long ARESA 2300 LD Craft to help the force safeguard their maritime domains. Cameroon's Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Jean Mendoua, commissioned the 23m Aresa 2300 landing craft and two 24m Aresa 2400 CPV Defender patrol boats at the Cameroon Navy Base in Douala on November 21
Poland has placed an order to build three new mine countermeasure ships and complete one long-stalled patrol vessel. Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, who was present at the signing of the two contracts, said the procurements contribute to safeguarding the future of the Polish Navy
Exelis has signed a five-year contract valued at up to $42 million with the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane. Under the agreement, Exelis has the opportunity to provide engineering, logistics and field and repair services for Exelis systems that support a wide range of missions in the surface, airborne, sub-surface, ground, space and cyber domains to the U
Russia announces the tender to buy a fuel tanker of worth $90 million with bidding to begin from September 24. The Project 23130 medium-sized tanker will be designed to store and transport fuel as well as dry cargo, and provide support to surface ships and submarines in peace time and in wartime, the Defense Ministrys procurements arm said in a press release
Raytheon Company has won a Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) maritime border security contract for the Philippines estimated at up to $18 million. Under the two-year base contract, Raytheon will design and construct a National Coast Watch Center (NCWC); support integration of data from various agencies into the NCWC; and provide acquisition, installation and training on an automatic identification system as well as radio communications for the Government of the Philippines
ST Engineering unveiled a suite of naval solutions at IMDEX Asia 2013 (May 14-16, 2013 ay Singapore) designed to provide users with comprehensive maritime awareness, command, control and advanced communications systems. One of the highlights this year is the Damage Control Trainer, a multi-storied, shore-based trainer that has been constructed to resemble a ship
China has commissioned a long-range surveillance frigate to boost its presence in the South China Sea, the Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday. The frigate Yueyang, put into service with the South China Sea Fleet of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, is also capable of air defense and antisubmarine operations, according to Ria Novosti
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