India Offers Vietnam $100 Million Line of Credit To Acquire Naval Vessels

October 29, 2014 @ 09:39 AM

India has agreed to supply four offshore patrol vessels and possibly the BrahMos missile to Vietnam. The announcement came after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with his visiting Vietnamese counterpart, Nguyen Tan Dung

Textron To Provide CUSV To USN In $33.8 Million Contract

October 22, 2014 @ 01:57 PM

Textron Systems Unmanned Systems announced today that it has received a $33.8 million contract to provide its Common Unmanned Surface Vessel (CUSV™) for the U

IAI To Display Unique Naval Defense Solutions At Euronaval 2014

October 22, 2014 @ 10:57 AM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will display a variety of unique naval defense solutions at the upcoming Euronaval International Naval Defense and Maritime Exhibition, to be held in Paris from October 27-31. IAI will present advanced radars, missiles, electro-optical payloads for maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions

China To Build Second Aircraft Carrier Locally: Report

October 22, 2014 @ 10:45 AM

China will soon start building its second locally designed aircraft carrier in Shanghai. According to the Kanwa Asian Defense, Shanghai's Jiangnan Shipyard was preparing to start work on the carrier

Indonesia Likely To Buy Russian Submarine

October 22, 2014 @ 09:10 AM

Indonesia is considering procuring Russian submarines as part of a two year inter-state military and technical cooperation worth $3 billion to $5 billion. Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov met with new Indonesian President Joko Widodo and said, “Our Indonesian counterparts have raised this issue for the first time,”...

US Navy’s JCREW Program Get Milestone C Approval

October 13, 2014 @ 02:52 PM

The Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (JCREW) program recently received Milestone C approval, the US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced Oct. 9

Bangladesh Navy To Get Two New Submarines By 2015

October 13, 2014 @ 12:30 PM

The Bangladesh Navy will add two new submarines to its naval fleet by 2015, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced yesterday. “Inshaallah, two submarines will be added to the naval force by next year,” she said while awarding National Standard to BNS Osman at Naval Berth in Chittagong

Fincantieri, Finmeccanica Sign Naval Vessels MoU

October 10, 2014 @ 02:52 PM

Fincantieri and Finmeccanica signed a memorandum of understanding for naval vessels sector during the launching ceremony of Fincantieris “Pietro Venuti” submarine, the companies said in a joint statement Thursday. The submarine is the third unit of the four U212A “Todaro” class twin units ordered by the Central Unit for Naval Armament NAVARM for the Italian Navy

India's Goa Shipyard Supplies Naval Equipment To Myanmar, Mauritius, Plans To Pursue...

October 7, 2014 @ 01:26 PM

Goa Shipyard Limited today said it has supplied naval equipment to countries such as Myanmar and Mauritius and is pursuing orders from other friendly foreign nations. "Contracts for two Fast Patrol Vessels for Mauritius Coast Guard have been signed along with a contract with its Government for supply of 11 Fast Interceptor Boats for their Coast Guard

Babcock To Repair, Maintain Royal Navy's Warships And Subs In £2.6bn Contract...

October 1, 2014 @ 11:14 AM

Babcock has been awarded a £2.6bn contract to repair and maintain the Royal Navy's warships and submarines

Saab To Overhaul Swedish Submarine

September 30, 2014 @ 11:09 AM

Saab has con a $17.9 million contract from the Swedish Defense Materiel Administration to overhaul the HMS Halland, a Gotland-class submarine commissioned in 1997

Babcock Completes WHS Design For South Korea’s Jangbogo III Submarine

September 25, 2014 @ 02:37 PM

Babcock has successfully completed the design definition of the Weapon Handling System (WHS) for South Koreas Jangbogo III submarine, marking an important milestone in the project. Babcock was awarded a contract by DSME (Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering) to design the Weapon Handling and Launch System (WHLS) for the 3,000 tonne Jangbogo III submarine, and manufacture the equipment for the first two boats of a class of up to nine