Saab Secures Two Swedish Contracts Pertaining to Visby-Class Corvettes

January 26, 2021 @ 03:33 AM

Saab and the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, (FMV), have signed two agreements valued $23 million (190 MSEK) to work on Visby-class corvette upgrades and acquisition of next-generation of these ships. The contracts cover Product Definition Phase for the Mid-Life Upgrades (MLU) of five Visby-class corvettes, as well as a Product Definition...

Chinese Warplanes Practice Ops Simulating U.S. Navy’s Aircraft Carrier as Target in...

January 25, 2021 @ 05:14 AM

The Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) is said to have dispatched 13 warplanes to the South China Sea (SCS) to conduct operations simulating an attack on the U.S

Russian Nuclear Submarines Construction Period Reduced by 18 Months

January 21, 2021 @ 06:46 AM

Russias Sevmash Shipyard has developed a new block-modular method to build nuclear submarines that could reduce the construction period by nearly 18 months. Specialists from Central design bureaus "Malakhit" and "Rubin", as well as the Center for Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Technologies also worked on the project

Turkey to Launch First Indigenous Frigate on Jan 23

January 20, 2021 @ 08:37 AM

Turkey will launch its first frigate of Istanbul-class built under national MILGEM project on January 23. The 113m warship is expected to be delivered to Turkey's Naval Forces Command in 2023,

New Aircraft Carrier Design Unveiled in Russia- Universal Sea Ship "Varan"

January 19, 2021 @ 08:57 AM

Russias Nevsky Design Bureau (PKB) has developed Varan, a universal sea ship (UMK). UMK Varan is an aircraft-carrying complex, characterized by a high degree of automation and the possibility of using robotic systems

Chinese Navy's Third Aircraft Carrier Likely to be Launched This Year

January 18, 2021 @ 05:57 AM

The Chinese Navys large aircraft carrier, Type 003, is expected to be launched in 2021 and enter naval service around 2025. General outline of the warship is already identifiable in recent openly available photographs

N.Korea Unveils another New Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile

January 15, 2021 @ 09:36 AM

Just three months after showcasing a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), North Korea displayed another one during a military parade held Thursday night. The parade was held at Kim Il-sung square in capital Pyongyang

Elbit Systems to Supply Seagull USVs to Navy of a Country in...

January 15, 2021 @ 07:53 AM

Elbit Systems has won a contract to supply Seagull USVs (Unmanned Surface Vehicles) to the Navy of a country in Asia-Pacific. The contract that is in an amount that is not material to Elbit Systems, will be performed over a 17-month period, the company said Wednesday

Iranian Navy Converts Oil Tanker into Helicopter Carrier-Supply Ship

January 13, 2021 @ 10:21 AM

The Iranian Navy today inducted two new ships-an oil tanker converted into a helicopter carrier that can double up as a supply chip; and a missile corvette. The Makran forward base ship and Zereh (Armor) missile-launching frigate were inducted the first day of a naval drill dubbed Eqtedar (Power) on January 13,

Huntington Ingalls to Assemble Boeing’s Orca Unmanned Undersea Vehicle at New Facility...

January 12, 2021 @ 08:23 AM

Huntington Ingalls has completed the first phase of its Unmanned Systems Center of Excellence with the construction of a 22,000-square-foot facility. The first of two planned buildings on the 20-acre campus in Hampton, Virginia will be used to assemble hull structures for Boeings Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (XLUUV) program for the U