S. Korean Destroyer Upgraded with Anti-Sub Capability

October 22, 2021 @ 12:04 PM

The South Korean Navys 3,200-ton Gwanggaeto destroyer has been upgraded with anti-submarine warfare capabilities as part of the services modernization efforts. Gwanggaeto was sent for upgrade in April 2020

Austal Launches First Evolved Cape-Class Patrol Boat for Australian Navy

October 20, 2021 @ 04:34 AM

Austal has launched the first of six Evolved Cape-class Patrol Boats (CCPBs) ordered by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). “Austal has launched the first of six Evolved Cape-class Patrol Boats to be constructed for the Australian Navy in Henderson, Western Australia,” the company announced on its official Twitter account Tuesday...

Hanwha Systems to Mass Produce Non-metallic Mine Detector Developed by South Korean...

October 18, 2021 @ 07:38 AM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration has signed a contract with Hanwha Systems regarding the mass production of a mine detector that can track down even non-metal mines. The military currently uses PRS-17K mine detector that was introduced in the late 1990

Chinese Navy Practices Cross-Sea Troop Transport with Asia’s Largest Ro-Ro Passenger Ship...

October 18, 2021 @ 04:57 AM

The Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) Navy recently held an integrated military-civilian cross-sea troop maneuvering exercise using Asias largest civilian ferry with a displacement of 45,000 tons. The ship, Chinese Rejuvenation ferry, set out from an undisclosed port on Thursday night and arrived on Friday morning at the destination port, which...

Naval Group Wins Design Contract for French Navy’s Future Ocean Patrol Vessels...

October 14, 2021 @ 04:20 PM

The French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) awarded Naval Group a contract for the preliminary and detailed design of the Ocean Patrol Vessel program. The contract was awarded to the company on 5 October 2021, the company said in a statement today

Japanese Navy Receives Second Taigei-Class Submarine

October 14, 2021 @ 06:02 AM

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) has taken delivery of the second Taigei-class submarine. "The new submarine of JMSDF~'HAKUGEI' (White Whale) born in Kobe, Japan, on 14 October," the Navy posted on its official Twitter account on Thursday

Naval Group Delivers Third of 4 Multi-mission Patrol Vessel to Argentina

October 13, 2021 @ 06:27 PM

The Argentine Navy has taken delivery of the fourth Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) A.R

French, Italian Navies Test Coordinated Maritime Presence Concept

October 11, 2021 @ 11:24 AM

The French Navys High Seas Patroller (PHM) Commandant Ducuing and the Italian frigate Marceglia were both deployed to the Gulf o Guinea to test the Coordinated Maritime Presence (CMP) concept first launched in 2020. Eight complex exercises were carried out in around ten hours of cooperation, demonstrating the very good level of interoperability of the two European navies, the French defense ministry said in a statement