UAE-Israel to Jointly Develop Advanced Unmanned Surface Vessels

November 19, 2021 @ 04:57 AM

UAEs state-owned EDGE signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), to jointly design a first-in-class series of 17m unmanned surface vessels (USV) at the Dubai Airshow 2021. EDGE is leveraging its entity, ADSB, the regional leader in the design, new build, repair, maintenance, refit and conversion of...

Over 100 Takeoffs and Landings Made on Russian Navy’s Ivan Gren-class Ship...

November 18, 2021 @ 06:51 AM

Russian aircraft conducted more than 100 takeoffs and landings on the Navys Ivan Gren-class Landing Ship during recent exercises. The exercises were held by the Northern Fleet in the Barents Sea, Russian MoD-owned

Chinese Manned, Unmanned Submersibles Survey the World’s Deepest Spot

November 16, 2021 @ 09:52 AM

Chinese-made unmanned submersible Haidou-1 and the manned Striver (Fendouzhe) conducted a large-scale near-bottom topographic survey in the western depression of the Challenger Deep during a scientific expedition to the Mariana Trench. With this, the Haidou-1 became the first in the world to survey the Challenger Deep, the worlds deepest spot at...

Italian Coast Guard Orders Multi-role Offshore Patrol Vessel from Fincantieri

November 16, 2021 @ 05:14 AM

The Italian Coast Guard signed a contract with Fincantieri for the design and construction of a multi-role offshore unit (UAM). The deal was signed in Rome at the headquarters of the General Command of the Harbour Authorities - Coast Guard

ST Engineering to Help Build Falaj 3-Class Offshore Patrol Vessels for UAE...

November 15, 2021 @ 03:07 PM

ST Engineering has won a contract from Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB) for the supply of design, platform equipment and technical assistance for the construction of four Falaj 3-class Offshore Patrol Vessels. These vessels will be constructed in ADSB for the UAE Navy

Saab to Deliver Underwater Robots to Ocean Infinity Company

November 15, 2021 @ 08:20 AM

Saab has agreed to sell 10 of its new electric work remotely operated vehicles (eWROV), including further options, to marine robotics company, Ocean Infinity. The eWROV is the latest addition to Saab Seaeyes underwater portfolio used across a variety of offshore energy sectors, ocean science and defence

Russia to Extend Service Life of Antey-class Nuclear Sub by 10 Years

November 10, 2021 @ 02:49 PM

Russias Zvezda Ship Repair Plant has started upgrading Irkutsk Antey-class nuclear-powered submarine to extend its service life by at least ten years. "The modernization of the [underwater] cruiser will make it possible to extend its service life by at least ten years and expand the Pacific Fleets combat potential," Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at the ministrys conference call on Tuesday

Pakistan Navy Receives First Type 054 Frigate from Chinese Shipyard

November 9, 2021 @ 01:05 PM

Pakistan Navy on Monday officially took delivery of the first Type 054A/P frigate from China, the largest warship the country has ever exported. The PNS Tughril was commissioned at Hudong Zhonghua (HZ) Shipyard, China

S.Korea to Launch Frigate Named After Ship Torpedoed by North in 2010

November 9, 2021 @ 05:20 AM

South Korea will launch a new 2,800-ton frigate named after Cheonan, the Pohang-class warship torpedoed by the North over a decade ago. The launching ceremony for the seventh Daegu-class Cheonan will take place on Tuesday at the shipyard of Hyundai Heavy Industries Co

ESG Delivers Sea Falcon UAVs for German Navy's K130 Corvettes

November 8, 2021 @ 10:42 AM

The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has placed an order for three "Sea Falcon" Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) manufactured by ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH for the German Navy's K130 corvettes. With the implementation of the project "Reconnaissance and Identification in the Maritime Operational Area (AImEG)", the corvettes' capabilities for imaging reconnaissance will be significantly expanded: in future, objects can be detected and identified with the Sea Falcon far beyond the on-board sensor system

Mast Affixed on China's Third Aircraft Carrier

November 4, 2021 @ 06:52 AM

The primary mast of the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army Navys (PLAN) Type 003 ‘super-carrier has been installed, new images being shared on social media show. PLAN has 2 aircraft carriers – Liaoning and Type 002 Shandong – with skyjump type ramp for aircraft take-off and oblique runway and arresting cables for their recovery (STOBAR type design)