MBDA to Equip French-made Greek Warships with ASTER, Exocet Missiles

September 28, 2021 @ 11:33 AM

European MBDA will arm Greek Defence and Intervention frigates (FDI HN) frigates with ASTER 30 B1 and Exocet MM40 Block 3C missiles if the contract is signed. Nikólaos Panayotópoulos, the Greek Minister of Defence, Pierre Eric Pommellet, CEO of Naval Group, and Eric Béranger, CEO of MBDA, signed a Memorandum of...

Greece to Procure FDI, Gowind Warships from France

September 28, 2021 @ 06:42 AM

Frances Naval Group is likely to bag a contract valued approximately €5 billion to provide FDI (Belharra) frigates and Gowind corvettes to the Hellenic Navy. The deal will reportedly include delivery of three each of FDI and Gowind warships with an option for one more

Russian United Shipbuilding Corporation Creates AIP for India’s P-75I Submarine Offering...

September 27, 2021 @ 08:07 AM

Russias United Shipbuilding Corporation has developed an Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) system for Amur-1650 submarine offered to India under P 75I project. "The system itself has already been created, all physical principles have been implemented,” Vladimir Korolev, Deputy CEO of USC told

Naval Group Will Send Bill to Australia for Costs Incurred in Cancelled...

September 24, 2021 @ 06:46 AM

The French submarine manufacturer Naval Group will submit to Australia a "detailed and quantified proposal" of "costs already incurred and to come" after the termination of the contract for the construction of 12 submarines, its CEO Pierre Eric Pommellet told Le Figaro publication. The total value of the contract, of which...

Naval Group Launches Last Offshore Patrol Vessel for Argentina

September 22, 2021 @ 12:56 PM

Naval Group launched last of the four Offshore Patrol Vessel 87 (OPV 87) ordered by the Argentinean Navy, the A.R

Future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. Destroyer Completes Acceptance Trials

September 20, 2021 @ 07:16 AM

Huntington Ingalls announced last week that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division completed the final round of sea trials for Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr

UK MoD Awards BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce £85M Future Submarine Programme Contracts...

September 17, 2021 @ 02:50 PM

The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has awarded BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce two contracts worth £85 million each to deliver design and concept work for a future Class of Royal Navy submarine. The contract will enable the Company's Submarines business to progress the early stages of a programme to deliver a replacement for the Astute class, helping to sustain the UK's future underwater military capability and support 250 highly-skilled jobs in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

Why Did Australia Not Consider French Nuclear Submarines?

September 17, 2021 @ 01:42 PM

In announcing a security partnership with the U.S and the U

Dell-BAE Systems to Deliver Digital Capability for British Type 26 Frigates

September 17, 2021 @ 12:41 PM

BAE Systems said it is working with Dell Technologies on delivering digital capability for the new City-class Type 26 frigates being built for the Royal Navy. The first three frigates in this class include HMS Glasgow, a UK-designed ship currently being built on the Clyde in Glasgow

Australia to Pass France's Naval Group; Looks to the U.S., U.K. for...

September 16, 2021 @ 08:28 AM

Australia has scrapped its intent to buy submarines from French shipbuilder Naval Group in what could have been the countrys largest ever defence contract, and is now eyeing at collaborating with the United States and the United Kingdom for the project. “Today, Australia begins an enhanced trilateral security partnership with the U

South Korean Submarine Launches Missile Hours After North's Ballistic Missile Firing

September 15, 2021 @ 12:07 PM

Hours after North Korea tested two surface-to-surface missiles which landed in the East Sea, its arch-enemy Seoul proceeded with a submarine launched ballistic missile test in what appears to be a show of technological superiority. Seoul tested a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) near its Agency for Defence Development (ADD) in South Chungcheong Province

Navantia, Team awarded Fleet Solid Support ship Design Contract by UK MoD

September 15, 2021 @ 12:04 PM

Team Resolute, a UK consortium consisting of Navantia, Harland & Wolff and BMT, has been awarded a Competitive Procurement Phase (CPP) design contract by the UK Ministry of Defence – allowing the consortium to move forward within the Fleet Solid Support (FSS) Competition. The Ministry of Defence has awarded four CPP design contracts, each initially worth around £5 million, to four contenders, including Team Resolute