Sweden's FMV Begins Work on Visby Generation II Frigates

September 6, 2021 @ 09:49 AM

Swedens Defense Materiel Administration (FMV) has begun work on what will be four new battleships to be called Visby Generation II. A product definition phase has been initiated which will specify how the vessels are to be constructed and also contain a quote at a fixed price for the production of...

General Atomics Launch and Recovery Systems Clears USS Gerald R. Ford Full...

September 4, 2021 @ 06:21 AM

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced Friday that the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) and Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) aboard USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) successfully performed as designed as the ship underwent Full Ship Shock Trials (FSST) off the Eastern seaboard during the months of June, July and

Rafael to Supply Warfare Systems for Philippine Navy’s Shaldag Fast Attack Crafts...

September 1, 2021 @ 10:56 AM

Israeli firm Rafael announced today that it has been awarded a contract worth approximately $80 million to supply a naval warfare systems suite for Shaldag Mk V Fast Attack Crafts by Israel Shipyards, to an undisclosed country in Southeast Asia. The name of the country that would receive the equipment was...

Saab to Showcase Next Gen Combat Boat-90 at DSEI 2021

August 31, 2021 @ 02:24 PM

Saab announced Tuesday that it will be demonstrating a new generation of the Combat Boat 90 (CB90) fast assault craft for the first time outside of Sweden. It will be shown from 14-17 September at the DSEI exhibition in London, where visitors will have the opportunity to go aboard to learn...

China Launches New Warship for Algeria Based on Type 056 Corvette

August 30, 2021 @ 10:49 AM

China launched the first 1,500 ton-class offshore patrol vessel derived from Type 056 corvette for the Algerian Navy on August 23. The customizations are expected to make the Algerian version more powerful than its Chinese counterpart

U.S. Navy’s Frank E. Petersen Jr. Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer Completes Builder’s Trials...

August 28, 2021 @ 04:53 AM

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division said today the U.S

Mahindra Defence Bags India’s $183M Order for ASW Defence Suite for Warships...

August 27, 2021 @ 01:14 PM

The Indian Ministry of Defence awarded Mahindra Defence Systems Limited (MDS) INR 1,350 Crore ($183 million) for the manufacturing of Integrated Anti-Submarine Warfare Defence Suite (IADS) for modern warships of Indian Navy. Competitive bids from Indian companies were invited by MoD through open tender wherein the systems fielded were put through detailed trials at sea to prove their capability

Huntington Ingalls Starts Constructing U.S. Navy’s Doris Miller (CVN 81) Aircraft Carrier...

August 26, 2021 @ 03:44 AM

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) cut the first steel plate for use on the U.S

Turkey Delivers its Biggest Exported Warship, ‘Al Doha’ to Qatar

August 25, 2021 @ 05:40 PM

Turkeys Anadolu Shipyard delivered the ‘Al Doha armed training ship for the Qatar Navy today; The armed training ship will continue its tactical training in the next few months before setting off for Doha. The ‘Al Doha is in the Offshore Patrol Ship class weighing 2150 tons and a length of 90 meters and width of 14

SE Asian, Middle East Countries likely First Customers of Kalibr Missile-Armed Russian...

August 25, 2021 @ 10:09 AM

Countries from Southeast Asia and the Middle East are negotiating with Russia on the purchase of warships armed with Kalibr cruise missiles. “Currently, technical consultations and pre-contract negotiations are underway with a number of countries of Southeast Asia and the Middle East for the supply of Project 22800E Karakurt-class corvettes,” Alexander Mikheev told

Schiebel to bid for Indian Navy's Ship-borne UAS Project

August 19, 2021 @ 11:20 AM

Austrian company Schiebel Group announced Thursday it will bid for the Indian Navy Naval Ship-borne Unmanned Aerial System (NSUAS) Fast Track Programme. Under the project, the service wants to buy approximately 15 shipborne drones Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Sea lines of Communication (SLOC) monitoring and Coastal/ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) surveillance, anti-piracy and anti-terrorism, assistance in Search and Rescue and assistance in Maritime Domain Awareness