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S.Korean Navy Officers under Probe for Leaking Warship Info to Hyundai

September 22, 2020 @ 10:14 AM

Three South Korean Navy officers are being investigated over a suspected leak of classified warship information to Hyundai Heavy Industries. The officials secretly filmed documents related to a project to build an indigenous Aegis-equipped destroyer in 2014

Chinese Navy Minesweepers Exercise to Break Taiwan Sea Mines Ring

September 22, 2020 @ 06:31 AM

The Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) Navy held live-fire anti-sea mine exercises involving warships and minesweeping robots to thwart Taiwans alleged attempt to surround Taiwan Strait with mines. Chinese experts said the recent PLA drills displayed its ability to destroy mines laid by Taiwan to buy time for U

Goodrich Corp to build Surface Ship Sonar Domes for Taiwan, Egypt

September 19, 2020 @ 08:18 AM

Goodrich Corp has been won a $64.2 million contract to build surface ship sonar domes for Taiwan, Egypt, Japan and Spain

Keel Laid for Indian Navy’s Third Project 17A Stealth Frigate

September 10, 2020 @ 06:06 PM

Keel of the third ship (Yard- 12653) of the Indian Navy P17A class stealth frigates was laid on 10 Sep 2020. The keel laying ceremony was conducted through an e-platform in the presence of Vice Admiral R B Pandit, Chief of Staff, HQWNC and Vice Admiral Narayan Prasad CMD of...

S.Korea Upgrades Combat Capability of 3200-Ton Destroyer

September 9, 2020 @ 01:30 PM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said Wednesday it upgraded combat system and target detection capabilities of the navys Yan Manchun 3200-ton destroyer. The warship was delivered to the Navy at the Jinhae naval base in the southeastern city of Changwon

China Commences Exercises to Test Deploying Dual-Aircraft Carrier Combat Group

September 7, 2020 @ 09:28 AM

Chinese two aircraft carriers Shandong and Liaoning, embarked on a training voyages in the Bohai Sea and Yellow Sea respectively last week which Chinese media said was for simultaneous exercises. This is the first time China has deployed two aircraft carriers in exercises simultaneously

Thales to Modernize Indonesian Frigate with Radars, Missiles

September 4, 2020 @ 09:33 AM

The Indonesian Ministry of Defence has asked Thales Group to modernize KRI Usman-Harun multi-role light frigate. In March 2020, Indonesias defence ministry formally launched the modernisation, signing an agreement with lead contractor, PT Len, and Thales, to upgrade KRI Usman-Harun – with completion expected by 2023, Thales said in a

China Launches eighth Type 055, 25th Type 052D Destroyers

August 31, 2020 @ 05:27 AM

The Chinese Navy launched its eighth Type 055 and 25th Type 052D destroyers at Dalian Shipyard, Liaoning Province, on Sunday morning. On Friday, the service decommissioned two Type 051 destroyers- Zhanjiang and Zhuhai- marking the retirement of China's all first generation indigenous destroyers

Chinese Navy’s Type 075 First Amphibious Assault Ship Completes Maiden Sea Trial

August 27, 2020 @ 11:17 AM

The Chinese Navy's first Type 075 amphibious assault ship has successfully completed its first sea trial where its propulsion, navigation and communication system was tested. The vessel is China's first independently developed amphibious assault ship, and has strong capabilities in amphibious combat and carrying out a diverse range of tasks, Senior Colonel Wu Qian, a Defense Ministry spokesperson announced at a press conference in Beijing today

General Atomics Wins Developmental Contract for Naval Propulsor Hardware

August 26, 2020 @ 09:24 AM

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced Tuesday that it has been awarded a developmental contract by Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD) to work on naval propulsor hardware. The deal includes provision of manufacturing design drawings, engineering, fabrication, inspection, and assembly of prototype propulsor, shafting and bearing components as well as the equipment needed to support propulsor research & development, testing and evaluation

US Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship 21 Completes Acceptance Trials

August 25, 2020 @ 12:45 PM

Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 21, the future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul, completed acceptance trials in Lake Michigan, manufacturer Lockheed Martin announced today. Trials included a full-power run, maneuverability testing, and surface and air detect-to-engage demonstrations of the ship's combat system

China Launches First Type 054A/P Frigate for Pakistan Navy

August 24, 2020 @ 01:09 PM

China on Sunday launched the first Type-054 frigate being built for the Pakistan Navy. “Launching ceremony of 1st state of the art Type-054 class frigate for Pakistan Navy, was held at Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard, China

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