HENSOLDT Supplies Kelvin Hughes Radar to Philippine Navy Frigate

August 7, 2020 @ 10:29 AM

HENSOLDT UK has supplied a radar suite consisting of Kelvin Hughes Mk11 S and X Band radar systems to the Philippine Navy's BRP Jose Rizal frigate. The SharpEye Mk11 radars are approved by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and take advantage of the Kelvin Hughes advanced solid state SharpEye Doppler technology...

New Indra Sensors for Spain’s F110 Frigates to Increase Stealth, Low Observability...

August 7, 2020 @ 09:58 AM

Spanish Defense electronics firm, Indra has signed contracts with Navantia to equip the five F110 frigates of the Spanish Navy with sensors that will make these ships one of the most advanced of the world. Under the new contracts, the company will supply the Rigel i110 radar band electronic defense system...

China’s first Type 075 LHD helicopter carrier begins Sea Trials

August 5, 2020 @ 08:49 AM

Chinas first Type 075 landing helicopter dock (LHD) began its first sea trials today Development work on Type 075 helicopter carriers began in 2011. The first and second ships of the class were launched in September 2019 and April 2020 respectively

USMI to provide Explosive Ordnance Disposal Response Craft to Azerbaijan

August 5, 2020 @ 06:00 AM

United States Marine Inc., has been awarded a contract to provide Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Response Craft to Azerbaijan

Brusselle Carral Selected as Supplier of Deck Equipment for Belgian-Dutch Mine Hunter...

August 1, 2020 @ 10:48 AM

Naval Group and Kership have selected Brusselle Carral as supplier of deck equipment for the mine hunters being built for Belgian and Dutch Navies. Brusselle Carral is based in Zeebruges, Flanders and its activities focus on engineering and producing winches and steering gears

Greece Signs LOA to Purchase 4 MH-60R, Modernize S-70B6 Choppers

July 31, 2020 @ 12:16 PM

The Greek government has signed letters of acceptances (LOA) to purchase four MH-60R helicopters and modernize old S-70B6 rotorcraft. Value of the contract is not known

New Chinese Warship Engine to Power Lasers, Catapult Launch

July 30, 2020 @ 07:13 AM

A new Chinese 20MW generator for warships includes advanced integrated electric propulsion (IEP) technology that would power high energy weapons, including electromagnetic railguns and lasers. It could also be used to power catapult launch system in aircraft carriers

Australia Upgrades Anzac Frigates with Locally-Made Sonar Processing System

July 29, 2020 @ 08:11 AM

The Australian Navy has upgraded its Anzac Class Frigates with sovereign designed Broadband Sonar Advanced Processing System (BSAPS) while still utilizing the existing Spherion B Hull Mounted Sonar. “Upgrades to the Spherion B sonar processing systems in the Navys Anzac Class Frigates under SEA 1408 Phase 2 is almost complete

DAMEN Shipyard Builds Ship Hull Section from Composites

July 28, 2020 @ 06:09 AM

In a development that could cut the weight of ships by up to 40%, a Damen shipyard led team in the Netherlands has built a full scale hull section of an ocean-going vessel from lightweight composite. The Realisation and Demonstration of Advanced Material Solutions for Sustainable and Efficient Ships (RAMSSES) project unveiled on July 18 the recently assembled full scale composite ships hull section they have been developing over the past three years, a Damen release said

Amphibious Assault Ship Tripoli (LHA 7) Sails Away to Join the US

July 25, 2020 @ 09:26 AM

The US Navys newest amphibious assault ship, USS Tripoli (LHA 7), departed from Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding facility Friday to join the US Navy to its homeport in San Diego. America-class large-deck amphibious warships are designed to enhance Marine Corps aviation, capable of supporting the tilt-rotor MV-22 and F-35B Joint Strike Fighter