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Japan Launches Multi-mission Stealth Frigate

November 20, 2020 @ 09:21 AM

The Japanese Navy on Thursday launched its first new generation of stealth multi-mission frigates, which will incorporate missile launchers, surface and underwater unmanned systems and electronic counter-measures. Christened as “Kumano,” and technically called the 30FFM ship, was launched in a ceremony at shipbuilder Mitsuis facilities at Okayama, Japan, on Nov...

Thales, Damen Sign €1.5B Contract to Supply Battle Management, Communications Systems for...

November 18, 2020 @ 08:30 AM

Thales Group and Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding signed a €1.5B contract to integrate battle management and communications systems on-board the German Navys

Pakistan Navy's PNS Tabuk Corvette Commissioned in Romania

November 13, 2020 @ 11:07 AM

The Pakistan Navy commissioned its new Corvette – a Damen OPV 1900 – named PNS Tabuk at the Port of Constanta, Romania on November 12. The ship is part of a two-vessel order with Damen, signed by the Pakistan Ministry of Defence in 2017

French Navy’s FREMM Frigate ‘Bretagne’ Fires MdCN Missile

November 13, 2020 @ 08:52 AM

The French Armament Directorate (DGA) announced today that the Navys FREMM Frigate Bretagne fired MdCN (Missile De Croisière Naval) naval cruise missile. The test was conducted at DGA Missile tests center in Biscarrosse on November 10

BAE Systems to Install Mission-Critical Information Warfare Platform on US Navy Vessels

November 12, 2020 @ 06:13 AM

BAE Systems has been awarded contracts worth more than $30 million to produce and integrate a mission-critical information warfare platform for U.S Navy vessels

US Coast Guard Receives National Security Cutter ‘Stone’

November 11, 2020 @ 04:45 AM

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division said today it has delivered National Security Cutter Stone (WMSL 758) to the U.S

Hellenic Navy to Acquire Multi Mission Surface Combatant Warships from US

November 9, 2020 @ 12:47 PM

The Hellenic Navy has proposed the promotion of a transnational agreement for the purchase of American Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) frigates. The contract will include the supply of four MMSC frigates, the upgrade of four MEKO-type frigates, intermediate solution ships and the participation of Greek shipyards in the development of the new American FFG(X) type frigate, Greek publication

Canada to buy SM-2 Missiles for Surface Combatant Ships

November 7, 2020 @ 08:50 AM

Canada could place an order for Standard Missile 2 (SM-2) Block IIIC missiles to arm the warships being built under Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) project for $500 million. On Friday, the U

Naval Group Selects Belgian Firms to Supply Equipment for Mine Hunter Program

November 6, 2020 @ 12:50 PM

ABC and FN Herstal have been selected as strategic suppliers for the mine counter measures vessels built by Kership Shipyard for Naval Group to the benefit of the Belgian and Royal Netherlands Navies. The two Belgian companies provide equipment for the twelve mine counter measures vessels (MCMV) equipped with drone systems (Toolbox) of the Mine counter measures program

Israel Navy Receives German-Built Corvette

November 6, 2020 @ 12:21 PM

The Israel Navy has taken delivery of its new anti-missile ship, Saar 6. “INTRODUCING

Russian Navy’s Project 22160 Corvette Completes Arctic Trials

November 6, 2020 @ 06:17 AM

The Russian Navys Vasily Bykov corvette of Project 22160, believed to be unfit for the Arctic, has completed Arctic trials. During the trials, weapons and life support systems were tested

Germany to Buy 127mm Calibre Practice Ammo for Warships

November 6, 2020 @ 05:50 AM

German Bundestag has given the green light to procure 127mm calibre practice ammunition for F125 Baden-Württemberg frigates. The contract valued €33 million will initially include delivery of 7,000 training projectiles and propellant charges as well as reference ammunition

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