New Chinese Shipyard to Boost Warship Production

December 25, 2021 @ 12:06 PM

The construction of China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC)s new shipyard on the Changxing Island, Shanghai, is set to open in 2023. The construction of the dock basin of the second phase of the Changxing Shipbuilding Base Project started on Wednesday with a commencement ceremony, CSSC Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding announced on its WeChat...

Indian Navy Decommissions INS Khukri, First of Indigenously-built Missile Corvettes

December 24, 2021 @ 09:46 AM

The Indian Navy decommissioned INS Khukri, the first of the indigenously built Missile Corvettes, after 32 years of service in Visakhapatnam on Thursday. The corvette was built by the Mazagaon Dock Shipbuilders on 23 August 1989 and had the distinction of being part of both the Western and Eastern Fleets

Turkey to Invite Bids for 3 New MILGEM Frigates

December 23, 2021 @ 02:31 PM

Turkeys Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB) will hold a tender for the manufacturing of three new frigates as part of the National Ship (MILGEM) project. Ismail Demir, head of the SSB, told government-owned Anadolu Agency (AA) that they will continue their efforts to meet the needs of the security forces with...

Fincantieri to Build Second Logistic Support Ship for Italian Navy

December 22, 2021 @ 01:11 PM

The Raggruppamento Temporaneo di Impresa (RTI) consortium led by Fincantieri signed an agreement with Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation (OCCAR) to build the second Logistic Support Ship (LSS) for the Italian Navy. The LSS will be entirely built at the Castellammare di Stabia shipyard, with delivery scheduled for 2025

Royal Norwegian Navy Contracts Saab for TactiCall ICS Communication System

December 22, 2021 @ 04:52 AM

Saab signed a contract with the Norwegian Defence Material Agency on Tuesday to provide a complete communication system, TactiCall ICS, on board of three different ship classes for the Royal Norwegian Navy. The Norwegian Defence Material Agency (NDMA) has selected TactiCall Integrated Communication System (ICS) to replace the existing communication system...

Naval Group Lays Keel for the French Navy's First FDI Frigate

December 16, 2021 @ 06:03 PM

Naval Group on Thursday laid the keel of the first defence and intervention (FDI) frigate ordered by the French defence procurement agency (DGA) for the French Navy in the Lorient shipyard. The frigate will be delivered in 2024

South Korean Navy Launches High Speed Landing Craft

December 14, 2021 @ 08:07 AM

The South Korean Navy today launched the third and fourth high-speed landing craft (LSF-II) at Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction in Busan. The LSF-II high-speed landing craft can carry fully armed troops, tanks, and armoured vehicles, and manoeuvring at high speed to conduct super-horizon amphibious operations, a

Fincantieri, Naval Group, Navantia Submit European Multirole Patrol Corvette Proposal

December 13, 2021 @ 06:28 PM

A consortium led by Eurpean naval shipbuilding firms - Fincantieri, Naval Group and Navantia and coordinated by Naviris submitted on December 9th an industrial proposal related to the Modular Multirole Patrol Corvette (MMPC) call of the European Defence Fund (EDF). The European patrol Corvette (EPC) will be the first common naval capability in Europe and the most important naval initiative within the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO)

U.S. Approves $9.5B Sale of Multi-Mission Surface Combatant Ships, MEKO Modernization to...

December 11, 2021 @ 04:25 AM

The Hellenic Navy could soon finalize a $6.9 billion deal for four Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) ships besides another $2

HII Starts Construction of Destroyer George M. Neal (DDG 131)

December 7, 2021 @ 11:16 AM

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division officially started fabrication of the Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer George M. Neal (DDG 131) recently