FREMM-DA Frigate with Reinforced Air Defense Enters French Navy Service

November 23, 2021 @ 03:52 AM

The French Navy has commissioned the first FREMM-DA multi-mission frigate with enhanced air defense capability, Alsace. Alsace was handed over to the Navy by French shipbuilder Naval Group in April

Indian Navy Inducts First Project 15B Stealthy Guided-Missile Destroyer

November 22, 2021 @ 03:31 AM

The Indian Navy commissioned the first Project 15B stealth guided-missile destroyer, INS Vishakhapatnam, on Sunday. “The first of the Project 15B class of ship, Visakhapatnam is being commissioned today

Italian Coast Guard Orders Multi-role Offshore Patrol Vessel from Fincantieri

November 16, 2021 @ 05:14 AM

The Italian Coast Guard signed a contract with Fincantieri for the design and construction of a multi-role offshore unit (UAM). The deal was signed in Rome at the headquarters of the General Command of the Harbour Authorities - Coast Guard

ST Engineering to Help Build Falaj 3-Class Offshore Patrol Vessels for UAE...

November 15, 2021 @ 03:07 PM

ST Engineering has won a contract from Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB) for the supply of design, platform equipment and technical assistance for the construction of four Falaj 3-class Offshore Patrol Vessels. These vessels will be constructed in ADSB for the UAE Navy

Pakistan Navy Receives First Type 054 Frigate from Chinese Shipyard

November 9, 2021 @ 01:05 PM

Pakistan Navy on Monday officially took delivery of the first Type 054A/P frigate from China, the largest warship the country has ever exported. The PNS Tughril was commissioned at Hudong Zhonghua (HZ) Shipyard, China

S.Korea to Launch Frigate Named After Ship Torpedoed by North in 2010

November 9, 2021 @ 05:20 AM

South Korea will launch a new 2,800-ton frigate named after Cheonan, the Pohang-class warship torpedoed by the North over a decade ago. The launching ceremony for the seventh Daegu-class Cheonan will take place on Tuesday at the shipyard of Hyundai Heavy Industries Co

ESG Delivers Sea Falcon UAVs for German Navy's K130 Corvettes

November 8, 2021 @ 10:42 AM

The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has placed an order for three "Sea Falcon" Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) manufactured by ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH for the German Navy's K130 corvettes. With the implementation of the project "Reconnaissance and Identification in the Maritime Operational Area (AImEG)", the corvettes' capabilities for imaging reconnaissance will be significantly expanded: in future, objects can be detected and identified with the Sea Falcon far beyond the on-board sensor system

India Commissions Indigenous Coast Guard Ship ‘Sarthak’

October 28, 2021 @ 10:42 AM

India commissioned the indigenously built Coast Guard Ship ‘Sarthak in Goa on Thursday. It was commissioned by the Director General of Indian Coast Guard K Natarajan

Japan Conducted Close-in Recon During 1st Sino-Russian Joint Sea Patrol: China

October 25, 2021 @ 11:09 AM

China has claimed that Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) sent aircraft and vessels to follow Chinese-Russian naval flotilla and gather intelligence during their first ever joint sea patrol held over the past week. The China-Russia joint warship flotilla featuring 10 warships and six carrier-based helicopters carried out the first joint maritime patrol between the two countries' navies in the Sea of Japan, the West Pacific and the East China Sea from October 17 to Saturday, during which they organized exercises over joint sea-crossing, joint maneuvers and live-fire weapon shooting, the Chinese Defense Ministry said

China Commissions First 10,000-ton Patrol Vessel

October 25, 2021 @ 10:20 AM

China inducted the first 10,000-ton class maritime patrol vessel Haixun 09 on Saturday. Haixun 09 has the capabilities of cross-sea safety patrols and emergency search and rescue efforts in complex ocean environments

S. Korean Destroyer Upgraded with Anti-Sub Capability

October 22, 2021 @ 12:04 PM

The South Korean Navys 3,200-ton Gwanggaeto destroyer has been upgraded with anti-submarine warfare capabilities as part of the services modernization efforts. Gwanggaeto was sent for upgrade in April 2020