Chile to Equip Ex-Australian Frigate with SM-2 Block IIIA Missiles

February 6, 2021 @ 05:35 AM

Chile is likely to place an order for Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) Block IIIA missiles to arm the Navys Adelaide-class frigates formerly used by Australia. The U

Seychelles Orders 300-ton Fast Patrol Vessel from India’s GRSE

February 4, 2021 @ 05:02 AM

Indias Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd. (GRSE) has signed a contract to provide a 300-ton Fast Patrol Vessel to Seychelles

China Launches Type 075 LHD, Pakistan Navy’s Second Type 054A/P Frigate

January 29, 2021 @ 07:51 AM

China launched the third Type 075 landing helicopter dock (LHD), and second Type-054 frigate ordered by the Pakistan Navy at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard today. Development work on Type 075 helicopter carriers began in 2011

Saab Secures Two Swedish Contracts Pertaining to Visby-Class Corvettes

January 26, 2021 @ 03:33 AM

Saab and the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, (FMV), have signed two agreements valued $23 million (190 MSEK) to work on Visby-class corvette upgrades and acquisition of next-generation of these ships. The contracts cover Product Definition Phase for the Mid-Life Upgrades (MLU) of five Visby-class corvettes, as well as a Product Definition...

Turkey to Launch First Indigenous Frigate on Jan 23

January 20, 2021 @ 08:37 AM

Turkey will launch its first frigate of Istanbul-class built under national MILGEM project on January 23. The 113m warship is expected to be delivered to Turkey's Naval Forces Command in 2023,

Iranian Navy Converts Oil Tanker into Helicopter Carrier-Supply Ship

January 13, 2021 @ 10:21 AM

The Iranian Navy today inducted two new ships-an oil tanker converted into a helicopter carrier that can double up as a supply chip; and a missile corvette. The Makran forward base ship and Zereh (Armor) missile-launching frigate were inducted the first day of a naval drill dubbed Eqtedar (Power) on January 13,

Saab to Provide Multi-Shot Mine Neutralisation Systems for Franco-British USVs

January 9, 2021 @ 05:58 AM

Saab has signed a contract with Thales to supply Multi-Shot Mine Neutralisation System (MuMNS) as part of the Franco-British Maritime Mine Counter Measures (MMCM) programme. Saab will deliver mine identification and disposal systems operated from unmanned surface vessels (USVs) under the deal

HII Begins Construction of USS Jeremiah Denton Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer

January 8, 2021 @ 06:58 AM

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division officially started fabrication of the Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer Jeremiah Denton (DDG 129) today. The start of fabrication signifies the first 100 tons of steel have been cut

China's New Naval Shipyard to Build 6 Advanced Warships a Year

January 6, 2021 @ 02:30 PM

China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited (CSSC) has started constructing an ultra-modern shipyard in Shanghai that will enable the production of six advanced warships a year. The commencement ceremony for the construction of the second phase of the Changxing Shipbuilding Base Project of CSSC was held on Changxing Island, Shanghai on Monday

Ukraine Orders 2 U.S.-made Mark VI Patrol Boats

January 6, 2021 @ 08:07 AM

Ukraine has purchased two MK VI patrol boats built by U.S

S.Korea Receives ASW Frigate with Towed Sonar

January 1, 2021 @ 04:33 PM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said the Navy has received a new 2,800-ton stealthy guided missile frigate. The Gyeongnam ship is equipped with a towed array sonar system (TASS) and long-range anti-submarine torpedoes, which improves its detection and strike capabilities