Modernized Russian Frigate Fires New Artillery Systems in Sea of Japan

December 29, 2020 @ 07:51 AM

The Russian Pacific Fleets Marshal Shaposhnikov modernized frigate has fired new artillery systems Peter the Great Gulf, the largest gulf of the Sea of Japan. “The frigate successfully launched an anti-ship cruise missile of the Uranium complex against a towed sea shield

Turkey Picks Okean Shipyard to Build Ukrainian Corvettes

December 24, 2020 @ 04:01 PM

Turkey will construct corvettes for the Ukrainian Navy at Okean Shipyard in the Ukrainian city of Mykolaiv. In a statement, the shipyard said the warships will be built under agreements signed between the two countries in October and on December 15

COVID-19 Outbreak Abroad Wasp-Class Ship USS Essex, Many Crew Replaced

December 19, 2020 @ 05:55 AM

Sailors onboard the Navys USS Essex were hit by the coronavirus, forcing the service to assign replacement personnel to fill in for those sick. An unidentified sailor of the USS Essex said in an interview to

Australia Announces Start of Prototyping on Hunter Frigate Program

December 18, 2020 @ 10:20 AM

Australia announced the official start of the prototyping phase of the Hunter Class Frigate Program today. The prime contractor for the program, BAE Systems Maritime Australia, a subsidiary of BAE Systems Australia, will build five prototype blocks to test the production systems, develop the facilities and ensure the workforce is trained...

U.S. Navy Procures Towed Torpedo Decoys for $186.4M

December 18, 2020 @ 06:21 AM

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U.S. Navy Chooses GE Gas Turbine for Constellation-Class Frigate Propulsion System

December 17, 2020 @ 09:14 AM

GE Marine announced today it will provide Fincantieri Marinette Marine with a GE LM2500+G4 aeroderivative marine gas turbine to power the Navys first Constellation class (FFG 62) frigate. GE also will provide the gas turbine auxiliary skids (electric start, fuel forwarding and water wash systems) and the gas turbine control system

China Scoffs at Taiwan's First 'Aircraft Carrier Killer' Corvette

December 17, 2020 @ 08:57 AM

China has dismissed Taiwans first indigenously made ‘aircraft carrier killer corvette claiming that the islands warship will be a target for PLA aircraft even before its weapons can reach Beijings large ships. Taiwan launched the first heavily-armed 700-ton Tuo Chiang-class corvette named Ta Chiang in Yilan county on Tuesday

BAE Systems to Provide Integrated Data Environment to Canada's Halifax-Class Frigates

December 16, 2020 @ 02:58 PM

Fleetway Inc. awarded BAE Systems a contract to integrate Integrated Data Environment (IDE) to enable effective and efficient shore-side support to Canadas Halifax-Class frigates

Indian Navy’s Project 17A Stealth Frigate Launched

December 14, 2020 @ 12:10 PM

Indian Navy's stealth frigate Himgiri - the second of the three Project 17A ships being built at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), Kolkata was launched today. She made her first contact with the waters of Hoogly River at 1335 Hrs at the launch ceremony, General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) was the Chief Guest

Singapore-flagged Oil Tanker hit by Explosion off Saudi Arabian Port

December 14, 2020 @ 10:18 AM

A Singapore-flagged oil tanker, BW Rhine, was hit by an explosion off Saudi Arabias Jeddah port, today. Shipping firm Hafnia said in a statement that the tanker was “hit from an external source whilst discharging at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia at approximately 00:40 local time on 14 December 2020, causing an explosion and subsequent fire onboard

China to have 420 Warships by 2030 while U.S. Targets 355

December 11, 2020 @ 05:44 AM

The Chinese Navy could still numerically be the worlds largest after ten years with over 420 warships while the U.S