Northrop to Develop C5ISR and Control Systems for U.S. Coast Guard Offshore...

June 8, 2021 @ 01:24 PM

Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG), the prime contractor for the Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) program, awarded Northrop Grumman a contract to provide C5ISR and control systems for the U.S

Damen Shipyards Lays Keel for Dutch Navy Combat Support Ship, Den Helder

June 4, 2021 @ 08:39 AM

Damen Shipyards Galati performed the keel-laying ceremony of the Combat Support Ship (CSS) Den Helder on Wednesday. The keel laying ceremony was performed by the Director Defence Material Organisation (DMO), vice admiral Arie Jan de Waard and vice admiral Rob Kramer, Commander Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN)

Iranian Navy’s Training & Logistics Vessel Sinks after Fire in Gulf of...

June 2, 2021 @ 08:43 AM

The Iranian Navys ‘Khark training and logistical ship has sunk in the Gulf of Oman off the coasts of the southern port of Jask after a fire Tuesday monring, the Navy announced. The Iranian Navys public relations department said in a statement that all crew on board the vessel have been disembarked and transferred to the coast after the fire broke out on the ‘Khark vessel, Fars News reported quoting a Navy statement

Indian Coast Guard, Sri Lankan Navy join to Battle Massive Fire on...

May 31, 2021 @ 08:25 AM

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) is working with the Sri Lankan Navy to extinguish a massive fire onboard container vessel MV X-Press Pearl off Colombo, Sri Lanka. The challenging round-the-clock fire-fighting operation, underway since May 25, 2021 jointly with Sri Lankan authorities, has been named as Operation Sagar Aaraksha 2 which symbolises growing maritime cooperation between India and Sri Lanka

Egyptian FREMM Frigates to Get Aster-30 Missiles, Vulcano Munitions

May 28, 2021 @ 02:26 PM

The Egyptian Navy has reportedly taken delivery of ASTER-30 vertically launched surface-to-air missiles and Vulcano precision-guided, gun-launched munitions to equip them on the services FREMM Bergamini-class frigates. Cairo bought two frigates built by Italian company Fincantieri and other military equipment for €1

Indonesia’s Unique Armored ‘Tank Boat’ Completes Sea Firing Trials

May 24, 2021 @ 12:35 PM

Indonesian shipbuilder, PT Pindad has completed sea firing trails of its unique ‘Tank Boat, an armored fast attack vessel armed with a 30mm cannon and smaller weapons. The ‘Tank Boat was conceptualized by the Indonesian Navy to carry out swamp, sea, river and coastal operations

UK MoD Launches Contest to Build 3 Fleet Solid Support Ships for

May 21, 2021 @ 02:17 PM

The UK Ministry of Defence officially launched a competition to build three Fleet Solid Support (FSS) ships for the Royal Navy today. These crucial Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessels will provide munitions, food, stores and provisions to support carrier and amphibious based Task Groups at sea