Russia-Sudan Sign Agreement on Creating Logistics Center in Red Sea City

December 8, 2020 @ 03:49 PM

Russia and Sudan have signed an agreement to establish a military logistics center for the Russian Navy in the Red Sea City of Port Sudan. According to an official document published Tuesday, the agreement was signed on December 1

Rolls Royce Engine to Power Korean FFX Batch III Frigates

December 4, 2020 @ 09:25 AM

The Rolls-Royce MT30 marine gas turbine has been selected for the Republic of Korea Navys (RoKN) new 3,500-ton FFX Batch III frigates, known as the Ulsan-class frigate which will be built by Hyundai Heavy Industries. Rolls-Royce has already worked with the RoKN to introduce a hybrid propulsion system arrangement for all...

Damen Shipyards Cuts Steel Cut for Dutch Navy’s Combat Support Ship

December 3, 2020 @ 08:41 AM

First steel was cut on the Royal Netherlands Navys (RNLN) Combat Support Ship (CSS) Den Helder Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania yesterday. The cutting is the first of sixteen batches, totaling 7500 tonnes of steel in 180 sections

S.Korea’s KDX III Destroyer to get Phalanx Weapon Systems

December 2, 2020 @ 07:21 AM

South Korea will buy a pair of MK 15 MOD 25 Phalanx Close-In Weapons System (CIWS) Block 1B Baseline 2 (IB2) systems to equip them on the Navy's KDX III warship. The contract was approved by the U

Scrapping Fire Damaged Bonhomme Richard Warship Will Cost US Navy $30M

December 2, 2020 @ 04:51 AM

The US Navy has decided to scrap amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) that was severely damaged in a

Turkey Begins Probe into German Navy Search of its Cargo Ship

November 27, 2020 @ 02:07 PM

Turkish prosecutors launched an investigation Friday into the search by soldiers of a German naval frigate of a Turkish cargo ship carrying aid to Libya. However, the German Defense Ministry stated that soldiers from the frigate “Hamburg” boarded the Turkish freighter “Rosaline A,” on the night of November 22 to search for arms but were forced to abandon their mission after Turkey protested to the EU

India’s Naval Dockyard Refits Maldivian Coast Guard Ship

November 27, 2020 @ 01:40 PM

Indias Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam, completed the refit of Maldivian Coast Guard Ship MNDF CGS Huravee. Rear Admiral Sreekumar Nair, Admiral Superintendent handed over the ship to the Commanding Officer Major Hussain Rasheed at Visakhapatnam on November 25, 2020

Franco-British Maritime Mine Counter Measures Program Enters Manufacture Stage

November 27, 2020 @ 01:26 PM

The Franco-British Maritime Mine Counter Measures (MMCM) project which aims to build autonomous minehunting system today reached the manufacture stage, with a £184M contract awarded to Thales UK. The investment will see around 215 jobs supported in the UK at Thales sites in Templecombe (Somerset) and Plymouth as well as in the wider supply chain including L3 Harris in Portsmouth, Stonehaven in Aberdeen and Alba Ultrasound in Glasgow, the UK MoD said in a release

Chinese Amphibious Landing Ships, Stealth Missile Boats Simulate Landing on Taiwan

November 26, 2020 @ 04:11 AM

The Chinese Navy, the largest in the world, simulated landing on Taiwan in recent exercises involving Type 071 amphibious dock landing ships and Type 022 stealth missile boats. On November 18, three Type 071 amphibious dock landing ships attached to a landing ship flotilla with the navy under the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Southern Theater Command

US Destroyer Leaves Russian Waters After Kremlin Warship Threatens to Ram...

November 24, 2020 @ 06:31 PM

An American destroyer, John McCain entered the territorial waters of Russia in the Peter the Great Gulf for two kilometers and was driven out by the Russian large anti-submarine ship Admiral Vinogradov, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "Today at 6:17 Moscow time, the USS John McCain destroyer, which has been in the Sea of ​​Japan for several days, violated the territorial waters of the Russian Federation in the Peter the Great Gulf, going 2 kilometers beyond the sea border line,"

Japan Launches Multi-mission Stealth Frigate

November 20, 2020 @ 09:21 AM

The Japanese Navy on Thursday launched its first new generation of stealth multi-mission frigates, which will incorporate missile launchers, surface and underwater unmanned systems and electronic counter-measures. Christened as “Kumano,” and technically called the 30FFM ship, was launched in a ceremony at shipbuilder Mitsuis facilities at Okayama, Japan, on Nov