Future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. Destroyer Completes Acceptance Trials

September 20, 2021 @ 07:16 AM

Huntington Ingalls announced last week that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division completed the final round of sea trials for Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr

Dell-BAE Systems to Deliver Digital Capability for British Type 26 Frigates

September 17, 2021 @ 12:41 PM

BAE Systems said it is working with Dell Technologies on delivering digital capability for the new City-class Type 26 frigates being built for the Royal Navy. The first three frigates in this class include HMS Glasgow, a UK-designed ship currently being built on the Clyde in Glasgow

Navantia, Team awarded Fleet Solid Support ship Design Contract by UK MoD

September 15, 2021 @ 12:04 PM

Team Resolute, a UK consortium consisting of Navantia, Harland & Wolff and BMT, has been awarded a Competitive Procurement Phase (CPP) design contract by the UK Ministry of Defence – allowing the consortium to move forward within the Fleet Solid Support (FSS) Competition. The Ministry of Defence has awarded four CPP...

Israel Aerospace Integrates Barak MX Interceptors on Sa’ar 6 Corvettes

September 14, 2021 @ 01:57 PM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is integrating Barak MX interceptors on the Navy's Sa'ar 6 corvettes. IAI's Barak MX interceptors along with IAI's complete naval combat suite will provide advanced defense systems to the Saar 6 corvettes

Sonardyne to Deploy ‘Sentinel’ Intruder Detection Sonar in the Middle East

September 14, 2021 @ 10:37 AM

Sonardynes Sentinel Intruder Detection Sonar (IDS) will be deployed to protect a string of naval facilities and critical national infrastructure in the Middle East. The Sentinel IDS will be deployed across a number of fixed and floating assets to provide perimeter and mobile protection from threats, including unauthorised divers and unmanned...

UK Announces Launch of National Shipbuilding Office

September 14, 2021 @ 06:21 AM

The United Kingdom has created National Shipbuilding Office to galvanise and promote the UKs shipbuilding enterprise. “The creation of the National Shipbuilding Office and the appointment of Rear Admiral Rex Cox marks a further demonstration of this Governments ambition to supercharge the UKs shipbuilding industry across all four corners of the UK,” Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said

Sudan Wants Economic Aid in Exchange for Russian Naval Base

September 14, 2021 @ 05:57 AM

Sudan wants to receive economic assistance from Russia for allowing the latter to build a naval base in the country. Khartoum is willing to lease the port to Moscow for five years, and is offering to extend the lease period for 25 years, Sudanese military told Russias state-owned

Ukrainian Propulsion Systems Maker to Supply Marine Engines to Goa Shipyard

September 10, 2021 @ 05:19 PM

Ukrainian Zorya-Mashproekt Gas Turbine Research and Development Complex, a state-owned enterprise has signed a contract with India's Goa Shipyard Limited for supply of two latest generation M7H2 engines to power warships of the country's Navy. The turbo-power units are to be installed in new multi-purpose frigates, which will soon be built at the Indian shipyard

Australia Accepts Second Supply-class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment Ship

September 8, 2021 @ 01:53 PM

The Australian Department of Defence signed the acceptance certificate of NUSHIP Stalwart, the second of the two Supply class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) ships built by Navantia Ría de Ferrol for the Royal Australian Navy, today. The acceptance of NUSHIP Stalwart on August 30 follows two months of fit-out activities carried out at HMAS Stirling in Western Australia

S.Korea to Launch Sixth FFX Batch II Frigate Armed with Anti-Submarine Torpedo...

September 8, 2021 @ 05:25 AM

The South Korean Navy will launch ROKS Pohang, its new Daegu-class FFX Batch II frigate with improved anti-submarine capabilities, on Wednesday. Pohang is the sixth of the countrys 2,800-ton FFX Batch II frigates being built to replace the Navy's 1,500-ton frigates and 1,000-ton patrol combat corvettes

Navantia-built First of Five Corvettes for Saudi Arabian Navy Begins Sea Trials

September 7, 2021 @ 02:17 PM

Navantia has started sea trials of NB 546 Al-Jubail, first of the five Avante 2200 corvettes for the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF). The trials are being conducted in the Bay of Cádiz and all the ship systems are being tested

Sweden's FMV Begins Work on Visby Generation II Frigates

September 6, 2021 @ 09:49 AM

Swedens Defense Materiel Administration (FMV) has begun work on what will be four new battleships to be called Visby Generation II. A product definition phase has been initiated which will specify how the vessels are to be constructed and also contain a quote at a fixed price for the production of four vessels