Deadline Extended for Italian Fincantieri, French STX Shipyard Merger: Reports

November 3, 2020 @ 03:36 PM

Deadline for the merger between French STX shipyard with Italian Fincantieri has been extended to December 31 as the previous deadline expired on October 31. Under a 2018 merger deal, Fincantieri had to take control of Chantiers de l'Atlantique (Stx), the shipyards of Saint-Nazaire, on the French Atlantic coast, which manufactures

Daewoo Unhappy as Hyundai Inches Closer to Winning Korea’s Destroyer Project Despite...

November 2, 2020 @ 06:02 AM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) could award the project to build indigenous Aegis-equipped warships to Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), even after allegations of classified information leak by some Navy officials to HHI. Three Navy officers are suspected to have allowed Hyundai officials in 2014 to

China Launches Malaysia’s Third Littoral Ship

October 30, 2020 @ 09:30 AM

The Royal Malaysian Navys third Keris-class Littoral Mission Ship (LMS) was launched today at Wuchang Shipbuilding Industrial Group, in Wuhan, China. The Shipyard delivered the first LMS to the Navy in January this year

Romania’s €1.2B Corvette Deal to Go to Naval Group

October 30, 2020 @ 09:09 AM

Romania appears poised to sign a deal for four corvettes with French company Naval Group pegged at €1.2 billion, despite being challenged by Dutch shipbuilder Damen

Keel Laid for Third MILGEM Warship, First to be Built in Pakistan

October 25, 2020 @ 03:30 PM

Turkeys ASFAT shipyard and Karachi Shipyard (KS) today laid keel for the third MILGEM Corvette of the Pakistan Navy, the first of the two ships to be built entirely in Pakistan. The first two MİLGEM Corvettes are being built in Turkey while the remaining two will be built at the KS...

Rolls-Royce Signs Agreement With UK MoD to Support Type 45 Warship Engines

October 23, 2020 @ 08:25 AM

Rolls-Royce has signed a collaborative agreement with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to support engines that power the Royal Navys Type 45 destroyers. The Memorandum of Understanding describes a commitment of both parties to work together to deliver on-going support for Rolls-Royce MT30 and WR-21 engines and an understanding of how that will be done

Naval Pantsir air defense system Tested from Russian Warship

October 22, 2020 @ 04:12 PM

The Naval Version of Pantsir Air Defense System was tested from a Russian Warship for the first time today. The Russian Navy has tested for the first time the Pantsir-M close-in-weapon-system (CIWS), which is a marinized version of Pantsir-S1 air defense system

Indian Navy Commissions Indigenously-Built Stealthy Warship

October 22, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

The Indian Navy today commissioned INS Kavaratti, an indigenously-built Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) stealth corvette at Visakhapatnam port city. “It is noteworthy that the ship will be commissioned as a combat-ready platform as the ship has completed sea trials of all the systems fitted onboard,” the Navy said in its statement Wednesday

UK to Launch Contest for 3 New Warships in 2021

October 22, 2020 @ 08:39 AM

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Russian Frigate Upgraded with Kalibr-NK Missiles Commences Trials

October 19, 2020 @ 05:11 PM

The Russian Pacific Fleet frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov armed with Kalibr-NK cruise missiles during its upgrade deployed to the Sea of Japan for the second stage of shipbuilders sea trials, the Fleets press office reported on Monday. In future, the frigate will get Tsirkon hypersonic missiles

GE to Provide LM2500 Gas Turbines for Finnish Navy’s New Multipurpose Corvettes...

October 14, 2020 @ 12:54 PM

GE Marine announced it has received a contract from Rauma Marine Constructions, Rauma, Finland, to provide four LM2500 marine gas turbines. These GE engines will power four new Pohjanmaa-class multipurpose corvettes being built as part of the Finnish Navys Squadron 2020 Project