Russia to Convert Anti-Submarine Warships into Cruise-missile Frigates

March 31, 2021 @ 07:34 AM

Russian shipbuilders are upgrading Project 1155 large anti-submarine warships into guided missile frigates. The conversion of one of the ships, Admiral Vinogradov, will be complete by 2025

Damen Launches First of 3 Inshore Patrol Vessels for South African Navy

March 29, 2021 @ 09:09 AM

Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) launched the first of three Multi Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels (MMIPV) procured by ARMSCOR for the South African Navy (SAN). The vessels will augment South Africas maritime security by enhancing the countrys capability to respond effectively, rapidly and cost-effectively to threats such as illegal trafficking and...

State Trials of Russia’s Zircon Hypersonic Missile in May

March 26, 2021 @ 08:52 AM

Russias Zircon (Tsirkon) hypersonic missile has completed flight trials and could undergo state trials in May or June. “Zircons flight trials from the Admiral Gorshkov have completed successfully

French Defence Minister to Discuss Belharra Frigates Sale on Athens Visit

March 25, 2021 @ 02:52 AM

Florence Parly, French Minister of the Armed Forces will discuss the supply of four new generation Belharra frigates, the renovation of four Greek Hydra class frigates and the provision of “interim capacity,” during a visit to Athens on 25 March. The French Minister will participate in a ceremony to observe the...

French Naval Ships Offered to Greece

March 24, 2021 @ 01:34 PM

France has offered to provide anti-aircraft warfare and anti-submarine warfare frigates to Greece free of charge. Greece wants to purchase four new frigates, and modernize four of its German-made MEKO frigates

China Upgrades Russian Sovremenny-class Destroyers with Anti-ship Cruise Missiles

March 22, 2021 @ 06:06 AM

China recently displayed the upgraded Russian-made Sovremenny-class Destroyer, Hangzhou installed with YJ-12 supersonic anti-ship missile launchers. A series of naval exercises held by the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) Navy recently featured two of these destroyers Hangzhou and Ningbo delivered to China around 20 years ago

Project Mk IV LCU Warship Indigenously built at India’s GRSE Commissioned

March 19, 2021 @ 05:38 AM

The Indian Navy commissioned IN LCU L-58, the 8th and the last ship under Project LCU Mark IV, on Thursday. Ships built under this project are biggest & fastest Landing Craft Utility vessels worldwide in its category

Hellenic Navy to Acquire Lockheed Martin Surface Combatant Warships

March 13, 2021 @ 07:10 AM

Lockheed Martin is set to manufacture eight Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) frigates for the Hellenic Navy. “Were working to bring maritime capability to the Hellenic Navy and economic opportunity to Greece with the Multi-Mission Surface Combatant

Belgium Naval & Robotics Selects Terma SCANTER 6000 Radar for Belgian, Dutch...

March 11, 2021 @ 07:04 AM

Belgium Naval & Robotics has selected Terma as the supplier of the SCANTER 6000 radar for the Belgian and Royal Netherlands Navies Mine Countermeasures replacement programme. In January 2021, Denmark-based Terma was contracted for the supply of 12 units of the SCANTER 6000 radar for the Belgian and Dutch replacement Mine Countermeasures (rMCM) programme

Iran Reveals First Indigenous Hovercraft

March 10, 2021 @ 06:41 AM

Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi has said that the service will soon receive the countrys first homemade hovercraft. The Navy will begin receiving the amphibious vehicles after March 21, when the Iranian New Year starts

Chinese Navy Inducts 2nd Type 055 Destroyer, 'Lhasa'

March 9, 2021 @ 08:32 AM

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy has commissioned Lhasa, its second 10,000 ton-class Type 055 large destroyer. Naming the ship after the capital of Tibet province, amidst human rights concerns there, has met with opposition from the exiled Tibetan community