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Russia to Handover Ukrainian Vessels Seized at Kerch Strait

According to the statement of the Federal Security Service’s Border Service in Crimea on 18th November, Russia will hand over Ukrainian warships,...

Babcock awards Type 31 Frigate Contract Worths £1.25 bn

Defence company Babcock has confirmed it has been awarded a £1.25 billion (£250 million for per ship) deal to build five Type...

Airbus to develop rotary-winged UAV for naval vessels

The prototype of Airbus Helicopters’ VSR700 unmanned aerial system has performed its first flight at a drone test centre near Aix-en-Provence in...

Israel Shipyards to Design&Build New Reshef Class as Replacement of Saar 4.5

The private shipbuilding company Israel Shipyards Ltd. has announced on November 13 the signing of an agreement with the Ministry of Defense...

Fincantieri begins sea trials of first OPV, Paolo Thaon di Revel

Paolo Thaon di Revel (P-450), the first Multipurpose OPV (PPA in Italian), started sea trials at the Gulf of La Spezia on...

Russian Cruiser Marshall Ustinov Conducts Drills with PLA and South African Navies

As a part of the oversea policy of Russia, the Northern Fleet’s missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov performing long-distance deployment missions in the...

Yantar Shipyard Launches Voyevoda as lead rescue ship of Project 23700

The Baltic shipyard Yantar (Yantar Shipyard, United Shipbuilding Corporation) launched the Voevoda emergency rescue vessel on 8 November 2019. The launching ceremony for...

HII Begins Fabrication Phase of New Cutter of USCG

According to the press release of the giant shipbuilder of the U.S., Huntington Ingalls, on 12st November, Shipbuilding division officially started fabrication...

A new solution against asymmetric threats: Laser-Guided Missiles

The asymmetric threat, which increases the uncertainty of war scene (called “Fog of the war” by Clausewitz), is a problem for the...

JMSDF and U.S. Navy Conducts Bilateral Annual Exercise 19

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the U.S. Navy began their bilateral maritime field exercise, Annual Exercise ‘19, in the waters...

Australia’s 3rd and Final Hobart Class Destroyer Completed Sea Trials

According to the announcement of Australia Department of Defence on 9th November, the Royal Australian Navy’s third Hobart-class air warfare destroyer (AWD),...

Wreckage of USS Grayback Submarine Found After 75 Years

A missing U.S. submarine , which was widely used in World War II, was found in Okinawa (off the coast of Japan)...

Canada’s 2nd Arctic Offshore Patrol Vessel Launched by Halifax Shipyard

The Royal Canadian Navy’s second Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), the future HMCS Margaret Brooke, was launched on Sunday (10th November)...

US Navy’s first Flight III Arleigh Burke destroyer’s keel laid by HII

Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries hosted a keel laying ceremony for the US Navy’s first Flight III destroyer, the future USS Jack H....

Turkey-led INVITEX “Dogu Akdeniz-2019” Kicks off at East Mediterranean

Amid the conflicts over the east Mediterranean, Turkey-hosted multinational invitation exercise (INVITEX) "Dogu Akdeniz-2019" has commenced at Aksaz Naval Base on 9th...

Russian Patrol Ship to make exercises with navies of South Med Countries

The patrol ship Vasily Bykov, which proceeded through the Black Sea straits and joined the Russian Navy’s permanent Mediterranean task force on...

Russia in Negotiations to Build Project 12701 Minesweepers in India

Rajnath Singh, Minister of Defence of India, visited his Russian counterpart Sergey Shoygu on 6th November in Moscow. The aim of the...

“Samudra Shakti” bilateral exercise held between India and Indonesia

India and Indonesia navies has conducted "Samudra Shakti" bilateral naval exercises with the participation of anti-submarine warfare corvette INS Kamorta and multi-role...

Ukraine to request assistance of Turkey for project 58250 corvettes

Relationships between Turkey and Ukraine has been growing for recent years. At President level, they made courtesy calls and during the visits,...

Pakistan Navy Successfully Tested “Zarb” Coastal Defence System

According to the press release of Pakistan Navy Public Affairs, Pakistan Navy test fired land based anti-ship missile ‘Zarb’ on Tuesday (5th...

Russian Pacific Fleet Visits Brunei

A task force of the Russian Pacific Fleet completed its visit to Brunei on Thursday and will continue fulfilling its mission in...

Russian Navy to Upgrade Three Nanuchka Class Corvettes

Russia’s Defense Ministry plans to place an order for the upgrade of three more Project 1234 missile corvettes for the Pacific Fleet...

Helicopter Crash Occurred on Italian Destroyer

According to the information gathered from sources, a helicopter crashed aboard the Italian destroyer yesterday night (6th November). Italian Navy's AW101 helicopter crashed...

Japan Launches Final Soryu Class Diesel Electric Submarine

JMSDF held the naming and launch ceremony of the newest submarine named “TORYU” at Kobe Works, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. “TORYU” is...

Trident Jupiter 2019 Computer Based Exercise Commences at NATO JWC

TRIDENT JUPITER 19-1, a two-level (strategic/operational) Computer-Assisted Command Post Exercise involving personnel from more than 30 NATO Member and Partner Nations, as...

Malaysia’s LCS project faced latency due to the contractor’s failure

Royal Malaysian Navy has encountered a shocking incident about its LCS project. The Maharaja Lela (Gowind)-class littoral combat ship (LCS) programme is...

Royal Thai Navy selects Schiebel’s Camcopter S-100

Schiebel wins competitive tender to supply its CAMCOPTER® S-100 System to the Royal Thai Navy (RTN), according to a press release made...

The Royal Saudi Navy Participates International Maritime Exercise

The Royal Saudi Naval Forces are participating in the International Maritime Exercise 2019 (IMX 19), began on Sunday (3rd November) at Manama,...

Pakistan Navy Commissioned Survey Vessel “BEHR MASAH”

According to the official press release of Pakistani Navy on 4th November, Pakistan Navy commissioned survey ship “Behr Massah” at a ceremony...

Turkish Navy successfully fires indigenous anti-ship missile ATMACA

Manufacturing critical equipment for the armed forces is the main aim of many countries. This aim is not easy to realize, because...

Steel Cutting Ceremony for two Type 054 A/P Frigate of Pakistani Navy

According to a press release of Pakistan Navy on 1st November, Steel cutting ceremony for two warships of Type 054 A/P Frigates...

Myanmar Navy’s Newest LPD visited Vladivostok

According to the press service of the Russian Pacific Fleet, Myanmar Navy's new built Landing Platform Dock (LPD), "Moattama", visited the Russian...

Brazil procures new Submarine Rescue Ship “Adams Challenge”

On completion of the negotiations on October 23, The Brazilian Navy has announced that the contract was signed for the acquisition of...

Saab Delivered New Combat Boat “CB90 HSM” to Swedish Navy

Swedish defense company Saab has introduced its new combat boat named "CB90 HSM" with a press release on their website on 24th...

NAVIRIS: A new Joint Venture including Fincantieri and Naval Group

The new naval-mechanical collaboration between Italy and France is planned to be established by the end of the year. Following the announcement in...

Russia to establish two new air combat centres at Kaliningrad and Crimea

According to the Russian newspaper Izvestia, Russian Naval Aviation Command is planning to deploy two new air division headquarters at Kaliningrad and...

South Korea to enforce Navy with four additional PKX-B patrol boats

According to the local sources at South Korea, Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction (HHIC) has announced on Thursday (1st November) that it...

Russia to equip Gremyashchyl-class corvettes with hypersonic Zircon Missile

During his tour at the vessel in Russia’s northwestern city of Kaliningrad on Thursday (01 Nov) President Putin has declared that the...

China’s Second Aircraft Carrier to be Commissioned Soon

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy’s (PLAN) second aircraft carrier, the first domestically-built aircraft carrier, the Type 002 (CV-17), is being prepared...

Turkish Indigenous Rail Gun “Şahi-209” to be Integrated to Naval Assets

The Turkish defence industry is growing day by day. As we shared before, they have been producing key equipment for the Turkish...

The newest nuclear-powered submarine of Russia fired Bulava during trials

According to the report of Russia’s Defense Ministry on Wednesday(30th Oct), The Project 955A (Borei-A-class) lead nuclear-powered submarine Knyaz Vladimir (Prince Vladimir)...

Ten Russian submarines deploy at North Atlantic first time since the Cold War

According to the intelligence gathered from the Norwegian Army, more than eight nuclear-powered submarines sailed out from their homeports on the Kola...

Philippine Eyes on the Procurement of BrahMos Missile

The Philippine Armed Forces is interested in acquiring the Indian-manufactured BrahMos missile, regarded as the world’s fastest supersonic missile. Last week, there...

Israel to abort the plans of purchasing the 6th submarine

According to the domestic press in Israel, Israeli Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi plans to propose to the security cabinet that it...

Two new diesel submarines to be laid down by Russia

According to the statement of Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov on Monday (28th Oct), The Admiralty Shipyard in St. Petersburg in...

USS McCain is back at sea after the fatal collision in 2017

Sea is the natural environment of any ship. The biggest agony of a ship is being apart from sea for some reason....

Aircraft Carrier USS Gerald R.Ford set to sea trials after a long break

On 25th October, USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) got underway for sea trials from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding after...

Russia Launched “Armed Icebreaker” Ivan Papanin

The lead vessel of a new class of Russian "ice-rated warships", the 8,500-ton ‘Ivan Papanin’, has been launched in St. Petersburg. After...

USS Indianapolis and USCGC Angela McShan commissioned with ceremony

The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, USS Indianapolis (LCS 17), with a ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 26, in...

Third La Confiance-class OPV entered service for French Navy

According to the announcement of French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly 18 October via Twitter, The French Navy (Marine Nationale)...

India and Saudi Arabia to hold bilateral naval drills

India is planning to hold its first-ever joint naval exercise with Saudi Arabia amid tension in and around the Persian Gulf region. Prime...

Steel-cut ceremony held for the first FDI frigate of France

France's giant defence company Naval Group announced that the steel-cutting ceremony of the first defence and intervention frigate (FDI) was held on...

Turkey’s defense exhibition, Defense Port Turkey, begins in Pakistan

According to the state agency of Turkey, The fifth edition of the "Defense Port Turkey" exhibition began Thursday (24 Oct) in Islamabad/Pakistan. Over...

Russia’s first unmanned surface vessel, the Pioneer-M, will float at 2020

According to the statements of CEO of Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard which is located in northwest Russia, they plan to float out the country’s...

Japan and China conducted naval drills after 8 years

The Maritime Self-Defense Force of Japan has conducted “goodwill exercises” with the Chinese Navy for the first time in eight years, the...

The U.S. has approved the refurbishment of frigate sold to Bahrain

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency of the U.S. has announced that the State Department approved a Foreign Military Sale (FMS) for the...

Operation Sea Guardian Assets Visit Turkish Naval Base

According to the sources, Romanian Frigate ROS Regele Ferdinand (F-221), Bulgarian Frigate Verni (42) and Greek Frigate HS Navarinon (F-461) arrived Aksaz...

Why Egypt Consulted Russia to Strengthen Mistral Helo Carriers?

According to an article of TASS agency, Russia is holding consultations with Egypt on the deliveries of armament and Ka-52 attack helicopters...

Brazil and Peru Continues Negotiations over Exchanging Warships

According to the local press of Brazil, Vice President of Brazil Hamilton Mourão, who is holding the Presidency of the Republic, is...

U.S. Commenced International Maritime Exercise 2019 in the Persian Gulf

The United States has officially kicked off the International Maritime Exercise 2019 (IMX 19) on 21st October, which involves 50 nations and...

U.S. Donated Two Island Class Patrol Boats Finally Arrived Ukraine

Two Island-class patrol boats given to the Ukrainian Navy as part of non-paid military assistance from the United States have finally arrived...

Russian Navy’s Newest Frigate on State Trials

According to the report of the press office of the Severnaya Shipyard on Monday (21st Oct), the Project 22350 (Admiral Gorshkov Class)...

Russian Nuclear Powered Submarine Failed to Fire Ballistic Missile During Exercise

A Russian nuclear submarine, Ryazan, aborted the test firing of an intercontinental ballistic missile during Thunder-2019 strategic command and staff drills, the...

Researchers found second warship from WWII Battle of Midway

A crew of deep-sea explorers and historians looking for lost World War II warships have found a second Japanese aircraft carrier that...

Japan to send own force to the Middle East instead of joining the US-led...

According to the statement that Japan government made on Friday (18th Oct), Japan has decided to send a force to the Middle...

The unknown destiny of Brazilian ex-Aircraft Carrier Sao Paolo

As we shared before, The Brazilian Ministry of Defense has announced on 23rd September that decommissioned aircraft carrier Sao Paulo has been...

Japanese Sunken Aircraft Carrier “Kaga” Found Under the Pacific Ocean

According to the news of Washington Post, hundreds of miles off Midway Atoll, nearly halfway between the United States and Japan, a...

Russian Navy Makes Missile Firings at Thunder-2019 Exercise

According to the reports of Russian Ministry of Defence, Submarines of Russia’s Northern and Pacific Fleets live-fired ballistic and cruise missiles during...

Turkey’s Indigenous Air Defense System Hisar-A Passed Tests

President of Turkish Defense Industries Ismail Demir released a tweet on 12th October that indigenous made Hisar-A low altitude Anti Air Defence...

Royal Thai Navy Launched Newly Built Frigate

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn ceremonially launched a newly-built navy frigate, named HTMS Bhumibol Adulyadej, on Wednesday (16th October). King of Thailand, accompanied by...

Russian Pacific Fleet Ships Visit Thailand

Russia continues to show existenc at Asia-Pacific region via its Pacific Fleet. A group of the Russian Pacific Fleet’s ships consisting of...

Turkish Navy will Build Indigenous Submarine

The growth at the Turkish defence industry continues to bear fruits. As shared before, they continue developing and building many naval equipments...

U.S.Navy’s Newest Expeditionary Sea Base Ship Completed Sea Trials

According to the press release of the U.S. Navy, the newest expeditionary sea base (ESB) ship, Miguel Keith (ESB 5), successfully completed...

Bangladesh Warships Arrived India for Naval Drills

Two ships of the Bangladesh Navy arrived Vishakhapatnam on Saturday (13rd Oct) to take part in a four-day naval exercise. The Bangladesh...

Sama Sama 2019 to be Commenced with Participation of U.S., Philippines, and Japan

According to the press release of the U.S.Navy Pacific Fleet, an opening ceremony was held for the "Sama Sama" Maritime Training Activity...

Polish Navy Launched “Albatros” Mine Hunter

According to the announcement of the Ministry of Defence of Poland, the ORP "Albatros" (Pennant Number 602) minehunter was launched and baptized,...

Saudi Navy to Organize International Maritime Security Forum

According to the Saudi Press Agency, the Saudi Royal Navy is in the preparation for an International Maritime Patrol Ships Forum between...

Japan Had to Cancel the Maritime Review After Typhoon

Japan has canceled a maritime fleet review planned for Monday (14th Oct), a spokesman for the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMDSF) said,...

TAI Delivers 3 ANKA Armed UAVs to the Turkish Navy

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) delivered 3 ANKA armed drones to the Turkish Navy yesterday (Oct 12). One of the armed drones has...

Dynamic Mariner 2019 is Commenced with Participation of 18 NATO Allies

The Dynamic Mariner/ Flotex-19 (DYMR/FL19) multinational maritime exercise has been commenced off the coast of Spain (Alboran Sea) with the participation of...

DSME Signed Contract with ROK Navy to Build 3000-tons Submarine

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME), a major shipbuilder in South Korea, released news on Friday (11st October) that it has...

Next San Antonio Class LPD of the U.S. Navy Named as USS Harrisburg

According to the press release of the U.S. Navy, Secretary of the navy, Richard V.Spencer, named the next San Antonio-class amphibious transport...

Chinese Type 052D Class Destroyer to Visit Japan

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy Type 052D guided-missile destroyer Taiyuan (131) arrived at Yokosuka port of Japan on 10th October...

Greece Negotiated with France to Procure Two Frigates

While Turkey's operation to North Syria is widely discussed at the social media, MoD of France, Florence Parly, made an interesting announcement...

South Korea Plans to Reinforce Navy with Nuclear Powered Submarines

According to South Korean Navy's report for their parliamentary audit released by South Korean domestic media, the South Korean navy said it...

Russian Submarine Performed Live Missile Firing at the Black Sea

According to the reports of Russia’s Defense Ministry on Wednesday (9th October) Russian Kilo 636.3 class submarine Kolpino performed a live-fire exercise...

Turkish Led Multinational Mine Warfare Exercise: NUSRET-2019

Exercise NUSRET 2019, a Turkish-led multinational Mine Warfare exercise, has commenced with the participation of allied countries of Turkey on the 4th...

Russian Cruiser Marshal Ustinov Visits Pireaus of Greece

Russian Missile Cruiser, entered the Mediterranean with support vessels together, keeps visiting the Mediterranean Ports. After visiting Algeria and Egypt, two weeks...

China deploys guided-missile destroyer to Japan naval review

  PLA Navy is to deploy a Type 052D guided-missile destroyer to Japan's naval review. China's state-owned CCTV reported Monday (Oct 7) the "Taiyuan"...

Another important day for the U.S. Navy.

The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) and christened its newest attack submarine, the...

CTF150 (FS NIVOSE) Achieves Major Drug Bust in the Arabian Sea

A French warship, representing Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) seized 2.5 tonnes of hashish from a dhow on Sep 25.  The...

North Korea has confirmed it test-fired a ballistic missile

North Korea has confirmed it test-fired a new type of a ballistic missile, a significant escalation from the short-range tests it has...

Algerian Kilo Class Submarine Conducts Kalibr Missile Firing

The Algerian Navy has conducted live missile firings from two Kilo 636 class submarines on 29th September, in Oran (at western side...

Russia’s New Buyan-M Class Missile Corvette to Begin Sea Trials

According to the report of the Black Sea Fleet’s press office, The Project 21631 small missile ship "Ingushetia" armed with Kalibr cruise...

Russia to Send a Fleet to Asia-Pacific

While conflicts are increasing, Russia is planning to say "I am here" for the Asia-Pacific Region by showing existence with a fleet....

Russia’s New Mine Sweeper Begins Shipbuilders’ Sea Trials

According to the press release of Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard’s press office, latest Alexandrite class minesweeper (Project 12700 ) Vladimir Yemelyanov has left the...

Pakistan Navy Conducts Live Missile Firings at RIBAT-2019 Exercise

According to the press release of MoD of Pakistan, the Pakistan Navy is conducting Operational Exercise RIBAT-2019 to check operational preparedness of...

Last Adelaide Class Frigate Berths for the Last Time

The Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) last Adelaide class guided-missile frigate, HMAS Melbourne, arrived at her mother port of Sydney on 27 September,...

Indian Navy’s First Aircraft Carrier Dock is Inaugurated

Indian defence industry made a milestone step about maintaining of naval vessels. Indian defence minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Navy’s first aircraft...

Turkish Navy Welcomed 4th Indigenous Corvette TCG KINALIADA

Today was the day to be proud for Turkish defense industry. Because 4th and the last MILGEM (ADA) Class Corvette TCG KINALIADA...

India launched P-17A class frigate INS Nilgiri

India has launched the first of its seven planned Project 17 Alpha (P17A)-class stealth-capable frigates, the INS Nilgiri, today. “The INS Nilgiri is...

India, Japan and US navies Conduct Trilateral Malabar-2019 Exercise

The naval forces of India, Japan and the United States participate in the trilateral maritime exercise Malabar, off the coast of Sasebo,...

Indian Frigate Tarkash Keeps Visiting African Ports

The Indian Navy frigate INS Tarkash has arrived Maputo, Mozambique, for a three-day of port-visit as a part of her route across...

New Submarine of Brazilian Navy Sets for Sea Trials

Brazilian Navy's new submarine, Riachuelo (S-40), is in the final preparations for the sea trials with a month latency, according to Brazilian...

Naval Group Prepares ex-French OPV for Argentinian Navy

According to the Argentine Navy, the former French National Navy OPV L'Adroit (P 725) is on the dry dock in Toulon, where...

US Coast Guard Seized Submarine While Smuggling Tons of Drugs

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) conducted a very succesful operation at the Pacific Ocean near South America. According to the statements made...

Brazilian ex-Aircraft Carrier Goes on a Sale

The Brazilian Ministry of Defense has announced on Monday (23rd September) that decomissioned aircraft carrier Sao Paulo is on sale with an...

What’s Happening Between South Korea and Japan?

According to a statement made by South Korean defense ministry’s press secretary on Tuesday (24th September), South Korea hasn't been invited to...

Russia Developed Enhanced Version of Oniks (Yakhont) Cruise Missile

Russia’s Research and Production Association of Machine-Building has developed a sea-launched cruise missile with the 800km range capability and the increased accuracy...

China Welcomed Type 075 Amphibious Assault Ship

China's first amphibious assault ship was launched in Shanghai on Wednesday (Sep 25), coming closer to the completion of its construction project.The...

Russian Corvette Smerch Conducted Live Missile Firing

According to the press release of Russian Pacific fleet, upgraded corvette "Smerch" has held its first live-fire exercise, launching an Uran anti-ship...

Iran, Russia and China to Execute Joint Naval Exercises at Gulf of Oman

According to semi-official news agency of Iran, Tasnim, Iran is planning to hold naval drills with Russia and China at Gulf of...

India’s Second Scorpene Class Submarine Ready for Commissioning

India's Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) has delivered another licence-built Kalvari (Scorpène)-class diesel-electric submarine (SSK) to the Indian Navy. She will be...

Royal Navy’s Second Aircraft Carrier Makes Debut at Sea

Royal Navy's second giant aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, left the Rosyth Dockyard on the Forth to start sea trials. Passing under...

Egyptian and French Navies Conducted Bilateral Drills at Mediterranean

The Egyptian and French naval forces conducted transient navy drills within the Mediterranean's northern fleet zone as part of the Armed Forces...

Canadian Led Cutlass Fury 2019 Exercise Comes to End

Exercise CUTLASS FURY 2019 - the largest Canadian-led naval exercise in decades, concluded on Sep 21, off Canada’s east coast. Participating countries, which...

Seven Red Sea Countries Attend Red Wave-2 Exercise Hosted by Saudi Arabia

The Red Wave 2 joint drill, includes naval forces from seven Red Sea countries, started Sunday (22nd September) in Jeddah, according to...

Royal Navy Welcomes the Newest Offshore Patrol Vessel HMS Medway

The Royal Navy's latest Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), HMS Medway (P-223) has been commissioned with a ceremony in Chatham. The ceremony is...

The Newest Hobart Class Destroyer of Australia Begins Sea Trials

According to the press release of Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and statement of Australian Department of Defense (DoD), RAN's latest addition to...

Thailand’s First S26T Submarine’s Keel was Laid by China CSIC

Keel laying ceremony for the Royal Thai Navy's first S26T submarine was held by Chinese shipbuilding group CSIC (China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation)...

Ukraine to Resume Building Project 58250 Class Corvette Project

As a result of assuring political balance after presidency elections, Ukraine plans to strenghth its navy. Ukraine’s Defense Ministry has initiated works...

Lack of Funds could Cause South Africa to Lose Naval Capabilities

Operating naval force is a quite expensive process for countries. It's like riding a bicycle, you need to keep pedaling if you...

Saudi Arabia to Join Maritime Force at Gulf

Saudi Arabia has decided to join on Wednesday (18th September) the International Maritime Security Construct - a US-led international alliance that aims...

SAAB to Provide Combat Systems for Finnish Corvette Program

SAAB Press Center has announced that the Government of Finland selected Saab as the combat system provider and integrator for the Finnish...

SITMEX-19 has Commenced at Andaman Sea

A maiden trilateral exercise named SITMEX-19, involving Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), Royal Thailand Navy (RTN) and Indian Navy (IN), has kicked...

U.S. Navy to Use Unmanned Technology for Hunting Mines

After announcing world's largest autonomous warship against submarines, this week, the Pentagon announced that they had reached yet another major milestone in...

Turkish Navy Commenced Kararlilik-2019 Exercise At East Med

Turkish Naval Forces has begun Kararlilik-2019 large scaled naval exercise on Monday (16th September). The exercise will last until 22nd September 2019...

US Destroyer Visited Beirut After Decades

The U.S. destroyer, USS Ramage, docked at the Beirut Port early Saturday, being the first U.S. warship to do so in more...

Russian Navy Plans to Equip Submarines with Hypersonic Cruise Missiles

The Russian Navy is expected to be the first country that equip submarines with hypersonic cruise missiles.Excellent speed of the missile would...

Russia Plans to Upgrade Oniks Antiship Missile

The joint stock company NPO Mashinostroyeniya (an affiliate of the corporation Tactical Missile Corporation) plans to upgrade its supersonic anti-ship cruise missile...

Babcock Team 31 selected as preferred bidder for UK Type 31 frigate programme

Babcock Team 31 has been selected by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) as the preferred bidder to deliver its new warships....

Turkish Navy Hosts Dynamic Guard 2019

Turkey hosted exercise Dynamic Guard 2019 is being conducted at East Mediterranean with the participation of Turkish Navy and SMNG-2. Dynamic Guard-2019 Exercise;...

Thailand to Complete Purchase of Chinese LPD

The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) has signed a contract of procurement Chinese  Type 071E (Yuzhao)-class landing platform dock (LPD). The deal was...

BAE Systems Shows the Integration of the new USV with Royal Navy Frigate

The unmanned surface vessel named "Pacific 24" Rigid Inflatable Boat (P24 RIB) will be integrated with the combat system of HMS Argyll,...

Russia’s New Amphibious Assault Ships to be Laid Down at 2020 Spring

According to the sources in Russia’s shipbuilding industry, Russia’s first two amphibious assault ships will be laid down at the Zaliv shipyard...

DSEI-2019 to be Commenced Under Protests

The world leading event that connects governments, national armed forces, industry thought leaders and the global defence & security supply chain, DSEI-2019...

Russian Underwater Drone Carrier to Begin Sea Trials by 2020

Russia’s special-purpose nuclear sub, the Belgorod, which will be the first basic carrier of Poseidon nuclear-capable underwater drones, will enter sea trials...

Russian Navy to Procure Four New Submarines at 2020

According to Sevmash shipyard Director General Mikhail Budnichenko, the Russian Navy will get one nuclear submarine by the end of 2019 and...

USS Nebraska Tested Trident-II Missiles

The U.S. Navy has reported on Friday that has Ohio class of nuclear-powered submarine tested four life-extended Trident II D5 missiles to...

KRI Sultan Iskandar Muda-367 successfully fired an Exocet MM40 Block 3 missile

Indonesian Navy's SIGMA Class corvette KRI Sultan Iskandar Muda-367 successfully fired an Exocet MM40 Block 3 missile during an exercise in Java...

Successful first ASEAN-U.S. Maritime Exercise comes to end

The U.S. Navy and maritime forces from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) successfully completed the first ASEAN-U.S. Maritime Exercise (AUMX),...

Russian Cruiser Shows Existence at Arctic

The Northern Fleet’s flotilla that is making a long-distance voyage to the Arctic left the Yenisei Gulf and entered the Kara Sea,...

Russian Baltic Fleet to Participate Indra-2019

According to Russian Baltic Fleet officials, a group of the Baltic Fleet’s ships led by the guard ship Yaroslav Mudry will for...

Another Significant Discovery by Turkish Navy

Turkish Navy's submarine rescue and towing ship TCG IŞIN made another significant discovery last week. The last discovery of the TCG IŞIN...

Iran and Russia to Conduct Joint Drills at Indian Ocean

Iran and Russia will hold joint military exercises in the Indian Ocean, visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told a briefing...

Navantia Launched the Second Supply Class Tanker for the Australian Navy

Spanish shipbuilder, Navantia has launched the second of the two Supply-class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) vessels ordered by the Royal Australian Navy...

Russian Military Releases Video of Kalibr Missile Launch in Black Sea

Russia has launched its cruise missile“Kalibr” for the first time as a part of a command and staff exercise, with the video of...

Russian missile cruiser wraps up call at Algerian port in long-distance deployment

The Russian Northern Fleet’s missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov continued its deployment in the Mediterranean Sea after completing its visit to Algeria, the...

US Approves $3.3 Billion Potential Sale of SM-3 Missile Interceptors to Japan

The US Department of State has approved the sale of a maximum of 73 Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) interceptors to Japan at an...

RSS Fearless, RSS Brave and RSS Dauntless decommissioned

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) decommissioned three Fearless-class Patrol Vessels (PVs) RSS Fearless, RSS Brave and RSS Dauntless with a  ceremony...

Spanish Navy Minehunter SPS Turia ran aground

The Spanish Navy's minehunter 'Turia' run aground in La Manga during the rescue efforts of the body of the pilot of the...

Raytheon Begins Production of New Variant of ESSM

Raytheon Co. has announced that the U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon a $190 million low-rate initial production contract for ESSM Block 2 missiles...

Russia’s First Floating Nuclear Reactor Underway to Arctic

We easily guess that an average person would be irritated when read the title of the article. Nuclear race between Russia and...

General Dynamics NASSCO Awarded Contract for the Newest Expeditionary Sea Base Ships of the...

General Dynamics NASSCO, a business unit of General Dynamics, was awarded a contract from the U.S. Navy for newest expeditionary ships as...

Russian Cruiser Marshal Ustinov Visits Algeria

According to press release of Russian Northern Fleet, RS Marshal Ustinov has made a business call at the port of Algiers. "The visit...

Sri Lanka Welcomed China Donated Frigate

Sri Lanka welcomed its Chinese-donated new frigate, renamed as "SLNS Parakramabahu", with a comissioning ceremony at Colombo port on 22nd August. All...

Philippines to Procure Two More Corvettes from South Korea

Cooperation between Philippines and South Korea is growing day by day. As we shared before, South Korea donated a corvette to Philippines...

Russian Submarines Fired Ballistic Missiles at Arctic Ocean and Barents Sea

Russian nuclear-powered submarines of the 667BDRM Tula and 955 Yuri Dolgoruky projects fired ballistic missiles at the Kura range in Kamchatka and...

Russian Navy to Procure Six More Submarines at 2020

Russia is looking forward to improve its submarine force at next year. According to Russian defence press, the Russian Navy will receive...

Russian Naval Group Entered Mediterranean as a part of its Deployment Policy

A naval group of Russia’s Northern Fleet has passed the Strait of Gibraltar and entered the Mediterranean Sea as part of its...

China launches unmanned warship named JARI

According to Chinese domestic media, China has launched a world-leading unmanned warship on 21st August, with its developer claiming the vessel is...

TRS-4D Naval Radars Succesfully Installed to U.S. Navy Freedom Class LCS

TRS-4D naval radars manufactured by HENSOLDT Inc., known as sensor solutions provider, has successfully been installed the first two of the U.S....

U.S.Navy’s New Enterprise Air Survellience Radar Tracked First Targets

Raytheon Co., one of the biggest defence companies of the world, has made an announcment from official website about SPY-6(V)2, the Enterprise...

57mm gun of BAE Systems selected for Indonesian Navy’s FAC

According to press release of BAE Systems on 20th August, the initial contracts with government-owned shipbuilder PT PAL Indonesia include four 57...

Russian Corvette Smerch Conducted Missile Firings at Sea of Japan

The upgraded missile corvette Smerch has held a live-fire exercise against a naval and an air target in order to check the...

Russia’s Newest Missile Corvette Begins Shipbuilders’ “Final” Trials

Russian fleet keeps growing. After the newest diesel electric submarine begins trials at Baltic Sea, the Project 20385 missile corvette Gremyashchiy has...

Turkish Shipyard to Build Corvette for Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan Navy has signed a contract with Turkish company "Gulhan & Dearsan Joint Venture" about the construction of a corvette according to...

Bahrain to Join Coalition Force at Persian Gulf

It's announced by Bahrain officials during the visit by Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, chief of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) to the Bahraini capital...

Ocean Shield-19 was Conducted Longer than Planned

Russia’s Ocean Shield-2019 naval exercise lasted nearly one week longer than planned, the commander-in-chief of Russia’s Navy, Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov, said in...

Ancestor of TOMAHAWK : RGM-59A Taurus

Tomahawk (BGM-109), is one of the most famous and effective strategic cruise missile at our era. Even an average person who doesn’t...

Philippines Express Concern over Chinese Warships’ Violations

Philippines headquarters expressed its concern over the passage of five more Chinese warships in Philippine waters on Thursday (15th August), saying it...

Thirteen Navies to Deploy at Rio For UNITAS 2019

Brazil will host Operation UNITAS LX, the oldest multinational maritime exercise, which has been organized by the United States since 1959. The...

Russian Newest Diesel-Electric Submarine at Baltic Sea for Trials

The Project 636.3 latest diesel-electric submarine Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, being built by Admiralty Shipyard for Russia’s Pacific Fleet, has moved to the Baltic Sea...

UK and Indian Navies Hold KONKAN Bilateral Exercise

The 14th edition of KONKAN, annual bilateral exercises between Indian Navy and Royal Navy, is currently underway off the South Coast of...

Russian Northern Fleet Conducts Exercises at Barents Sea

Russian Northern Fleet’s naval strike group consist of the Nanuchka-III Class missile corvettes Aysberg (535) and Rassvet (520) conducted a firing exercise...

Norway to Procure TRS-3D Naval Radar for the Coast Guard

According to the press release of German based defence company, HENSOLDT, Norwegian Coast Guard will procure the latest version of its TRS-3D...

U.S. and Malaysia Commenced Maritime Drills

In order to ensure territorial maritime stability, security and prosperity, The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is looking forward to support and...

Steel Cut Ceremony for the Newest Type 26 : HMS Cardiff

Cutting first piece of steel ceremony was conducted for the second Type 26 Global Combat Ship, HMS CARDIFF, by BAE Systems at...

Brazilian and Hellenic Navy Ships Conduct Bilateral Exercise

In order to maintain the proficiency and interoperability of UNIFIL Maritime Task Force (FTM) vessel crews, Brazilian Frigate Union (F 45) and...

U.S. Invites Greece for Cooperation at Persian Gulf

According to Greek sources, U.S. asked Greece to make a contribution to the multinational naval force that will monitor the Persian Gulf...

Russia’s Newest Frigate Begins Shipbuilder’s Final Trials

According to the statements of Russian Navy Officials, the Project 22350 newest frigate Admiral Kasatonov (431) will set off for Baltic Sea...

First SWATT is Completed by USS BATAAN (LHD-5)

According to officials of the U.S. Navy, The USS Bataan (LHD 5) Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) has completed its first Surface Warfare...

Dangerous Move: Israel would Join Operation Sentinel

Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Tuesday (6th August) made important comments about their intention of supporting the U.S.-led naval mission...

The U.S. and Japan EOD Teams Conducted MIWEX 2JA

According to statement of 7th Fleet oh the U.S. Navy, U.S. Navy personnel assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5...

Rheinmetall and MBDA will Collaborate to Develop Laser Effector for German Navy

According to German press focused on defense technologies, Rheinmetall and MBDA Deutschland have negotiated in the high-energy laser effectors domain. Both companies...

NATO has completed AEGIS Upgrade at Romania

According to the NATO HQ press release on 9th August, NATO's AEGIS coastal missile defence system update is completed. As an important part...

Did IRGC Chase Wrong Ship or Make Propaganda?

Iran has revealed that fast attack boats belong to IRGC chased down the Royal Navy Destroyer HMS Duncan and shared a video...

Indian Navy Turns on Alert Mode Against Terrorist Attacks

According to Indian press, the Indian Navy has announced an alert due to the possibilities of a Pakistan-based terror attack, in the...

Wilson Sons Tugs Presents Powerful Escort Tug: WS Aries

Eyes of the navy enthusiasts mostly on combatant and powerful ships, like aircraft carriers, submarines, destroyers and etc. But as all we...

HMAS Arunta of Australian Navy Begins SATs After AMCAP Upgrades

On completion of Project SEA 1448 Phase 4/4B AMCAP (ANZAC Middle Life Assurance Capability Program) HMAS Arunta frigate of Royal Australian Navy...

Egyptian and Greek Navies Conducted Bilateral Exercises at Mediterranean

Hellenic Navy and Egyptian Navy conducted bilateral passex exercises at Mediterranean during Hellenic Navy ships' Alexandria port visit. Meko-200HN class frigate HS...

Russia : USS Porter is not alone at Black Sea

The Russian Black Sea Fleet's Smetlivy destroyer is monitoring the USS Porter in the Black Sea, the Russian Defense Ministry said on...

Israel Navy Hosted Multinational Earthquake Recovery Exercise

The Israel Navy on Sunday (4th August) hosted a large-scale multinational exercise, Mighty Waves, near the Haifa coast simulating an earthquake in...

Russian BE-12 Aircrafts will Hunt Submarines

The Russian Navy begins the modernization of the Be-12 Chaika amphibious aircraft. Updated flying boats will become hunters of nuclear submarines: they...

Russian Navy to Get New Anti Submarine Guided Missiles

The Russian Navy is planning to procure an important weapon called Anti-Submarine Guided Missile. When we hear about such weapon, it's normal...

USS PORTER is Underway to Black Sea

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) began its north-bound transit to the Black Sea August 8, 2019. This is the...

U.S. Approved Sale of MH-60R Multi-mission Helicopters to South Korea

The United States approved a potential sale of 12 MH-60R multi-mission helicopters to South Korea worth $800 million, the US Defense Security...

Turkish Navy Equips ADA Class Corvette with Local Made SSM

According to the Turkish Defense Press, Turkish made anti-ship missile Atmaca is fitted on to the fourth ADA Class corvette, TCG KINALIADA....

USS Ronald Reagan Visits Manila of Philippines

Nimitz-class nuclear-powered American aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), arrived Manila Wednesday (7th August) for a brief port call to highlight...

Mexico Launched 8th Oaxaca Class OPV

On 23rd July, the Mexican Navy’s (Armada de México) own shipyard, Astilleros de la Armada (known as Astimar), launched its 8th and...

Turkish Preveze Class Submarines to be Equipped with SERO 400 Persicopes

STM, an important institution that carries out activities in the field of defense technologies in Turkey, made contract with Hensoldt to equip...

Philippines Navy Commissioned ex-South Korean Corvette

The Philippine Navy today officially accepted and commissioned to Navy service former South Korean Pohang-class corvette Chungju, now BRP Conrado Yap (PS-39)...

U.S. Navy Gets Raytheon Made Next Generation Jammer for Testing

Raytheon has delivered the first Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band (NGJ-MB) pod to the US Navy (USN) for ground and aircraft integration testing,...

South Korea-donated ship will be Transition until Jose Rizal Class are Ready

According to Philippinne's official press, BRP Conrado Yap (PS-39), the former South Korean "Pohang"-class corvette "Chungju" (PCC-762), and donated fpr Philippine Navy,...

Canada to Build 3rd Shipyard for Icebreaker Ships

The Liberal government of Canada formally launched the process to add a third shipyard to the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) on Friday...

UK Unrest about Russian Super Quiet Submarines

British authorities have repeatedly sounded the alarm about Russia's allegedly increasing activity in the North Atlantic and expressed concerns over Moscow's sophisticated...

USS Billings is Comissioned as 8th Freedom Class LCS

The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Billings (LCS 15) – the nation's eighth Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) – in Key West, Florida....

ASELSAN to Develop new Communication System for Submarines

ASELSAN, one of the main companies of Turkish defense industry, provided communication system management for submarine platform for the first time for...

BAE Systems Equipped Drone Boats with Guns

BAE Systems, one of the most succesful companies about unmanned systems, has successfully completed a series of trials on a ‘first of...

EEZ Treaty Between Philippinnes and Indonesia Officially Come in Force

Although Southeast Asia might be occupied with a story of unresolved maritime boundaries, this year, the region witnessed a success story of...

Ulstein Verft Presents World’s Largest Hybrid Vessel

Nature-friendly hybrid vessels which uses natural power for propulsion is a promising development for the survival of nature. Hybrid technology is becoming...

Germany to Procure NH90 Helos as Lynx Replacement

The German Navy has chosen the NH90 to replace its aging fleet of shipboard Westland Lynx anti-submarine warfare/anti-surface warfare (ASW/ASuW) helicopters. Naval...

Greek Committee Visited Australian Frigate for Procurement

According to Australian Media, high-ranking officers from the Greek Navy were hosted on-board HMAS Newcastle as it was docked in Singapore during...

Royal Fleet Auxiliary Welcomes 4th Tide-Class Tanker

RFA Tideforce has been officially comissioned by Royal Fleet Auxiliary at a service of dedication ceremony at Portland Port in Dorset on...

Iran and Russia to Improve Cooperation at Gulf

Chief of Iranian Navy, who is visiting Russia, has announced an agreement for joint naval exercises between the Iranian and Russian forces...

Russian Navy Commenced Large Exercise at Baltic Sea

The Russian Navy’s large-scale exercise, Ocean Shield 2019, is due to start in the Baltic Sea on August 1, the Russian Defense...

Facts about the Sunken Argentinian Submarine Comes out

A commission composed by legislative has concluded that the sinking of the ARA San Juan submarine with all 44 crew-members onboard, in...

Anti-Ship Missile Defense with Artificial Intelligence

Guided missiles are still one of the most strategic, destructive and powerful weapons for the above water warfare. For decades, scientists and...

NATO Maritime Groups Changed Flagships

Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) and Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) both transitioned flagship duties during a port visit to...

Iraq to Build New Naval Base at Basra

After being a huge obstacle for successive governments since 2003, Iraq finally plans to build the largest naval base in the Persian...

Russian Pacific Fleet’s Nuclear Submarines to be Repaired by Zvezda

The Zvezda Ship Repair Center in the Russian Far East has launched repairs of the Project 949A nuclear-powered submarine Irkutsk and the...

Japan to Procure 20 Unmanned Helicopters

Benefits of Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV) attracts armed forces of many countries. They are the eyes of the forces at disputed and...

U.S. Navy Names Newest Towing & Rescue Ship

According to the announcment of the U.S.Navy Secretary, Richard V. Spencer, the third unit in the US Navy’s new class of towing,...

Philipinnes Navy’s Interest on Scorpene Class Submarines

The Philippine Navy (PN) is observing the Scorpene diesel-electric submarine, made by French defense company, Naval Group, in order to strengthen its...

Indian Navy Comissioned 6th LCU MK-IV Amphibious Ship

Amid the increasing presence of Chinese warships in the Indian Ocean Region, the Indian Navy has added an amphibious ship which can...

U.S. Navy Comissioned New Destroyer; USS Paul Ignatius

The U.S. Navy has commissioned its newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117), at Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale, Florida,...

Turkey and Pakistan Navy’s Special Forces Conducted AYYILDIZ-2019

Exercise Ayyildiz-2019, held in Karachi, was conducted between 15-26 th July 2019 with the participation of Pakistan Navy’s Special Services Group and...

Show of Strength: Russian Navy Day 2019

Is the great navy dream of Grand Petro coming true? Putin knows that the way to become a global power is through a...

German Navy to Procure Type 707 Tankers

Procurement for 2 new Type 707 auxillary tankers approved by Chief of Defense of Germany on 17th July. These ships are planned...

Hellenic Navy’s Eyes Locked on Belharra Class Frigates

After having a huge financial crysis Government of Greece is planning to strengthen Hellenic Navy. The most important subject for Hellenic Navy's...

U.S. Navy Completed Structural Tests of SSMM

According to a statement from the Naval Sea Systems Command on 26th July, a Longbow version of Hellfire was launched from surface-to-surface...

USS Eagle Found After 75 Years of her Sinking

We have been getting interesting news about vanished ships nowadays. The last one was published by U.S. press that a private dive...

INS Khanderi Would Join Indian Navy at End of 2019

India’s second Kalvari-class Scorpene submarine is expected to be commissioned into service by September-October this year, Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh said...

Mines from WWII defused by Russians Specialists

Mines dropped during WWII are still dangerous? We cannot answer this question exactly but sometimes we hear news about defused mine which...

Russian Eyes on the Exploration of Mediterranean with Turkey

Cooperation in different fields between Russia And Turkey is growing for recent years. Especially, after delivery of S-400 air defence system impacted...

Indonesian Navy Recieves 4th KCR-60M Class FAC

Indonesian Navy completed delivery of 4th KCR-60M Class Fast Attacking Craft (FAC) named KRI Kerambit with hull number 627 on 25th July....

Countdown for Operation UNITAS-2019

Brazil will host 2019 edition of Operation UNITAS, which is going to be conducted for 60th time, will be conducted at maritime...

BAE Systems Presented New Unmanned Boat

BAE Systems is one of the most succesful companies about developing autonomous systems. They produced aerial systems (Taranis unmanned combat aircraft) before...

Hellenic Navy’s 6th Super Vita Class FAC on Sea Trials

Hellenic Navy's Super Vita (Roussen) Class ship's story finally comes to a solution. There were many reasons of delay of their comissioning,...

U.S. Navy to Comission Newest Arleigh Burke Destroyer

The U.S. Navy's legendary ship type, Arleigh Burke Class destroyers are one of the most well-known ship type around the world. Because...

Vietnamese Ship Visits Vladivostok of Russia

Vietnamese Navy's Kuang Chung frigate has arrived to Russia's Vladivostok for a friendly visit for the first time in the history of...

Indonesia and Singapore Navies Conduct Eagle Indopura Joint Exercise

Joint exercise named Eagle Indopura is being conducted with the participation of Singapore and Indonesia navies between 18th and 25th July 2019....

Malaysian Navy Launched Guided Missiles at South China Sea

MALAYSIA has flexed it’s military muscles as it launched anti-ship missile test in the South China Sea as a warning to Xi...

South Korea Plans to Build F-35B Carrier

South Korea takes its first step towards construction of a “light aircraft carrier” by late 2020s. According to multiple reports, the Ministry of...

Northern Fleet task force arrives to Kronstadt after global circumnavigation

A ceremony to greet Russia’s Northern Fleet task force led by the Admiral Gorshkov frigate returning from a successful circumnavigation of the...

French Submarine Minerva Finally Found After 51 Years of Absence

Families of the doomed crew of a French submarine that vanished 51 years ago reacted with joy and relief after the wreckage...

Eagle Salute – Eagle Response 19 Joint Naval/Air Drill Began

Joint military exercise "Eagle Salute - Eagle Response 2019" has begun on 22nd July, with participation of Egyptian, US and UAE naval...

Builder Trials are Completed of New Amphibious Ship Tripoli

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) announced today the successful completion of builder’s trials on the amphibious assault ship Tripoli (LHA 7). The...

UK to Send Nuclear Submarine to the Persian Gulf, just like at Falkland

Everyday we hear new moves at Iran-UK tanker seizure crisis, and tension at the Gulf is always at high level. According to...

HMS Prince of Wales is Confirmed to be Comissioned

After years of uncertainty, British government says HMS Prince of Wales will go into service with the Royal Navy. Kevan Jones, Member of...

Indian Frigate and Chinese Destroyer to Attend Russian Navy Day Parade

China's destroyer Xian and India's frigate Tarkash will take part in the military maritime parade that will be held in St. Petersburg...

Israel Navy Increased Readiness Against Maritime Threats

Israel is preparing to fend off potential threats to its naval and merchant marine vessels and those making their way to Israel,...

Turkish Local-Built Amphibious Landing Ship BAYRAKTAR Visited Albania

TCG Bayraktar (L-402) Amphibious Tank Landing Ship belonging to Turkish Navy Command anchored in Durrach Port in western Albania. Built in Turkey, local...

6th FREMM Class Frigate Ready to Serve French Navy

6th multi-mission frigate (FREMM), Normandie, has been received to the French Navy by The Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) in Brest on...

Australian Submarines would be “Old-Fashion” when Comissioned at 2030

When starting a modernization or procurement programme, planners should be aware of the growing technology and comissioning date of the naval units....

The U.S. Navy to Get Proposals for Unmanned Surface Vehicles

Importance of Unmanned Surface Vehicles is better understood nowadays. Shipbuilding companies are in a race to manufacture USVs, those can achieve missions...

Operation Sentinel will Begin Around Persian Gulf

The US Central Forces Command (CENTCOM) has announced that it has developed a military operation called Operation Sentinel, which aims to secure...

Chinese Destroyer Xi’an to Make Unofficial Visit to Russia

Chinese Navy guided missile destroyer Xi’an will arrive in the Russian second-largest city of St. Petersburg on July 24, the Russian Western...

Malaysian Navy’s Second Littoral Mission Ship is Launched At China

The Royal Malaysian Navy’s second Keris-class littoral mission ship (LMS) was launched in Wuhan, China, by China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) on...

Indonesia Devoted Budget for Naval Hydrographic Ships

Indonesia will buy two 90 meter ocean going hydrographic vessels in near future. The Indonesian Ministry of Finance has approved a budget...

Naval Group Proposed to Manufacture CANTO for Royal Australian Navy

Naval Group shipbuilding company is attending so many projects and improving its market around the world. They made a glorious success at...

Maritime and Air Security Meeting to be Held in Bahrain

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirms that the Kingdom of Bahrain is preparing to host a maritime and air navigation security meeting...

Iranian Revolutionary Guards Detained British Oil Tanker

The oil tanker crisis between Iran and Britain continues. In retaliation for the confiscation of the Iranian oil tanker, the Iranian Revolutionary...

Drone Wars Continue Between The U.S. and Iran

On 18th July, The USS Boxer Wasp-class amphibious assault ship of the United States Navy downed an Iranian drone in the Strait...

Caspian Flotilla warships take part in combat readiness check

The crews of over 30 Caspian Flotilla warships are involved in a combat readiness check in the Astrakhan Region in south Russia...

Turkey is Formally Expelled from F-35 Programme

The tension between Turkey and the United States about Turkey's S-400 air defense system purchase has been lasting and increasing for about...

Russian Giant Submarine Participate Northern Fleet’s Drills

The world’s largest nuclear-powered submarine Dmitry Donskoi took part in the Russian Northern Fleet’s anti-submarine warfare drills, the Fleet’s press office reported...

India will Procure Heavy-weight Torpedos

Indian Defence Ministry issued $291m tender for heavyweight torpedoes for Kalvari class submarines. Seeking to boost the Indian Navy's firepower, the Indian Defence...

New Chief of Naval Operations of U.S. Navy

Acting Secretary of Defense Richard has announced the new Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) of U.S. Navy. Navy Vice Adm. Michael M. Gilday...

U.S. Navy Announced Comissioning Date of USS INDIANAPOLIS

U.S. Navy's littoral warfare power is growing. The U.S. Navy has announced that it will commission its Freedom-class littoral combat ship (LCS),...

Second Maya-Class Destroyer Haguru is Launched for JMSDF

The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force’s (JMSDF) second Maya-class Aegis destroyer Haguru (DDG 180) was launched in a July 17 ceremony in...

Rubezh-ME coastal defence system is Introduced at IMDS-2019

Coastal defence systems are the nightmare of the ships which are conducting operations close to shoreline, especially littoral ships, guided missile fast...

Qatar Inaugurated Its Largest Coast Guard Base

The Qatari Coast Guard's new main base was officially inaugurated on 14 July, a milestone event in the major expansion in the...

Is Russia Shifting Force from Caspian to Mediterranean?

The Caspian Flotilla’s Project 21631 cruise missile corvette Uglich has joined Russia’s Mediterranean permanent taskforce, as the source in the Crimean defense...

India will Host INDRA-2019 Joint Exercise

The joint Russian-Indian military exercise Indra 2019 is planned to be held at one of the training grounds of the Republic of...

10 Turkish Sailors have been Kidnapped by Sea Pirates

An armed gang has attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria and kidnapped 10 of the vessel's crew members,...

Royal Navy Tested Lightweight Multirole Missile from HMS Sutherland

Amid an increasing threat from small boats used by terroists and suicide bombers, the Royal Navy has successfully tested the brand new...

Asymmetric Threat For British Ships Through Persian Gulf

Today UK press made an interesting claim about the security of warships heading to Persian Gulf. A British warship proceeding to the...

Russian Naval Parade will Contain More Than 40 Warships

Russia’s Main Naval Parade in St. Petersburg and Kronshtadt on July 28 will involve 43 warships, 41 aircraft and more than 4,000...

World’s Largest Aluminium OPV is Ready for Philipinnes Coast Guard

French shipyard OCEA will launch the giant 84-meter long OPV-270 (Offshore Patrol Vessel) at Cabaude aux Sables-d'Olonne on Wednesday 17 July. The OPV...

Portuguese Navy Gives Training Support to Moroccan Navy

Portugal and Morocco are in cooperation to prevent terrorism and control migration issues for a long time. Last week, on 12nd July,...
HNLMS Pelikaan underway

Damen Shipyards will Modernize Dutch Navy Auxilary Ships

Damen Shipyards Den Helder has signed a major contract with the Netherlands Ministry of Defence for the extensive maintenance and modernization of...

Israeli Warship Crossed Into Lebanese Waters

Lebanon claimed on Sunday (14th July) that an Israeli warship had breached its territorial waters. According to Lebanese TV channel LBC, the ship...

U.S. Navy Launches Artificial Intelligence Prize Challenge

Importance of cyber warfare is understood better by countries day by day. A serious part of war scene are now on the...

UAE and Saudi Navies Show Interest to Russian-made warships

Military delegations from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia, Thailand and Vietnam have displayed interest in the Russian-made frigate Gepard-3.9 and...

Admiral Gorshkov conducts ASW drills in Atlantic

The crew of the Russian Northern Fleet’s frigate Admiral Gorshkov held an anti-submarine warfare exercise in the Atlantic as part of its...

HMS Duncan is Underway to Persian Gulf

Tension between Iran and UK is not being reduced. After seizure of Iranian oil tanker by Gibraltar, Iran dared to board British...

Greece to buy up to seven MH-60R multi mission helicopters from U.S.

The U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Greece of MH-60R Multi-Mission...

Launching Ceremony for France’s New Nuclear Submarine Suffren

12nd July 2019 was a day of proud for French defense industry, because the launching ceremony was held for their new nuclear-powered...

U.S. Coast Guard Seized Narco Submarine

On 11st July, we faced very rare, interesting and breathtaking narco operation conducted by U.S. Coast Guard. The US Coast Guard released a...
S-400 Long Range Air Defense System

S-400 Air Defense Missiles Delivered to Turkey

Turkey's S-400 Air Defence System purchase from Russia in on the agenda of U.S. and NATO for a long time. Lots of...

UK’s Newest Aircraft Carrier Forced to Return to Base Due to Leak

The UK's new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, has returned from sea trials early after a leak was found. When water on one...

The Pakistan navy has received its second MPA

The Pakistan navy has received its second RAS 72 Sea Eagle maritime patrol aircraft (MPA), German-based firm Rheinland Air Service (RAS) announced...

Brazilian Navy Launched Third Prototype of MANSUP

10th July was such an important day for Brazilian Navy, because they launched the third prototype of the Antinavio Surface Missile (MANSUP)...

Iranian Boats tried to Seize British Tanker at Hormuz

Tanker crisis between UK and Iran is growing day by day. Last week, the administration of Gibraltar seized an Iranian tanker named...

Detecting Submarine will be Available with Propeller Trace

Scientists at Russia’s Krylov State Research Center have started developing and introducing a fundamentally new method of detecting submarines by the trace,...

Russian design bureau unveils new nuclear-powered aircraft carrier project

The Russian Nevskoye Design Bureau (part of Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation) unveiled the newest Project 11430E ‘Lamantin’ nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. Its mockup...
Poster of IMDS-2019

IMDS-2019 Began at St.Petersburg

In accordance with the order of the Government of the Russian Federation, the ninth International Maritime Defence Show 2019 began in St....

Russian Navy Approaches to Get New Submarines

The Sevmash Shipyard’s delivery program for the next two years envisages transferring Project 885M Yasen-M multirole nuclear-powered submarines and Project 955A Borei-A...

Fire Scout Unmanned Helicopter is ready for U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy declared initial operational capability (IOC) for the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter on June 28, the service said on...

Belgium and the Netherlands Seal the Purchase of 12 minesweeping ships

Cooperation about military issues between Belgium and Netherlands is growing year by year. On 5th July 2019, they signed the contract for...

ALBATROS will fly for French Navy

French navy is planning to strenghten maritime air surveillance by gathering Dassault Aviation Albatros – a customised Falcon 2000LXS business jet –...

JFD successfully completes sea trials for the first DSRV for the Indian Navy

After facing the disaster occurred on Russian submarine under Baltic Sea, people understood how important subsea rescue systems once more, JFD Company...

Talisman Sabre 2019 Exercise Commence Whistle is Blown at USS RONALD REAGAN

On July 7, the largest bilateral exercise between U.S. and Australia named Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019 has been started aboard on aircraft...

Houthi attempt to target commercial ship foiled

 The naval arm of the Saudi-led Arab coalition on Monday (July 8) foiled a Houthi attempt to target a commercial ship in...

Indian aircraft carrier Vikrant to be delivered to navy in 2021

The Indian navy will get a new aircraft-carrier in early 2021, a senior Indian navy officer Vice Admiral A K Saxena said...

HMS Queen Elizabeth conducted trial firing exercise with her new Phalanx

UK Royal Navy's aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth was equipped with Phalanx Block 1B CIWS (Close-in Weapon System) on February 2019. On...

Differences Between Two O.H.Perry Class Frigates

After finishing BALTOPS 2019 exercies, Kiel base of Germany hosted NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) ships. While moored at port, two Oliver...

BrahMos Missile with enhanced range is ready for use

In an interview broadcast on Doordarshan News Sunday (July 7), CEO of BrahMos Aerospace, Sudhir Kumar Mishra commented that The upgraded version...

The Hellenic Navy Ship is used for National Elections

Warships are not used only for military purposes, but sometimes they are used for civilian missions as well, like civilian medical evacuation,...

HMCS Halifax departs for SNMG-2 deployment

Royal Canadian Navy's HMCS Halifax departs Halifax on July 6 for a 6-month overseas deployment and will act as the flagship for...

Chinese spy ship heading towards Australia to monitor Exercise Talisman Sabre

  The Australian Defence Force is closely tracking a high-tech Chinese spy ship as it makes its way towards Australia ahead of this...

Italian FREMM Class Frigates Attracts U.S. Navy for FFG(X) Programme

To assure the U.S. Navy’s famously high survivability standards and sustained power, The United States Navy has released its requirements for a...

Tanker allegedly carrying crude oil from Iran to Syria stopped at Strait of Gibraltar

On 4 July 2019, The British military forces stopped a tanker allegedly carrying crude oil from Iran to Syria by drilling the...

French Navy is Planning to Retire Lynx Helicopters 2 Years Earlier

French Navy made a surprising decision and revised plans about the life-cycle of Lynx helicopters. They are planning to retire them at...

Baltic Protector Task Group Conducted Amphibious Exercise on Estonia Coast

The UK-Led task group, Baltic Protector, carried out amphibious landing exercise at Estonia coast on 4th July. The exercise came as part...

U.S. Navy awards Lockheed Martin additional contract for LRASM

Lockheed Martin Corp received new U.S. Navy contract for work on the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile, the U.S. Department of Defense announced. According...

China fired Anti-Ship Missiles at the disputed area

On 2nd July, a spokesperson from Pentagon has commented that China has carried out at least one anti-ship ballistic missile test in...

U.S. Plan to Modernize Naval Base at Ukraine

Black Sea is transformed to a chessboard at last years that U.S. and Russia make moves. As a consequence, we encounter news...

Bilateral Sea Drills of Egyptian and Indian Navies

As we reported on 02 July 2019, Indian frigate INS TARKASH made a 3-day port visit to Alexandria to participate in the...

The commitment of submariners to each other is a tradition to admire

Yesterday, on 02 July 2019, the world was shaken by a dramatic news, a fire took place at the Russian Nuclear Submarine...

“NAVAL GROUP” is awarded to construct corvettes for Romaina

According to Romanian sources, French Naval Group Company and its partner Santierul Naval Constanta (SNC) won the bid challenge for Gowind multi-mission...

14 submariners died during the Fire Occured at Russian Submarine

According to the statement of Russian Ministiry of Defense, on 1st July, while at Russian territorial waters, a fire occured on Russian...

China’s consolidated existence at Hong Kong

As The Chinese military received official ownership of a piece of prime Hong Kong waterfront land, at midnight of 29th June, they...

New Plans to Upgrade Launchers of Arleigh Burkes

New consideration issue for US engineers is to upgrade Arleigh Burke Class Destroyers with larger launchers. As we know, Arleigh Burkes are one...

Indian Frigate INS TARKASH’s visit to Alexandria

Showing India’s commitment to its ties with Egypt and of Indian Navy’s increasing footprint and operational reach, Indian Naval Ship Tarkash arrived...

Heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser Admiral Nakhimov will be delivered to the Russian Navy in...

Russian TASS quotes Sevmash Shipyard Chief Mikhail Budnichenko as saying shipbuilders will deliver the Project 1144 heavy nuclear-powered missile-carrying cruiser Admiral Nakhimov...

UK leads the largest exercise after a century

The UK on Friday pledged to boost defence of the Baltic states to deter a "more assertive" Russia as the British navy...

HMS MEDWAY will be the newest member of the Royal Navy

HMS MEDWAY (P223), is the second of five new River-class offshore patrol vessels currently underconstruction for the Royal Navy. She arrived at...

Farewell Day for Royal Australian Navy

Farewells are emotion loaded days for seamen. Because a ship is not only a ship for them. Because that ship hosted their...

USS Carney Arrives in Odesa, Ukraine

  The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) arrived in Odesa, Ukraine, June 30, for a scheduled port visit as part...

RFS Admiral Gorshkov’s visit to Havana

Earlier this week, a Russian task force flagged by Russia's first-in-class frigate Admiral Gorshkov arrived in Havana. Admiral Gorshkov was joined by...

Turkish Navy’s ICCAT Inspections at East Mediterranean

Turkish Navy and Turkish Coastguard ICCAT inspections are continuing at the authorized area of Eastern Mediterranean. According to Turkish Navy officials, 37...

New US Navy existence in Black Sea

The United States sent The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) and Spearhead-class Joint High-Speed Vessel USNS Yuma(JHSV-8) to Odessa...

Next mission for NATO SNMG-1: Exercise Dynamic Mongoose

Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1), currently composed of the U.S. flagship guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely, British frigate HMS Westminster, and Turkish...

The U.S. Navy will Christen USS Oakland on June 29.

June 29 will be an exciting day for Alabama that will host the christening ceremony of the newest littoral combat ship (LCS),...

The 6th FREMM frigate’s construction ended.

The French Navy celebrated the completion of the construction of its sixth multi-mission frigate, FREMM Normandie, in Lorient on June 25. The celebration...

Russia’s new aircraft carrier concept seen at Army-2019 show

Russia’s Krylov State Scientific Center’s new concept of an aircraft carrier  is displayed at the Army-2019 military and technical forum. According to...

Indian Navy Plans for 10 Additional Boeing P-8I Aircraft

India Navy is expected to procure 10 more Boeing P-8I Poseidon MPA’s additional to its eight aircraft which has been acquired in...

Indian Navy to modernize INS Vikramaditya’s landing aids

Because of the dissatisfaction with the original Russian Equipment, the flight deck of Indian Navy’s sole aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya will be...

Iran shoots down US RQ-4 Global Hawk surveillance drone

Iran said it had shot down a U.S. surveillance drone that violated its airspace near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, with the...

Gotland-class submarine HSwMS Uppland relaunched

Saab relaunched  Swedish Navy's Gotland-class HSwMS Uppland today (June 19). Two of the Gotland-class submarines have now concluded comprehensive mid-life upgrades (MLU)...

Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Departs Norfolk for Medical Mission

The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) left from Naval Station Norfolk, June 14, to begin its deployment to South...

Induction Of Recently Upgraded Indian Kilo-Class Sub Delayed After It Suffers Damage In Accidental...

Induction of the recently upgraded Russian-origin kilo-class submarine belonging to the Indian Navy will take nearly a month after having suffered damage...

U.S. Navy uses modern airborne laser mine detection system during BALTOPS 2019

MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28 take part in the exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2019. According to...

U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship 21 (Minneapolis-Saint Paul) Christened And Launched

The Lockheed Martin-led shipbuilding team launched Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 21, the future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paulinto the Menominee River at the Fincantieri...

The Italian Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Ship “Thaon Di Revel” launched in Muggiano

The launching ceremony of the Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Ship (PPA) “Paolo Thaon di Revel” took place on June 15 at Fincantieri’s shipyard...

Indian Navy To Induct Indigenous Heavyweight Torpedo Varunastra

In a bid to boost its underwater firepower, the Indian Navy has decided to induct the indigenous developed heavyweight torpedo Varunastra into in its...

U.S. CENTCOM Statement on June 13 Limpet Mine Attack in the Gulf of Oman

U.S. CENTCOM Statement on June 13 Limpet Mine Attack in the Gulf of Oman as follows: U.S. Naval Forces in the region received...

New incident in Gulf of Oman

13 June 2019 AM: Reports are circulating that 2 or more tankers have suffered an incident IVO position 25:27N - 057:22E in...

Chinese warship the Liaoning sails through Miyako Strait on way to Pacific Ocean for...

Chinese aircraft carrier the Liaoning passed through the Miyako Strait in the East China Sea on June 11, on its way to...

USS Ronald Reagan, JS Izumo Sail Together in the South China Sea

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and U.S. Navy conducted bilateral exercise in the South China Sea.   The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS...

Inside the Russian Navy’s Borei-class ballistic missile submarine

Interesting photos from K-535 Yuriy Dolgorukiy. The first Borei-class ballistic missile submarine of the Project 955 in service with the Russian Navy. Name: Yury Dolgorukiy Namesake: Yuriy Dolgorukiy Builder: Sevmash Laid down: 2 November 1996 Launched: 13 February 2008 Commissioned: 10...

France’s Naval Group has won a €750 million order from UAE for two Gowind...

France’s Naval Group has won a €750 million order from UAE for two Gowind corvettes, French La Tribune reported this morning. The deal...

Brazil to transfer Two Type 209 submarines to the Argentine Navy

The Brazilian Navy has agreed to transfer two Tupi class submarines – Type 209/1400 – to Argentina, following a meeting between Brazilian...

Saab Receives Order from the U.S. for Sea Giraffe MMR

Saab Receives Order from the U.S. for Sea Giraffe MMR Saab has received an additional order from...

Virginia-class nuclear-powered fast attack submarines

Some photos from US Navy's Virginia Class Submarines. The Virginia class, also known as the SSN-774 class, is a class of nuclear-powered fast attack submarines (hull classification symbol SSN) in service with...

Three Russian warships to monitor NATO Baltops-2019 exercise

Three Russian Corvettes are going to monitor NATO BALTOPS-2019 exercise which began today (June 9) out of Kiel/Germany. Project 20380 corvettes RFS BOYKIY...

USS Boxer and FS Charles de Gaulle Sail in the Andaman Sea

Amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) and French navy aircraft carrier, FS Charles de Gaulle (R 91), and its escort ships...

BALTOPS 2019 Begins In Germany

Maritime forces from 18 nations commenced the in-port operations for the 47th annual multinational exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) in the Baltic Sea,...

US Conducts Operational Demonstration of New Aerial Maritime Mine

U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) conducted an operational demonstration of the Quickstrike-ER (QS-ER) Naval mine project at the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF)...

USS Ronald Reagan begins underway operations in the Indo-Pacific

The forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), along with supporting Commander Task Force 70 units, began underway operations in the...

German Navy Type 212 submarine runs aground while departing Norwegian Navy Base

A German Navy Type 212A submarine, U-36 (S186), ran aground while departing the Royal Norwegian Navy base of Haakonsvern, around 15 km...

HMS DEFENDER shows her power with missile firing

Royal Navy warship HMS Defender has tested her Sea Viper missile system off the coast of Scotland. Blasting from the Type 45 destroyer’s...

India, Singapore conduct naval drill in South China Sea

The navies of India and Singapore started the sea phase of bilateral naval drill in the South China Sea on Sunday (May...

Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group in the Black Sea

Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) arrived in the Black Sea on Feb 19, after a four day port visit in...

Russian Navy to track US missile destroyer movements in Black Sea

Russian Black Sea Fleet ships, including the missile corvette Orekhovo-Zuyevo and the reconnaissance ship Ivan Khurs are continuously tracking the US guided-missile...

Leonardo and Abu Dhabi Ship Building sign a MoU to enhance collaboration on advanced...

Abu Dhabi Ship Building and Leonardo signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance their collaboration in the naval sector on Feb 18...

New underwater training centre to open in UAE

An underwater training centre that will provide necessary education for anti-submarine  warfare to be launched in the UAE, according to a statement...

When’s the last time a US Navy ship was sunk?

The last US Navy ship lost at sea was USS Guardian. On 17 January 2013, Guardian ran aground on Tubbataha Reef in...

Sailor in iconic kissing photograph in Time Square dies at 95

The sailor photographed kissing a woman in Time Square at the end of World War II has died. George Mendonsa died after suffering...

Lockheed Martin to upgrade US Navy’s Submarine’s EW System

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Syracuse, New York, is awarded a $20,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-incentive-fee and firm-fixed-price contract for engineering and technical...

Republic Of Singapore Navy Launches First Type 218SG Submarine

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)'s first Type 218SG  Invincible-class submarine, Invincible, was launched on Feb 18 at the Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems...

US Navy’s Newest Ship USS Tulsa Commissioned

The littoral combat ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16) was commissioned as the US Navy's newest surface combatant in a ceremony in San...

Saudi and French companies agreed to build warships in the Kingdom

Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) and France’s Naval Group entered a joint venture to develop vessels in Saudi Arabia The SAMI will hold a...

Iran unveils Fateh submarine

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has inaugurated a new domestically-built submarine armed with cruise missiles in line with the Islamic Republic's move to...

Indian Navy Kolkata Class Destroyers

Source : https://medium.com/indo-pacific-geomill/indian-navy-kolkata-class-destroyers-d39fad8662e0 Author: https://twitter.com/China_SCS_info The Kolkata destroyer class (Project 15A) are the most powerful surface combat ships of the Indian Navy...

The new launchers on the Saar-4.5 corvettes of IDF

During recent Netanyahu's visit to Haifa naval base provided the photos of new launchers on the Saar-4.5 ships.  

Ukraine to showcase Neptun antiship missile at IDEX 2019

Ukraine defense industry to showcase its latest Neptun coastal defense cruise missile system during the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) 2019...

Boeing has tested new sensors on Harpoon missile

Jim Bryan, director of Boeing Cruise Missile Systems said that the aerospace company had tested electro-optical and infrared sensors on its Harpoon...

Future USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) Completes Acceptance Trials

The future USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) successfully concluded acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico Feb. 8, following a series of in-port...

USS Leyte Gulf Back At Sea After Repairs from Minor Collision

The guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf, which was involved in a minor collision with a resupply ship on Feb. 5, has left...

Chinese Navy supply ship refuels three ships at once

PLA Navy (Chinese Navy) supply ship HONGHU 963 refueling three ships at once on 7 Feb in waters of Pacific Ocean. The comprehensive...

Why do navy personnel use odd white masks?

Anti-flash gear, also known simply as flash gear, is basic personal protective equipment consisting of a fire-resistant hood and fire-resistant gloves, often made...

BAE Systems has received $114.5m contract to Modernize USS Bulkeley

BAE Systems has received a $114.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to perform maintenance and modernization of the guided-missile destroyer USS...

US Submarine Participates in JMSDF SUBCOMP

A U.S. Navy Los Angeles-class attack submarine will participate in the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Submarine Competition (SUBCOMP) in waters south...

U.K. to convert ferries into warships

The U.K.  Ministry of Defence is to procure two civilian passenger ferries or cargo vessels and convert them into warships, the defence...

Australia signs $50b Attack submarine deal with French shipbuilder

The Australian Government today (Feb 11) ratified a Strategic Partnering Agreement with the French shipbuilding company Naval Group that will see 12...

Turkey launches Test and Training Ship TCG UFUK (A-591)

Turkey launched its first indigenous intelligence ship TCG UFUK (A-591) on Feb.9, 2019, during a ceremony that held at Tuzla/Istanbul Shipyard. The ship...

U.S. Navy’s LCS Will Conduct Drug Interdiction Patrols This Year

A Littoral Combat Ship, with an embarked Coast Guard law enforcement detachment, will hunt for drug runners in U.S. Southern Command later...

HMCS Regina departs for deployment to the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Regina, accompanied by Naval Replenishment Unit Asterix, departed its homeport of Esquimalt today for a deployment to...

Portuguese Navy inducts fourth OPV

The Portuguese Navy commissioned its fourth Viana do Castelo-class Offshore Patrol Vessel, NRP Setúbal, on Feb 6 during a ceremony at the...

U.S. Navy Successfully Conducts AN/SPY-6(V) Radar Ballistic Missile Test

The U.S. Navy's AN/SPY-6(V)1 Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) successfully tracked a ballistic missile target, Jan. 31. The short range ballistic missile...

U.S., Japanese commanders observe F-35B operations aboard USS Wasp

The commanders of U.S. 7th Fleet and the Japan's Self-Defense Fleet visited the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), Feb. 5,...

U.S. Navy builds new surface attack drone ships

The U.S. Navy is building two new large drone ships to coordinate synchronized attacks, perform command and control across fleets of Unmanned...

USS Leyte Gulf and USNS Robert E. Peary made contact during an underway replenishment

No personnel were injured when a U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser and dry cargo ship made contact during an underway replenishment off the...

Ford-class Ship Self Defense System undergoes first live test

Raytheon Company and the U.S. Navy have successfully completed the first-ever, live fire test of the latest generation of the Ship Self Defense System, or SSDS,...

An interactive Illustration to Understand Ship Visual Landing Aids (Lights)

Click on the image for interactive illustration Helicopter Visual Approach System – or ‘HELIVAS’ as it is known...

US Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Billings (LCS 15)

The US Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Billings (LCS 15) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM), shipyard,...

Submarine From ‘Hitler’s Lost Fleet’ Found After 75 Years

The Turkish navy found a WWII German submarine that sank in the waters of the Black Sea and will showcase its discovery...

Russian Navy gets new electro-optic countermeasures system

RIA Novosti reports that Ruselectronics' 5P42 Filin visual-optical interference stations have been placed on the Admiral Gorshkov and Kasatanov Project 22350 frigates....

Chinese scientists make progress on submarine communication

Researchers conduct test transmission of real-time data between deep ocean transponders and Beidou navigation satellite system in western Pacific. Analysts say it...

USS South Dakota was commissioned today (Feb 2) at the U.S. Naval Submarine Base...

USS South Dakota is the 17th Virginia-class attack submarine and the seventh Virginia-class Block III submarine. Virginia-class submarines are built to operate...

Royal Australian Navy seizes illegal drug shipments in the Middle East

Royal Australian Navy frigate, HMAS Ballarat, has seized more than 2.1 tonnes of hashish and 345 kilograms of heroin in two boarding...

Keel Laid for Future USS Carl M. Levin

The keel of the future USS Carl M. Levin (DDG 120) was ceremoniously laid at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) shipyard,...

HII Awarded $15.2 Billion Block Contract For Two Ford-Class Aircraft Carriers

For the first time in more than three decades, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division was awarded a multi-ship contract...

SNMG1 Prepares For Dynamic Guard

Standing NATO Maritime Group ONE (SNMG1), under the command of U.S. Rear Adm. Edward Cashman, is in Bergen for a scheduled port...

Egypt’s navy modernization, The growth of new power in the Middle east

Introduction The Egyptian Navy is one of the Egyptian Armed Forces Main Branches and it was established in 1928 as it considered as one...

Indian Defence Ministry to discuss proposal on acquiring heavy weight torpedoes

Already delayed by many years, the Defence Ministry is expected to discuss a proposal for acquiring heavyweight torpedoes for the nuclear submarine...

Japan to buy $2.15B Aegis Ashore missile defense systems

The U.S. State Department has approved Japan's $2.15 billion purchase of two land-based Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense systems. Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission...

General Atomics awarded $19.7M for EMALS parts for USS Gerald R. Ford

General Atomics won a $19.7 million contract to manufacture, test, and deliver Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch Systems (EMALS) spare parts to support the US Navy’s CVN-78 aircraft...

Perfect Source for Understanding Voice and Data Link Networking

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USS South Dakota (SSN 790) Commissioning Ceremony

The US Navy will commission its newest fast attack submarine, the future USS South Dakota (SSN 790), during an 11 a.m. (EST)...

Exercise Cutlass Express 2019 Begins

Maritime forces from East Africa, West Indian Ocean nations, Europe and the United States, as well as several international organizations began the eighth...

USS Chung-Hoon Conducts Second Drug Bust in a Month

While conducting maritime security operations in the international waters of the Gulf of Aden, the guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) interdicted...

China establishes rescue center in South China Sea

China's Ministry of Transport opened a maritime rescue center in Yongshu reef of the Nansha Islands on Tuesday (Jan 29), to better...

Boeing Receives $2.4 Billion P-8A Poseidon Contract From U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a $2.4 billion production contract for the next 19 P-8A Poseidon aircraft. The contract includes 10...

Pakistan Navy to host multinational Naval Exercise Aman 2019 in February

The Pakistan Navy is set to host multi-national naval exercise ‘Aman 2019’ in February in the North Arabian Sea. More than 40 countries...

A Design for Maintaining Maritime Superiority

Click on the picture to see the document U.S. Navy Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson released...

Best Management Practices to Deter Piracy and Enhance Maritime Security in the Red Sea,...

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Chinese fleet returns from escort mission

A Chinese navy flotilla returned to Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, on Sunday (Jan 27) after completing its mission of escorting civilian...

U.S. Navy commissions Zumwalt-class destroyer USS Michael Monsoor

The U.S. Navy on Saturday (Jan 26.) commissioned its newest Zumwalt-class destroyer USS Michael Monsoor. "USS Michael Monsoor is one of the most...

Singapore Navy Launches Final Littoral Mission Vessel, Fearless

Senior Minister of State for Defence Heng Chee How officiated at the launching ceremony of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)'s eighth...

Italian Navy’s Ninth Multipurpose frigate “SPARTACO SCHERGAT” launched

The launching ceremony of the “Spartaco Schergat” frigate, the ninth of a series of 10 FREMM vessels – Multi Mission European Frigates,...

Russian Navy receives the newest minesweeper ship “Ivan Antonov”

The Russian Navy’s newest minesweeper ship, project 12700 "Ivan Antonov" was commissioned on Jan 26 with a ceremony held at Baltiysk. The ship...

USS Porter arrives in Riga, Latvia

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Riga, Latvia, Jan. 23, 2019, for a scheduled port visit. "We would...

India successfully tests Barak 8 missile

The Indian navy has performed a successful intercept of an aerial target using the Israeli made Ship launched Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile...

The Philippines to send warship to China fleet review

For the first time, the Philippines is sending one of its warships to a fleet review hosted by China in April, in...

USS Essex visits Thailand

The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) and the embarked 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Phuket for a...

Russian Navy escorts US destroyers that entered Baltic Sea

    The Russian Navy’s Boiky and Soobrazitelnyy corvettes are monitoring the US warships’ activity.   The Russian Baltic Fleet’s corvettes escorted the U.S. destroyers, Gravely...

USS Spruance Completes MDVR in Jebel Ali

The guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) departed Jebel Ali, after completing a mid-deployment voyage repair (MDVR), Jan. 13. MDVRs are maintenance periods...

Lockheed Martin And Fincantieri Marinette Marine Awarded Contract To Build Littoral Combat Ship 31

Construction will begin in second half of 2019 The U.S. Navy awarded the Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) team a fixed-price-incentive-fee...

USS Donald Cook arrives in Batumi, Georgia

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) arrived in Batumi, Georgia, Jan. 21, 2019 for a scheduled port visit. Donald...

Chinese naval fleets escort 3,400 foreign ships over past 10 years

China's naval fleets have escorted 3,400 foreign ships over the past 10 years, around 51.5 percent of the total escorted, according to...

USS Donald Cook entered the Black Sea

USS Donald Cook transited the Turkish Straits and entered the Black Sea Jan. 19, 2019 to conduct maritime security operations in...

Future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001) Set For San Diego Commissioning

The U.S. Navy’s newest Zumwalt-class destroyer, the future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), will be commissioned at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Jan....

Japan Navy Ship ‘Ikazuchi’ arrives at Sri Lanka’s Hambantota Port

Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, welcomed the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) ship 'Ikazuchi' arrived at the Port of Hambantota...