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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...