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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....