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UMOE&Kongsberg cooperates to upgrade Skjold class corvettes of Norway

UMOE Mandal AS and Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace have agreed to cooperate on the lifetime extension of Skjold class coastal corvettes, Kongsberg...

German Navy orders Saab’s RBS-15 Mk3 missiles for K130 class corvettes

Saab has received an order from its German partner Diehl Defence for the RBS15 anti-ship missile for provision to the German Navy,...

Severnaya Shipyard to deliver Gremyashchiy-class corvette to Russian Navy by year-end

The Project 20385 corvette Gremyashchiy built at the Severnaya Shipyard (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) is scheduled for its delivery to...

The Russian Spider: Karakurt Class Corvette

The Karakurt class (Russian designation Project 22800) is the latest corvette class which has been construced currently for the Russian Navy. The...

Severnaya Shipyard set to deliver 2 corvettes to the Russian Navy...

The Severnaya Shipyard in St. Petersburg in Russia’s northwest is set to deliver two corvettes and a logistics support vessel to the...

German Navy begins shipborne trials of UMS Skeldar’s V-200 UAV

V-200 vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developed by UMS Skeldar has been embarked onboard K130-class corvette FGS Braunschweig...

Russian Zaliv Shipyard launches new Karakurt-class corvette Tsiklon

The Zaliv Shipyard in Kerch on the Crimean Peninsula floated out the Project 22800 Karakurt-class cruise missile corvette Tsiklon, TASS agency reported

Navantia launches the first Corvette for Saudi Arabia

Navantia successfully carried out at the launching of AL-JUBAIL, the first of five corvettes built for the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF)...

iXblue to supply navigation systems for Gowind-class corvettes

French shipbuilder Naval Group has selected iXblue to provide navigation systems for two Gowind corvettes, iXblue announced with a press release. These...

Pantsir Air Defence System equipped first Russian corvette begins state trials

The Project 22800 (Karakurt-class) first small missile ship armed with the Pantsir surface-to-air missile system entered state trials, Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral...

Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding selects LR for two naval projects

Lloyd's Register (LR) has been selected to provide assurance and certification services to Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group (HZ) for two significant naval projects...

Greek and Israeli Shipyards signed a cooperation agreement for the Themistocles-class...

ONEX Neorion Shipyards of Greece and Israel Shipyards signed a cooperation agreement for the construction of the Themistocles-class corvette during Greek Prime...

Keel Laying of the first Milgem Class Corvette for the Pakistan...

The keel laying ceremony of 1st MILGEM Class Corvette for Pakistan Navy was held at Istanbul Naval Shipyard of Turkey, Pakistan Navy...

Egyptian Navy launches fourth Gowind-2500 corvette “Luxor”

The Egyptian Navy launched its fourth Gowind-2500 corvette, named Luxor at Alexandria shipyard on 12th May, the Naval Group has announced via...

Delivery of Israel’s first Sa’ar 6 corvette delays due to COVID-19...

According to Jerusalem Post, the arrival of first Sa’ar 6 class corvette of the Israeli Navy, the INS Magen, will be delayed...

South Korea to donate a Pohang-class corvette to the Colombian Navy

According to the local sources, South Korea is planning to donate a Pohang-class corvette to Colombia in order to strengthen naval relations...

Kongsberg to provide ASW and diver detection sonars to Pohjanmaa-class corvettes

Kongsberg Maritime AS, Sensor & Robotics has signed a contract with Saab to provide Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) and diver detection sonars for...

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Fincantieri launches the first corvette for Qatar

The technical launch of corvette "Al Zubarah", the first of the class ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within...

Harbour trials of Karakurt Class Corvette “Odintsovo” begins

Project 22800 Karakurt class corvette named "Odintsovo", built at the Pella shipyard in St. Petersburg, begun moored trials at Pella shipyard (located...

Damen delivers POLA Class OPV to the Mexican Navy

The Mexican Navy (Semar) held a ceremony to mark the end of the acceptance and delivery period for Patrullera Oceánica de Largo...

Indian navy to welcome new ASW stealth corvette soon

According to the local press at India, Garden Reach Shibuilders and Engineers (GRSE) is set to deliver anti-submarine warfare stealth corvette INS...

China to stop building corvettes as navy prefers destroyers

China will reportedly stop building its Type 056 corvettes after the navy shifted its focus to ordering bigger warships for high sea...

China commissioned two more Type 056 Jiangdao Class Frigate

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) recently commissioned two more Type 056/056A Jiangdao-class corvettes (47th and 48th) into service, according to...

Russia to deliver cutting-edge naval assets at new year

The CEO of the Severnaya Shipyard stated that they are set to deliver the frigate Admiral Kasatonov and the corvette Gremyashchiy to...

First Gremyashchiy Class Corvette of the Russian Navy Starts Sea Trials

According to the statement of the press office of the Russian Northern Fleet on Friday (6th Dec), the Project 20385 lead corvette...

French Corvette Commandant Birot Visits Batumi of Georgia

French Aviso-Class Corvette Commandant Birot (F796), passed Turkish Straits and entered black sea last week, arrived Batumi port of Georgia on 22nd...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

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

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

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...

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.  

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...

Taiwan plans to invest NT$500bn on ships after 2026.

According to the Taiwanese press, The Taiwan Ministry of National Defense plans to invest an estimated NT$500 billion (US$16.2 billion) after 2026 on next-generation...

Russian defense firm expects Iran to show interest in Karakurt-class missile...

The developers of Project 22800 ‘Karakurt’ missile corvettes expect a whole group of countries, including Iran, to display their interest in the warship’s export...

Unmanned V-200 UAV for German Navy K130.

UMS Skeldar has been contracted to deliver vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to the German Navy. The German defence procurement...

Saab has received an order from Germany for the RBS15 Mk3...

Saab has received an order from its German partner Diehl Defence for the Anti-Ship Missile RBS15 Mk3 ship system. The order value is approx....

Egypt is negotiating with Germany for obtaining 2 MEKO A200 corvette

According to French La Tribune newspaper, Egypt is negotiating with Germany for obtaining 2 MEKO A200 corvette as an alternative to the additional Naval...

The steel cutting ceremony of the first “Doha” class corvette

The steel cutting ceremony of the first “Doha” class corvette ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition...

Saudi Arabia buys five corvettes from Spanish Navantia 

On 12 July the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia signed a contract with Navantia for the construction of five corvettes. The amount...

The Indonesian Navy will cease deployments of its BO-105 utility helicopters...

The Indonesian Navy will cease deployments of its BO-105 utility helicopters in the Middle East after concerns were raised over the aircraft’s ability to...

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK and Thales Deutschland to deliver Combat System of K130...

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK and Thales Deutschland have jointly been commissioned to deliver the combat system of the German Class K130 Corvette. The order comprises 5...

The German Navy awarded RAMSYS a contract for the delivery of...

The German Navy awarded RAM-System GmbH (RAMSYS) a contract for the delivery of ten Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) launching systems to be installed and...

Two corvettes armed with Kalibr-NK cruise missiles will join the Russian...

Two corvettes armed with Kalibr-NK cruise missiles will join the Russian Navy’s permanent Mediterranean taskforce, the Black Sea Fleet’s press office reported on Monday...

Algeria and Russia have signed an agreement to acquire four Project...

Algeria and Russia have signed an agreement to acquire four Project 22160-class patrol ships worth a total value of $ 180 million. The agreement...

New corvette Wuhai joins PLA Navy.

New corvette Wuhai joins PLA Navy. The commissioning ceremony of the new corvette Wuhai of the PLA Navy was held at a naval port in...

The Indian Navy decommissioned Veer-class corvettes ‘Nirghat’ and ‘Nirbhik’

The Indian Navy decommissioned Veer-class corvettes ‘Nirghat’ and ‘Nirbhik’ in a ceremony at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai on January 11. Nirbhik and Nirghat were commissioned at...

ROKS Chungnam, ROKS Yeosu and ROKS Jinhae decommissioned on Dec 27.

The Republic of Korea Navy decommissioned an Ulsan-class frigate and two Pohang-class corvettes. ROKS Chungnam, ROKS Yeosu and ROKS Jinhae decommissioned on Dec 27. ROKS Chungnam...

Brazilian Navy launches RFP for its new Tamandare Class Corvettes

Brazilian Navy launches RFP for its new Tamandare Class Corvettes The Brazilian Navy on 19 December issued a request for proposal (RFP) seeking four general-purpose...

Turkey is about to export MİLGEM to Saudi Arabia and Pakistan

Murat Ikinci, deputy general manager of the Turkish Defense Engineering Company (STM), said the talks on the export of the MILGEM indigenous warship were...

Ukraine to bid on Brazilian Tamandaré class corvette programme

With the assistance of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and the Embassy of Ukraine in the Federative Republic of Brazil, a delegation...

INS Kadmatt on Overseas Deployment to Indonesia

Indian warship INS Kadmatt arrived Belawan, Indonesia on Nov 30. The 3-day long visit to Indonesia is to commemorate 25 years of INDO-ASEAN Partnership and...

Israeli Navy upgraded its first Saar 4.5.

Israeli Navy upgraded its first Saar 4.5. New radar, electronic warfare, command-and-control, and observation systems have been fitted to  INS Sufa. The new radar is the...

Pakistan finalizing deals of T129 Helicopter and MILGEM corvettes with Turkey.

Pakistan finalizing deals of T129 Helicopter and MILGEM corvettes with Turkey. Pakistan’s Minister of Defence Production (MoDP) Rana Tanveer Hussain paid an official two-day visit...

The United Arab Emirates has closed a deal to buy two...

The United Arab Emirates has closed a deal to buy two French-made Gowind class corvettes, built for coastal surveillance and anti-submarine warfare, French President...
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