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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...

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...

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...

Indian MOD signs contract with GRSE for supply of four survey...

Indian MOD signs contract with GRSE for supply of four survey vessels for Indian Navy Indian Ministry of Defence has awarded contract for design, construction...

The mass production of SOM missile contract signed

The mass production contract of the Precision Guided Stand-Off Munition (SOM) Supply Program was signed by the Presidency of Defence Industries and Turkish Missile...

France launches plan for new aircraft carrier

France will make a decision on the replacement of its flagship aircraft carrier the Charles de Gaulle at the start of 2020, its armed...

Standard Missile-2 defeats aerial targets in South Korean Navy exercises

Five Raytheon Company built SM-2 surface-to-air missiles successfully completed five test flights in back-to-back summer exercises conducted at sea by the Republic of Korea Navy,...

Mexico receives Latin America’s first RAM launcher

Raytheon Company has delivered a RAM launcher to the Mexican government as part of the long-range off-shore patrol vessel (Patrulla Oceánica de Largo Alcance,...

U.S. Forces Ready for NATO Exercise Trident Juncture 18

More than 14,000 U.S. service members from the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps will take part in Exercise Trident Juncture 18,...

US-Japan Advance New Amphibious Capability

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) became the first U.S. Navy ship in the 7th Fleet to conduct amphibious operations with...

US Navy awards $9 billion in contracts for 10 Arleigh Burke...

The U.S. Navy awarded Bath Iron Works a contract valued at $3.9 billion for the construction of four Arleigh Burke-class destroyers. It also awarded Huntington...

India Successfully Tests Prithvi Interceptor

On September 23, India conducted a successful test of its Prithvi Defense Vehicle (PDV), an exo-atmospheric interceptor missile which is designed to engage medium-range...

Russia starts development of new generation frigates

Research and development for a new generation frigate of project 22350M has begun in Russia, according to the Russian TASS. "We participate in this...

Sailors injured in fire aboard Schleswig-Holstein frigate

A fire broke out aboard the Schleswig-Holstein frigate of the German Navy on the Baltic Sea off Kiel on September 17. According to the Deutsche...

The Pakistan Navy seized three tonnes of hashish in northern Arabian...

The Pakistan Navy and Maritime Security Agency seized three tonnes of hashish from a boat in northern Arabian Sea, a spokesperson of the Pakistan...

Frigate Admiral Gorshkov underway for combat training

The lead ship of project 22350, The Admiral Gorshkov, which commissioned on July 28, has left the main base of the Northern Fleet (Severomorsk)...

Joint U.S. Forces Team for Exercise Valiant Shield 2018

U.S. military forces from the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command are scheduled to participate in exercise Valiant Shield (VS) 2018, Sept. 16-23, around the Marianas Island...

Russian Navy Vostok-2018 Exercise Activities

A strike group of the Pacific Fleet warships headed by the Varyag guided-missile cruiser has conducted drills with two units of small corvette anti-submarine...

The U.S. State Department has approved possible sale of six P-8A...

The U.S. State Department has approved possible military sales worth $2.6 billion to South Korea, including six P-8A Poseidon maritime reconnaissance aircraft. The Boeing-made Poseidon...

Japan Missile Defense Flight Test Successful Through Intercept

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the United States Missile Defense Agency (MDA) announce the successful completion of an Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense...

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...

Japan MSDF submarines to allow women in crew

Japan Defense Ministry intends to allow female crew members to serve on Maritime Self-Defense Force submarines, ending a policy of having men-only crews. This change...

Indonesia allocates USD1.9 million for consultancy work on sixth submarine

Indonesia’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has set aside a total sum of USD1.9 million for consultancy services in relation to the acquisition of a...

Russian Pacific Fleet’s exercise.

The Russian Pacific Fleet’s naval strike group and coastal defense teams have held a live-fire exercise, hitting two drifting target vessels with seven missiles,...

Brazil’s new helicopter carrier ATLANTICO A140 arrived at her new homeport

Brazil's new helicopter carrier ATLANTICO A140, the former HMS OCEAN L12, arrived at her new homeport of Rio de Janeiro on Aug 25.

BAE Systems has been awarded a $146.3 million contract to modernizing...

BAE Systems has been awarded a $146.3 million contract by the U.S. Navy to modernizing the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64). Under the...

Russian Navy activities in Syria

The Russian Navy during the operation in Syria carried out 189 strikes, in which 86 ships and 14 submarines participated. This was reported by...

Japan sending its largest destroyer to South China Sea and Indian...

The Japan MSDF announced on Tuesday (Aug 21) that its largest destroyer, the Kaga & other vessels will visit 5 countries, including Philippines, Indonesia...

Ukraine set to deploy naval force to Sea of Azov

Ukraine needs to bolster its presence in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea to “adequately counter Russia’s expansion,” Ukrainian National Security and...

A Chinese warship will take part in multinational military exercises hosted...

A Chinese warship will take part in multinational military exercises hosted by Australia in September in a sign of a possible diplomatic rapprochement between...

Austal’s Littoral Combat Ship Charleston (LCS 18) completes acceptance trials for...

Austal’s Littoral Combat Ship Charleston (LCS 18) completes acceptance trials for the US Navy. The completion of acceptance trials is the last major milestone required...

The US State Department has approved a possible SALE to the...

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to the Netherlands of 106 MK 54 torpedo conversion kits. The US Defense...

U.S. Navy FFG(X) program

The U.S. Navy has awarded contracts to five companies to exercise options for Guided Missile Frigate (FFG(X)) Conceptual Design, said in the statement by...

Mexico Cancels US Maritime Helicopter Order

Mexican President-elect Andres Mannuel Lopez Obrador plans to cancel a $1.36 billion order for 8 MH-60R Seahawk helicopters for the country's Navy. Speaking to Mexican...

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...

Virginia-class submarine USS JOHN WARNER SSN785 returned home to Norfolk after...

Virginia-class submarine USS JOHN WARNER SSN785 returned home to Norfolk Wednesday (July11) after a six-month Sixth Fleet European deployment. She launched 6 Tomahawk cruise...

U.S., Lebanon Armed Forces Complete Resolute Response 18

U.S. and Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) participated in exercise Resolute Response (RR) 18 at Jounieh Naval Base, Lebanon, June 25-July 6. RR18 is an annual...

Japanese, Indian teams submit designs for Taiwan’s ‘Indigenous Defense Submarines’

Japanese, Indian teams submit designs for Taiwan's 'Indigenous Defense Submarines' Two teams from the US, and two teams from Europe have also submitted design proposals...

New Zealand to buy Boeing P-8 MPA to boost South Pacific...

New Zealand has agreed to buy four Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol planes, its defense minister said on Monday (July 9), strengthening surveillance capabilities...

Finland to buy Gabriel anti-ship missiles from Israel

Finland to buy Gabriel anti-ship missiles from Israel Aerospace Industries, which beat out Kongsberg NSM, MBDA Exocet, Boeing Harpoon and Saab RBS15. Deal is for...

China launches next-generation destroyers expected to be armed with electromagnetic railgun

Type 055 likely to be armed with experimental electromagnetic railgun Two of China's newest-generation guided missile destroyers - Type 055 - have been launched in...

Schiebel Completes S-100 Trials for Belgian Navy

Schiebel has successfully completed trials for the Camcopter S-100 anmanned aircraft system (UAS) for the Belgian Navy. The tests demonstrated search and rescue as...

UK Defence Secretary opens new missile factory in Bolton

UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson opens new £50 m MBDA missile factory in Bolton, according to a 2 July statement by UK Ministry of...

U.S.Navy Buys First V-22 CODs as Part of $4.2B Award to...

U.S.Navy Buys First V-22 CODs as Part of $4.2B Award to Bell-Boeing The U.S. Navy bought its first CMV-22 Ospreys for use as carrier onboard...

The cost to repair collision-damaged destroyer USS FITZGERALD DDG62 keeps going...

The cost to repair collision-damaged destroyer USS FITZGERALD DDG62 keeps going up, with Huntington Ingalls Industries  getting another $27.5 million to fix and modernize...

China, ASEAN to hold maritime drill

China and the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have scheduled a joint maritime exercise to take place later this...

Australia cleared to buy $185 million in Aegis equipment

The U.S. State Department has cleared Australia to purchase long-lead equipment for integrating its CEAFAR 2 phased array radar system with the Aegis combat...

Chinese naval formation conducts real combat training

A flotilla sent by China's Eastern Theater Command has been undertaking a real combat training in high seas since it set out on June...

Spain cleared to buy Aegis Systems

The U.S. State Department has cleared Spain to purchase five Aegis weapon systems, potentially worth $860.4 million. The systems would be placed aboard Spanish frigates,...

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...

AUSTAL awarded US$16 million contract for additional LCS design services.

Austal Limited (Austal) today announced (June 26) the United States Department of Defense has awarded Austal USA US$16,303,195 for a cost-plus-fixed fee to a...

USS Coronado Underway for MQ-8C Fire Scout Testing

USS Coronado (LCS 4) began underway operational testing of the Navy's newest unmanned helicopter, the MQ-8C Fire Scout, off the coast of San Diego,...

Spain has approved plans to acquire Thales’s newest unmanned aerial system...

The Spanish Navy has selected  Fulmar X unmanned aircraft system for the test and evaluation of UAS in experimentation maritime environments. Fulmar X can...

Japan MSDF submarine releases decoy by mistake

Japan MSDF submarine releases decoy by mistake Officials of Japan's Defense Ministry say a Maritime Self-Defense Force submarine mistakenly released an anti-torpedo decoy during training...

The Taiwanese Ministry of National Defense (MND) has revealed its strategy...

The Taiwanese Ministry of National Defense (MND) has revealed its strategy to keep the country’s aging submarine fleet operational. The MND has announced that it...

Russia Drops Plans For Upgraded Borei-Class Ballistic Missile Sub

Russia will reportedly build six more Borei II-class ballistic missile submarines instead. The Russian government has reportedly cancelled an upgraded variant of the nuclear-powered ballistic...

Russian Navy submarines may be docked in one of the Mediterranean...

Two submarines of the Black Sea fleet project 636. 3 "Veliky Novgorod" and "Kolpino" for a long time in the mediterranean, may soon embark...

Taiwan Wants To Speed Up Construction Of Its New Missile-Toting Stealthy...

Taiwan says it is accelerating production of nearly a dozen stealthy Tuo Chiang-class missile corvettes, the first of which will be focused on air-defense...

Russia Developing New Underwater Drone Capable Of Destroying Enemy Naval Bases

Russia is developing a powerful underwater drone that can carry a nuclear warhead with a capacity of up to 2 megatonnes to destroy enemy...

Korea’s Navy to receive new landing ship

Korea's Navy will take over a new 4,500-ton landing ship featuring speedier and larger-load operations on Monday, the state arms agency said. The Defense Acquisition...

Romania’s Defence minister announces plans for locally-built submersible.

Romania's Defence minister announces plans for locally-built submersible. For the first time in decades, the Black Sea will once again be patrolled by a Romanian...

China plans sea-based anti-missile shields ‘for Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean’

China plans sea-based anti-missile shields ‘for Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean’ The assessment came as Beijing announced it had carried out a successful test of its...

Raytheon has won a US$574 million contract to upgrade and support...

Raytheon has won a CN$704 million (US$574 million) contract to upgrade and support 21 Close-In Weapons Systems (CIWS) for the Royal Canadian Navy. The CIWS...

Republic of Korea Navy receives first FFX II frigate ROKS Daegu

Republic of Korea Navy receives first FFX II frigate ROKS Daegu The Republic of Korea Navy has received the first of eight Daegu-class (FFX II)...

Iranian Boats Mysteriously Stop Harassing U.S. Navy

Iranian Boats Mysteriously Stop Harassing U.S. Navy The Iranian military has halted “routine harassment” of U.S. naval vessels in the Persian Gulf, for no discernible...

The U.S. Navy will test a new laser weapon

The U.S. Navy will test a new laser weapon aboard the San Antonio-class amphibious ship Portland as early as this fall. The integration of a...

USN to test Saab’s ASW training system in 2018

The Swedish defense firm Saab is set to demonstrate for the U.S. Navy an underwater drone that simulates a submarine, making it easier for...

Lockheed Martin Demos Next Generation Aegis Ashore Solution

Lockheed Martin Demos Next Generation Aegis Ashore Solution Lockheed Martin demonstrated the ability to greatly increase operational performance, efficiency and reliability of Aegis Ashore, by...

India $2.9 billion nuclear ballistic missile submarine flooded and almost sank...

India $2.9 billion nuclear ballistic missile submarine flooded and almost sank after someone left the hatch open. India’s first nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine has been...

Russian Navy landing ship Yamal collided with Sierra Leone-flagged container ship...

Russian Navy landing ship Yamal collided with Sierra Leone-flagged container ship M/V Orca 2 in the Aegean Sea on December 30, the Russian defense ministry...

Babcock And Thales Bid For Type 31e Light Frigate For Royal...

Babcock International Group PLC (BAB.L) Monday (Jan 8) said it launched a bid for UK Ministry of Defence's new 1.25 billion pound Type 31e...

Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning enroute to South China Sea.

According to Taiwan media's report, CV Liaoning task force has sailed through the Taiwan Strait last night, en route to South China Sea to...

Babcock signs £115m five-year deal to maintain Australian navy frigates

Babcock signs £115m five-year deal to maintain Australian navy frigates Under a contract worth around £115 million (AU$200 million), the Naval Ship Management (NSM) joint...

South Korean navy receives first multipurpose training vessel

South Korean navy receives first multipurpose training vessel The Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN) has received a new type of training vessel from local shipbuilder...

Russian Navy to focus on strategic non-nuclear deterrence

Russian Navy to focus on strategic non-nuclear deterrence Forming strategic non-nuclear deterrence groups will become the Russian Navy’s priority, the Navy’s Commander-in-Chief Admiral Vladimir Korolyov...

USS Omaha on its way to home port, commissioning

The USS Omaha is en route to its new home port of San Diego, and the date is set for the new littoral combat...

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...

Russia to extend Tartus and Hmeimim military bases in Syria.

Russia has announced plans to dramatically expand its naval facility in Tartus and air base at Hmeimim, Syria. The deal will see Russia keep...

Royal Navy frigate HMS St Albans escorted a Russian warship.

Royal Navy frigate HMS St Albans escorted a Russian warship through the North Sea and areas of UK interest on Christmas Day. The Portsmouth-based Type...

The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark returns to home.

The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark has finished its eight-day humanitarian medical service in Timor-Leste and left the Dili Port for home. During its...

Type 125 frigate BADEN-WURTTEMBERG

New German Type 125 frigate BADEN-WURTTEMBERG returned to builders at Blohm + Voss in Hamburg to fix numerous software and hardware problems - first...

Royal Australian Navy’s new capability

The Royal Australian Navy is set to become the first foreign force using Raytheon’s sensor-netting system that creates a real-time composite network picture for...

Japan to acquire 3900 tons class destroyers.

The Japanese government approved a record draft defence budget for fiscal 2018 totaling 5.19 trillion yen ($46 billion) amid the growing North Korean and...

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...

BAE Systems has received a $45.3 million contract from the U.S....

BAE Systems has received a $45.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to modernize the guided missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68). The Anzio will...

Japan to buy Aegis Ashore missile defense systems

Japan’s Cabinet on Tuesday (19 Dec) approved a plan to purchase a set of costly land-based U.S. missile combat systems to increase the country’s...

Chinese Type001A Aircraft Carrier CV17 Shandong construction update (Dec 16th, 2017)

Type001A Aircraft Carrier CV17 Shandong construction update (Dec 16th, 2017) According to the PLA Daily, CV17 Shangdong is expected to start blue-water trials soon. Photo credit...

Peace Ark (Hull 866) visit to Timor-Leste.

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy's hospital ship Peace Ark (Hull 866), currently on its "Harmonious Mission 2017" task, arrived in Dili, capital...

Lincoln Completes First F-35 Carrier Qualification

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) successfully completed Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS) Carrier Qualifications for the F-35C Lightning II program, carrier...

2018 U.S. National Defense Authorization Act

U.S.President Donald J. Trump signed the fiscal year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act into law during a White House ceremony Dec. 12. The act calls...

INS Kalvari has been commisioned to the Indian Navy

INS Kalvari has been commisioned to the Indian Navy as a first non-nuclear submarine after seventeen years. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has commissioned the...

USS Michael Monsoor cut short its first sea trials

The second stealthy destroyer being built for the U.S. Navy cut short its first sea trials because an equipment failure prevented testing of propulsion...

The missile competitive assessment of the (PLA) Navy kicked off in...

The missile competitive assessment of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy kicked off in waters of the East China Sea on the morning...

The Royal Australian Navy farewells HMAS Darwin after 33 years of...

The Royal Australian Navy has decommissioned the Adelaide Class frigate, HMAS Darwin, at her homeport of Garden Island, Sydney, after more than three decades...

USS Fitzgerald departs Yokosuka for Pascagoula

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) departed anchorage in Yokosuka Harbor  Dec. 9, aboard heavy lift vessel MV Transshelf bound...

USS Coronado Returns to San Diego

Littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) and the "Wildcards" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 returned home from an 18-month deployment, Dec....

The Queen has officially welcomed the UK’s new aircraft carrier, HMS...

The Queen has officially welcomed the UK's new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, at a ceremony to commission it into the Royal Navy fleet. The...

Huntington Ingalls Industries launched its eighth National Security Cutter vessel.

Huntington Ingalls Industries launched its eighth National Security Cutter vessel, Midgett, for the U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday. Midgett, a Legend-class cutter, launched off a...

Turkish ARES Shipyard preparing to deliver new boats to Qatar

The Turkish ARES Shipyard, which signed the contract for the construction of 17 composite hull boats in three different models for Qatar’s Coast Guard...

INS Chakra

Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba Admits INS Chakra's SONAR Damaged, Says no US Team Allowed Onboard Warship Indian Navy admitted on Friday (Dec 1) that nuclear...

Spanish Prime Minister visits SPS Infanta Cristina

The Spanish Offshore Patrol Vessel ‘Infanta Cristina’ welcomed the Spanish Prime Minister during his visit to Ivory Coast The Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, has...

The Russian Navy conducted two submarine rescue exercises

The Russian Navy conducted two submarine rescue exercises in Kola Bay in the Barents Sea and Avacha Bay on the Pacific coast. The exercises...

New guided-missile frigate Suining joins PLA Navy

New guided-missile frigate Suining joins PLA Navy  The commissioning, naming and flag-granting ceremony for the Type-056A frigate Suining (Hull 551) was held at a PLA...

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...

Lockheed Martin Space Systems is being awarded a modification to a...

Lockheed Martin Space Systems is being awarded a modification to a previously awarded contract for Trident II (D5) submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) deployed system...

Iran Navy unveils range of newly-developed equipment

Iran Navy unveils range of newly-developed equipmentThe Islamic Republic of Iran's Navy has unveiled a range of newly-developed equipment, including a training warship and...

New warship to join Iranian Navy in the Caspian Sea

Iran's Minister of Defense said on Wednesday (Nov 29) that a new frigate will join the Iranian Navy in the Caspian Sea next week. Speaking...

USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) visits in Agadir, Morocco

The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) arrived in Agadir, Morocco, Nov. 28., for a scheduled port visit. "Our crew is really excited...

USS San Diego Arrives In Souda Bay, Greece

The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) and embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Souda Bay, Greece,...

ESPS Patiño met up with CTF151 Pakistan Warship PNS Tariq

ESPS Patiño met up with CTF151 Pakistan Warship PNS Tariq to conduct counter-piracy exercises at sea off the Somali Coast. Personnel from each vessel transferred...

Russian jet makes ‘unsafe’ intercept of US Navy aircraft

  A U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon surveillance plane had an “unsafe interaction” with a Russian SU-30 fighter jet this Saturday that used its afterburners as...

Israel mounted a battery of its Iron Dome anti-missile system on...

Israel mounted a battery of its Iron Dome anti-missile system on INS LAHAV corvette on Monday, as the vaunted rocket interceptor went operational at...

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...

Iran’s flotilla docks in Bangladesh

Iran's 49th Navy flotilla, comprising of Sabalan destroyer and Bandar Sabalan destroyer and bandar Abbas logistic warship arrived in Bangladesh on Sunday morning to...

The Chinese and Russian militaries will hold the second “Aerospace Security...

The Chinese and Russian militaries will hold the second "Aerospace Security - 2017" computerized staff-command exercise in Beijing from Dec. 11 to 16. The two...

INS Satpura portvisit to Muara Port-Brunei

The Indian Navy’s INS Satpura stealth frigate docked at Muara Port on Nov 25 to celebrate 25 years of Asean-India partnership and to reaffirm...

HMS Sutherland to deploy to Asia Pacific region next year

UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced that the UK will send a second warship to the Asia Pacific region to strengthen relations with...

France’s CATG Departs Port for a Bilateral Deployment

France’s amphibious task group (CATG), comprised of the French Navy Mistral-class amphibious assault ship LHD Tonnerre and the Horizon-class air defense destroyer Chevalier Paul,...

The United States will need to spend more than $1.2 trillion...

The United States will need to spend more than $1.2 trillion over the next 30 years to follow through with plans to modernize and...

Turkish Navy decommissions 74 year old submarine rescue ship TCG AKIN.

Turkish Navy decommissioned 74 year old submarine rescue ship TCG AKIN (Ex USS Greenlet) on Nov 16. USS GREENLET had been commissioned on May 29,...

Royal Navy submarines could soon launch drones from beneath the waves.

Royal Navy submarines could soon launch drones from beneath the waves. The cameras can spy from the sky for two-and-a-half hours and travel at up...

Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a contract for the Evolved...

Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a modified contract to exercise options to procure spares for the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile, or ESSM, Block...

The Chinese PLA Navy Training Exercise in Waters Of The Yellow...

The Chinese PLA Navy conducted 5-day-long maritime realistic training exercise in waters of the Yellow Sea from Nov. 7 to 11, 2017. The pictures show...

Australia’s Future Submarines

Australia Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has revealed the size of Australia’s Future Submarines at the fourth Submarine Science, Technology and Engineering Conference...

India to test Air Force variant of BrahMos missile

India to Test Air Force Variant of BrahMos Missile. India is all set to conduct the first test firing of the air version of the...

USS Olympia returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam

The crew of the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Olympia (SSN 717) returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hawaii following the successful completion...

HMNLS ZEELAND returned to homeport

HMNLS ZEELAND returned to homeport today after contributing emergency aid efforts to Dutch Caribbean island of Sint Maarten, hit by Hurricane Irma. She involved in...

Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) seeking new anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopter.

South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced last week that it will push for $400 millions in offset obligations that can include technology transfers from...

The US Navy has awarded $22.4 million contract to BAE Systems

The US Navy has awarded a $22.4 million contract to BAE Systems to exercise options for post-shakedown availabilities (PSA) for the USS Little Rock and USS...

A Sailor From HMS Dragon has received the Queen’s Gallantry Medal

A sailor from HMS Dragon has received the Queen’s Gallantry Medal for helping in the rescue of 14 sailors from a racing yacht. LS Sally...

India test-fired its indigenous land-attack cruise missile

The Indian Ministry of Defense announced that its Defense Research and Development Organization successfully test-fired its indigenous land-attack cruise missile, Nirbhay, on Nov 7. The...

The Indian Navy has made an offer to share real-time commercial...

The Indian Navy has made an offer to share real-time commercial data and intelligence inputs with 10 countries of the Indian Ocean littorals during...

The Indian Navy is broadening its patrol areas in the Indian...

The Indian Navy is broadening its patrol areas in the Indian Ocean Region to cover all choke points in the face of increasing maritime...

The guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) departed Joint Base Pearl...

The guided-missile destroyer USS O'Kane (DDG 77) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for an independent deployment to the Western Pacific, Nov. 3. O'Kane has a...

Austal successfully completed acceptance trials on expeditionary fast transport USNS City...

Austal successfully completed acceptance trials on expeditionary fast transport USNS City of Bismarck on Oct. 20 in the Gulf of Mexico, the company said...