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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...

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...

The Royal Australian Navy commissioned the guided missile destroyer HMAS Brisbane

The Royal Australian Navy welcomed a new ship into the fleet today (Oct 27) , with the commissioning of the guided missile destroyer, HMAS...

Pakistan commissions fleet tanker PNS Moawin

Pakistan Navy on Tuesday (Oct.16) commissioned an indigenously built 17,000-tonne fleet tanker named PNS Moawin to its fleet during a ceremony held at Pakistan...

Coastal Patrol Ships Conduct Griffin Missile Shoot

U.S. 5th Fleet’s Combined Task Force (CTF) 55 conducted missile and naval gun exercises against high speed maneuvering targets during a Griffin Missile System...

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...

Indian Naval Aviation

On 25 August, India’s Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved the start of negotiations for the procurement of 111 light naval utility and 24 Lockheed...

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,...

Iwo Jima Completes Six Month Deployment

Nearly 1,200 Sailors aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) returned to their homeport of Mayport, Fla., Aug. 9, following...

Russian Pacific fleet warships returned to Vladivostok after two month...

Russian Pacific fleet warships Admiral Tributs, Admiral Vinogradov and the tanker Pechenga has completed  two-month deployment and returned to Vladivostok on July 12. During two...

Turkish Navy to get new fleet tanker.

Turkish Sefine Shipyard was awarded a contract by the Turkish Presidency of Defence Industries to build a fast fleet auxiliary tanker for Turkish Navy,...

Russian armed forces conducting huge military drills with missile launches at...

Russian armed forces conducting huge military drills with missile launches at the Black Sea region, Russia’s Ministry of Defence announced in an 11 July...

Russian Navy to accept 19 new warships for service by yearend

The Russian Navy has already received 12 warships and combat boats since the beginning of this year The Russian Navy will take the delivery of...

Russian Navy Corvette “Boykiy” arrived in Kronstadt to participate in the...

Russian Navy Baltic Fleet ship, "Boykiy", arrived in Leningrad naval base in Kronstadt to participate in the Main Naval Parade,  which will be held...

Russian Navy still trying to decide on overhaul for Blacksea Fleet...

Russian Navy still trying to decide on overhaul for Blacksea Fleet flagship Moskva. Three-year repair would extend 35-year-old project 1164 guided missile cruiser's life by...

Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group visits Manila

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and guided-missile cruisers USS Antietam (CG 54) and USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) arrived in Manila for...

Shipbuilders to deliver 2 noiseless submarines to Russia’s Pacific Fleet in...

Two Project 636.3 Varshavyanka-class diesel-electric submarines will be handed over to Russia’s Pacific Fleet in November 2020, according to an annual report of the...

USS Harry S. Truman Arrives in Marseille, France

The Nimitz class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) arrived in Marseille, France, for a regularly scheduled port visit, June 21. "We look...

RFS Yuri Dolgoruky conducted successful salvo launch of four Bulava ballistic...

Russia's Borey-class strategic submarine Yuri Dolgoruky conducted on Tuesday (May 22) a successful salvo launch of four Bulava ballistic missiles for the first time,...

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...

President of the Israel visited Greek Navy Fleet Headquarters at the...

The Greek General Staff announced that on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 , Israeli President Reuven Rivlin visited the Fleet Headquarters at the Salamis Naval...

NZDF gets maritime fleet ready for operations

About 700 sailors, seven ships and two helicopters from the Royal New Zealand Navy are taking part in week-long drills in the northern part...

China’s 26th Type 054A Frigate Commissioned with PLAN North Sea

China's 26th Type 054A Frigate Commissioned with PLAN North Sea The Chinese Navy commissioned its 26th Type 054A Frigate (Jiangkai II-class) "Rizhao" (hull number 598). The...

Leonardo was awarded OCEAN 2020 program of European Defence Agency

Leonardo to lead OCEAN2020 program, the first and most important EU Defence Agency research tender for naval surveillance technology Leonardo was awarded the most important...

Royal Navy frigate escorts Russian warships through English Channel

Royal Navy frigate HMS Westminster is escorting a Russian military task group through the English Channel and areas of UK interest. The Portsmouth-based Type 23...

The U.S. Navy sent a P-8A aircraft to assist in...

The U.S. Navy sent a P-8A aircraft  to assist in an international search and rescue (SAR) effort in the East China Sea, Jan. 7,...

Carl Vinson Strike Group Departs for Deployment to Western Pacific

More than 6,000 Sailors assigned to Carl Vinson Strike Group ships and units departed the U.S. West Coast, Jan. 4-5, for a regularly scheduled...

Russian warships visit to Shanghai

Russian warships Admiral Panteleyev and large ship tanker Boris Butoma has arrived with unofficial visit to the city of Shanghai, the People’s Republic of...

USS Carney Departs Brindisi, Italy

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) departed Brindisi, Italy, Jan. 2, 2017, after a scheduled port visit. The port visit was the...

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...

The 28th Chinese naval escort taskforce arrived at the east waters...

The 28th Chinese naval escort taskforce arrived at the east waters of the Gulf of Aden on Dec 23, local time, to replace the...

Russian Oceanographic research ship Admiral Vladimirsky, Baltic Fleet, enters Mediterranean

The oceanographic research ship Admiral Vladimirsky, the Baltic Fleet, being on long-distance mission, has completed its passage through the Strait of Gibraltar and entered...

USS James E. Williams Returns Home.

The guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) returned to its Naval Station Norfolk homeport Dec. 23, completing a seven-month deployment to the...

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...

Lockheed Martin Wins $154M to Modernize US, UK Trident II (D5)...

Lockheed Martin is being awarded a $154 million contract to provide US and United Kingdom (UK) Trident II (D5) Strategic Weapon System Shipboard Integration...

HMS Ocean arrives home after NATO and humanitarian relief operations

Royal Navy flagship HMS Ocean arrived in Devonport on Dec 19, after today's forecast of thick fog brought her final operational homecoming forward...

Russian Navy Ka-29 Helicopter Tested Aboard Project 11711 Landing Ship

The Project 11711 large amphibious assault ship (LST landing ship tank) Ivan Gren built by the Yantar Shipyard in Kaliningrad in west Russia continues...

HMNZS Endeavour has been decommissioned after 30 years of service.

The tanker HMNZS Endeavour has been decommissioned in Auckland after 30 years of service. After nearly three decades, the HMNZS Endeavour was decommissioned on Dec...

The U.S. Navy’s MQ-8C Fire Scout will receive a new radar...

The U.S. Navy’s MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicles will receive a new radar and datalink to set the UAV up as a forward...

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 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...

New warship has joined Iran naval fleet in the Caspian Sea.

A home-made missile-launching warship has joined Iranian army’s naval fleet in the Caspian Sea ‎Dec. 5. The warship dubbed "Separ”(shield), was launched in Iran’s northern...

Seahawk flies into history

The Royal Australian Navy has marked the end of an era by handing over the last of its S‑70B-2 Seahawk "Bravo" helicopters to the...

Russian Navy planning to get 5th generation submarines in 2030s

Russian Navy planning to get 5th generation submarines in 2030s  Fifth generation submarines will be provided for the Russian Navy in the 2030s, the Navy’s...

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 James E. Williams (DDG 95) visits in Odessa-Ukraine

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) arrived in Odessa, Ukraine, Nov. 29, 2017, for a scheduled port visit. While...

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,...

USS John S. McCain Departs Subic Bay en route to Yokosuka

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) departed Subic Bay, Philippines aboard heavy lift transport vessel MV Treasure in...

Iran Navy repels pirate attack in Gulf of Aden

According to Iran Press TV, Iranian naval forces have thwarted a pirate attack on one of the country's merchant vessels in the Gulf of...

Russian destroyer Vice-Admiral Kulakov returns to Barents Sea from long voyage

Russian destroyer Vice-Admiral Kulakov returns to Barents Sea from long voyage Crew of the Russian Northern Fleet’s large antisubmarine warfare ship Vice-Admiral Kulakov has begun...

Supercarrier HMS Queen Elizabeth recently arrived back home after a “successful”...

Supercarrier HMS Queen Elizabeth recently arrived back home after a “successful” second phase of sea trials. The Aircraft Carrier Alliance, which is currently in charge...

Royal Australian Navy Offshore Patrol Vessel announced

The much awaited announcement for the replacement to the current Armidale Class patrol boats was announced by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at Russell Offices...

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,...

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...

Singapore and Bruneian Navies conclude bilateral exercise

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) have concluded Exercise Pelican - the flagship bilateral exercise between both navies. This...

Vice-Admiral Kulakov has passed through the English Channel

The Russian Northern Fleet’s large anti-submarine destroyer Vice-Admiral Kulakov has passed through the English Channel and is continuing along its long route in the...

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...