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DEFENCE EXPORTS

SMi’s Defence Exports conference will return as the leading event for industry professionals and government officials around the world dealing with defense trade compliance....

HELICOPTER TECHNOLOGY CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE 2019

SMi’s Helicopter Technology Central and Eastern Europe 2019 conference is returning for its fourth successful year to Prague, Czech Republic on the 22nd and 23rd May 2019. Our past Helicopter Technology...

UNMANNED MARITIME SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY

As technology and innovation continue to push the boundaries of operational capabilities in Naval warfare, Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology 2019 is a crucial forum...

Adriatic Sea Defense & Aerospace

Adriatic Sea Defense & Aerospace (Int'l Defence Exhibition and Conference) takes place in Split, Croatia from 10.04 to 12.04.19. Takes place every second year

Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group in the Black Sea

Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) arrived in the Black Sea on Feb 19, after a four day port visit in...

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...

Leonardo and Abu Dhabi Ship Building sign a MoU to enhance...

Abu Dhabi Ship Building and Leonardo signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance their collaboration in the naval sector on Feb 18...

When’s the last time a US Navy ship was sunk?

The last US Navy ship lost at sea was USS Guardian. On 17 January 2013, Guardian ran aground on Tubbataha Reef in...

Sailor in iconic kissing photograph in Time Square dies at 95

The sailor photographed kissing a woman in Time Square at the end of World War II has died. George Mendonsa died after suffering...

Lockheed Martin to upgrade US Navy’s Submarine’s EW System

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Syracuse, New York, is awarded a $20,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-incentive-fee and firm-fixed-price contract for engineering and technical...

Republic Of Singapore Navy Launches First Type 218SG Submarine

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)'s first Type 218SG  Invincible-class submarine, Invincible, was launched on Feb 18 at the Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems...

US Navy’s Newest Ship USS Tulsa Commissioned

The littoral combat ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16) was commissioned as the US Navy's newest surface combatant in a ceremony in San...

Saudi and French companies agreed to build warships in the Kingdom

Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) and France’s Naval Group entered a joint venture to develop vessels in Saudi Arabia The SAMI will hold a...

Iran unveils Fateh submarine

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has inaugurated a new domestically-built submarine armed with cruise missiles in line with the Islamic Republic's move to...

Indian Navy Kolkata Class Destroyers

Source : https://medium.com/indo-pacific-geomill/indian-navy-kolkata-class-destroyers-d39fad8662e0 Author: https://twitter.com/China_SCS_info The Kolkata destroyer class (Project 15A) are the most powerful surface combat ships of the Indian Navy...

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.  

Ukraine to showcase Neptun antiship missile at IDEX 2019

Ukraine defense industry to showcase its latest Neptun coastal defense cruise missile system during the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) 2019...

Boeing has tested new sensors on Harpoon missile

Jim Bryan, director of Boeing Cruise Missile Systems said that the aerospace company had tested electro-optical and infrared sensors on its Harpoon...

Future USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) Completes Acceptance Trials

The future USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) successfully concluded acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico Feb. 8, following a series of in-port...

USS Leyte Gulf Back At Sea After Repairs from Minor Collision

The guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf, which was involved in a minor collision with a resupply ship on Feb. 5, has left...

Chinese Navy supply ship refuels three ships at once

PLA Navy (Chinese Navy) supply ship HONGHU 963 refueling three ships at once on 7 Feb in waters of Pacific Ocean. The comprehensive...

Why do navy personnel use odd white masks?

Anti-flash gear, also known simply as flash gear, is basic personal protective equipment consisting of a fire-resistant hood and fire-resistant gloves, often made...

BAE Systems has received $114.5m contract to Modernize USS Bulkeley

BAE Systems has received a $114.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to perform maintenance and modernization of the guided-missile destroyer USS...

US Submarine Participates in JMSDF SUBCOMP

A U.S. Navy Los Angeles-class attack submarine will participate in the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Submarine Competition (SUBCOMP) in waters south...

U.K. to convert ferries into warships

The U.K.  Ministry of Defence is to procure two civilian passenger ferries or cargo vessels and convert them into warships, the defence...

Australia signs $50b Attack submarine deal with French shipbuilder

The Australian Government today (Feb 11) ratified a Strategic Partnering Agreement with the French shipbuilding company Naval Group that will see 12...

Turkey launches Test and Training Ship TCG UFUK (A-591)

Turkey launched its first indigenous intelligence ship TCG UFUK (A-591) on Feb.9, 2019, during a ceremony that held at Tuzla/Istanbul Shipyard. The ship...

U.S. Navy’s LCS Will Conduct Drug Interdiction Patrols This Year

A Littoral Combat Ship, with an embarked Coast Guard law enforcement detachment, will hunt for drug runners in U.S. Southern Command later...

HMCS Regina departs for deployment to the Asia-Pacific and Middle East...

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Regina, accompanied by Naval Replenishment Unit Asterix, departed its homeport of Esquimalt today for a deployment to...

U.S. Navy Successfully Conducts AN/SPY-6(V) Radar Ballistic Missile Test

The U.S. Navy's AN/SPY-6(V)1 Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) successfully tracked a ballistic missile target, Jan. 31. The short range ballistic missile...

U.S., Japanese commanders observe F-35B operations aboard USS Wasp

The commanders of U.S. 7th Fleet and the Japan's Self-Defense Fleet visited the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), Feb. 5,...

U.S. Navy builds new surface attack drone ships

The U.S. Navy is building two new large drone ships to coordinate synchronized attacks, perform command and control across fleets of Unmanned...

USS Leyte Gulf and USNS Robert E. Peary made contact during...

No personnel were injured when a U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser and dry cargo ship made contact during an underway replenishment off the...

US Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Billings (LCS 15)

The US Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Billings (LCS 15) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM), shipyard,...

Chinese scientists make progress on submarine communication

Researchers conduct test transmission of real-time data between deep ocean transponders and Beidou navigation satellite system in western Pacific. Analysts say it...

USS South Dakota was commissioned today (Feb 2) at the U.S....

USS South Dakota is the 17th Virginia-class attack submarine and the seventh Virginia-class Block III submarine. Virginia-class submarines are built to operate...

HII Awarded $15.2 Billion Block Contract For Two Ford-Class Aircraft Carriers

For the first time in more than three decades, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division was awarded a multi-ship contract...

General Atomics awarded $19.7M for EMALS parts for USS Gerald R....

General Atomics won a $19.7 million contract to manufacture, test, and deliver Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch Systems (EMALS) spare parts to support the US Navy’s CVN-78 aircraft...

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USS South Dakota (SSN 790) Commissioning Ceremony

The US Navy will commission its newest fast attack submarine, the future USS South Dakota (SSN 790), during an 11 a.m. (EST)...

Pakistan Navy to host multinational Naval Exercise Aman 2019 in February

The Pakistan Navy is set to host multi-national naval exercise ‘Aman 2019’ in February in the North Arabian Sea. More than 40 countries...

Italian Navy’s Ninth Multipurpose frigate “SPARTACO SCHERGAT” launched

The launching ceremony of the “Spartaco Schergat” frigate, the ninth of a series of 10 FREMM vessels – Multi Mission European Frigates,...

USS Porter arrives in Riga, Latvia

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Riga, Latvia, Jan. 23, 2019, for a scheduled port visit. "We would...

India successfully tests Barak 8 missile

The Indian navy has performed a successful intercept of an aerial target using the Israeli made Ship launched Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile...

Lockheed Martin And Fincantieri Marinette Marine Awarded Contract To Build Littoral...

Construction will begin in second half of 2019 The U.S. Navy awarded the Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) team a fixed-price-incentive-fee...

USS Donald Cook arrives in Batumi, Georgia

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) arrived in Batumi, Georgia, Jan. 21, 2019 for a scheduled port visit. Donald...

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.

Ronald Reagan Strike Group Conducts Air Defense Exercise

The Ronald Reagan Strike Group, including Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54), participated in an air...

Two Chinese naval ships arrived in Algiers, capital of Algeria, for...

Two Chinese naval ships arrived in Algiers, capital of Algeria, for a four-day friendly visit on Jan. 7, local time. The guided-missile destroyer Haikou and...

New Chinese naval destroyer is being outfitted in Shanghai

The first Type 055 destroyer is being outfitted at Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) in Shanghai. Workers are installing conduits and cables in the 10,000-tonne vessel, Zhou...

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...

Brazil announce purchase of HMS Ocean for £84 million

Brazil announce purchase of HMS Ocean for £84 million Brazil defence community has confirmed the purchase of British helicopter carrier HMS Ocean. The first group of...

Boeing unveils a drone capable of landing on an aircraft carrier

Boeing unveils a drone capable of landing on an aircraft carrier, as U.S. Navy competition heats up Boeing recently offered a first glimpse of its...

Turkish Navy commissioned second rescue ship, TCG AKIN.

Turkish Navy's new rescue and towing ship, TCG AKIN (A-584), has been delivered to the navy, with a ceremony held on Dec 29, 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...

Northrop Grumman is awarded $255m for MQ-4C Triton production contract

Northrop Grumman is being awarded $255,309,325 for fixed-price-incentive modification to a previously awarded advanced acquisition contract for the Lot 3 low-rate initial production of...

U.S.Navy Seeks Better Sleep For Crews With New Rest Guidelines, Special...

The U.S.Navy established new rest guidelines for surface ship crews and is exploring whether specially tinted eyewear can help sailors fall asleep faster during...

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...

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...

Daewoo began trials of DW3000 frigate for Thailand,

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME)  Okpo began trials of DW3000 frigate for Thailand, HTMS Tai chin. Originally for delivery in 2015 and no...

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...

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...

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...

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc.  company, today announced that its V-280...

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc.  company, today announced that its V-280 Valor has achieved first flight. The V-280 Valor is a next-generation tiltrotor that is...

UK takes Delivery of final F-35B Lightning of this year

The UK has taken delivery of its 14th F-35B Lightning II which flew into Beaufort, South Carolina, to take its place as part of...

HII gets $63m contract for USS Fitzgerald repair

Huntington Ingalls has won $63 million modification contract for the execution of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) emergent repair and restoration. This effort shall provide for...

USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) returned to its homeport at Norfolk...

The guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) returned to its homeport at Norfolk Naval Station, Dec. 15, following an eight-month deployment to the...

Turkish Coast Guard Rescues Stranded Migrants by Helicopter

Dozens of migrants were rescued by the Turkish Coast Guard on Thursday (14 Dec) after their rubber dinghy snagged on a rocky outcropping off...

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 John S McCain Returns to Fleet Activities Yokosuka

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka Dec. 13. John S. McCain arrived in Tokyo...

Indian Navy to Buy 24 Multi-role Helicopters for Anti-submarine Warfare Operations

The Indian Navy is moving a proposal to buy 24 multi-role helicopters for an approximate $1.8 billion (INR 12,000 Crore) to be deployed for...

Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Returns to Washington After Deployment

Washington-based ships assigned to Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 returned Dec. 10, just in time for the upcoming holidays following a six-month deployment...

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...

US Navy Prepares to Search for C-2A Aircraft

The U.S. Navy will deploy a team of deep water salvage experts to search for the C-2A Greyhound aircraft that crashed in the Philippine...

Alion submits proposal for the Canadian Surface Combatant

Alion Science and Technology, along with its subsidiary Alion Canada submitted a proposal for the Canadian Surface Combatant program on November 30. “Our solution...

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....

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...

USS Michael Monsoor departed the shipyard for at-sea trials.

Future USS Michael Monsoor, the US Navy's newest stealth destroyer & 2nd of 3 Zumwalt-class destroyers being built by Bath Iron Works, departed the...

Pakistan launched new Maritime Patrol Vessel

The launching ceremony of 600 Tons Maritime Patrol Vessel being built for Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA), was held at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering...

Brazilian government authorises the navy to begin efforts to purchase HMS...

Brazil’s Ministry of Defence on 1 December authorised the navy to begin efforts to purchase the UK Royal Navy’s HMS Ocean landing platform helicopter. The Brazilian...

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...

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...

HMAS Newcastle returned to her home port of Fleet Base East,...

HMAS Newcastle returned to her home port of Fleet Base East, Garden Island, Sydney, on Dec 3, following a six-month deployment to the Middle East region. Minister...

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...

HMS Monmouth returns to Plymouth after nine-month deployment.

HMS Monmouth returned to Plymouth on Dec 1 , after a highly successful nine-month deployment which included a major drugs bust and saving the...

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...

NATO SNMCMG2 Participates in Turkish-led Exercise NUSRET 2017

 Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) is participating in the Turkish-led maritime exercise NUSRET 2017 in the Aegean Sea off Canakkale, Turkey. SNMCMG2, consisting...

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,...

Second Royal Australian Navy destroyer enters sea trials

  The second Australian Air Warfare Destroyer 'Brisbane' heads out for its first phase of sea trials. The second Hobart class destroyer, NUSHIP Brisbane, has commenced her...

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...

Canadian Surface Combatant Project

Canada's Combat Ship Team: BAE Systems, CAE, Lockheed Martin Canada, L3 Technologies, MDA and Ultra Electronics Join Forces to Deliver Canadian Surface Combatant Proposal  Two...

Lockheed Martin and Indra Partner to Provide State-of-the-Art AESA Radar to...

Lockheed Martin and Indra Partner to Provide State-of-the-Art AESA Radar to Worldwide Anti-Air Warfare Platforms Indra and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently signed a Heads...

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...

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...

Japan anti-submarine destroyer in Philippines for 2-day visit

Demonstrating the growing military relations with the Philippines, a Japanese anti-submarine destroyer, the JS Onami (DD-111) arrived at  South Harbor, Manila,Philippines Sunday. In a statement...

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...

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...

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...

India-Bangladesh multilateral naval exercise begins

Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba will embark on a three-day visit to Bangladesh tomorrow for a multilateral naval exercise being held under a...

Libya navy says over 30 migrants dead, 200 rescued off coast

More than 30 migrants died and 200 were rescued on Saturday after their boats foundered off Libya’s western coast, the Libyan navy said. The coastguard...

Royal Navy frigates at Portsmouth and Devonport reorganised

The Royal Navy is to shuffle the home bases of its Type 23 Frigates based at Portsmouth and Devonport. The changes, announced by Defence Secretary...

Argentina’s president vows submarine search will continue

Argentina's president vows submarine search will continue Argentina's president has said an international search will continue for a submarine carrying 44 crew members that has...

The USS Fitzgerald was placed on a lift transport vessel to...

The USS Fitzgerald, a U.S. Aegis destroyer that was damaged when it collided with another vessel in June, was placed on a lift transport...

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...

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...

Search ends for Sailors in C-2A crash

 The U.S. Navy ceased search and rescue operations at 10:00 a.m. Japan Standard Time on Nov. 24 for three Sailors not immediately recovered after...

EU NAVFOR’S Italian ship Virginio Fasan chases and captures suspected pirates. 

EU NAVFOR Somalia’s Flagship, the Italian vessel ITS Virginio Fasan, has apprehended six suspected pirates and seized their vessels. Six crew of a motor whaler,...

BAE Systems has been awarded a modified contract to complete the...

BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair Inc. has been awarded a modified contract to complete the fitting out availability process for the USS Portland...

Navantia and Bath Iron Works team for the US Navy Future...

Navantia of Spain and U.S.General Dynamics Bath Iron Works have signed a teaming agreement to collaborate on the U.S. Navy’s next-generation FFG(X) Guided Missile...

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...

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,...

US Navy aircraft crashed into Pacific Ocean

United States Navy C2-A Greyhound aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the ocean southeast of Okinawa at approximately 2:45 p.m. today (Japan...

USNS Comfort returned to Naval Station Norfolk afternoon providing life-saving medical...

US Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) returned to Naval Station Norfolk afternoon providing life-saving medical care to the people of Puerto Rico. Comfort...

Royal Navy frigate HMS Somerset shadowed a Russian naval destroyer through...

Royal Navy frigate HMS Somerset shadowed a Russian naval destroyer through the Moray Firth this weekend. Somerset, a Plymouth-based Type 23 frigate, detected and monitored...

Russia launched the first Borei-A SSBN.

The first modernized Project 955A strategic nuclear submarine, the ‘Knyaz (Prince) Vladimir,’  was launched on 17 November at Sevmash Shipyard in northern Russia. The development...

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...

Italy’s Fincantieri and France’s Naval Group will jointly bid to sell...

Italy’s Finantieri and France’s Naval Group will jointly bid to sell the FREMM frigate to Canada. The frigatec had been jointly developed by both countries for use in their...

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...

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...

Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet has received six new Ka-29 helicopters

Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet has received six new Ka-29 modernized ship-borne combat transport helicopters which underwent scheduled repair at JSC Kumertauskoe aviation manufacturing facility. The...

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...

Taiwan Air Force to commission 12 P-3C military aircraft

Taiwan will hold a ceremony in December to commission 12 military aircraft acquired from the United States to boost its anti-submarine warfare capabilities, the...

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...

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...

German frigate FGS Lübeck returned from SNMG2 deployment

German frigate FGS Lübeck returned from SNMG2 deployment on Nov 10. The ship and her 200 crew are  entered their homeport of Wilhelmshaven after two...

The U.S. Navy has conducted its first test of Hypersonic Missile

The U.S. Navy has conducted its first test of a new hypersonic missile. The test was announced by Vice Adm. Terry Benedict, the director of...

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...