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4th Astute-class submarine arrives her home base

HMS Audacious, the fourth of seven Astute-class attack submarines being built by BAE Systems for the Royal Navy, left BAE System's Barrow-in-Furness...

NATO assets clear historic sea-mines along French Coast

One of NATO`'s four standing multinational maritime groups, Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 (SNMCMG 1) has recently conducted a Historical Ordnance...

DARPA announces the progress of NOMARS programme

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced No Manning Required Ship (NOMARS) program to develop a long-endurance autonomous ship.

What is the Root Cause of the Venezuelan GC-23 Collision?

Venezuela Navy Patrol Ship ANBV NAIGUATA (GCG-23) sank after a collision with cruise ship RCGS RESOLUTE (a passenger ship registered in Portugal)...

Philippine Navy deploys 2 Patrol Boats to increase maritime activities in...

Amid the ongoing Enhanced Community Quarantine in Philippines, the Philippine Navy (PN) deployed two patrol boats to support maritime operations in the...

U.S. Navy commissions 18th Virginia-class attack submarine

The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Delaware (SSN 791), the 18th Virginia-class attack submarine on April 4. Although the traditional...

South Korean Navy builds indigenous submarine detection system

South Korea has developed a new port surveillance system with indigenous technologies that can better detect increasingly quiet submarines and other underwater...

U.S. Navy and Army Attack Helicopters Conduct Integration Operations in Arabian...

U.S. Navy Expeditionary Landing Base ship USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB 3), assigned to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (USNAVCENT), has been...

Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov proceeds to Severodvinsk shipyard for upgrade

The Project 22350 frigate Admiral Gorshkov has departed from the Russian Northern Fleet’s main naval base of Severomorsk and set off for...

Construction of two Russian Ivan Gren-class landing ships behind schedule

The construction of the first pair of the upgraded Project 11711 large amphibious assault ships at the Yantar Shipyard on the Baltic...

Spanish Navy to send LPD Galicia to Melilla to increase hospital...

The Ministry of Defense of Spain has decided to deploy the Landing Platform Dock Galicia in the port of Melilla to reinforce...

HII launched Future USS Fort Lauderdale Amphibious Transport Dock Ship

The future USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28) was successfully launched at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Ingalls Division shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi...

Japanese destroyer and Chinese fishing boat collide in the East China...

Hatakaze class Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer "Shimakaze" and a Chinese fishing boat collided on the high seas off the coast of...

ROK Marine Corps chooses MUH-1 Marineon attack helicopter

Republic of Korea Marine Corps reportedly chose MUH-1 Marineon's armed variant for its Marine Attack Helicopter (MAH) program over the Bell AH-1Z...

Standing Maritime Groups of NATO hold combined drills off the coast...

Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) have performed a combined training exercise with the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) mine...

Russia to accelerate testing of the Zircon hypersonic missile

Russia will speed up test launches of the hypersonic missile Zircon from naval ships: launches from submarines will begin in 2020 to...

Russian frigate Admiral Kasatonov to undergo next stage of state trials

The Project 22350 frigate Admiral Kasatonov has deployed to the Northern Fleet’s combat training ranges in the Barents Sea for the next...

Weekly Summary 16-22 March

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DAMEN completes combat system installation on 2nd Indonesian SIGMA Class Frigate

Damen Shipyards Group and its partner PT PAL recently completed installation and testing of combat systems to the second of the Indonesian...

Second US Navy case of COVID-19 at NSA Naples

A second U.S. Navy Sailor stationed at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Naples, Capodichino is presumptive positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), following a...

Naval Group signs subcontracts for Australian Attack-class submarines

Contracts for the design of the Main Storage Batteries Stages 1 and 2 for the Attack Class submarines have been awarded by...

German Navy plans to send a frigate to the Indian Ocean

The German navy plans to send its frigate “Hamburg” to the Indian Ocean in June to conduct port visits and participate in...

Severnaya Verf launches Retivy corvette of Project 20380

The Severnaya Shipyard (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) floated out the Project 20380 corvette Retivy, the Shipyard announced today (March 12,...

Russian Navy’s Project 636 Class Submarines

The specifications of the Russian Navy's Project 636 Improved Kilo Class Submarines and its weapons. Project 636...

Royal Navy tests unmanned equipment in operational environment for the first...

'Groundbreaking' trials in Norway saw a collection of unmanned equipment tested in an operational setting for the first time, in a number...

Naval News Weekly Summary for Mar.02-08, 2020

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Kongsberg signs NSM contract valued at $21,3m

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KONGSBERG) has signed a contract with Raytheon Missile Systems for Naval Strike Missiles (NSM) to the US Navy Over-The-Horizon...

U.S. Navy Commissions USS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams

The U.S.Navy commissioned its newest Expeditionary Sea Base, USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4), during a ceremony on Saturday, March 7,...

UMS SKELDAR launches new SKELDAR V-150 VTOL unmanned helo

Europe’s leading provider of Rotary Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) platforms, UMS SKELDAR, is launching its new enhanced V-150 Vertical Take-Off and Landing...

MBDA’s Sea Venom Anti-Ship Missile passes first qualification test

The Sea Venom light anti-ship missile made by MBDA has passed its first qualification test conducted by France’s Directorate General of Armaments...

Malaysia decides to keep working with ASELSAN’s weapon systems

The Remotely Controlled Weapon Systems designed and produced by ASELSAN of Turkey will continue to be in service of the Malaysian Maritime...

BAE Systems to support U.S. Navy’s AEGIS Combat System

BAE Systems Inc. was awarded a five-year $188.2 million contract to provide the U.S. Navy’s AEGIS Technical Representative (AEGIS TECHREP) organization with...

Construction of the first Arleigh Burke Flight-III began on Bath Iron...

Construction of the future USS Louis H. Wilson Jr. (DDG 126) officially began at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) shipyard on...

DIMDEX-2020 Cancelled due to COVID-19

DIMDEX 2020 organization made a shocking announcement at official website that "Following the cancellation of a number of global events including the...

India postpones MILAN 2020 multilateral exercise due to coronavirus concerns

The Indian Navy's multilateral exercise 'MILAN 2020', scheduled to be conducted by the Indian Navy from March 18 to 28 in Visakhapatnam,...

Brodosplit to build four more Omis-class patrol vessel for Croatian Navy

According to the Slobodna Dalmacija news portal of Croatia, a contract was signed between Brodosplit shipbuilder and Croatian Ministry of Defence to...

2nd F125 class frigate delivered to German Navy by Thyssenkrupp-led consortium

2nd F125 class the frigate named "NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN" was handed over by the "ARGE F125" consortium to the Federal Office of Bundeswehr on...

Raytheon is awarded a contract to develop new warhead for Tomahawk

Raytheon Missile Systems Inc. is awarded a $90,421,317 contract for the engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) phase of the Joint Multiple Effects...

Zycraft unveils modified “Dolphin” unmanned surface vehicle

Singapore-based unmanned maritime systems developer Zycraft has produced a logistics-optimised variant of the Dolphin rescue unmanned surface vessel (USV), the company announced...

Thales to equip Royal Navy’s Dreadnought Class Subs with cutting-edge Sonars

Thales has been awarded a £330 million contract to equip the Royal Navy Continuous at Sea Deterrent (CASD) submarines with the latest...

Naval News Weekly Summary for Feb.24-29, 2020

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U.S. Navy applies self-quarantine for ships visit Pacific ports

COVID-19 concerns affect naval activities in the Pacific region. According to the CNN International, the U.S. Navy has ordered all ships that...

U.S. Navy christened future USS Cooperstown (LCS-23)

The U.S. Navy christened its newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Cooperstown (LCS 23), during a ceremony at the...

HII Delivers Amphibious Assault Ship USS Tripoli to the U.S. Navy

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ delivered amphibious assault ship Tripoli (LHA 7) to the U.S. Navy on 28th February. Tripoli will be commissioned later...

Six new warships to join Russian Northern Fleet by end of...

The Northern Fleet will soon receive the nuclear-powered submarine Knyaz Vladimir and the frigate Admiral Kasatonov, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at...

RAN’s Air Warfare Destroyer Program is completed after delivery of NUSHIP...

Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) final Air Warfare Destroyer, NUSHIP Sydney, has been officially handed over to Ministry of Defence on 28th February,...

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...

Russia sends 2 frigates to East Mediterranean as tension rises at...

Russian Black Sea Fleet frigates are passing through the Bosphorus and Dardanelles Straits in their Mediterranean deployment, the Fleet’s press office reported...

First Ship-Based Zircon Hypersonic Missile Test-Fired by Russian Navy

Russia test-launched its Zircon (Tsirkon) hypersonic missile from a ship for the first time when the Project 22350 frigate Admiral Gorshkov fired...

Hellenic Navy conducts “Anapnefstir” ASW Exercise

The Hellenic Navy successfully conducted national Anti-Submarine Exercise "Anapnefstir" (means Snorkel) from 12 to 22 February at the southwestern Aegean, Hellenic Navy...

Austal launches 12nd Expeditionary Fast Transport Vessel for the U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy’s 12th Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) vessel, the future USNS Newport (EPF 12), was launched on 20th February at Austal...

Future USS Delbert D. Black (DDG-119) Passes Builders Trials

The future USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) successfully completed Builder’s trials Feb. 22 after spending three days underway in the Gulf...

NATO’s Advanced ASW Exercise DYNAMIC MANTA-2020 kicks off in Sicily

NATO exercise Dynamic Manta (DYMA20) began today Feb. 24, off the coast of Sicily, NATO Maritime Command (MARCOM) has announced via official...

DARPA Selects Lockheed Martin for “Manta Ray” extra-large UUV program

Lockheed Martin has won a two-year, $12.3M contract to help the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) build and demonstrate an extra-large...

Russian Navy and PLA Navy Recognition and Identification Guide

U.S. Office of Naval Intelligence has published the China and Russian government naval/maritime ship recognition and identification guide. Click on the pictures for...

Naval News Weekly Summary for Feb.17-23, 2020

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Naval Group unveils new system to coordinate the deployment of autonomous...

The Naval Group, one of the leading naval defense companies of Europe, presents its solution to address the trends of the modern...

Brazilian navy goes into alarm because of espionage-suspected Russian Ship

According to the local press in Brazil, the Brazilian Navy has been monitoring a Russian research and intelligence ship for a week...

Situation of Indian Navy’s plans for third aircraft carrier

The Indian Navy is firm on its plans to have a third aircraft carrier despite Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)'s scepticism, and...

Russia signs deal for two more Borei-A strategic nuclear-powered subs

According to the local sources in Russia, Russia’s Defense Ministry is set to sign a contract with the United Shipbuilding Corporation in...

U.S. Navy Equips First Destroyer with Drone-Stopping Laser

The U.S. Navy recently installed the first Optical Dazzling Interdictor, Navy (ODIN), a laser weapon system that allows a ship to counter...

HMS Montrose Captures Drugs Worth £6m In the Gulf of Oman

Royal Navy Sailors and Royal Marines bagged more than a tonne of cannabis when they intercepted drug smugglers on the infamous Hashish...

Naval Group unveiled its cooperation plan with Greece

During an event at the French Embassy on the 13th of February, Naval Group unveiled its long-term cooperation plan developed to support...

Yantar Shipyard to resume the construction of Russian Oceanographic Research Vessel

Yantar Shipyard and the Russian Ministry of Defense signed an additional agreement to extend the contract for the construction of oceanographic research...

Damen-led huge consortium to contribute Dutch combat support ship

The contract for construction of the new supply ship HNLMS Den Helder was signed by more than a hundred (mainly) Dutch companies...

GRSE delivers 4th Kamorta-class ASW corvette to Indian Navy

Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd., (GRSE), delivered 4th and last Kamorta-class (also called as P-28 class) ASW corvette "INS Kavaratti" to...

Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Paul Hamilton visits Singapore

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) arrived in Singapore for a scheduled port visit Feb. 18, the U.S....

Russian Baltic Fleet ships left homeport for Atlantic deployment

According to the statement of the Russian Baltic Fleet's press office on 19th February, a naval force composed of Steregushchiy-class corvette "Stoiky"...

Backbone of the Australian Navy departs Sydney for “Fleet Certification Period...

Major combatants of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Stuart, Hobart, Arunta and Sirius departed Sydney on 17th February in order to begin...

Modernized Lynx 95 Helos of the Portuguese Navy Conducts First Flight

The first of the five Super Lynx Mk95 helicopters of the Portuguese Navy, which are in the modernization process at the Leonardo...

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...

Estimated cost of the fire occurred at Russian Carrier Kuznetsov

2 months after the lethal fire occurred onboard of Russian Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, the question concerning the cost of the incident...

Bell Boeing delivers first CMV-22B Osprey to the U.S. Navy

Boeing and Bell Textron Inc., delivered the first CMV-22B Osprey, which is the V-22 variant the U.S. Navy will use for transporting...

Freire shipyard launches new oceanographic vessel “Belgica” of Belgian Navy

The oceanographic research vessel “Belgica” was launched at Freire shipyard premises in Vigo on 11th February 2020, Freire Shipyard announced on 12th...

Venezuela kicks off “Bolivarian Shield 2020” exercise with 2.3 million combatants

The National Bolivarian Armed Force (FANB) began the 2020 Bolivarian Shield military exercises on Saturday (15th February), in order to prepare all...

MBDA’s new MARTE ER anti-ship missile hits the target in second...

MBDA’s Marte ER anti-ship missile has completed its second firing carried out at the PISQ (Poligono Interforze del Salto di Quirra) test...

Russian Navy Be-200ES Amphibious Aircraft Performs Its Maiden Flight

The first Beriev Be-200ES amphibious aircraft ordered by the Russian Navy has performed its maiden flight on Feb. 14, United Aircraft Corporation...

Ghenova signs contract with Brazil Navy for two unfinished OPVs

Spanish engineering company Ghenova has awarded its first contract with the Brazilian Navy (Marinha de Brasil) worths$ 6.4 million to complete the...

Russian Baltic Fleet to conduct drills with participation over 20 assets

The Russian Baltic Fleet’s naval group comprising over 20 ships and vessels has deployed to the sea for accomplishing combat training assignments...

Philippines Navy succesfully tested first missile frigate’s main gun

According to the state news agency of Philippines, test-firing of the 76-mm main gun of the country's first purposedly designed missile frigate,...

Structural and outfitting work of INS Vikrant complete

The main structural and outfitting work of India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC), INS Vikrant, has been completed, the government said on...

India finalizes $3.5 bn deal for 6 Apaches and 30 Armed...

Indian navy keeps strengthening. According to The Times of India, Indian government has finalized two more mega defence deals with the United...

USS Maine Successfully Tests Trident II D5LE Missile

The U.S. Navy conducted a scheduled, one-missile test flight of an unarmed life-extended Trident II (D5LE) missile from USS Maine (SSBN-741), an...

U.S. Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Kansas City (LCS 22)

The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Kansas City (LCS 22) on February 12 during a ceremony at Austal USA...

Canada’s submarine fleet spent ‘zero days’ at sea last year

According to the Canadian Department of National Defence, Royal Canadian Navy’s submarines were tied up last year for repairs and maintenance and...

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...

Polish Navy to Procure Saab’s SAROV Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

Saab has received an order for deliveries of Double Eagle SAROV systems to be used for mine countermeasure (MCM) operations, the company...

Sevmash Shipyard to deliver Borei Class Sub to Russian Navy within...

The Project 955A (Borei-A) lead nuclear-powered submarine Knyaz Vladimir will be delivered to the Russian Navy in about a month and a...

India to Recieve Two Guided Missile Frigates from Russia by 2024

According to the Federal Service for Technical and Military Cooperation (FSTMC), Russia’s Yantar shipyard in Kaliningrad will deliver the first two modified...

Hard cruise to the U.K: HNLMS Rotterdam struggles in heavy seas

Royal Netherland’s Navy’s Amphibious Transport Vessel Rotterdam has faced heavy seas during her voyage to the Plymouth for Flag Officer Sea Training...

Laser-guided Excalibur S munition hits moving targets in US Navy...

Cannon-launched projectile can now engage moving targets Raytheon Company's new Excalibur S precision-guided munition scored direct hits on moving targets in a U.S....

Argentine court accuses Argentinian Navy for the sunken submarine “San Juan”

About the investigation of the Argentinian submarine ARA San Juan, which sank with 44 people on board in November 2017, interesting developments...

Rosoboronexport and DRDO to develop missile propellants together

Russia’s state arms seller Rosoboronexport and India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) signed a contract at the DefExpo international arms show...

Thales to provide mission systems for the Type 31 Frigate

Thales, as part of Babcock Team 31, has been selected to deliver the digital heart of the UK’s next generation frigates. Thales...

LCS-19 (St.Louis) officially delivered to U.S. Navy

Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine delivered the future USS St. Louis, Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 19, to the U.S. Navy, Lockheed...

US carrier Gerald R. Ford completed Aircraft Compatibility Tests

The aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) of the U.S. Navy completed Aircraft Compatibility Testing (ACT) at Jan. 31, following...

Indian Navy to commission third Scorpene submarine at the end of...

According to the local press of India, the third Scorpene submarine, Karanj, will be delivered to the Indian Navy by December and...

Hydroid Robotics acquired by HII in alliance with Kongsberg

According to the press release of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) on 4th February that it has entered into an agreement to acquire...

Boeing and U.S. Navy Link Manned&Unmanned EA-18G Growlers Successfully

According to the press release of Boeing Company on 4th February, Boeing and the U.S. Navy successfully flew two autonomously controlled EA-18G...

Japanese destroyer leaves Yokosuka port for Middle East mission

Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) destroyer Takanami (pennant number:110) left the Yokosuka port on  2nd February for the mission to gather intelligence...

Russian naval assets conducts drills in Atlantic

According to the press release of Russian Northern Fleet’s press office on 3rd February, large anti-submarine warfare ship Vice-Admiral Kulakov and amphibious...

USS Fitzgerald Returns to Sea after Two Years

The guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) is underway to conduct comprehensive at-sea testing, marking a significant step in her return to warfighting...

Keel laying for the second K130 Batch 2 Corvette of German...

Wolgaster Peene shipyard of Lürssen Defence Co. laid keel of the second K130 Braunschweig class corvette named "Emden" on 30th January, German...

FB Design to build 15 patrol boats for Hellenic Coast Guard

Hellenic Coast Guard signed a contract with Italian shipyard FB (Fabio Buzzi) Design to acquire fifteen FB 56' SF patrol boats on...

Turkey’s indigenously-built LHD “TCG ANADOLU” to start harbour trials

Recent statement about construction activities of TCG ANADOLU, the under-construction Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) of the Turkish navy, was made by the...

Indian Navy Begins ‘Operation Vanilla’ for Humanitarian Assistance at Madagascar

According to the press release of Indian Ministry of Defence on 29 January, Indian Navy Ship Airavat, whilst mission deployed in the...

Singapore Navy commissioned final three Littoral Mission Vessels

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has commissioned three of its newest Independence-class littoral mission vessels (LMVs) at Tuas Naval Base on...

Russia to build world’s most powerful icebreaker

The Russian government has allocated $2 billion to build a goliath high-tech nuclear icebreaker it claims will keep the Arctic ice free...

Philippine Navy to decommission 22 vessels this year

The Philippine Navy is set to decommission 22 vessels in 2020 to save on maintenance costs and to make way for the...

Russian Frigate visits Limassol in Mediterranean deployment

The Black Sea Fleet missile frigate Admiral Essen has called at the port of Limassol, the Fleet’s press office reported on 30th...

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...

Cold Launch vs. Hot Launch

Launching a missile isn't as easy as pressing the red button. It takes a lot of engineering and science to ensure safe...

India test-fires sub-launched ballistic missile for the second time in a...

Indian Navy successfully test-fired the 3500-kilometre strike range K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile on January 24. “The K-4 is an intermediate-range SLBM (Submarine...

MAN to manufacture engines of Royal Thai Navy’s new patrol vessels

According to the press release of MAN Energy Solutions on 24th January, MAN Energy Solutions has awarded the contract to supply the...

Russian Minesweepers conduct drills at the Black Sea

The Black Sea Fleet’s minesweepers Kovrovets and Ivan Golubets held drills in the Black Sea, the Fleet’s press office reported on 25th...

24 hours in stormy weather

On his way to the United States to train with a U.S. carrier strike group, frigate Iver Huitfeldt was caught in a...

U.S. Navy’s Triton UAS Arrives in 7th Fleet

The U.S. Navy’s first MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) have arrived in Guam for their initial deployment in the Pacific theater. Unmanned...

First female Chief of Swedish Navy: Ewa Skoog Haslum

On 21st January, Ewa Skoog Haslum, former Vice-Chancellor of the Swedish National Defense College, was appointed as "Chief of Navy" with a...

Fincantieri launches 10th and last FREMM Class Frigate for Italian Navy

According to the press release of the Italian Navy on January 25, the launching ceremony of the tenth European Multi-Mission Frigate took...

Dutch frigate De Ruyter completed preparations for Strait of Hormuz mission

According to the statement of Ministry of Defence of Netherlands on Friday (24th January), the air defense frigate HNLMS De Ruyter will...

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...

Chinese unmanned mini-destroyer “JARI” in sea trials

The PLA Navy unmanned surface vessel conducted its first sea trials, according to Ordnance Industry Science Technology. The 15 meter vessel, dubbed as...

Russian naval assets to conduct exercise at Caspian Sea

According to the report of Russia’s Southern Military District's press office on January 23, the crew of Caspian Flotilla ships and vessels...

Egypt and Saudi Arabia conduct “Morgan-16” exercise at Red Sea

The activities of the joint Egyptian-Saudi maritime training "Morgan-16" were launched, the activities of which are taking place within the scope of...

Russian and Japanese warships conduct anti-piracy drills in the Arabian Sea

Russian Navy ships and a destroyer of Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force completed their joint anti-piracy drills in the Arabian Sea, the press...

Bell Boeing CMV-22B Osprey Successfully Completes First Flight

The first CMV-22B Osprey, built by Boeing and Bell Textron Inc., completed first flight operations at Bell’s Amarillo Assembly Center. The CMV-22B...

Russian Navy’s “Gremyashchiy” Class corvette completes its sea trials

First of its class, the "Gremyashchiy" corvette completed its sea trials and its ready to join the Navy. The project 20385 “Gremyashchiy” completed...

India successfully test-fires K-4 Ballistic Missile

Further strengthening its capabilities to hit enemy targets from submarines, India on Sunday successfully test-fired the 3,500 km strike range nuclear-capable K-4...

Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group departs for Indo-Pacific deployment

The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) departed San Diego for a scheduled Indo-Pacific deployment, the U.S. Navy announced at official website...

Royal Malaysian Navy’s first littoral mission ship (LMS) arrives Malaysia

The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN)’s Chinese-made first littoral mission ship (LMS), the KD Keris, arrived safely at the Sabah naval base on...

Philippines Navy sends a naval force to Mid-East to evacuate OFWs

Philippine Navy sent two warships (BRP Davao Del Sur (LD-602) and BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PS-16)) to Middle East in order to to...

4th Alexandrit Class Minesweeper to float out January 29

The Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard in St. Petersburg in Russia’s northwest will float out the Project 12700 fourth serial-produced minesweeper Yakov Balyayev on January...

The Finnish Navy received the first upgraded Hamina-Class Missile Boat

The first modernised Hamina-class vessel has been delivered Finnish Navy (Merivoimat), Finnish Navy announced on 15th January via official website. Work to refit...

Egypt conducts “QADER 2020” exercise with the participation of combined units

Egyptian Armed Forces has conducted "Qader 2020" large scale exercise with attendance of the Naval Force, the Special Forces, and the Border...

Japan launches new Ocean Survellience Ship “AKI”

The naming and launch ceremony for the newest Ocean Surveillance Ship “AKI” was held at Mitsui E&S shipbuilding Co. Tamano Shipyard on...

Naval Group delivers ARA Bouchard OPV to Armada Argentina

The Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) L’Adroit has adopted the Argentinian flag and becomes the A.R.A. BOUCHARD. The first one of the four OPVs...

“NAVIRIS” JV consists of Fincantieri and Naval Group is fully operational

The first board meeting of Naviris, the joint venture between Fincantieri and Naval Group, took place, Naval Group has announced on 14th...

Zaliv Shipyard in Crimea to build Helo-Carrier for the Russian Navy

The Zaliv Shipyard in Crimea confirmed its technical readiness to build two universal amphibious assault ships for the Russian Navy, the Shipyard...

HMAS Toowoomba leaves home for sixth Middle East deployment

According to the announcement of the Royal Australian Navy on 13rd January, The Anzac Class frigate HMAS Toowoomba has departed her homeport...

Keel laid for future USS John Basilone at Bath Iron Works...

According to the announcement of the U.S. Navy, The keel of the future USS John Basilone (DDG 122) was ceremoniously laid at...

Russia and Japan navies to hold drills in the Gulf of...

The Russian Baltic Fleet’s guard ship Yaroslav Mudry, the tanker Yelnya and the sea tug Viktor Konetsky accomplishing their long-distance deployment missions...

Why are the decks of Russian ships red?

The decks of the Russian ships are painted with a "red lead" rustproofing/anti-corrosive paint. Many nations do this but then topcoat the...

China’s first Type 055 destroyer Nanchang commissioned

The Nanchang, China's first Type 055 guided-missile destroyer, was commissioned in the People's Liberation Army Navy on Sunday morning in the port...

Naval Tejas LCA lands on INS Vikramaditya for the first time

A prototype of the naval version of the light combat aircraft landed and took off from the India's sole aircraft carrier INS...

U.S. approves Singapore to buy up to 12 F-35B stealth fighters

The U.S. State Department on 9 January approved the possible Foreign Military Sale of F-35B Short Take-Off and Vertical Landing (STOVL) stealth...

Indian aircraft carrier Vikrant to be delivered to navy in 2021

INS Vikrant likely to be commissioned by early 2021 according to the Indian  PTI News Agency.    The manufacturing of the country’s first indigenous...

U.S. 2nd Fleet Declares Full Operational Capability

Seven months after reaching initial operational capability, U.S. 2nd Fleet achieved full operational capability Dec. 31. Since its reestablishment in August 2018, Vice Adm....

Indonesian Military on Full Alert in North Natuna Sea After Border...

The Indonesian Military has raised combat alert for its forces stationed in the Natuna archipelago – in the south part of the disputed South China Sea...

Inspiring Author of Naval Tactics Wayne Hughes Died at Age 89

A life dedicated for the navy comes to the end, naval tactician Wayne Hughes, dean emeritus at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School...

Brazil to sign the contract for Tamandare class frigates in February

According to an article shared by Defesa Aérea&Naval news portal of Brazil on 30th December, after a year of uncertainty, the Brazilian...

Russian Navy commissions new Alexandrite Class Minesweeper

According to the Russian local press, a ceremony was held to commission the newest Alexandrite Class Minesweeper, Vladimir Emelyanov (Pennant Number :...

FMM awarded $1.3 billion USD contract to build four MMSC for...

According to the press release of Fincantieri on 27th December, the U.S. Navy awarded a Lockheed Martin-led team, which includes Fincantieri Marinette...

Iran, Russia and China completed trilateral exercise

All the planned stages of the joint naval drills named "Marine Security Belt" between Iran, Russia and China have been successfully completed,...

USS Ross leaves the Black Sea

After patrolling about 2 weeks, the U.S. Navy's Arleigh Burke class destroyer USS Ross has left Black sea on 28th December, the...

Russia launches Project 636.6 diesel electric-powered submarine Volkhov

A launch ceremony held for the Project 636.3 diesel-electric submarine Volkhov for the Russian Navy at the Admiralty Shipyard in St. Petersburg...

The supply tanker “Academician Pashin” is ready to enter service for...

The new sea tanker Academician Pashin has successfully completed its trials and the vessel is ready to join the Northern Fleet’s logistics...

China tested submarine launched JL-3 Missile

China conducted a test of its next-generation JL-3 submarine-launched missile, The Washington Times (WT) reported, citing Pentagon officials who spoke on condition...

Iran to hold four-day naval drills with China and Russia

Russia, Iran and China will hold four-day joint naval maneuvers that will kick off on December 27, spokesman for the Iranian Armed...

Russia launched Nuc-Powered Yasen-M Class Submarine

Russian Navy's new nuclear-powered Yasen-M (Project 885M) class submarine Novosibirsk launched today (Dec 25) at Sevmash Shipyard. The Russian Navy currently operates the...

Fire occurred at US Navy’s Avenger Class MCM ship

US Navy's Avenger Class Mine Countermeasures ship USS CHAMPION MCM 4 suffered a "main mechanical room" fire on Nov 29 at San...

Dutch government decides to build Combat Support Ship for the Navy

According to the statement of Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) on 20th December, Cabinet of the Netherlands’ Government has submitted a so-called...

Russian Shipyard to provide spare part support to Indian Carrier

The Sevmash Shipyard (part of Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation) provides technical assistance to the Indian Navy in servicing its aircraft carrier Vikramaditya,...

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...

Bangladesh procures two Chinese Type 053H3 frigates

Senior Bangladeshi Navy officials received two Chinese Type-053H3 frigates, Jiaxing (Hull 521) and Lianyungang (Hull 522), in Shanghai Jiangnan Shipyard on December...

Raytheon awarded a contract with the U.S. Navy for SM-6 worths...

Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is awarded a $1,030,728,427 fixed-price-incentive and cost-plus-fixed fee multi-year contract by US Navy for Standard Missile-6 (SM-6)...

Turkish Navy launched first indigenous Type-214 AIP Submarine

Turkish state-owned Golcuk Naval Shipyard formally launched the first Type 214TN AIP submarine for Turkish Naval Forces Command on 22 December. The boat...

Russia conducts drills with Syrian naval assets

The Russian and Syrian navies successfully held their first joint drills in the Mediterranean Sea, Head of the Drills Rear Admiral Alexander...

Mexican SIGMA Class Frigate ARM Reformer Completes Sea Trials

The Mexican Navy has recently completed Sea Acceptance Tests (SAT) for its multi-purpose frigate DAMEN SIGMA 10514, ARM Reformer (POLA 101) ....

Turkish and Italian Naval Assets Conducted PASSEX at East-Med

According to the statement at official website of the Turkish Navy on 15th December, Turkish O.H.Perry Class frigate TCG Gaziantep has conducted...

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...

Russia to invest for the modernization of Tartus port

Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Yuri Borisov has commented after meeting with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus that Russia will spend...

Canada handed over command of SNMG-2 to Italy

According to the announcement of NATO Maritime Command (MARCOM) on 16 December, with a ceremony held at the Taranto Naval Base in...

China commissions second aircraft carrier “Shandong”

China's second aircraft carrier, named Shandong (Pennant Number : 17), was delivered and commissioned to the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy on...

No Plans To Equip Russian Lada-Class Submarines With AIP-Constructor

Russia's two new Lada-class (Project 677) conventional submarines will not be equipped with Air Independent Propulsion (AIP), Аlexander Buzakov, the head of...

French Frigate Courbet Seized 3.5 tons of drugs at the Gulf...

French frigate Courbet seized more than 3.5 tonnes of cannabis resin off the Gulf of Oman On Friday (December 13). FS Courbet...

A floating dock with a decommissioned submarine sank in Sevastopol

After the shocking fire incident at Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier of Russian Navy, a decommissioned floating dock with a decommissioned submarine sank...

Lethal fire occurred onboard Russian Aircraft Carrier, Kuznetsov

Russia's only aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, caught fire on Thursday (Dec 12) during maintenance work in Russia's Arctic port in Murmansk,...

Israel Shipyards Delivered OPV-62 to Honduran Navy

According to the domestic press of Honduras, The Honduran navy's new offshore patrol vessel (OPV), General José Trinidad Cabañas (FNH-2021), is planned...

Italy sends a frigate to East-Med to Protect ENI’s drill activities

According to local press in Italy and Greek Times news portal, on December 6th, the frigate Federino Martinengo (F 596) was moored...

U.S. handovers the command of SNMG-1 to Norway

Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) has changed its command from the United States to Norway, NATO MARCOM announced on 9th December. Royal...

Damen Shipyards lays keel of Nigerian Navy’s new Landing ship

The Nigerian Navy began the construction of Nigeria’s latest Landing Ship Tank 100 with a keel-laying ceremony at Damen Shipyards, Sharjah, in...

Argentinian Navy Welcomes ARA Bouchard at Toulon

Argentine flag hoisted to ARA Bouchard Multipurpose Maritime Patrol Ship with a ceremony held at Naval Group's facilites in Toulon on 6th...

All new Russian ships to have capability to carry Zircon Missiles

All Russian warships of new Projects can carry Tsirkon hypersonic missiles, President of Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation Alexei Rakhmanov told reporters on...

DAMEN Completes Combat System Installation and Trials of Indonesian Frigate

According to the press release of Damen Shipyards on 6th December, Damen Shipyards Group and its partner PT PAL have completed the...

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...

Turkey’s Newest Armed UAV “AKINCI” Successfully Passed First Test Flight

Turkey's newest armed drone "AKINCI" successfully completed its first test flight, the manufacturer Baykar Co. has announced on Friday (6th December). The AKINCI...

Russia’s newest Yasen-M class nuc-powered sub test-fires torpedo in the White...

According to the press release of Russia’s Northern Fleet on 5th December, the latest Project Yasen-M multirole nuclear-powered submarine Kazan test-fired torpedo...

USS America arrives in Sasebo of Japan to Replace USS Wasp

According to the press release of 7th Fleet of the U.S. Navy, Amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) joined the U.S....

U.S. Navy seizes suspected Iranian missile parts set for Yemen

USS Forrest Sherman warship has seized a "significant cache" of suspected Iranian guided missile parts headed to rebels in Yemen, according to...

India Claims that Chinese Spy&Research Ship Entered Indian Waters

According to the Indian Press, Chinese ‘Spy & research’ Ship SHI YAN 1 entered Indian territory near Port Blair in Indian Ocean...

Iranian Alvand Class Frigate Equipped with Indigenous CIWS

A dangerous and unstable situation in the Middle East, as well as growing tensions and threats, forces Iran to modernise its military,...

Pakistan Hosts International Maritime Oil Spill Exercise “Barracuda-X”

The 10th edition of International Exercise Barracuda formally commenced at the Headquarters Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) on  Monday (2nd December), with...

Russia sends naval assets to Atlantic for long-distance deployment

A group of the Russian Northern Fleet’s naval assets has left the Severomorsk naval base and set off for its long-distance deployment...

Polish Navy Commissioned OPV After Waiting for 18 Years

The Polish navy has commissioned new offshore patrol vessel (OPV) dubbed as "ORP Ślązak" (Pennant Number : 241) 18 years after the...

US Navy awards largest-ever shipbuilding contract to GDEB for submarines

According to the press release of General Dynamics on 2nd December, The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a contract valued...

Spanish frigate Mendez Nunez back to home after 7 months of...

Álvaro de Bazán-class frigate Méndez Núñez (F-104) of Spanish Navy (Armada Espanola) returned to home port Ferrol after completing a 7-month circumnavigation...

Russian Navy to Conduct Round-the-World Oceanographic Expedition

The Russian Navy will conduct a round-the-world expedition in 2019-2020, announced Nikolay Evmenov, the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy. “In accordance with the...

The Netherlands to Send Frigate to French-led Task Group at the...

The Dutch government has announced on 29th November that it would contribute a frigate to the European-led mission in the Strait of...

India’s First Indigenous Carrier’s Engines Fired Up

The construction of India's first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier has reached the final stages. The engines onboard INS Vikrant being constructed at Kochi...

Iran, Russia, China to hold naval drills at late December

The commander of Iranian navy has stated on 30 th November that joint Iranian, Chinese and Russian naval exercises in the Indian...

Russian Frigate Admiral Kasatonov holds missile-firing exercises in the White Sea

According to a press release by Russian Northern Fleet on 29th November, Project 22350 frigate Admiral Kasatonov has test-fired cruise missiles Kalibr...

Iran’s new destroyer Dena to enter service by February 2020

A new destroyer named “Dena” will join the Iranian military in February, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said on Friday (29th...

Criticism: Does the current course allow Russia to achieve Gorshkov’s dream?

According to the reports of Russian Baltic Fleet's office on 27th November, a group of the Baltic Fleet’s warships led by the...

Pakistan Navy’s 4th Azmat-class FAC launched by Karachi Shipyard

Pakistan Navy’s (PN) fourth Azmat-class fast attack craft equipped with missiles was launched by Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KSEW) on 27...

Russia celebrates the Marine Corps Day

Every year on November 27, Russia celebrates the Marine Corps Day. It was established by order of the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy...

Russia Commissions First “Super Quiet” Submarine of Pacific Fleet

The first Project 636.3 submarine of Russian Paficic Fleet, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, was delivered to Russian Navy by The Admiralty Shipyard, located in St....

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...

Russian Cruiser Arrives Cape Town for Joint Drills

The Slava-class missile cruiser ‘Marshal Ustinov’ of the Russian Navy’s Northern Fleet has arrived at one of the world’s southernmost ports, South...

Philippine Navy’s first Jose Rizal Class frigate undergoes sea trials

According to the press release of Philippine Navy (PN) on 22nd November, the first of the two multi-mission capable frigate of the...

Russia’s newest Borei Class submarine completes state trials

The most advanced nuclear-powered submarine of Russian Navy, Knyaz Vladimir (Prince Vladimir), has completed the cycle of state trials and arrived at...

Schiebel’s Camcopter S-100 Fully Integrated to Mistral Helo Carrier

According to a press release of Schiebel Group on 20th November, the French Armament General Directorate (DGA) announced that Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER® S-100...

Pakistan and Bahrain Conducts Al Jazeera 2019 Exercise

A bilateral exercise SHAHEEN AL JAZEERA -2019 between Pakistan Navy's Special Service Group and Royal Bahrain Defence Force’s Special Operation Force (SOF)...

Russian Navy to Hold Submarine Rescue Drills with Vietnamese Navy

According to the reports of Russian Pacific Fleet on 19th November, the rescue vessel Igor Belousov will take part in the Russian-Vietnamese...

Pacific Reach 2019 Sub-Rescue Exercise Conducted with Participation of Six Navies

Pacific Reach 2019 Submarine Search and Rescue exercise has concluded off Australian west coast with attendance of six countries including Australia, Japan,...

Fincantieri Cuts Steel For the First MMSC of Saudi Navy

As the beginning mark of production for the first Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) ship, a cut-steel event was conducted on Oct. 24...

Thales Successfully Completed Modernization of Two Thai Mine Hunters

According to the press release of Thales on 18th November, Thales delivered two modernised and upgraded minehunting vessels to the Royal Thai...

Russia to Handover Ukrainian Vessels Seized at Kerch Strait

According to the statement of the Federal Security Service’s Border Service in Crimea on 18th November, Russia will hand over Ukrainian warships,...

Babcock awards Type 31 Frigate Contract Worths £1.25 bn

Defence company Babcock has confirmed it has been awarded a £1.25 billion (£250 million for per ship) deal to build five Type...

Airbus to develop rotary-winged UAV for naval vessels

The prototype of Airbus Helicopters’ VSR700 unmanned aerial system has performed its first flight at a drone test centre near Aix-en-Provence in...

Israel Shipyards to Design&Build New Reshef Class as Replacement of Saar...

The private shipbuilding company Israel Shipyards Ltd. has announced on November 13 the signing of an agreement with the Ministry of Defense...

Russian Cruiser Marshall Ustinov Conducts Drills with PLA and South African...

As a part of the oversea policy of Russia, the Northern Fleet’s missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov performing long-distance deployment missions in the...

Yantar Shipyard Launches Voyevoda as lead rescue ship of Project 23700

The Baltic shipyard Yantar (Yantar Shipyard, United Shipbuilding Corporation) launched the Voevoda emergency rescue vessel on 8 November 2019. The launching ceremony for...

HII Begins Fabrication Phase of New Cutter of USCG

According to the press release of the giant shipbuilder of the U.S., Huntington Ingalls, on 12st November, Shipbuilding division officially started fabrication...

A new solution against asymmetric threats: Laser-Guided Missiles

The asymmetric threat, which increases the uncertainty of war scene (called “Fog of the war” by Clausewitz), is a problem for the...

JMSDF and U.S. Navy Conducts Bilateral Annual Exercise 19

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the U.S. Navy began their bilateral maritime field exercise, Annual Exercise ‘19, in the waters...

Australia’s 3rd and Final Hobart Class Destroyer Completed Sea Trials

According to the announcement of Australia Department of Defence on 9th November, the Royal Australian Navy’s third Hobart-class air warfare destroyer (AWD),...

Wreckage of USS Grayback Submarine Found After 75 Years

A missing U.S. submarine , which was widely used in World War II, was found in Okinawa (off the coast of Japan)...

Canada’s 2nd Arctic Offshore Patrol Vessel Launched by Halifax Shipyard

The Royal Canadian Navy’s second Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), the future HMCS Margaret Brooke, was launched on Sunday (10th November)...

US Navy’s first Flight III Arleigh Burke destroyer’s keel laid by...

Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries hosted a keel laying ceremony for the US Navy’s first Flight III destroyer, the future USS Jack H....

Turkey-led INVITEX “Dogu Akdeniz-2019” Kicks off at East Mediterranean

Amid the conflicts over the east Mediterranean, Turkey-hosted multinational invitation exercise (INVITEX) "Dogu Akdeniz-2019" has commenced at Aksaz Naval Base on 9th...

Russian Patrol Ship to make exercises with navies of South Med...

The patrol ship Vasily Bykov, which proceeded through the Black Sea straits and joined the Russian Navy’s permanent Mediterranean task force on...

Russia in Negotiations to Build Project 12701 Minesweepers in India

Rajnath Singh, Minister of Defence of India, visited his Russian counterpart Sergey Shoygu on 6th November in Moscow. The aim of the...

“Samudra Shakti” bilateral exercise held between India and Indonesia

India and Indonesia navies has conducted "Samudra Shakti" bilateral naval exercises with the participation of anti-submarine warfare corvette INS Kamorta and multi-role...

Ukraine to request assistance of Turkey for project 58250 corvettes

Relationships between Turkey and Ukraine has been growing for recent years. At President level, they made courtesy calls and during the visits,...

Pakistan Navy Successfully Tested “Zarb” Coastal Defence System

According to the press release of Pakistan Navy Public Affairs, Pakistan Navy test fired land based anti-ship missile ‘Zarb’ on Tuesday (5th...

Russian Pacific Fleet Visits Brunei

A task force of the Russian Pacific Fleet completed its visit to Brunei on Thursday and will continue fulfilling its mission in...

Russian Navy to Upgrade Three Nanuchka Class Corvettes

Russia’s Defense Ministry plans to place an order for the upgrade of three more Project 1234 missile corvettes for the Pacific Fleet...

Helicopter Crash Occurred on Italian Destroyer

According to the information gathered from sources, a helicopter crashed aboard the Italian destroyer yesterday night (6th November). Italian Navy's AW101 helicopter crashed...

Japan Launches Final Soryu Class Diesel Electric Submarine

JMSDF held the naming and launch ceremony of the newest submarine named “TORYU” at Kobe Works, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. “TORYU” is...

Trident Jupiter 2019 Computer Based Exercise Commences at NATO JWC

TRIDENT JUPITER 19-1, a two-level (strategic/operational) Computer-Assisted Command Post Exercise involving personnel from more than 30 NATO Member and Partner Nations, as...

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...

Royal Thai Navy selects Schiebel’s Camcopter S-100

Schiebel wins competitive tender to supply its CAMCOPTER® S-100 System to the Royal Thai Navy (RTN), according to a press release made...

The Royal Saudi Navy Participates International Maritime Exercise

The Royal Saudi Naval Forces are participating in the International Maritime Exercise 2019 (IMX 19), began on Sunday (3rd November) at Manama,...

Pakistan Navy Commissioned Survey Vessel “BEHR MASAH”

According to the official press release of Pakistani Navy on 4th November, Pakistan Navy commissioned survey ship “Behr Massah” at a ceremony...

Turkish Navy successfully fires indigenous anti-ship missile ATMACA

Manufacturing critical equipment for the armed forces is the main aim of many countries. This aim is not easy to realize, because...

Steel Cutting Ceremony for two Type 054 A/P Frigate of Pakistani...

According to a press release of Pakistan Navy on 1st November, Steel cutting ceremony for two warships of Type 054 A/P Frigates...

Myanmar Navy’s Newest LPD visited Vladivostok

According to the press service of the Russian Pacific Fleet, Myanmar Navy's new built Landing Platform Dock (LPD), "Moattama", visited the Russian...

Saab Delivered New Combat Boat “CB90 HSM” to Swedish Navy

Swedish defense company Saab has introduced its new combat boat named "CB90 HSM" with a press release on their website on 24th...

NAVIRIS: A new Joint Venture including Fincantieri and Naval Group

The new naval-mechanical collaboration between Italy and France is planned to be established by the end of the year. Following the announcement in...

Russia to establish two new air combat centres at Kaliningrad and...

According to the Russian newspaper Izvestia, Russian Naval Aviation Command is planning to deploy two new air division headquarters at Kaliningrad and...

South Korea to enforce Navy with four additional PKX-B patrol boats

According to the local sources at South Korea, Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction (HHIC) has announced on Thursday (1st November) that it...

Russia to equip Gremyashchyl-class corvettes with hypersonic Zircon Missile

During his tour at the vessel in Russia’s northwestern city of Kaliningrad on Thursday (01 Nov) President Putin has declared that the...

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...

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...

Aircraft Carrier USS Gerald R.Ford set to sea trials after a...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

Russia’s New Mine Sweeper Begins Shipbuilders’ Sea Trials

According to the press release of Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard’s press office, latest Alexandrite class minesweeper (Project 12700 ) Vladimir Yemelyanov has left the...

Pakistan Navy Conducts Live Missile Firings at RIBAT-2019 Exercise

According to the press release of MoD of Pakistan, the Pakistan Navy is conducting Operational Exercise RIBAT-2019 to check operational preparedness of...

Last Adelaide Class Frigate Berths for the Last Time

The Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) last Adelaide class guided-missile frigate, HMAS Melbourne, arrived at her mother port of Sydney on 27 September,...

Indian Navy’s First Aircraft Carrier Dock is Inaugurated

Indian defence industry made a milestone step about maintaining of naval vessels. Indian defence minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Navy’s first aircraft...

Turkish Navy Welcomed 4th Indigenous Corvette TCG KINALIADA

Today was the day to be proud for Turkish defense industry. Because 4th and the last MILGEM (ADA) Class Corvette TCG KINALIADA...

India launched P-17A class frigate INS Nilgiri

India has launched the first of its seven planned Project 17 Alpha (P17A)-class stealth-capable frigates, the INS Nilgiri, today. “The INS Nilgiri is...

India, Japan and US navies Conduct Trilateral Malabar-2019 Exercise

The naval forces of India, Japan and the United States participate in the trilateral maritime exercise Malabar, off the coast of Sasebo,...

Indian Frigate Tarkash Keeps Visiting African Ports

The Indian Navy frigate INS Tarkash has arrived Maputo, Mozambique, for a three-day of port-visit as a part of her route across...

New Submarine of Brazilian Navy Sets for Sea Trials

Brazilian Navy's new submarine, Riachuelo (S-40), is in the final preparations for the sea trials with a month latency, according to Brazilian...

US Coast Guard Seized Submarine While Smuggling Tons of Drugs

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) conducted a very succesful operation at the Pacific Ocean near South America. According to the statements made...

Brazilian ex-Aircraft Carrier Goes on a Sale

The Brazilian Ministry of Defense has announced on Monday (23rd September) that decomissioned aircraft carrier Sao Paulo is on sale with an...

What’s Happening Between South Korea and Japan?

According to a statement made by South Korean defense ministry’s press secretary on Tuesday (24th September), South Korea hasn't been invited to...

Russia Developed Enhanced Version of Oniks (Yakhont) Cruise Missile

Russia’s Research and Production Association of Machine-Building has developed a sea-launched cruise missile with the 800km range capability and the increased accuracy...

China Welcomed Type 075 Amphibious Assault Ship

China's first amphibious assault ship was launched in Shanghai on Wednesday (Sep 25), coming closer to the completion of its construction project.The...

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....

Russian Corvette Smerch Conducted Live Missile Firing

According to the press release of Russian Pacific fleet, upgraded corvette "Smerch" has held its first live-fire exercise, launching an Uran anti-ship...

Iran, Russia and China to Execute Joint Naval Exercises at Gulf...

According to semi-official news agency of Iran, Tasnim, Iran is planning to hold naval drills with Russia and China at Gulf of...

India’s Second Scorpene Class Submarine Ready for Commissioning

India's Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) has delivered another licence-built Kalvari (Scorpène)-class diesel-electric submarine (SSK) to the Indian Navy. She will be...

Egyptian and French Navies Conducted Bilateral Drills at Mediterranean

The Egyptian and French naval forces conducted transient navy drills within the Mediterranean's northern fleet zone as part of the Armed Forces...

Seven Red Sea Countries Attend Red Wave-2 Exercise Hosted by Saudi...

The Red Wave 2 joint drill, includes naval forces from seven Red Sea countries, started Sunday (22nd September) in Jeddah, according to...

Royal Navy Welcomes the Newest Offshore Patrol Vessel HMS Medway

The Royal Navy's latest Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), HMS Medway (P-223) has been commissioned with a ceremony in Chatham. The ceremony is...

The Newest Hobart Class Destroyer of Australia Begins Sea Trials

According to the press release of Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and statement of Australian Department of Defense (DoD), RAN's latest addition to...

Thailand’s First S26T Submarine’s Keel was Laid by China CSIC

Keel laying ceremony for the Royal Thai Navy's first S26T submarine was held by Chinese shipbuilding group CSIC (China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation)...

Ukraine to Resume Building Project 58250 Class Corvette Project

As a result of assuring political balance after presidency elections, Ukraine plans to strenghth its navy. Ukraine’s Defense Ministry has initiated works...

Saudi Arabia to Join Maritime Force at Gulf

Saudi Arabia has decided to join on Wednesday (18th September) the International Maritime Security Construct - a US-led international alliance that aims...

SAAB to Provide Combat Systems for Finnish Corvette Program

SAAB Press Center has announced that the Government of Finland selected Saab as the combat system provider and integrator for the Finnish...

SITMEX-19 has Commenced at Andaman Sea

A maiden trilateral exercise named SITMEX-19, involving Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), Royal Thailand Navy (RTN) and Indian Navy (IN), has kicked...

U.S. Navy to Use Unmanned Technology for Hunting Mines

After announcing world's largest autonomous warship against submarines, this week, the Pentagon announced that they had reached yet another major milestone in...

Turkish Navy Commenced Kararlilik-2019 Exercise At East Med

Turkish Naval Forces has begun Kararlilik-2019 large scaled naval exercise on Monday (16th September). The exercise will last until 22nd September 2019...

US Destroyer Visited Beirut After Decades

The U.S. destroyer, USS Ramage, docked at the Beirut Port early Saturday, being the first U.S. warship to do so in more...

Russian Navy Plans to Equip Submarines with Hypersonic Cruise Missiles

The Russian Navy is expected to be the first country that equip submarines with hypersonic cruise missiles.Excellent speed of the missile would...

Russia Plans to Upgrade Oniks Antiship Missile

The joint stock company NPO Mashinostroyeniya (an affiliate of the corporation Tactical Missile Corporation) plans to upgrade its supersonic anti-ship cruise missile...

Babcock Team 31 selected as preferred bidder for UK Type 31...

Babcock Team 31 has been selected by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) as the preferred bidder to deliver its new warships....

Thailand to Complete Purchase of Chinese LPD

The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) has signed a contract of procurement Chinese  Type 071E (Yuzhao)-class landing platform dock (LPD). The deal was...

BAE Systems Shows the Integration of the new USV with Royal...

The unmanned surface vessel named "Pacific 24" Rigid Inflatable Boat (P24 RIB) will be integrated with the combat system of HMS Argyll,...

Russia’s New Amphibious Assault Ships to be Laid Down at 2020...

According to the sources in Russia’s shipbuilding industry, Russia’s first two amphibious assault ships will be laid down at the Zaliv shipyard...

Russian Underwater Drone Carrier to Begin Sea Trials by 2020

Russia’s special-purpose nuclear sub, the Belgorod, which will be the first basic carrier of Poseidon nuclear-capable underwater drones, will enter sea trials...

Russian Navy to Procure Four New Submarines at 2020

According to Sevmash shipyard Director General Mikhail Budnichenko, the Russian Navy will get one nuclear submarine by the end of 2019 and...

USS Nebraska Tested Trident-II Missiles

The U.S. Navy has reported on Friday that has Ohio class of nuclear-powered submarine tested four life-extended Trident II D5 missiles to...

Russian Cruiser Shows Existence at Arctic

The Northern Fleet’s flotilla that is making a long-distance voyage to the Arctic left the Yenisei Gulf and entered the Kara Sea,...

Russian Baltic Fleet to Participate Indra-2019

According to Russian Baltic Fleet officials, a group of the Baltic Fleet’s ships led by the guard ship Yaroslav Mudry will for...

Another Significant Discovery by Turkish Navy

Turkish Navy's submarine rescue and towing ship TCG IŞIN made another significant discovery last week. The last discovery of the TCG IŞIN...

Iran and Russia to Conduct Joint Drills at Indian Ocean

Iran and Russia will hold joint military exercises in the Indian Ocean, visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told a briefing...

Raytheon Begins Production of New Variant of ESSM

Raytheon Co. has announced that the U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon a $190 million low-rate initial production contract for ESSM Block 2 missiles...

Russia’s First Floating Nuclear Reactor Underway to Arctic

We easily guess that an average person would be irritated when read the title of the article. Nuclear race between Russia and...

General Dynamics NASSCO Awarded Contract for the Newest Expeditionary Sea Base...

General Dynamics NASSCO, a business unit of General Dynamics, was awarded a contract from the U.S. Navy for newest expeditionary ships as...

Russian Cruiser Marshal Ustinov Visits Algeria

According to press release of Russian Northern Fleet, RS Marshal Ustinov has made a business call at the port of Algiers. "The visit...

Sri Lanka Welcomed China Donated Frigate

Sri Lanka welcomed its Chinese-donated new frigate, renamed as "SLNS Parakramabahu", with a comissioning ceremony at Colombo port on 22nd August. All...

Philippines to Procure Two More Corvettes from South Korea

Cooperation between Philippines and South Korea is growing day by day. As we shared before, South Korea donated a corvette to Philippines...

Russian Submarines Fired Ballistic Missiles at Arctic Ocean and Barents Sea

Russian nuclear-powered submarines of the 667BDRM Tula and 955 Yuri Dolgoruky projects fired ballistic missiles at the Kura range in Kamchatka and...

Russian Navy to Procure Six More Submarines at 2020

Russia is looking forward to improve its submarine force at next year. According to Russian defence press, the Russian Navy will receive...

Russian Naval Group Entered Mediterranean as a part of its Deployment...

A naval group of Russia’s Northern Fleet has passed the Strait of Gibraltar and entered the Mediterranean Sea as part of its...

China launches unmanned warship named JARI

According to Chinese domestic media, China has launched a world-leading unmanned warship on 21st August, with its developer claiming the vessel is...

TRS-4D Naval Radars Succesfully Installed to U.S. Navy Freedom Class LCS

TRS-4D naval radars manufactured by HENSOLDT Inc., known as sensor solutions provider, has successfully been installed the first two of the U.S....

U.S.Navy’s New Enterprise Air Survellience Radar Tracked First Targets

Raytheon Co., one of the biggest defence companies of the world, has made an announcment from official website about SPY-6(V)2, the Enterprise...

57mm gun of BAE Systems selected for Indonesian Navy’s FAC

According to press release of BAE Systems on 20th August, the initial contracts with government-owned shipbuilder PT PAL Indonesia include four 57...

Russian Corvette Smerch Conducted Missile Firings at Sea of Japan

The upgraded missile corvette Smerch has held a live-fire exercise against a naval and an air target in order to check the...

Russia’s Newest Missile Corvette Begins Shipbuilders’ “Final” Trials

Russian fleet keeps growing. After the newest diesel electric submarine begins trials at Baltic Sea, the Project 20385 missile corvette Gremyashchiy has...

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...

Bahrain to Join Coalition Force at Persian Gulf

It's announced by Bahrain officials during the visit by Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, chief of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) to the Bahraini capital...

Ocean Shield-19 was Conducted Longer than Planned

Russia’s Ocean Shield-2019 naval exercise lasted nearly one week longer than planned, the commander-in-chief of Russia’s Navy, Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov, said in...

Ancestor of TOMAHAWK : RGM-59A Taurus

Tomahawk (BGM-109), is one of the most famous and effective strategic cruise missile at our era. Even an average person who doesn’t...

Philippines Express Concern over Chinese Warships’ Violations

Philippines headquarters expressed its concern over the passage of five more Chinese warships in Philippine waters on Thursday (15th August), saying it...

Thirteen Navies to Deploy at Rio For UNITAS 2019

Brazil will host Operation UNITAS LX, the oldest multinational maritime exercise, which has been organized by the United States since 1959. The...

Russian Newest Diesel-Electric Submarine at Baltic Sea for Trials

The Project 636.3 latest diesel-electric submarine Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, being built by Admiralty Shipyard for Russia’s Pacific Fleet, has moved to the Baltic Sea...

UK and Indian Navies Hold KONKAN Bilateral Exercise

The 14th edition of KONKAN, annual bilateral exercises between Indian Navy and Royal Navy, is currently underway off the South Coast of...

Norway to Procure TRS-3D Naval Radar for the Coast Guard

According to the press release of German based defence company, HENSOLDT, Norwegian Coast Guard will procure the latest version of its TRS-3D...

Steel Cut Ceremony for the Newest Type 26 : HMS Cardiff

Cutting first piece of steel ceremony was conducted for the second Type 26 Global Combat Ship, HMS CARDIFF, by BAE Systems at...

Brazilian and Hellenic Navy Ships Conduct Bilateral Exercise

In order to maintain the proficiency and interoperability of UNIFIL Maritime Task Force (FTM) vessel crews, Brazilian Frigate Union (F 45) and...

U.S. Invites Greece for Cooperation at Persian Gulf

According to Greek sources, U.S. asked Greece to make a contribution to the multinational naval force that will monitor the Persian Gulf...

Russia’s Newest Frigate Begins Shipbuilder’s Final Trials

According to the statements of Russian Navy Officials, the Project 22350 newest frigate Admiral Kasatonov (431) will set off for Baltic Sea...

First SWATT is Completed by USS BATAAN (LHD-5)

According to officials of the U.S. Navy, The USS Bataan (LHD 5) Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) has completed its first Surface Warfare...

Dangerous Move: Israel would Join Operation Sentinel

Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Tuesday (6th August) made important comments about their intention of supporting the U.S.-led naval mission...

Rheinmetall and MBDA will Collaborate to Develop Laser Effector for German...

According to German press focused on defense technologies, Rheinmetall and MBDA Deutschland have negotiated in the high-energy laser effectors domain. Both companies...

NATO has completed AEGIS Upgrade at Romania

According to the NATO HQ press release on 9th August, NATO's AEGIS coastal missile defence system update is completed. As an important part...

Did IRGC Chase Wrong Ship or Make Propaganda?

Iran has revealed that fast attack boats belong to IRGC chased down the Royal Navy Destroyer HMS Duncan and shared a video...

Indian Navy Turns on Alert Mode Against Terrorist Attacks

According to Indian press, the Indian Navy has announced an alert due to the possibilities of a Pakistan-based terror attack, in the...

Wilson Sons Tugs Presents Powerful Escort Tug: WS Aries

Eyes of the navy enthusiasts mostly on combatant and powerful ships, like aircraft carriers, submarines, destroyers and etc. But as all we...

HMAS Arunta of Australian Navy Begins SATs After AMCAP Upgrades

On completion of Project SEA 1448 Phase 4/4B AMCAP (ANZAC Middle Life Assurance Capability Program) HMAS Arunta frigate of Royal Australian Navy...

Egyptian and Greek Navies Conducted Bilateral Exercises at Mediterranean

Hellenic Navy and Egyptian Navy conducted bilateral passex exercises at Mediterranean during Hellenic Navy ships' Alexandria port visit. Meko-200HN class frigate HS...

Russia : USS Porter is not alone at Black Sea

The Russian Black Sea Fleet's Smetlivy destroyer is monitoring the USS Porter in the Black Sea, the Russian Defense Ministry said on...

Israel Navy Hosted Multinational Earthquake Recovery Exercise

The Israel Navy on Sunday (4th August) hosted a large-scale multinational exercise, Mighty Waves, near the Haifa coast simulating an earthquake in...

Russian BE-12 Aircrafts will Hunt Submarines

The Russian Navy begins the modernization of the Be-12 Chaika amphibious aircraft. Updated flying boats will become hunters of nuclear submarines: they...

Russian Navy to Get New Anti Submarine Guided Missiles

The Russian Navy is planning to procure an important weapon called Anti-Submarine Guided Missile. When we hear about such weapon, it's normal...

USS PORTER is Underway to Black Sea

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) began its north-bound transit to the Black Sea August 8, 2019. This is the...

U.S. Approved Sale of MH-60R Multi-mission Helicopters to South Korea

The United States approved a potential sale of 12 MH-60R multi-mission helicopters to South Korea worth $800 million, the US Defense Security...

Turkish Navy Equips ADA Class Corvette with Local Made SSM

According to the Turkish Defense Press, Turkish made anti-ship missile Atmaca is fitted on to the fourth ADA Class corvette, TCG KINALIADA....

USS Ronald Reagan Visits Manila of Philippines

Nimitz-class nuclear-powered American aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), arrived Manila Wednesday (7th August) for a brief port call to highlight...

Mexico Launched 8th Oaxaca Class OPV

On 23rd July, the Mexican Navy’s (Armada de México) own shipyard, Astilleros de la Armada (known as Astimar), launched its 8th and...

Turkish Preveze Class Submarines to be Equipped with SERO 400 Persicopes

STM, an important institution that carries out activities in the field of defense technologies in Turkey, made contract with Hensoldt to equip...

Philippines Navy Commissioned ex-South Korean Corvette

The Philippine Navy today officially accepted and commissioned to Navy service former South Korean Pohang-class corvette Chungju, now BRP Conrado Yap (PS-39)...

U.S. Navy Gets Raytheon Made Next Generation Jammer for Testing

Raytheon has delivered the first Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band (NGJ-MB) pod to the US Navy (USN) for ground and aircraft integration testing,...

South Korea-donated ship will be Transition until Jose Rizal Class are...

According to Philippinne's official press, BRP Conrado Yap (PS-39), the former South Korean "Pohang"-class corvette "Chungju" (PCC-762), and donated fpr Philippine Navy,...

Canada to Build 3rd Shipyard for Icebreaker Ships

The Liberal government of Canada formally launched the process to add a third shipyard to the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) on Friday...

UK Unrest about Russian Super Quiet Submarines

British authorities have repeatedly sounded the alarm about Russia's allegedly increasing activity in the North Atlantic and expressed concerns over Moscow's sophisticated...

BAE Systems Equipped Drone Boats with Guns

BAE Systems, one of the most succesful companies about unmanned systems, has successfully completed a series of trials on a ‘first of...

EEZ Treaty Between Philippinnes and Indonesia Officially Come in Force

Although Southeast Asia might be occupied with a story of unresolved maritime boundaries, this year, the region witnessed a success story of...

Ulstein Verft Presents World’s Largest Hybrid Vessel

Nature-friendly hybrid vessels which uses natural power for propulsion is a promising development for the survival of nature. Hybrid technology is becoming...

Germany to Procure NH90 Helos as Lynx Replacement

The German Navy has chosen the NH90 to replace its aging fleet of shipboard Westland Lynx anti-submarine warfare/anti-surface warfare (ASW/ASuW) helicopters. Naval...

Greek Committee Visited Australian Frigate for Procurement

According to Australian Media, high-ranking officers from the Greek Navy were hosted on-board HMAS Newcastle as it was docked in Singapore during...

Iran and Russia to Improve Cooperation at Gulf

Chief of Iranian Navy, who is visiting Russia, has announced an agreement for joint naval exercises between the Iranian and Russian forces...

Russian Navy Commenced Large Exercise at Baltic Sea

The Russian Navy’s large-scale exercise, Ocean Shield 2019, is due to start in the Baltic Sea on August 1, the Russian Defense...

Facts about the Sunken Argentinian Submarine Comes out

A commission composed by legislative has concluded that the sinking of the ARA San Juan submarine with all 44 crew-members onboard, in...

Anti-Ship Missile Defense with Artificial Intelligence

Guided missiles are still one of the most strategic, destructive and powerful weapons for the above water warfare. For decades, scientists and...

Iraq to Build New Naval Base at Basra

After being a huge obstacle for successive governments since 2003, Iraq finally plans to build the largest naval base in the Persian...

Russian Pacific Fleet’s Nuclear Submarines to be Repaired by Zvezda

The Zvezda Ship Repair Center in the Russian Far East has launched repairs of the Project 949A nuclear-powered submarine Irkutsk and the...

Japan to Procure 20 Unmanned Helicopters

Benefits of Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV) attracts armed forces of many countries. They are the eyes of the forces at disputed and...

U.S. Navy Names Newest Towing & Rescue Ship

According to the announcment of the U.S.Navy Secretary, Richard V. Spencer, the third unit in the US Navy’s new class of towing,...

Philipinnes Navy’s Interest on Scorpene Class Submarines

The Philippine Navy (PN) is observing the Scorpene diesel-electric submarine, made by French defense company, Naval Group, in order to strengthen its...

Indian Navy Comissioned 6th LCU MK-IV Amphibious Ship

Amid the increasing presence of Chinese warships in the Indian Ocean Region, the Indian Navy has added an amphibious ship which can...

Show of Strength: Russian Navy Day 2019

Is the great navy dream of Grand Petro coming true? Putin knows that the way to become a global power is through a...

German Navy to Procure Type 707 Tankers

Procurement for 2 new Type 707 auxillary tankers approved by Chief of Defense of Germany on 17th July. These ships are planned...

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...

USS Eagle Found After 75 Years of her Sinking

We have been getting interesting news about vanished ships nowadays. The last one was published by U.S. press that a private dive...

INS Khanderi Would Join Indian Navy at End of 2019

India’s second Kalvari-class Scorpene submarine is expected to be commissioned into service by September-October this year, Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh said...

Mines from WWII defused by Russians Specialists

Mines dropped during WWII are still dangerous? We cannot answer this question exactly but sometimes we hear news about defused mine which...

Indonesian Navy Recieves 4th KCR-60M Class FAC

Indonesian Navy completed delivery of 4th KCR-60M Class Fast Attacking Craft (FAC) named KRI Kerambit with hull number 627 on 25th July....

Countdown for Operation UNITAS-2019

Brazil will host 2019 edition of Operation UNITAS, which is going to be conducted for 60th time, will be conducted at maritime...

Hellenic Navy’s 6th Super Vita Class FAC on Sea Trials

Hellenic Navy's Super Vita (Roussen) Class ship's story finally comes to a solution. There were many reasons of delay of their comissioning,...

Vietnamese Ship Visits Vladivostok of Russia

Vietnamese Navy's Kuang Chung frigate has arrived to Russia's Vladivostok for a friendly visit for the first time in the history of...

Indonesia and Singapore Navies Conduct Eagle Indopura Joint Exercise

Joint exercise named Eagle Indopura is being conducted with the participation of Singapore and Indonesia navies between 18th and 25th July 2019....

South Korea Plans to Build F-35B Carrier

South Korea takes its first step towards construction of a “light aircraft carrier” by late 2020s. According to multiple reports, the Ministry of...

Northern Fleet task force arrives to Kronstadt after global circumnavigation

A ceremony to greet Russia’s Northern Fleet task force led by the Admiral Gorshkov frigate returning from a successful circumnavigation of the...

Eagle Salute – Eagle Response 19 Joint Naval/Air Drill Began

Joint military exercise "Eagle Salute - Eagle Response 2019" has begun on 22nd July, with participation of Egyptian, US and UAE naval...

Indian Frigate and Chinese Destroyer to Attend Russian Navy Day Parade

China's destroyer Xian and India's frigate Tarkash will take part in the military maritime parade that will be held in St. Petersburg...

Israel Navy Increased Readiness Against Maritime Threats

Israel is preparing to fend off potential threats to its naval and merchant marine vessels and those making their way to Israel,...

Turkish Local-Built Amphibious Landing Ship BAYRAKTAR Visited Albania

TCG Bayraktar (L-402) Amphibious Tank Landing Ship belonging to Turkish Navy Command anchored in Durrach Port in western Albania. Built in Turkey, local...

Australian Submarines would be “Old-Fashion” when Comissioned at 2030

When starting a modernization or procurement programme, planners should be aware of the growing technology and comissioning date of the naval units....

Operation Sentinel will Begin Around Persian Gulf

The US Central Forces Command (CENTCOM) has announced that it has developed a military operation called Operation Sentinel, which aims to secure...

Malaysian Navy’s Second Littoral Mission Ship is Launched At China

The Royal Malaysian Navy’s second Keris-class littoral mission ship (LMS) was launched in Wuhan, China, by China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) on...

Indonesia Devoted Budget for Naval Hydrographic Ships

Indonesia will buy two 90 meter ocean going hydrographic vessels in near future. The Indonesian Ministry of Finance has approved a budget...

Naval Group Proposed to Manufacture CANTO for Royal Australian Navy

Naval Group shipbuilding company is attending so many projects and improving its market around the world. They made a glorious success at...

Iranian Revolutionary Guards Detained British Oil Tanker

The oil tanker crisis between Iran and Britain continues. In retaliation for the confiscation of the Iranian oil tanker, the Iranian Revolutionary...

Caspian Flotilla warships take part in combat readiness check

The crews of over 30 Caspian Flotilla warships are involved in a combat readiness check in the Astrakhan Region in south Russia...

Turkey is Formally Expelled from F-35 Programme

The tension between Turkey and the United States about Turkey's S-400 air defense system purchase has been lasting and increasing for about...

Russian Giant Submarine Participate Northern Fleet’s Drills

The world’s largest nuclear-powered submarine Dmitry Donskoi took part in the Russian Northern Fleet’s anti-submarine warfare drills, the Fleet’s press office reported...

India will Procure Heavy-weight Torpedos

Indian Defence Ministry issued $291m tender for heavyweight torpedoes for Kalvari class submarines. Seeking to boost the Indian Navy's firepower, the Indian Defence...

New Chief of Naval Operations of U.S. Navy

Acting Secretary of Defense Richard has announced the new Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) of U.S. Navy. Navy Vice Adm. Michael M. Gilday...

Second Maya-Class Destroyer Haguru is Launched for JMSDF

The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force’s (JMSDF) second Maya-class Aegis destroyer Haguru (DDG 180) was launched in a July 17 ceremony in...

Rubezh-ME coastal defence system is Introduced at IMDS-2019

Coastal defence systems are the nightmare of the ships which are conducting operations close to shoreline, especially littoral ships, guided missile fast...

Qatar Inaugurated Its Largest Coast Guard Base

The Qatari Coast Guard's new main base was officially inaugurated on 14 July, a milestone event in the major expansion in the...

Is Russia Shifting Force from Caspian to Mediterranean?

The Caspian Flotilla’s Project 21631 cruise missile corvette Uglich has joined Russia’s Mediterranean permanent taskforce, as the source in the Crimean defense...

India will Host INDRA-2019 Joint Exercise

The joint Russian-Indian military exercise Indra 2019 is planned to be held at one of the training grounds of the Republic of...

10 Turkish Sailors have been Kidnapped by Sea Pirates

An armed gang has attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria and kidnapped 10 of the vessel's crew members,...

Royal Navy Tested Lightweight Multirole Missile from HMS Sutherland

Amid an increasing threat from small boats used by terroists and suicide bombers, the Royal Navy has successfully tested the brand new...

Asymmetric Threat For British Ships Through Persian Gulf

Today UK press made an interesting claim about the security of warships heading to Persian Gulf. A British warship proceeding to the...

Russian Naval Parade will Contain More Than 40 Warships

Russia’s Main Naval Parade in St. Petersburg and Kronshtadt on July 28 will involve 43 warships, 41 aircraft and more than 4,000...

World’s Largest Aluminium OPV is Ready for Philipinnes Coast Guard

French shipyard OCEA will launch the giant 84-meter long OPV-270 (Offshore Patrol Vessel) at Cabaude aux Sables-d'Olonne on Wednesday 17 July. The OPV...

Portuguese Navy Gives Training Support to Moroccan Navy

Portugal and Morocco are in cooperation to prevent terrorism and control migration issues for a long time. Last week, on 12nd July,...

Damen Shipyards will Modernize Dutch Navy Auxilary Ships

Damen Shipyards Den Helder has signed a major contract with the Netherlands Ministry of Defence for the extensive maintenance and modernization of...

Israeli Warship Crossed Into Lebanese Waters

Lebanon claimed on Sunday (14th July) that an Israeli warship had breached its territorial waters. According to Lebanese TV channel LBC, the ship...

U.S. Navy Launches Artificial Intelligence Prize Challenge

Importance of cyber warfare is understood better by countries day by day. A serious part of war scene are now on the...

Admiral Gorshkov conducts ASW drills in Atlantic

The crew of the Russian Northern Fleet’s frigate Admiral Gorshkov held an anti-submarine warfare exercise in the Atlantic as part of its...

HMS Duncan is Underway to Persian Gulf

Tension between Iran and UK is not being reduced. After seizure of Iranian oil tanker by Gibraltar, Iran dared to board British...

Greece to buy up to seven MH-60R multi mission helicopters from...

The U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Greece of MH-60R Multi-Mission...

Launching Ceremony for France’s New Nuclear Submarine Suffren

12nd July 2019 was a day of proud for French defense industry, because the launching ceremony was held for their new nuclear-powered...

U.S. Coast Guard Seized Narco Submarine

On 11st July, we faced very rare, interesting and breathtaking narco operation conducted by U.S. Coast Guard. The US Coast Guard released a...

S-400 Air Defense Missiles Delivered to Turkey

Turkey's S-400 Air Defence System purchase from Russia in on the agenda of U.S. and NATO for a long time. Lots of...

UK’s Newest Aircraft Carrier Forced to Return to Base Due to...

The UK's new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, has returned from sea trials early after a leak was found. When water on one...

Brazilian Navy Launched Third Prototype of MANSUP

10th July was such an important day for Brazilian Navy, because they launched the third prototype of the Antinavio Surface Missile (MANSUP)...

Iranian Boats tried to Seize British Tanker at Hormuz

Tanker crisis between UK and Iran is growing day by day. Last week, the administration of Gibraltar seized an Iranian tanker named...

Detecting Submarine will be Available with Propeller Trace

Scientists at Russia’s Krylov State Research Center have started developing and introducing a fundamentally new method of detecting submarines by the trace,...

Russian design bureau unveils new nuclear-powered aircraft carrier project

The Russian Nevskoye Design Bureau (part of Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation) unveiled the newest Project 11430E ‘Lamantin’ nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. Its mockup...

IMDS-2019 Began at St.Petersburg

In accordance with the order of the Government of the Russian Federation, the ninth International Maritime Defence Show 2019 began in St....

Fire Scout Unmanned Helicopter is ready for U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy declared initial operational capability (IOC) for the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter on June 28, the service said on...

Belgium and the Netherlands Seal the Purchase of 12 minesweeping ships

Cooperation about military issues between Belgium and Netherlands is growing year by year. On 5th July 2019, they signed the contract for...

ALBATROS will fly for French Navy

French navy is planning to strenghten maritime air surveillance by gathering Dassault Aviation Albatros – a customised Falcon 2000LXS business jet –...

JFD successfully completes sea trials for the first DSRV for the...

After facing the disaster occurred on Russian submarine under Baltic Sea, people understood how important subsea rescue systems once more, JFD Company...

Talisman Sabre 2019 Exercise Commence Whistle is Blown at USS RONALD...

On July 7, the largest bilateral exercise between U.S. and Australia named Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019 has been started aboard on aircraft...

Houthi attempt to target commercial ship foiled

 The naval arm of the Saudi-led Arab coalition on Monday (July 8) foiled a Houthi attempt to target a commercial ship in...

Indian aircraft carrier Vikrant to be delivered to navy in 2021

The Indian navy will get a new aircraft-carrier in early 2021, a senior Indian navy officer Vice Admiral A K Saxena said...

HMS Queen Elizabeth conducted trial firing exercise with her new Phalanx

UK Royal Navy's aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth was equipped with Phalanx Block 1B CIWS (Close-in Weapon System) on February 2019. On...

Differences Between Two O.H.Perry Class Frigates

After finishing BALTOPS 2019 exercies, Kiel base of Germany hosted NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) ships. While moored at port, two Oliver...

BrahMos Missile with enhanced range is ready for use

In an interview broadcast on Doordarshan News Sunday (July 7), CEO of BrahMos Aerospace, Sudhir Kumar Mishra commented that The upgraded version...

The Hellenic Navy Ship is used for National Elections

Warships are not used only for military purposes, but sometimes they are used for civilian missions as well, like civilian medical evacuation,...

Chinese spy ship heading towards Australia to monitor Exercise Talisman Sabre

  The Australian Defence Force is closely tracking a high-tech Chinese spy ship as it makes its way towards Australia ahead of this...

Italian FREMM Class Frigates Attracts U.S. Navy for FFG(X) Programme

To assure the U.S. Navy’s famously high survivability standards and sustained power, The United States Navy has released its requirements for a...

Tanker allegedly carrying crude oil from Iran to Syria stopped at...

On 4 July 2019, The British military forces stopped a tanker allegedly carrying crude oil from Iran to Syria by drilling the...

French Navy is Planning to Retire Lynx Helicopters 2 Years Earlier

French Navy made a surprising decision and revised plans about the life-cycle of Lynx helicopters. They are planning to retire them at...

Baltic Protector Task Group Conducted Amphibious Exercise on Estonia Coast

The UK-Led task group, Baltic Protector, carried out amphibious landing exercise at Estonia coast on 4th July. The exercise came as part...

U.S. Navy awards Lockheed Martin additional contract for LRASM

Lockheed Martin Corp received new U.S. Navy contract for work on the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile, the U.S. Department of Defense announced. According...

China fired Anti-Ship Missiles at the disputed area

On 2nd July, a spokesperson from Pentagon has commented that China has carried out at least one anti-ship ballistic missile test in...

U.S. Plan to Modernize Naval Base at Ukraine

Black Sea is transformed to a chessboard at last years that U.S. and Russia make moves. As a consequence, we encounter news...

Bilateral Sea Drills of Egyptian and Indian Navies

As we reported on 02 July 2019, Indian frigate INS TARKASH made a 3-day port visit to Alexandria to participate in the...

The commitment of submariners to each other is a tradition to...

Yesterday, on 02 July 2019, the world was shaken by a dramatic news, a fire took place at the Russian Nuclear Submarine...

“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...

14 submariners died during the Fire Occured at Russian Submarine

According to the statement of Russian Ministiry of Defense, on 1st July, while at Russian territorial waters, a fire occured on Russian...

China’s consolidated existence at Hong Kong

As The Chinese military received official ownership of a piece of prime Hong Kong waterfront land, at midnight of 29th June, they...

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...

Indian Frigate INS TARKASH’s visit to Alexandria

Showing India’s commitment to its ties with Egypt and of Indian Navy’s increasing footprint and operational reach, Indian Naval Ship Tarkash arrived...

Heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser Admiral Nakhimov will be delivered to the...

Russian TASS quotes Sevmash Shipyard Chief Mikhail Budnichenko as saying shipbuilders will deliver the Project 1144 heavy nuclear-powered missile-carrying cruiser Admiral Nakhimov...

HMS MEDWAY will be the newest member of the Royal Navy

HMS MEDWAY (P223), is the second of five new River-class offshore patrol vessels currently underconstruction for the Royal Navy. She arrived at...

RFS Admiral Gorshkov’s visit to Havana

Earlier this week, a Russian task force flagged by Russia's first-in-class frigate Admiral Gorshkov arrived in Havana. Admiral Gorshkov was joined by...

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...

New US Navy existence in Black Sea

The United States sent The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) and Spearhead-class Joint High-Speed Vessel USNS Yuma(JHSV-8) to Odessa...

The U.S. Navy will Christen USS Oakland on June 29.

June 29 will be an exciting day for Alabama that will host the christening ceremony of the newest littoral combat ship (LCS),...

The 6th FREMM frigate’s construction ended.

The French Navy celebrated the completion of the construction of its sixth multi-mission frigate, FREMM Normandie, in Lorient on June 25. The celebration...

Russia’s new aircraft carrier concept seen at Army-2019 show

Russia’s Krylov State Scientific Center’s new concept of an aircraft carrier  is displayed at the Army-2019 military and technical forum. According to...

Indian Navy Plans for 10 Additional Boeing P-8I Aircraft

India Navy is expected to procure 10 more Boeing P-8I Poseidon MPA’s additional to its eight aircraft which has been acquired in...

Indian Navy to modernize INS Vikramaditya’s landing aids

Because of the dissatisfaction with the original Russian Equipment, the flight deck of Indian Navy’s sole aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya will be...

Iran shoots down US RQ-4 Global Hawk surveillance drone

Iran said it had shot down a U.S. surveillance drone that violated its airspace near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, with the...

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...

Induction Of Recently Upgraded Indian Kilo-Class Sub Delayed After It Suffers...

Induction of the recently upgraded Russian-origin kilo-class submarine belonging to the Indian Navy will take nearly a month after having suffered damage...

U.S. Navy uses modern airborne laser mine detection system during BALTOPS...

MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28 take part in the exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2019. According to...

Indian Navy To Induct Indigenous Heavyweight Torpedo Varunastra

In a bid to boost its underwater firepower, the Indian Navy has decided to induct the indigenous developed heavyweight torpedo Varunastra into in its...

Chinese warship the Liaoning sails through Miyako Strait on way to...

Chinese aircraft carrier the Liaoning passed through the Miyako Strait in the East China Sea on June 11, on its way to...

USS Ronald Reagan, JS Izumo Sail Together in the South China...

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and U.S. Navy conducted bilateral exercise in the South China Sea.   The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS...

Three Russian warships to monitor NATO Baltops-2019 exercise

Three Russian Corvettes are going to monitor NATO BALTOPS-2019 exercise which began today (June 9) out of Kiel/Germany. Project 20380 corvettes RFS BOYKIY...

USS Boxer and FS Charles de Gaulle Sail in the Andaman...

Amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) and French navy aircraft carrier, FS Charles de Gaulle (R 91), and its escort ships...

US Conducts Operational Demonstration of New Aerial Maritime Mine

U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) conducted an operational demonstration of the Quickstrike-ER (QS-ER) Naval mine project at the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF)...

USS Ronald Reagan begins underway operations in the Indo-Pacific

The forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), along with supporting Commander Task Force 70 units, began underway operations in the...

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...

German Navy Type 212 submarine runs aground while departing Norwegian Navy...

A German Navy Type 212A submarine, U-36 (S186), ran aground while departing the Royal Norwegian Navy base of Haakonsvern, around 15 km...

HMS DEFENDER shows her power with missile firing

Royal Navy warship HMS Defender has tested her Sea Viper missile system off the coast of Scotland. Blasting from the Type 45 destroyer’s...

India, Singapore conduct naval drill in South China Sea

The navies of India and Singapore started the sea phase of bilateral naval drill in the South China Sea on Sunday (May...

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...