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HMCS Toronto arrived in Belfast for repairs after power loss

HMCS Toronto lost power on Monday (Oct. 29) night off the coast of the United Kingdom. For the second time in days, a Canadian frigate...

Swedish Navy submarine HSwMS Gotland starts sea trials after refit.

On Friday October 19 His Swedish Majesty Ship (HSwMS) Gotland started its sea trials at the Saab shipyard in Karlskrona, after a comprehensive Mid-Life...

Mexico receives Latin America’s first RAM launcher

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

U.S. Secretary of the Navy Names Newest Two Littoral Combat Ship

U.S. Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced that the next Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship will be named USS Santa Barbara (LCS 32)...

JMSDF Ships Kaga and Inazuma arrived in Visakhapatnam, India.

Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) Ships Kaga and Inazuma arrived in Visakhapatnam, India to participate in the third edition of the Japan-India Maritime...

South Korean Navy will make a port call to Sasebo Japan

Three South Korean naval ships carrying hundreds of military cadets will make a port call at Japan's Sasebo naval base early next month, officials...

US-Japan Advance New Amphibious Capability

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

A Royal Navy Pilot landed a F-35B on HMS Queen Elizabeth...

A Royal Navy Pilot landed a F-35B Joint Strike Fighter on the UK aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth for the firts time on Sept....

The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of the future USS South Dakota...

The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of the future USS South Dakota (SSN 790), the 17th submarine of the Virginia class, Sept. 24. The ship began...

Pakistan Navy conducts joint drills with France, Morocco

Pakistan Navy conducts joint drills with France, Morocco PNS SAIF conducted joint drills with French and Moroccan ships at conclusion of its visit to port...

Russia starts development of new generation frigates

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

Coastal Patrol Ships Conduct Griffin Missile Shoot

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

Chinese naval hospital ship Ark Peace starts visit to Fiji

The Chinese naval hospital ship Ark Peace, which is on Mission Harmony-2018, arrived on Thursday (Aug 2) in the Fijian capital city of Suva,...

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

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

The Spanish Navy commissioned its fifth OPV “Audaz”

The Spanish Navy commissioned its fifth Buque de Acción Marítima (BAM) ship "Audaz" in a ceremony in San Fernando on July 27. The ceremony was...

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

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

Southern Seas 2018 Deployment Begins

The Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) with Destroyer Squadron Four Zero (DESRON 40) has deployed to the waters...

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

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

Schiebel Completes S-100 Trials for Belgian Navy

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

Huntington Ingalls Industries has been awarded $200 million contract in support...

Huntington Ingalls Industries has been awarded a contract in support of new material for the USS Enterprise, a future Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier. The...

The Chinese navy plans to equip an electromagnetic railgun onto a...

The Chinese navy plans to equip an electromagnetic railgun onto a second type of surface warfare vessel, before the United States Navy puts such...

Russia developing new amphibious assault ship with 8,000-tonne displacement

The Severnoye Design Bureau is working on the project of a principally new amphibious assault ship for the Russian Navy, Russian  TASS repotted on...

Korea’s Navy to receive new landing ship

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

China’s first home-grown aircraft carrier set to carry out maiden sea...

China's first domestically designed and built aircraft carrier, the Type 001A, is expected to go into full service later this year. China's first home-built aircraft...

Pakistan Navy ships visit to Tanzania and Kenya

The Pakistan Navy Ships KHAIBAR and NASR during their concurrent Overseas Deployment to East African Countries and Island States of Indian Ocean visited Dar...

U.S. Navy Seeks to Prosecute Top Officers for Crashes

Five officers involved in two U.S. Navy ship collisions last year that killed a total of 17 sailors are being charged with negligent homicide,...

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

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

HMAS Warramunga continues operational success

HMAS Warramunga continues operational success Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Warramunga seized 111 kilograms of heroin valued at $33 million during operations in the Arabian...

Royal Navy destroyer HMS Duncan heads for NATO SNMG2 deployment

Royal Navy destroyer HMS Duncan heads for NATO SNMG2 deployment Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan got underway from naval base Portsmouth on December...

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

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

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

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

Carl Vinson Strike Group Departs for Deployment to Western Pacific

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

Russian warships visit to Shanghai

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

Pakistan Navy Flotilla visited Muscat Oman

Pakistan Navy Flotilla visited Muscat for good will and training purposes recently. The flotilla comprising Submarine HURMAT along with sail ship PNS RAHNAWARD and...

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...

Royal Australian Navy nets huge illegal drug shipment in the Middle...

Royal Australian Navy nets huge illegal drug shipment in the Middle East The crew of the Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Warramunga have spent the Christmas season...

Polish Navy inks $570M deal for minesweepers, rescue vessel

The Polish Ministry of Defence has signed a deal with a consortium formed by the Gdansk-based Remontowa Shipbuilding shipyard and the country’s defense giant...

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...

PNS SAIF conducts naval drills with Royal Malaysian Navy

Pakistan Navy Ship (PNS) SAIF, presently on an overseas deployment to friendly countries of East and South East, visited Malaysian Port Lumut for goodwill ...

U.S., French forces fortify longstanding partnership during Alligator Dagger

The French navy Mistral-class amphibious assault ship LHD Tonnerre (L9014), with embarked U.S. Marines and Sailors from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Naval...

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...

Future USS Manchester (LCS 14) Completes Acceptance Trials

The future USS Manchester (LCS 14) successfully completed acceptance trials Dec. 15 after a series of graded in-port and underway demonstrations for the U.S.Navy's...

The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark returns to home.

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

Type 125 frigate BADEN-WURTTEMBERG

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

Royal Australian Navy’s new capability

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

Royal Navy completes Sea Ceptor  firing trials. 

The Royal Navy has successfully conducted the final First of Class firing trials of the new Sea Ceptor air defence system – completing the...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Turkish ARES Shipyard preparing to deliver new boats to Qatar

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

Ukraine to bid on Brazilian Tamandaré class corvette programme

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

INS Kadmatt on Overseas Deployment to Indonesia

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

Iran Navy unveils range of newly-developed equipment

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

New warship to join Iranian Navy in the Caspian Sea

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

India-Singapore Bilateral Naval Agreement

Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on Wednesday said he would "encourage" Indian Naval ships to visit Changi Naval Base in Singapore, close to...

USS San Diego Arrives In Souda Bay, Greece

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

Second Royal Australian Navy destroyer enters sea trials

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

Canadian Surface Combatant Project

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

INS Satpura portvisit to Muara Port-Brunei

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

Argentina’s president vows submarine search will continue

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

Search ends for Sailors in C-2A crash

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

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

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

Royal Australian Navy Offshore Patrol Vessel announced

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

France’s CATG Departs Port for a Bilateral Deployment

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spanish shipbuilder Navantia held a keel-laying ceremony for the auxiliary oiler...

Spanish shipbuilder Navantia held a keel-laying ceremony for the first of two auxiliary oiler replenishment (AOR) vessels ordered by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN)...

Argentine sub missing in the South Atlantic

  Argentina Navy submarine ARA SAN JUAN disappeared in waters of Puerto Madryn, northern Patagonia, Argentina, contact with submarine manned with 44 crew lost since...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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