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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...

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...

New underwater training centre to open in UAE

An underwater training centre that will provide necessary education for anti-submarine  warfare to be launched in the UAE, according to a statement...

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...

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...

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...

USS Chung-Hoon Conducts Second Drug Bust in a Month

While conducting maritime security operations in the international waters of the Gulf of Aden, the guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) interdicted...

The mass production of SOM missile contract signed

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

HMS Montrose to become first forward-deployed frigate in the Middle East

Warship HMS Montrose is preparing to become the Royal Navy’s first frigate to provide an enduring presence in the Gulf as part of the...

France launches plan for new aircraft carrier

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

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

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

HMS Tamar is launched as HMS Medway gears up for maiden...

The second of the Royal Navy’s next-generation patrol ships makes her debut at sea next month – as the fourth ship entered the water...

USS Decatur Has Close Encounter With Chinese Warship

Arleigh Burke guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG-73) was approached Sunday (Sept 30) morning in the South China Sea by a Chinese warship in what...

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

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

Massive Drugs Busts in Indian Ocean by Combined Task Force 150...

The French frigate FS Floreal struck twice in 24 hours to seize over 7000kg of hashish, valued at $3.5m, from suspicious dhows. This is most...

Singapore Navy opens new training facility 

A new training facility opened on Wednesday (Sept 26) at Tuas Naval Base, to better prepare sailors for operations on Singapore's warships. The simulation centre,...

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...

First in Class Ship, Future USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205), Starts...

A ceremony was hosted at General Dynamics-National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (GD-NASSCO) shipyard to celebrate the start of construction of the Navy's first John Lewis-class Fleet...

Austal USA, Lockheed Martin Awarded FY 2018 LCS Hulls

Austal USA and Lockheed Martin were awarded contract modifications to build the Navy’s Fiscal Year 2018 batch of Littoral Combat Ships, the Pentagon announced...

Frigate Admiral Gorshkov underway for combat training

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

HMS Dragon leaves Portsmouth for the Persian Gulf

HMS Dragon leaves Portsmouth for the Persian Gulf Portsmouth based HMS Dragon left her homeport today (Sept.18) to embark on an operational deployment to the...

Ukraine will set up a new naval base on the coast...

Ukraine will set up a new naval base on the coast of the Azov Sea by the end of the year, countering Russian efforts...

U.S. surface ships will be able to use SM-2 against surface...

U.S. surface ships will be able to use SM-2s to conduct offensive strikes against enemy aircraft and surface ships out to ninety nautical miles. This...

U.S. Navy ships in the Hampton Roads area are preparing for...

Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command ordered all Navy ships in the Hampton Roads area to get underway ahead of Hurricane Florence. There are nearly 30...

The Philippine Navy’s BRP Gregorio del Pilar (FF-15) has run aground...

The Philippine Navy’s warship has run aground near Hasa-Hasa Shoal (Half Moon Shoal) while on routine patrol in the West Philippine Sea. The BRP Gregorio...

F-35C Lightning II Conducts Operational Test-1 Aboard USS Abraham Lincoln

F-35C Lightning II aircraft from Strike Fighter Squadron 125 are conducting their Operational Test-1 (OT-1) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN...

Russian Pacific Fleet’s exercise.

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

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

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

The Russian Navy will place its emphasis on developing unmanned warships

The Russian Navy will place its emphasis on developing unmanned warships, Navy Shipbuilding Chief Rear Admiral Vladimir Tryapichnikov told Zvezda TV today (Aug 24)...

Russian defense firm expects Iran to show interest in Karakurt-class missile...

The developers of Project 22800 ‘Karakurt’ missile corvettes expect a whole group of countries, including Iran, to display their interest in the warship’s export...

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...

Unmanned V-200 UAV for German Navy K130.

UMS Skeldar has been contracted to deliver vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to the German Navy. The German defence procurement...

USNS Burlington (EPF 10) Successfully Completes Acceptance Trials

The U.S. Navy’s 10th Expeditionary Fast Transport ship, Burlington, successfully completed Acceptance Trials, Aug. 3 after two days of underway evaluation in the Gulf of...

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

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

Saab has received an order from Germany for the RBS15 Mk3...

Saab has received an order from its German partner Diehl Defence for the Anti-Ship Missile RBS15 Mk3 ship system. The order value is approx....

Egyptian Naval Force (ENF) commenced exercise Eagle Salute 18 on July...

Eagle Salute 18 is a multilateral surface exercise to enhance interoperability and war-fighting readiness, fortify military-to-military relationships and advance operational capabilities of all participating...

Japan launches first 27DDG-class AEGIS destroyer “Maya”

Japan launches first 27DDG-class AEGIS destroyer from a shipyard in Yokohama today (July 31). She has named "Maya" after mountain in Japan and WWII...

Royal Bahrain Navy Upgrades its Frigate Sabha

The U.S. State Department has approved a possible military sale for support services of the Royal Bahrain Navy frigate Sabha. The Royal Bahrain Naval Service...

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...

Saudi Arabia buys five corvettes from Spanish Navantia 

On 12 July the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia signed a contract with Navantia for the construction of five corvettes. The amount...

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

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

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

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

Russian Navy to accept 19 new warships for service by yearend

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

French Navy Arrives in Israel for First Joint Exercises in Decades

French Navy Arrives in Israel for First Joint Exercises in Decades The Israel Navy has participated in joint naval exercises with the French Navy for...

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...

Finland to buy Gabriel anti-ship missiles from Israel

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

Project 22350 frigate Admiral Kasatonov to be delivered to the Russian...

Shipbuilders intend to deliver the second (the first serial-produced) Project 22350 frigate Admiral Kasatonov to the Russian Navy in the autumn of 2019, Head...

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

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

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...

28th Chinese naval escort taskforce wraps up visit to South Africa

The 28th Chinese naval escort taskforce left the Port of Simon's Town, Cape Town, South Africa, on Monday (July 2) morning after a four-day...

Japanese helicopter carrier to tour South China Sea, Indian Ocean for...

Japanese helicopter carrier to tour South China Sea, Indian Ocean for two months to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific. Japan will send its large...

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...

BAE Systems has been formally named as preferred tenderer for Australia’s...

British defence giant BAE Systems has won a multi-billion pound contract from the Australian government to build nine new warships, marking a significant victory...

HMCS Calgary’s ESSM firing

HMCS Calgary conducted successful firings of the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile against Unmanned Aerial Vehicles during a live fire air defence exercise in preparation...

SAAB Receives Order for Naval Radars

Saab has signed a contract for delivery of the multi-role naval radar Sea Giraffe AMB and associated equipment including spare parts. The work for the...

Spain cleared to buy Aegis Systems

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

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK and Thales Deutschland to deliver Combat System of K130...

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK and Thales Deutschland have jointly been commissioned to deliver the combat system of the German Class K130 Corvette. The order comprises 5...

Australian Defence Forces participation to Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC)...

More than 1600 Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel have arrived in the United States ahead of a month of focused military training activities with...

NATO Dynamic Mongoose 2018 exercise is scheduled for June 25 to...

Dynamic Mongoose is the second annual NATO-led maritime Anti-Submarine Warfare interoperability exercise and Norway is the host nation. After Dynamic Manta, conducted in the...

HMAS Warramunga finished her record breaking deployment to Middle East

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Warramunga finished her record breaking deployment to Middle East and returning to homeport after eight months. The Australian warship conducted...

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

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

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...

Two corvettes armed with Kalibr-NK cruise missiles will join the Russian...

Two corvettes armed with Kalibr-NK cruise missiles will join the Russian Navy’s permanent Mediterranean taskforce, the Black Sea Fleet’s press office reported on Monday...

Pakistan Navy will obtain two Type 054 A frigates from China. 

A ceremony was held at Ministry of Defence Production, Rawalpindi to ink the agreement. A representative of Ministry of Defence Pakistan and M/s China...

UK to base a frigate at its new facility in Mina...

UK to base a frigate at its new facility in Mina Salman, Bahrain. The ship will remain in the Persian Gulf region with crews...

The Libyan National Army (LNA) has taken delivery of the flagship...

The Libyan National Army (LNA) has taken delivery of the flagship Al-Karama (Dignity) offshore patrol vessel, the former Irish vessel Aisling. The LNA released a...

Algeria and Russia have signed an agreement to acquire four Project...

Algeria and Russia have signed an agreement to acquire four Project 22160-class patrol ships worth a total value of $ 180 million. The agreement...

Royal Navy accepted Sea Ceptor Missile into service

HMS MONTROSE became the third warship to conduct Sea Ceptor test-firing and the system is officially accepted into service by the Royal Navy on...

Rolls-Royce Gas Turbine Selected for Japan’s New Frigate 

Rolls-Royce reports it has been selected to supply its MT30 gas turbine to power a new class of frigates for the Japan Maritime Self...

Australia’s third Air Warfare Destroyer, SYDNEY 42, was launched Saturday (May...

   Australia's third Air Warfare Destroyer, SYDNEY 42, was launched Saturday (May 19) morning in Adelaide. The Royal Australian Navy’s newest ship has been launched...

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

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

Russia Developing New Underwater Drone Capable Of Destroying Enemy Naval Bases

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

Exercise Chesapeake 2018

The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWBCSG) and French Carrier Air Wing (Groupe Aerien Embarque) departed Norfolk May 7 to begin combined exercise...

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

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

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

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

Iranian Boats Mysteriously Stop Harassing U.S. Navy

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

PLA Navy deploys ‘new type of electronic warfare aircraft’

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy’s South China Sea Fleet deployed a “new type of electronic warfare aircraft” in its recent combat maneuvers, a...

India to test 800-km range BrahMos later this year

India to test 800-km range BrahMos later this year India is working on increasing the range of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile to 800km and...

ESPS Patiño conducted RAS with Australian and Pakistani Warship

EU NAVFOR’s Spanish Warship ESPS Patiño has further supported Combined Maritime Forces by rendezvousing with an Australian and Pakistani Warship and conducting Replenishment at...

New corvette Wuhai joins PLA Navy.

New corvette Wuhai joins PLA Navy. The commissioning ceremony of the new corvette Wuhai of the PLA Navy was held at a naval port in...

USS Carney departs Alexandria, Egypt

USS Carney departs Alexandria, Egypt The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) departed Alexandria, Egypt, Jan. 17, 2018, after a port visit that...

SNMG1 Conducts Change of Command Ceremony

Commodore Søren Thinggaard Larsen of the Royal Danish Navy assumed command of Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) from Commodore Petter Kammerhuber of the...

Belgian Navy took command of Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One...

Belgian Navy took command of Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) from Latvian Navy on Jan 16,  in a ceremony in Zeebrugge, Belgium. Standing...

Fire breaks out in INS Shivaliks engine room, extinguished after six...

Fire breaks out in INS Shivaliks engine room, doused after six hours A fire broke out in the engine storeroom of INS Shivalik on Wednesday...

Japanese government is making arrangements to introduce a new missile intercept...

Japanese government is making arrangements to introduce a new missile intercept system on two new Aegis-equipped destroyers that will be deployed in fiscal 2019...

The French DGA has awarded a contract for technology development in...

The French DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) has just awarded a contract for technology development in the field of rotary-wing drones to the Naval...

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...

The U.S. State Department approves potential weapons sale to Mexico

The US State Department approved the sale of RGM-84L Harpoon Block II surface launched missiles, Block II Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) tactical missiles and...

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...

Finnish Hamina Class fast attack craft modernization

Patria has signed an agreement with the Finnish Defence Forces on the mid-life upgrade and overhaul of the Finnish Defence Forces’ Hamina Class fast...

Indian Navy to exhibit maritime prowess along west coast

Indian Navy to exhibit maritime prowess along west coast More than ten ships, including the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, a submarine and various naval aircraft...

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...

Carl Vinson Strike Group Departs for Deployment to Western Pacific

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

Russian warships visit to Shanghai

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

USS Carney Departs Brindisi, Italy

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

Pakistan Navy test fires new Harba cruise missile from PNS Himmat

 Pakistan Navy on Wednesday (Jan 3) demonstrated its ability to respond to any aggression by conducting a test fire of a cruise missile from...

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

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

South Korean navy receives first multipurpose training vessel

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

French Shipbuilder CMN: the three patrol ships contract has finally come...

French Shipbuilder CMN: the three patrol ships contract has finally come into force in Saudi Arabia Riyadh has put into effect the contract for the...

USS Omaha on its way to home port, commissioning

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

The Philippine Navy to receive AW-159 “Wildcat” anti-submarine helicopters

The Philippine Navy will receive three Israeli-built Spike ER (extended range) missile systems and two brand-new AgustaWestland AW-159 “Wildcat” anti-submarine helicopters this year. Philippines’ Department...

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...

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...

Royal Navy frigate HMS St Albans escorted a Russian warship.

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

Japan Considers Refitting Helicopter Carrier For Stealth Fighters 

Japan is considering refitting the Izumo helicopter carrier so that it can land U.S. Marines F-35B stealth fighters, government sources said on Tuesday (Dec...

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...

Turkish Navy conducted a naval exercise in East Mediterranean in southwest...

Turkish Navy conducted a naval exercise in East Mediterranean in southwest of the Cyprus island. The guided missile frigates TCG GEDİZ and TCG BARBAROS, fast...

Couple makes Canadian naval history for commanding same warship

While most couples share a home and a bed, Nova Scotia’s Chris and Victoria Devita also share a warship. The lieutenant-commanders made Canadian Naval history...

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...

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

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

U.S. Navy Accepts Delivery of USNS City of Bismarck

The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of its ninth Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) vessel, USNS City of Bismarck (EPF 9), Dec 19. EPFs are shallow draft,...

Malaysia lays keel for third Littoral Combat Ship

Malaysia’s Boustead Naval Shipyard (BNS) has laid down the third Maharaja Lela (Gowind)-class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) on order for the Royal Malaysian Navy...

The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Little Rock (LCS 9).

The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS),  USS Little Rock (LCS 9), during a ceremony Saturday held on Dec. 16,...

Turkey is about to export MİLGEM to Saudi Arabia and Pakistan

Murat Ikinci, deputy general manager of the Turkish Defense Engineering Company (STM), said the talks on the export of the MILGEM indigenous warship were...

Lincoln Completes First F-35 Carrier Qualification

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

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...

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....

Aselsan has successfully delivered the first indigenous electronic warfare system for...

Turkish defense giant Aselsan has successfully delivered the first indigenous electronic warfare system for Yavuz class frigates. The system which fitted to TCG FATIH frigate...

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...

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

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

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...

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...

HMS Monmouth returns to Plymouth after nine-month deployment.

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

Israeli Navy upgraded its first Saar 4.5.

Israeli Navy upgraded its first Saar 4.5. New radar, electronic warfare, command-and-control, and observation systems have been fitted to  INS Sufa. The new radar is the...

Iran Navy unveils range of newly-developed equipment

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

New warship to join Iranian Navy in the Caspian Sea

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

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

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

USS San Diego Arrives In Souda Bay, Greece

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

Second Royal Australian Navy destroyer enters sea trials

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

ESPS Patiño met up with CTF151 Pakistan Warship PNS Tariq

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

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...

Pakistan finalizing deals of T129 Helicopter and MILGEM corvettes with Turkey.

Pakistan finalizing deals of T129 Helicopter and MILGEM corvettes with Turkey. Pakistan’s Minister of Defence Production (MoDP) Rana Tanveer Hussain paid an official two-day visit...

Iran’s flotilla docks in Bangladesh

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin returns after 7-month deployment.

The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin returned to Norfolk Friday (Nov 16)after seven months abroad. The Oscar Austin had been supporting U.S. naval operations...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Republic of Singapore Navy’s Second And Third Littoral Mission Vessels Turn...

Six months after Singapore's first littoral mission vessel (LMV) became fully operational, the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has added two more of the...

HMNLS ZEELAND returned to homeport

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

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

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

German frigate FGS Lübeck returned from SNMG2 deployment

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

The 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...