Domestically Produced Aircraft Carrier Commissioned into Chinese Navy

December 18, 2019 @ 07:12 AM

China's first domestically built aircraft carrier, the Shandong (hull 17), was delivered and commissioned to the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy (PLA-N) on Tuesday in Sanya, South China's Hainan Province. Overseen by President Xi Jinping, the aircraft carrier received a grand commissioning ceremony at a naval base in Sanya

Huntington Ingalls’ Launches Aircraft Carrier, John F Kennedy into Water

December 18, 2019 @ 06:02 AM

Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division launched John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) aircraft carrier into the James River for the first time, on Monday

Upgraded US Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 19 Completes Acceptance Trials

December 17, 2019 @ 10:23 AM

Lockheed Martins Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 19, the future USS St. Louis, completed Acceptance Trials in Lake Michigan recently

Navantia Out; Naval Group, Saab and TKMS in $3B Dutch Walrus Replacement...

December 14, 2019 @ 09:32 AM

The Dutch Ministry of Defense issued a B-Letter for the nearly $3 billion Walrus-class submarine replacement program and has shortlisted French

Damen Shipyards, PT PAL Install Combat Systems Aboard Indonesian Sigma Frigate

December 13, 2019 @ 10:58 AM

Damen Shipyards Group and PT PAL have completed the installation of combat systems to the first of the Indonesian Ministry of Defenses series of SIGMA 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR) guided missile frigates, the KRI Raden Eddy Martadinata. The combat systems installation projects successful conclusion was marked by a small handover...

Russian "Spy" Ship Receives Panama Canal Permit Following Brief Blockade

December 10, 2019 @ 08:07 AM

The Russian Naval vessel "Yantar" received necessary permit to enter the Panama canal on December 8, after being denied entry for a couple of days. The Northern Fleet's oceanographic naval research vessel was blocked from entering territorial waters of Panama Canal after a US warplane flew over it, reports Russia's

US Navy's New Gerald R. Ford Class Carried Christened USS John F....

December 9, 2019 @ 05:24 AM

The USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) Gerald R

Project 20385 Lead Corvette Enters State Trials

December 7, 2019 @ 05:01 AM

Russia's Project 20385 lead corvette "Gremyashchiy," has entered the White Sea for state trials. "The Project 20385 lead corvette Gremyashchiy armed with Kalibr cruise missiles has entered the White Sea for state trials

Lockheed to Equip Spanish F-110 Frigates with Solid State Radars

December 6, 2019 @ 02:33 PM

Lockheed Martin has signed a contract with Spain's Navantia to equip five new F-110 multimission frigates with naval solid state S-band radar. In addition, Navantia's land-based test site (Centro de Integración de Sistemas en Tierra or CIST) will also be receiving the system

General Dynamics Wins $22.2B for US Navy's Virginia-class Submarines

December 3, 2019 @ 01:25 AM

The Pentagon has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp. (GDEB) a contract worth $22

Naval Group Pitches Barracuda with ToT for Dutch Submarine Replacement at NEDS-2019

November 29, 2019 @ 08:28 AM

French Naval Group has pitched its Barracuda-family submarine with Transfer of Technology (ToT) for Netherlands Walrus replacement program at the NIDV's Defence & Security exhibition in Rotterdam city, Netherlands, on Thursday. The Dutch government announced its intent to buy four submarines to replace Walrus-class ships last year

Pakistan Navy Receives Locally-built Fast Attack Missile Craft

November 27, 2019 @ 05:43 PM

The Pakistan Navy (PN) received its locally built Fast Attack Missile Craft built by the Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Limited (KS&EW) on Wednesday. The fast attack missile craft is a state-of-the-art, multi-mission vessel with steel hull and aluminum super structure