China Shows Off Modernized Type 051B Destroyer Equipped With New Vertical Launch...

November 27, 2019 @ 07:36 AM

China presented its modernized Type 051B destroyer “Shenzhen,” equipped with a new 32-unit missile vertical launch system, on Monday. “The Peoples Liberation Army Navy's (PLANs) sole Type 051B destroyer has gained very powerful combat capability after the modernization,” said Weihutang, a column on military affairs affiliated with China Central Television (CCTV)...

Turkish Navy to get First Indigenous Aircraft Carrier in 2020

November 22, 2019 @ 11:24 AM

The Turkish navy will receive the countrys first indigenous aircraft carrier, TCG Anadolu, next year. “Our naval forces will get the TCG Anadolu, Turkeys largest domestically-built warship, in 2020,”

Israel Shipyards to build Advanced Combat Vessel for Israeli Navy

November 14, 2019 @ 09:55 AM

Israel Ministry of Defense has signed an agreement with Israel Shipyards for the design of the next Israel Navy new and advanced combat vessel, the “Reshef” Class. Replacing the reliable above-20-years-in-service SAAR 4

Hyundai Heavy Industries Launches Filipino Frigate in S.Korea

November 11, 2019 @ 08:56 AM

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) launched the Philippine Navys second missile-capable frigate ceremony held at the shipyard, Ulsan, South Korea, on November 8. “The launching of the vessel, BRP Antonio Luna, completes the two-unit Frigate Acquisition Project of the Navy,” Navy Public Affairs Office chief Lt

South Korea to Launch Guided Missile Frigate Today

November 11, 2019 @ 08:34 AM

South Korea is set to launch “Seoul,” its new 2,800-ton guided missile frigate, featuring advanced sonar and power systems, today. The launch ceremony for the third frigate built under the countrys project FGG-II, will take place at Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in the south-eastern port city of Ulsan, Yonhap ...

Kawasaki Launches “Toryu” Submarine for Japanese Navy

November 7, 2019 @ 09:43 AM

Kawasaki launched the ‘”Troyu,” the twelfth Soryu-class submarine for the Japanese Navy at the Kobe shipyard yesterday. The 84-meter long boat has a displacement of 2,950 tonnes

Huntington Delivers USS Delaware Attack Submarine to US Navy

November 1, 2019 @ 10:10 AM

Huntington Ingalls delivered USS Delaware (SSN 791) Virginia-class attack submarine to the US Navy on Thursday. The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Delaware (SSN 791), the 18th submarine of the Virginia class on October 25, the US Navy said in a

Project 20385 Lead Corvette to be armed with Tsirkon Hypersonic Missiles

November 1, 2019 @ 07:06 AM

The lead corvette of Russias Project 20385, Gremyashchiy, will be armed with Tsirkon hypersonic anti-ship missiles, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday. “It will certainly have Tsirkon,” Putin said while inspecting the boat,

China's Second Aircraft Carrier Close to Commissioning

October 31, 2019 @ 09:56 AM

Chinas first domestically-built Type 001A aircraft carrier, which is the countrys second carrier, seems close to its commissioning into navy with preparations likely underway. The boat recently returned from its eighth sea trial

Huntington Ingalls to Float USS John F. Kennedy Ford-Class Carrier

October 29, 2019 @ 07:19 AM

United States based shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) will float USS John F. Kennedy, the navys new Gerald R

France’s Naval Group Cuts Steel for First FDI Frigate

October 25, 2019 @ 04:15 PM

The steel-cutting ceremony of the first defence and intervention frigate (FDI) took place at the Naval Group site of Lorient, located in north-western France, on Thursday. The first of the five warships ordered by the French navy in April 2017 will be delivered in 2023

Turkey Launches MiLDEN Project to Build Own Submarines

October 24, 2019 @ 08:02 AM

Turkey unveiled its new defense project, the MiLDEN, to develop and build six of its own submarines by 2040, on Tuesday. The first Turkish submarines will be copies of the German designs, which feature silent cruising capabilities, guided missiles and advanced heavy torpedoes, UPI