BAE Systems To Support Royal Navy’s Two New Aircraft Carriers

October 6, 2017 @ 09:42 AM

The UK Ministry of Defence has amended its Maritime Support Delivery Framework contract with BAE Systems to include the Queen Elizabeth Class, extending the arrangement to cover all classes of ships home-ported at Portsmouth Naval Base. The amendment is worth £69 million and runs until March 2019, with an option to...

Repairing US Destroyer John S McCain to Cost $233 Million

October 5, 2017 @ 12:27 PM

Repairing USS John S McCain, the destroyer damaged in a collision with a tanker vessel near Singapore in August is expected to cost $233 million with the repair work being done in Japan. “Damage assessments conducted while the ship was moored in Singapore since the Aug

Ukroboronprom Floating Dry Dock for Cyprus Shipyard

October 5, 2017 @ 05:29 AM

Ukroboronproms Kherson State Plant, Pallada launched the newest composite autonomous floating dock with a carrying capacity of 7100 tons. After launching, specialists of Palada plant will conduct a full test cycle, after which the dock will undergo American Bureau of Shipping certification for the first time in the history of Ukrainian...

China’s First Homemade Aircraft Carrier Begins Power System Testing

August 8, 2017 @ 02:47 PM

China has begun testing the power system of its second aircraft carrier, also the countrys first homemade one, said the general director of the project on Monday. Hu Wenming, the head of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation who has chaired the research and development of the Type 001A carrier, revealed the...

Rolls-Royce Gas Turbines To Power S.Korea’s Daegu-class Frigates

May 17, 2017 @ 04:06 PM

Rolls-Royce has won a contract to supply MT30 marine gas turbines to power the next three ships in the Republic of Korea Navys Daegu-class frigate programme. The MT30 gas turbines will be featured in second, third and fourth ships

Canada Issues RFP For Navy’s Surface Combatant Project

November 2, 2016 @ 03:13 PM

The Government of Canada last week issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) project for the Navy. The Request for Proposal (RFP) for this key deliverable was released by Irving Shipbuilding Inc

DCNS Demos Torpedo Defence Solution

June 3, 2016 @ 02:50 PM

DCNS, Chemring Countermeasures and Terma successfully conducted joint operational trials of their Torpedo Defence Solution on May 12. This solution integrates Termas C-Guard Decoy Launching System with DCNSs CANTO Anti-Torpedo Decoy and the Chemring Launch Module which, combined, is designated NATO standard CANTO 130mm

India's INS Vikrant Could Get Russian Weaponry

April 22, 2016 @ 12:01 PM

Russia could supply air defence systems and other equipment to Indias Vikrant-class aircraft carrier currently under construction, the head of Russian firm Rostec said. "Guidance systems, air defence systems, as well as various systems of airborne weaponry, including anti-aircraft, could be supplied on board the aircraft carrier

500 Room Luxury Hotel Conversion For INS Viraat Aircraft Carrier

February 10, 2016 @ 01:15 PM

The proposal to convert Indias aircraft carrier, INS Viraat into a luxury hotel has got an approval by the Defence Ministry. The decision was conveyed to the state officials on the sidelines of the International Fleet Review (IFR- 2016) at the coastal Andhra city of Visakhapatnam,

New French Navy Boats To Feature Hybrid Electric Drive With Battery Power

January 4, 2016 @ 11:07 AM

Frances Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) has ordered six multi-mission barges – Chalands Multi-Missions (CMM), for the countrys naval bases. The DGA notified 16 December 2015 to companies – H2X (La Ciotat) and Cegelec Defence and Naval Southeast (Toulon) for the contract

MTU America To Support Israeli Navy With Propulsion System

March 24, 2015 @ 05:29 AM

MTU America has won a $6.8 Million contract to provide the propulsion system equipment necessary to support the ongoing fleet maintenance and life cycle support of the Israeli Navy

L&T, Pipavav Wins $9.5 Billion To Build Six Diesel Submarines For Indian...

March 9, 2015 @ 11:42 AM

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and Pipavav Defense & Offshore Engineering have won $9.5 billion contract to build six diesel submarines with Air Independent Propulsion System (AIP) technology for Indian Navy, Local media reported Monday