China Mounts Electro-magnetic Gun On Warship, Photos Suggest

February 5, 2018 @ 10:23 AM

Chinas navy has reportedly installed a prototype electromagnetic railgun on one of its warships, as suggested by the photos posted by a Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) observer last week. The images show that PLANs Haiyang Shan, a Type 072III-class landing ship with the pennant number 936, sitting in Wuchang...

BAE Systems Wins $54.8M Contract To Modernize Two US Navy Ships

February 1, 2018 @ 11:26 AM

BAE Systems has received two U.S

Australia Signs $3 Billion Worth Contract For 12 Offshore Patrol Vessels

January 31, 2018 @ 03:11 PM

The Australian government has signed a multi-billion dollar agreement with German ship designer Lürssen as prime contractor, for its Offshore Patrol Vessel project, Defense ministry announced on January 31. Australias Minister for Defence Industry, Christopher Pyne MP, announced Wednesday that the contract with Lürssen to lead the design and build...

First River-class Offshore Patrol Vessel Delivered To British Navy

January 26, 2018 @ 09:59 AM

The Britain's Royal Navy formally accepted the first River Class Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) by BAE Systems at the company's Clyde shipyard in Scotland. Guto Bebb MP, the recently appointed UK Minister for Defence Procurement, accepted delivery of the HMS Forth on Thursday, witnessing the progress on the Type 26 programme...

PT PAL Plans To Deliver Over Three Missile Vessels To SE Asian,...

January 23, 2018 @ 11:53 AM

Indonesias state-owned shipbuilder PT PAL is planning to deliver at least three missile vessels to Southeast Asian and African countries and four to the countrys Navy, this year. "Our target for this year is to build four 60-meter-long missile ships ordered by the Indonesian Navy

Babcock Wins $200M Maintenance Contract For Australian Anzac-class Frigates

January 17, 2018 @ 01:34 PM

Babcock, under the Naval Ship Management (NSM) joint venture, has been awarded a further five-year contract, worth around $200 million, to provide maintenance support services to the Australian Navys Anzac Class frigates. The new contract awarded to NSM, the 50/50 joint venture between Babcock an UGL, is an extension of the contract signed in April 2016, Defence Connect reports

China Commissions New Guided-Missile Frigate

January 12, 2018 @ 06:49 PM

Chinas People's Liberation Army Navy has commissioned new missile frigate in a naval port in Northeast China's Dalian on Friday. According to Xinhua, Rizhao is a 140-meter-long and 16-meter-wide missile frigate designed and made by China

Nigeria Takes Delivery Of Fourth Damen 3307 Patrol Vessel

January 11, 2018 @ 02:49 PM

Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Ltd (Homeland) of Lagos, Nigeria, has taken delivery of another Damen 3307 Patrol Vessel for operations in the offshore oil fields in the Gulf of Guinea. This takes the total delivered vessels/Guardians since the first arrived in early 2014 to four

USS Wasp Sails To Japan For Deployment Of New US Marine Corps...

January 8, 2018 @ 04:17 PM

The US Navys amphibious assault ship USS Wasp upgraded to deploy new F-35B stealth fighter jets will soon arrive at Sasebo naval base in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. The U

India Cancels $5.1B for 12 Minesweepers with South Korea, Fresh Tender to...

January 8, 2018 @ 10:32 AM

The negotiations for Indian Navys 12 new Mine Counter-measure Vessels (MCMVs) from South Korean shipyard for an estimated $5.1 billion has collapsed at the final stage

Hindustan Shipyard Wins $156 Million to Build Two Diving Support Vessels for...

December 27, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

Indias Hindustan Shipyard Ltd has won INR 1000 Crores (US $156 million) contract to build two diving support vessels (DSV) for the Indian Navy. “The DSV is used by the Indian Navy to help in emergencies like a submarine sinking, or to provide material to submarines

ICGS Sujay: Indian Coast Guard Commissions Sixth 105m Offshore Patrol Vessel

December 22, 2017 @ 01:14 PM

An Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) named ICGS Sujay was commissioned into Indian Coast Guard (ICG) at Goa on Thursday. It is sixth and last in the series of six 105m OPV built indigenously by Goa Shipyard Limited for ICG