HALO Maritime Defense Systems Wins US Navy Contract For Automated Waterside Security...

April 25, 2017 @ 03:03 PM

HALO Maritime Defense Systems (HALO) has won a $3.4 million two year contract from US Naval Sea Systems Command to provide a fully automated waterside security barrier at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia

Damen Shipyards Submits Tender For Australia’s Offshore Patrol Vessels Project

April 6, 2017 @ 03:17 PM

Damen Shipyards Group has submitted a tender for the SEA 1180 Phase 1 Project to deliver twelve Offshore Patrol Vessels to the Royal Australian Navy. Damen has teamed with ASC Forgacs Shipbuilding, a joint venture established to build the initial two ships in South Australia and further 10 in Western Australia,...

Indian Navy Commissions Third Water Jet Fast Attack Vessel

March 10, 2017 @ 08:47 AM

Indian Navy on Thursday commissioned a water jet fast attack craft to enhance its maritime capabilities in Indian Ocean region. Built by the government-owned Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE), the third vessel ‘Tillanchang of Car Nicobar Class was commissioned on March 9 at Karwar on the western coast

Huntington Ingalls Wins $1.5B Worth US Navy Contract For Amphibious Transport Dock...

December 20, 2016 @ 06:50 AM

The US Navy has awarded a contract worth $1.5 billion to Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) for the detail design and construction of USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28), a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship

Sea Trials of Australia’s First Air Warfare Destroyer From Next Year

December 16, 2016 @ 09:17 AM

The Australian Navy will commence sea trials of its Air Warfare Destroyer 'Hobart' by early next year. The trials of the first Hobart-class ship will undertake testing of combat and communications systems and further platform system testing

Belgium Joins Netherlands In Frigates, Minesweepers Purchase For Euro Two Billion

November 14, 2016 @ 01:28 PM

Belgium accompanied by Netherlands will purchase four warships and twelve minesweepers for an approximate two billion euros. Belgium will buy four frigates and twelve minesweepers along with Netherlands

South Korean Navy Receives New Incheon-class Frigate

November 9, 2016 @ 08:40 AM

The Republic of Korea Navy on Wednesday took delivery of 2,300 ton frigate, named Gwangju, the sixth and last ship in the first batch of the Navy's newest Incheon-class frigates. The frigate is expected to be deployed on patrols starting March next year after undergoing five months of operational sea trials, the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said, Yonhap reports

BAE Systems Wins $192M US Navy Contract For Zumwalt Combat Systems

November 8, 2016 @ 07:22 AM

BAE Systems has been awarded a US Navy contract worth $192 million to complete the installation and combat systems activation for two Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyers. “BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, is being awarded a maximum value $192,682,485 cost-plus-award-fee, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for post-delivery execution yard efforts to accomplish post-delivery industrial availabilities including but not limited to post-delivery availabilities, mission systems activation, and post shakedown availabilities (PSA) of USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000) and USS Michael Monsoor (DDG-1001),” the US Department of Defense announced Monday

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

China To Provide Offshore Patrol Vessels To Sri Lanka

October 21, 2016 @ 11:32 AM

Sri Lanka has signed defence deals worth 120 million RMB with China that includes provision of Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), during an official visit by the Secretary of Defence to Beijing this week. During the second Defence Cooperation Dialogue co-chaired by Defense Secretary Hettiarachchi and Admiral Sun Jianguo, deputy chief of Joint Staff Department of China's Central Military Commission (CMC), China has also agreed to provide military assistance to the country, Sri Lanka's Ministry of Defense (MOD) said

Chinese First Home-Grown Aircraft Carrier Nearing Completion

August 18, 2016 @ 12:31 PM

China has started assembly of it's first indigenous aircraft carrier and manufacture of several guided missile destroyers. According to the footage captured from Airbus satellite last Thursday, the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is assembling a Type-001A CV aircraft carrier along with the manufacture of type 052D missile destroyers, Sputnik reported Thursday

South Korean Navy Unveils New Fast Patrol Boat

July 28, 2016 @ 09:33 AM

South Korea's Navy launched a new fast patrol boat in a ceremony held at Busan shipyard on Thursday, to help counter North Korea's hovercraft force along its maritime demarcation line. The new 210-ton patrol boat killer medium, rocket (PKMR), named Chamsuri-211, will gradually replace the existing 20-year-old Chamsuri patrol boats in service, the Navy said in a statement