Iran to Induct Three Destroyers in Next Four Months

November 26, 2018 @ 12:43 PM

The Iranian Navy will be inducting three destroyers to its northern and southern armadas in the next four months. “The vessels namely Sahand, Damavand and Dena would be joining the Navys fleets in the same order,” Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi was quoted as saying in an

Alion Challenges $60B Canada’s Frigate Design Decision in Federal Court

November 23, 2018 @ 08:05 AM

Alion Science and Technology Corp (ASTC), one of the losing bidders in the Canadian navy's next generation of warships design competition has asked the Federal Court to overturn the recent decision to award the $60 billion contract to group of companies led by Lockheed Martin Canada. The Federal government decided to...

India to Sign $500 Million Deal to Build Two Grigorovich-class Frigates

November 20, 2018 @ 11:19 AM

Russian Rosoboronexport and Indias Goa Shipyard are likely to sign $500 million contract to build two Admiral Grigorovich-class (Project 11356) frigates for the Indian Navy. The deal consists of building the two frigates at Goa Shipyard with technology transfer from Russian Yantar shipyard

US Navy Commissions Sixth Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship

November 19, 2018 @ 11:55 AM

The US Navy commissioned USS Sioux City (LCS 11) – the nation's sixth Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) manufactured by Lockheed Martin, at the United States Naval Academy on Saturday. The LCS is a set of two classes of relatively small surface vessels designed for operations near shore

Lockheed Martin to Begin Detail Design of Multi-Mission Ships for Saudi Arabia

November 17, 2018 @ 10:11 AM

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $282,085,646 contract modification for long-lead-time material and detail design in support of the construction of four Multi-Mission Surface Combatant ships (MMSC) for Saudi Arabia. This contract involves foreign military sales to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Indian GRSE Starts Work on First of Three Stealth Frigates

November 14, 2018 @ 01:23 PM

Indian Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE) has started working on the first of three advanced stealth frigates with the laying of the keel last week. P17A Frigates are guided missile frigates

Daewoo Shipbuilding Receives US$577 million S Korean Navy Order for 2 Frigates

November 14, 2018 @ 10:26 AM

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has clinched a 631.5 billion won (US$577 million) deal to build two guided missile frigates for the South Korean Navy

Norwegian Frigate Sinks After Collision with Maltese Tanker

November 13, 2018 @ 01:17 PM

The Norwegian frigate, “KNM Helge Ingstad" sunk after it collided with a Maltese tanker, “Sola TS” in western Norway after the cables holding it in place broke. "The vessel is now lying immobile in deeper water," the head of the Navy's rescue operation, Havard Mathiesen was quoted as saying by

French Nuclear-powered Aircraft Carrier Completes Mid-life Refit

November 11, 2018 @ 06:27 PM

Frances Naval Group has completed mid-life refit of the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier, the only nuclear powered carrier outside the United States, in a record 8 months and handed it back to the French Navy last week. This mid-life refit included unprecedented renovations and a density of work that gave the project a level of complexity unseen until now, a Naval Group release said

Taiwan Commissions Two US-made Frigates to Deter Chinese Submarines

November 9, 2018 @ 05:53 AM

Taiwan commissioned two United States-made Perry-class guided missile frigates Thursday which come equipped with an advanced Sonar system to detect Chinese submarines in the Taiwan Strait. The frigates were built in the 1980s and served the US Navy as USS Taylor and USS Gary

Lockheed Martin to Supply Aegis Combat System for 3 South Korean Warships

October 31, 2018 @ 03:43 AM

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $365,730,330 contract for new-construction DDG Aegis Weapon System Baseline K2 development and integration in support of the Republic of Korea Navy. This contract will provide for combat system installation, staging and integrated logistics support required for the installation, test and delivery of the Aegis Combat System K2 baselines for three Republic of Korea Navy DDGs, a US DoD release said

Russian Aircraft Carrier Damaged as Floating Dry dock Sinks

October 30, 2018 @ 12:36 PM

Russia's sole aircraft carrier suffered extensive damage when a floating dry dock on which the carrier was moored for repair in Murmansk shipyard, sank on Tuesday. The damage is expected to take six months to fix and is certain to prolong the repairs schedule of the carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov which took part in the operations in Syria and is an essential part of Russia's naval prowess