Aselsan Wins Electronic Systems Contract For Turkey's MILGEM Frigate

February 19, 2020 @ 07:21 AM

Aselsan has been contracted to provide electronic systems to be fitted on Turkish frigates built under the country's MILGEM national warship program. Under the contract, the company will supply navigation, communication, sonar and radar systems, weapons, electronic warfare systems, guided missiles, torpedos and electro-optical systems between 2021 and 2023

Russian Shipbuilder Reconfiguring Project 11356 Frigates for Indian Navy

February 18, 2020 @ 07:30 AM

Two of Russia's Project 11356 frigates originally built for the Russian armed forces are now being reconfigured to suit Indian requirements, while two more will be built locally in India. The Indian Navy presently has six of these warships in service

Lead Russian Project 20385 Corvette Wraps Up State Trials

January 20, 2020 @ 09:41 AM

The lead corvette of Russias Project 20385 “Gremyashchiy” armed with Kalibr and Oniks cruise missiles has completed state trials in the Barents Sea. "The ship has successfully completed its program of trials at Northern Fleet ranges

US Approves $1.5B Australian Surface Combatant Deal

January 17, 2020 @ 07:52 AM

The United States approved the $1.5 billion sale of long lead items, engineering development activities, and other defense services to support the Australian Surface Combatant Program to modernise three AEGIS capable Hobart-class destroyers, and build three Hunter-class frigates

BAE Systems to Equip US Navy Cruiser with Aegis combat system

January 7, 2020 @ 09:55 AM

BAE Systems (BAE-S) has received a $175 million contract from the US Navy to modernize the guided-missile cruiser USS Vicksburg. Under the new contract, BAE-S will work on its gas turbine propulsion system; restore crew habitability spaces, install a new Aegis combat system, communication suite and CANES (Consolidated Afloat Network Enterprise...

China Launches Two New Naval Destroyers

December 30, 2019 @ 02:01 PM

China launched Type 055 and Type 052D guided missile destroyers that could enter military service within the next two years, on Friday. The two ships left a flooded dockyard and moored in nearby berths under the assistance of tug boats on Friday morning at the Dalian Shipyard, Northeast China's Liaoning Province, as they wrapped up their successful launches, wenweipo

Sea Trials of Damen-made Mexican Navy Frigate Complete

December 28, 2019 @ 08:55 AM

The Mexican Navy and Damen Shipyards, along with subcontractors and suppliers have completed successful sea trials of the Navys POLA-class ARM Reformador. The announcement to build the

Dutch Cabinet Greenlights Combat Support Ship Project

December 23, 2019 @ 01:17 PM

The Dutch Cabinet has given its approval on building a new Combat Support Ship (CSS) for the navy, Zr.Ms

Stray fire Causes $1.52 billion Worth Damage to Russian Aircraft Carrier

December 20, 2019 @ 12:10 PM

The damage caused by the fire on the Russian aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” is effectively equivalent to the current value of the ship, at 95 billion rubles (around $1.52 billion), Russian

Domestically Produced Aircraft Carrier Commissioned into Chinese Navy

December 18, 2019 @ 07:12 AM

China's first domestically built aircraft carrier, the Shandong (hull 17), was delivered and commissioned to the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy (PLA-N) on Tuesday in Sanya, South China's Hainan Province. Overseen by President Xi Jinping, the aircraft carrier received a grand commissioning ceremony at a naval base in Sanya

Huntington Ingalls’ Launches Aircraft Carrier, John F Kennedy into Water

December 18, 2019 @ 06:02 AM

Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division launched John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) aircraft carrier into the James River for the first time, on Monday

Damen Shipyards, PT PAL Install Combat Systems Aboard Indonesian Sigma Frigate

December 13, 2019 @ 10:58 AM

Damen Shipyards Group and PT PAL have completed the installation of combat systems to the first of the Indonesian Ministry of Defenses series of SIGMA 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR) guided missile frigates, the KRI Raden Eddy Martadinata. The combat systems installation projects successful conclusion was marked by a small handover ceremony on the 4thof December at Surabaya, Damen Shipyards said in a statement